Food

Dining, restaurants, culinary experiences

Ten Must Do Things This Summer!

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Summer comes and goes like lightening in a spring storm. First it is Memorial Day and pools open, tractor shows start, and then before you know it, it’s the 4th of July and the state fair. Throughout the summer, there is usually a trip or two and before you know it summer is gone! Before […]

Salmon Farming, an interview and a visit!

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Salmon farming in the ocean is big business and a fascinating one at that.  During the BC Shellfish and Seafood Festival, you can even tour a salmon farm, and while on a hosted trip to this amazing festival, that’s just what I did! Salmon Farming according to the Salmon Farmer’s Association(BCSFA) is B.C.’s highest valued […]

A Wharf Tour - Comox Harbour Beauty

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While visiting Comox Valley for the BC Shellfish and Seafood Festival, I had a chance to learn about seafood in this beautiful area of the world.  One of the tours I took on this hosted trip was a tour of Fisherman’s Wharf that is run by the Comox Valley Harbour Authority.  I was ready to board a boat and […]

BC Shellfish& Seafood Festival, seafood at its best!

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Picture Top Chef at several receptions, amazing seafood and a group of travel writers and you have the premise for what we have experienced these past few days.  On a hosted trip to Vancouver Island, I have learned about the amazing sea life that lives around the coastal waters of British Columbia, and best of […]

Comox Valley Farmers Market Fresh and Fun

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While on a hosted trip to the ComoxValley for the BC Shellfish & Seafood Festival, I had the chance, along with other travel writers to visit the Comax Valley Farmers Market which was voted ‘BC’s Large Market of the Year’. It is easy to see why this fun market is a favorite, because not only […]

A Walk Along the Water

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It was early morning in Courtenay on Vancouver Island and a fellow travel writer Tracy  from Washington had the same desire that I did to take a morning walk.  She shared the same get out and see attitude that I do. We are here for the BC Shellfish & Seafood Festival and BC Seafood Expo. […]

Dining in Kinston, North Carolina

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There is something for every taste in Kinston, NC when it comes to food.  There is the always popular Chef and Farmer which brings tourists from all over to taste Chef Vivian popular recipes. Vivian Knight is known for her popular PBS TV show A Chef’s Life and her series of cookbooks.  While on a […]

The low down on Ginger 108

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My first night on a press trip to Kinston, North Carolina we dined at the amazing Ginger 108.  The catch line for Ginger is “Where Eastern & Western Hemispheres Merge” and the restaurant offers a mix of southern grill with flavors from the East and West.  With a writer from Canada and Florida, we met […]

DeBrand Fine Chocolates, Decadance in Fort Wayne!

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All I can say about DeBrand Fine Chocolates is yum!  On a hosted trip to Fort Wayne, mom and I met up with our hostesses Jessa and Kristen at the chocolate store to get a chance to get acquainted face to face. I find it interesting that the DeBrand Chocolate story, like the Vera Bradley […]

Divvy, a great dining place to Divvy it Up!

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The setting of Divvy’s already had me precluded to like it.  Located in the town of Carmel, Indiana which is a mix of urban and small town charm Divvy’s is part of an upscale neighborhood. Divvy’s restaurant has clean cool lines, is near statue lined streets, and offers a huge open air seating area topped off with a […]