Category Archives: Local Eats

Discover the tasty local dishes and the best places to eat them all over the world.

The Oldest and Most Iconic Restaurant in Florida – Columbia Restaurant Tampa

Historic restaurants are my absolute favorite spots to check out when visiting different cities. My family and have had the pleasure of eating at the oldest restaurant in the United States while visiting Boston. I’ve had a date with my hubby … Continue reading

Eat Like the Native Indians of Tampa at Ulele Restaurant

From my brief visit to Tampa, Florida I can sum it up like this: Tampa is on the up and up! Everywhere you look there is construction going on, remodeling, re-inventing, and reinvigorating a city that at one point was one … Continue reading

The Pirates House Savannah – World Famous Restaurant and So Much More

Eating out for me has taken a different turn lately. I’ve discovered that after countless of fine dining experiences and other restaurants that, aside from being great and unique can be found in any city in any part of the … Continue reading

Cafe Du Monde New Orleans – Our Second Home in NOLA

Beignets turned out to be not only the food of choice for my kids, but we found ourselves eating them literally for breakfast, lunch and sometimes dinner. And this was true for four out of the seven days we were … Continue reading

Cafe Beignet in New Orleans – More Than Just Beignets

Beignets, Beignets, Beignets. This is all we heard before coming to New Orleans. Everyone was telling us it is a must to eat them. Plus, watching ‘Princess and the Frog’ eight hundred times you have to get a taste. However, … Continue reading

Gumbo Shop New Orleans – Review

You can not come to New Orleans and not eat home style cooked gumbo. Sure, practically every restaurant you go to has gumbo offered on the menu. But it is always better to go to the ones that specialize in … Continue reading

Mothers New Orleans Restaurant – An Iconic Place

I love visiting ‘Famous’ restaurants of each location I visit. Mother’s Restaurant was one of the top recommendations I got from NOLA CVB. And good reason. Why Mothers New Orleans is Worth a Visit First of all it is known … Continue reading

Po Boys – New Orleans Style – Johnny Po Boy’s Restaurant Review

New Orleans is known to have some of the most unique foods created in all of the US that are native to this city. This was one of my missions, to try as much of the local food as possible. … Continue reading

Corrientazo – Traditional Colombian Food from Medellin – The Lunch Hour

What is yummy, filling and crazy affordable? Corrientazo – or another the Lunch Hour meal, in Medellin. During my awesome private tour with Travel-Medellin, Arthur and Eliana recommended we try something that is a true local special. The corrientazo is … Continue reading

Dulce de Coco – Traditional Colombian Food

OMG, the one thing Colombians and I definitely have in common is our sweet tooth. Walking along the Malecon (boardwalk) during my trip to Guatape, Colombia all I saw were food stands selling deliciously unique sweets. There were way too … Continue reading

Sancocho de Gallina – Traditional Colombian Food

While visiting Guatape, Colombia I noticed that most of the restaurants really pushed and promoted Sancocho de Gallina. After plenty of walks around the Malecon and in the Central Plaza, I decided I had to have me some of this … Continue reading

Traditional Colombian Food – Bandeja Paisa

Doing a private Medellin City tour is hard work and requires fuel for the body. And what better way to enjoy lunchtime than tasting a traditional Medellin meal – Bandeja Paisa. Meals aren’t included in the City Tour by Colombia … Continue reading

Sandwiches and Entertainment All in One Famous Spot – Carnegie Deli NYC

Did you know that I lived in NYC for four years before I took off on my travel adventure that led me to my inevitable life as an expat? I did. And I have to confess that in all those … Continue reading

Hershey’s Oldest and Most Iconic Restaurant – Fenicci’s

The restaurants I choose during my travels are much more than restaurants. If my family and I are about to spend an entire evening somewhere it usually needs to be an experience that will be remembered rather than just a … Continue reading

Lancaster County Home of All You Can Eat Restaurants

Not sure why the trend of Lancaster County is all you can eat styled restaurants from huge buffets to family style meals, but I’ll take it. Secretly, I am a huge buffet fan. My husband, on the other hand, is … Continue reading

Traditional Amish Cooking and Homestyle Eating – Good ‘n Plenty Restaurant

Foodies unite. It is time to explore new sorts of eating hubs and this one is for the masses. First of all. I am hardly a foodie. But I also know a good dining experience when I am right in … Continue reading

Strasburg Rail Road and Family Lunch Break at Hershey Farm Restaurant, Lancaster County PA

Why do trains and railroads bring out adventure feelings in people? What is it about them? I’m yet to figure that out. However, I do see an underlining pattern when it comes to my searches for our upcoming trips. How … Continue reading

Live Music and Legendary Fun at Sloppy Joes Key West

When learning about all the different places to visit in Key West, Sloppy Joe’s Bar is probably one of the most legendary and traditional of all. When I contacted Sloppy Joe’s, they recommended if you come with kids it would … Continue reading

Searching for Weeki Wachee Restaurants – Finding a Gem – BeckyJack’s Food Shack

When doing a search for Weeki Wachee Restaurants you come up with very few cool options. They are mainly chains like Olive Garden and Crackle Barrel.  Not exactly memorable restaurants that are unique to the area, especially because last time … Continue reading

Places to Eat in Daytona Beach – Crabby Joe’s

A trend is forming for me. Whenever I head to a new spot I find myself doing massive searches online, but at the end usually go with the advice and recommendations of tourism board experts. Such was the case with … Continue reading

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