I have been really excited to write this post, but for a while I wasn’t sure what to call it. “The Strangest Food?” “The Weirdest Food?”
It’s the best part: dessert! It’s my favorite food group, closely related to coffee in my book. So this What I Ate Wednesday is for all the dessert lovers and every sweet tooth we have. Today’s post is all about the best desserts in all the world!
Food keeps us from getting “hangry” on travels, even when jet lagged. And it makes us feel good! So here you have it: the best foods I ever ate in the world, in no particular order. What looks good to you?
Between take-out, curbside pick-up, and contactless delivery, I’d say the American people have been eating well in quarantine! It’s not easy to find things to be excited about when plans have been getting cancelled, trips delayed, holidays all but cancelled, etc., etc., etc. We’re doing it, though!
I do love the ritual of coffee. And coffee is different wherever you go, right? So I decided during this quarantine time that we all need a boost and a little travel to get ourselves going in the morning. Here’s your list of coffees from around the world!
It’s no secret, I love afternoon tea! It’s such a fun foodie experience, and I’ve been fortunate enough to enjoy afternoon tea in many of my travels. This time around, I met up with my friend Andrea for a very fancy tea at the historic and iconic Willard Intercontinental in D.C., and we highly recommend it to you!
I wanted to treat myself to something special, and there is nothing more special than afternoon tea in a gorgeous setting, so when I realized my hotel offered afternoon tea, I booked a spot. It’s an experience I hope to repeat, but for now, here’s your sneak peek.
Spolier alert: the first Rick’s Cafe was made up for the movie! The actual restaurant where you can have a meal and listen to some piano playing in Casablanca opened in 2004 and was inspired by everyone’s favorite Bogart and Bergman film, Casablanca.
That spread to the White Star Line and beyond, so it came as no surprise when he mentioned wanting to visit the Titanic Museum in Belfast and have dinner at the White Swan Inn’s Olympic Restaurant, whose interior was recovered from Titanic’s sister ship, the R.M.S. Olympic!
It wouldn’t be a trip to the United Kingdom without a proper afternoon tea! It was my “little” brother’s first trip to the UK, and while the trip was 100% for his 30th birthday gift, we would be remiss if we didn’t experience tea at the Titanic Hotel while we stayed there. So here it is, complete with photos and descriptions!