Travel: Caribbean Cruise

We will be taking a Caribbean Cruise. Can’t wait to destroy those all you can eat buffets. Any tips for how to handle cruise life or food to make sure we eat?

Go Get Your ‘Fine Cuisine Magazine’ Now!

We got to write for a magazine! ‘Fine Cuisine’ is a Barbadian food periodical and we got the opportunity to write in the latest issue. We contributed the articles, ‘Spices vs Herbs: A Guide to Seasoning Food to Perfection’ and ‘How to Start Appreciating Wine’. There are loads of great articles if you are looking…

Why Breakfast Parties Are The Worst.

There’s a new wave of different partying experiences; silent parties, cooler fetes, even party buses, but by far the worst trend right now is the breakfast party. I’m aware that for some people breakfast parties are a god-send, the perfect antidote to a boring party scene and fits into their schedule perfectly. That’s great and…

Getting to Know Mark Twain Through Food.

Full disclosure, I have never read a Mark Twain book. My knowledge of the famous writer begins with the fact that he wrote Tom Sawyer and ends with, ‘I’m pretty sure he was American.’ However, I love getting to know someone based off of their eating habits and based on the evidence put forth by…

A Composting Journey.

Composting. Seems like a big topic. Gardening on a whole sometimes feels so overwhelming that it doesn’t seem worth it. Just buy all your food at the grocery store and don’t worry about it too much. Unfortunately, I am a glutton for punishment and I started a garden about a year ago with very limited…

Current State Of Affairs, Part 2

Almost a year ago I wrote the first ‘Current State Of Affairs‘. After a year of blogging, a lot of improvements have been made but for the most part not that much has changed. There are so many aspects to blogging that it still feels incredibly overwhelming. Much of what I do here is very…

Hanoi’s Hippest Restaurant: Chops.

Chops is a testimony to the fact that the hipster movement is real. Found in the heart of Hanoi, Vietnam this fantastic food outlet could be at home in any metropolitan city. The burgers are homemade, the beer is craft and the vibe is cool. The truth is, there are probably about 100 reasons why…

‘Setting the Table’ with Danny Meyer

‘Setting the Table’ is Danny Meyers guide to the world of hospitality. Mr. Meyer is the CEO of Union Square Hospitality Group (USHG) and has decades of years as a restauranteur in New York City. Working in arguably one of the most competitive environments for  restaurants, Danny Meyer has managed to make a name for…

Why I Haven’t ‘Nailed it’.

‘Nailed It’ is Netflix’s competition, baking show hosted by Nicole Byer and Jacques Torres. Three contestants compete in two rounds, where they must recreate different treats based on the theme of the episode. In the first round they must select a different small treat which they recreate, while in the second round there is a…

My Quest to Eat KFC in Phuket, Thailand

It all started when one of my workmates casually mentioned that a lot of places in Thailand deliver. To understand my surprise and happiness, you have to understand two things at this point: I come from Barbados, where very few places deliver. I was pretty homesick. I would have killed for some crappy, familiar, ‘western’…