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Epicurean Traveler: Lobsters & Lighthouses Bar Harbor Maine

Maine/Bar Harbor Maine/Lighhtouse Maine
Bar Harbor Maine Prisoners in 19th-century Maine didn’t live on bread and water. They dined regularly on lobster, but they sat down to their meals with a sense of disgust and loathing. After all, the ubiquitous crustacean was frequently used as fertilizer and was only consumed by the truly desperate. Who would voluntarily eat such a revolting-looking, bottom-dwelling creature? I would and...

Chef Chronicles: Antonin Mousseau-Rivard

Antonin Mousseau-Rivard
By: Tracey Teo Antonin Mousseau-Rivard At Le Mousso, a new 40-seat restaurant in the heart of the Centre-Sud neighborhood in French-speaking Montreal, Canada, I patiently sit at a communal table sipping water as servers breeze past me, never bothering to take my order. Nobody is ever going to take my order, and I don’t expect anyone to. That’s because by decree of...

Colonial Charm Meets A Cosmopolitan Culinary Scene

Volt Family Restaurant
Discover Frederick Maryland - A City With Traditional, Colonial Charm Meets a Growing Cosmopolitan Food and Beverage Scene. By Chris Chagaris Drive about an hour northwest of Washington, D.C. and you will come upon Frederick Maryland. I have always had an affinity for this quaint city, as I attended the venerable Hood College there not that many moons ago (or so I'd...

The Dish: Avenue5’s Executive Chef David Nelson

Executive Chef David Nelson draws on his natural talents and considerable breadth of knowledge to create an inspiring culinary experience at Fifth Avenue’s largest restaurant, Avenue5, and the neighboring Inn on Fifth and Club Level Suites. Adjacent to the iconic Inn on Fifth in downtown Naples, Florida, Avenue5 features a high energy ambiance and has quickly became known as a...

Penang, Malaysia – Penang Street Food

penang/melasia/food and travel magazine
By: Tracey Teo Penang Street Food It was well past lunch time, and Wesley and I were famished. We made the short trip back to our base in George Town, the capital of Penang and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and headed to the CF Hawker Centre, a food court of sorts that specializes in Penang’s legendary street food. The tantalizing...

Discover St. Vincent and the Grenadines

By Chris Chagaris St. Vincent and the Grenadines Clear blue waters, scenic magnificence, and sandy beaches come together with signature "Vincy" hospitality and local culinary delights to form an island flavor all its own. I had visited the Caribbean several times, including once on a cruise. Though each getaway was thoroughly enjoyable, there was one island that always intrigued me yet I...

This was Arles, where Van Gogh got off the train

By Nina Siegal   In the late winter of 1888, exhausted and numbed by his life in Paris and longing for a place where the sun could be relied up, the artist Vincent van Gogh left his brother Theo’s flat in Montmartre and took the express train to Marseille the south of France. There, he switched to a local train headed...

Chef Chronicles: Norman Love

 By: Tracey Teo Princess Cruises makes all its chocolate desserts with Love, Norman Love that is. The award-winning French-trained master chocolatier and pastry designer partnered with Princess Cruises last year to launch Chocolate Journeys, a new onboard chocolate experience that offers almost endless ways to satisfy a sweet tooth. Passengers can enjoy tantalizing small bites at afternoon tea, sip a...

New York City Cider Scene

By Chris ChagarisThere's an emerging player on the NYC beverage scene – from its beginnings on Colonial American tables to its presence in the city's trendy establishments today, cider is making its mark.New York City is, of course, known for its diverse array of establishments offering an endless assortment of wine, beer, spirits, and cocktails. There is a player...

Aix en Provence

la belle Provence/Aix En Provence/France/Food and Travel Magazine
LA BELLE PROVENCE by Louise T. Gantress As a college student I never had the opportunity to study abroad. Now was my chance. I booked two weeks at a language school in Aix En Provence. Madame met me at the depot in Aix. As per arrangement with the language school, I had a home stay. Under instructions from the school not...
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