German Beer Fest at the Black Forest Restaurant

Maralyn and I have enjoyed several authentic German dishes at this charming restaurant in La Cruz, Mexico. The staff, cocktails, music, European ambiance, and classic cuisine keeps us returning often. Now that Octoberfest is over, I’m looking forward to the winter beer festivals at Black Forest. Chef...

How to Eat Well at the Airport – SmarterTravel

There are some surprisingly delicious food choices at several airports I have recently visited. I’ve always taken extra time for fresh crab in Baltimore, and recently discovered authentic Mexican in Denver and Albuquerque. Most dishes are offered with a glass wine or cold local craft beer. San Diego is a...

Baja California Keeps Drawing Me Back

Something keeps bringing me back to Baja California. As a travel writer I enjoy discovering new places in the world. Yet, my most memorable journey in the past year was close to my own back yard. During the autumn harvest our group of seven food and wine lovers from IFWTWA (International Food Wine Travel &...

Book Review: Chocolate Bliss by Susie Morris

Review by Brenda C. Hill The cover of this delectable book made me long for a big bite of a crunchy chocolate caramel truffle. Author and artesian chocolatier, Susie Morris, knows how to celebrate all things chocolate. How fortunate I was to meet Susie in person at the marketplace for International Food...

Book Review: Flying Pans by Ron Oliver and Bernard Guillas

Flying Pans  Two Chefs: One World By Ron Oliver and Bernard Guillas Flying Pans is the best culinary book I have ever read. The Hill Team has researched hundreds of cook books, including a favorite by our old friend, Julia Child. We have also published two culinary books of our own about chefs worldwide. It...

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