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5 Traditional Foods to Try in Vienna, Austria

By Sujain Thomas Vienna is the home to great music and art. It is known for its opulent museums and galleries, traditional coffee houses and pastries. But, there are also various traditional foods you should definitely try during your stay. Food in this beautiful city has been influenced by various...

Eat your way through South Korea on a budget!

By Natalya Pobedova When I decided to visit Korea, the first thing that everyone said to me was “You’re going to love the food!” And, good travelers of the world, they were totally right. Korean food is unique and totally delicious. It’s completely unlike any other food you’ll encounter in Asia. I...

The Formosa Café

  My fondness for the Formosa Café was compounded with respect about twenty years ago when the inveterate, classic bar refused offers from big business to demolish and move on.  This little joint that began as a trolley car with food and liquor, quickly became a destination for celebrities, and a stubborn...

35 Facts About Coffee From Graphs.net

Time again for our Friday lighten up post with information on coffee from Graphs.net. Next to water, my favorite beverage. ~MDH And we all know that goats, eat anything and as history goes, it was due to this nature of goats and their alert goatherd that coffee was discovered in Ethiopia. Coffee cultivation...

AMAZINGLY GOOD, INCREDIBLY EASY AND REMARKABLY INEXPENSIVE RECIPES

Author Karina Ann Betlem’s Cookbook “From the Kitchens of Pancho Villa” Teaches the Handed-down Secrets of Local Mexican Cooks PANCHO VILLA, MX – Written in support of the hardworking and compassionate people of Colonia Pancho Villa comes Betlem’s delicious selection of recipes representing the history and...

Switzerland Comes to Arizona

As food, wine, and travel writers, Norm and I are invited to many events in Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York. and occasionally Chicago. Living in Phoenix, L.A. is 6+ hours and everything else a flight. Neither Norm nor I am complaining, as we are happy to be invited to lovely events. Unfortunately, we...

Eating in Louisiana’s Outback

I’ve not been to Lake Charles, LA yet, but both Norm and I are looking forward to the opportunity. We received the following information from the Lake Charles/SWLA Convention & Visitors Bureau. It may be hard to believe, but for more than 400 years, visitors to Louisiana have found something a little...

Celebrate Thanksgiving the Way the Vanderbilts Enjoyed Including Recipes

Having visited Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC numerous times, I had the opportunity to interview the winemaker, chefs, gardener, and florist. I’ve a file full of recipes they have shared. However, this article is from the Biltmore Estate and has a lot of history with it. So, please know I am passing on...

History of Sacher Torte with ‘Einspänner’ and a Glass of Water

We are fortunate to have the history of another famous dish Sacher Torte that my friend Inka Piegsa-Quischotte obtained recently in Salzburg. What a nice story. . I enjoyed Sacher Torte at the Hotel Sacher in 2004. It is easy to see way it has stood the test of time. Here are Inka’s words: On my recent...

Phoenix Stockyards Restaurant and 1889 Saloon and Bison Recipe

Stepping back in time is what happens when you enter The Stockyards Restaurant. This Phoenix landmark was Arizona’s original steakhouse, aptly named The Stockyards Restaurant and 1889 Saloon. Even though restored in 2005, it has retained a feel of the Old West. At the same time, it is regaining a reputation...

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