Travels with a Gourmet

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

After almost three years of blogging about places I love and meals I’ve had, Saveur, one of the best food magazines in the U.S. (like Gourmet and Bon Appetit) has included my blog in their list called Sites We Love for my entry on Las Vegas’ Orchid’s Garden and the fantastic dim sum meal I …

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I’ve been blogging on Blogspot for over two years now and I’m thinking of switching over to WordPress.  Here’s what my blog looks like over there. It’s going to take awhile before I do the final transfer since I’m still learning how to use WordPress and checking to see if it can do everything and more that Blogspot …

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Fortunately, it’s been a week of pleasant surprises – what with my grandmother’s hip operation going well, our spur-of-the-moment day trip to Cadiz yesterday (more on that later) and now two features in other websites. In the Culinary School Guide , I’m listed along with ninety-nine others in Top 100 Blogs for Foodies . The …

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My sister just told me about a fantastic website where anyone can make a book. Blurb.com would be great for creating one’s own personal cookbook or a travel book or even a memory and photo book. I ‘m looking forward to making a guidebook of my personal favorites (recipes, food, restaurants, hotels) from all over …

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I just installed a nice little tool on this site called Snap Shots that enhances links with visual previews of the destination site. There are also interactive excerpts of Wikipedia articles, MySpace profiles, IMDb profiles and Amazon products, display inline videos, RSS, MP3s, photos, stock charts and more. Sometimes Snap Shots bring you the information …

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