Travels with a Gourmet

a food lover's travels, memorable meals, culinary trials and gastronomic experiences

Sometime in May, my 11-year old and I spent a long weekend in New York, just the two of us on a rare mother and son trip.  The last time he was there was when he was four years old so I promised him some touristy things like a visit to the the Top of …

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It’s taken a few weeks to get this blog post together but it’s finally here – my annual best of 2012.  The first two were unique and fantastic in every way.  The next three are the best of Puerto Rico followed by the three best in Las Vegas and finally, the two best casual eats, …

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On my last day in New York, I met up with good friend, Brooklyn native and fellow foodie C, who said I couldn’t leave the cit without stopping by Chelsea Market – which houses an enclosed food court with specialized food purveyors including a large Anthroplogie boutique, a Posman Books  and a Bowery Kitchens, restaurant supply …

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Brunch is the one of the highlights of the expat weekend. In every place I’ve lived, there has always been one particular place that we end up spending almost every Saturday and/or Sunday morning in. These places are all unique and as far as I know, none of them are franchises. Lots of different places …

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