Are you a coffee drinker or a tea drinker? Or both? I grew up in a coffee drinking family, so I think the coffee must be in my blood! When I decided to go visit my coffee-loving friend Jill in Plano, TX, I knew a post all about coffee would be a fun one to… Continue reading Best Local Coffee Shops in Plano
Whether you’re waiting to tour the White House, need lunch on a business trip, or you’re just seeing the sites, you will probably need to eat while you’re in Downtown D.C.! But between all the sterile office buildings and barriers around the government architecture, it may not seem to be the friendliest—or foodiest—neighborhood. But never… Continue reading What to Eat in Downtown D.C.
Ask anyone what to eat in Memphis, and they won’t hesitate to recommend barbecue! But there’s more to Memphis than slow-cooked meats and savory sauces. Memphis has definitely undergone a revival since my parents lived there as newlyweds, and on our recent family trip back to the city where my dad went to optometry school… Continue reading Where to Eat in Memphis
Happy New Year! This is my first post of 2020, and my 2020 blog theme is the Year of American Travel! While I don’t plan to give up on international travel this year, I do plan to do more domestic travel to highlight my homeland during what will undoubtedly be a strange and exciting election… Continue reading Where to Eat in Lebanon, TN
When you think of United States foodie destinations, you probably think New York, Chicago, Nashville, Napa Valley, etc., but I have to urge you to put D.C. on your list of foodie bucket list destinations! D.C. restaurants have to be excellent to last around here, so when you find one with longevity, you know it’s… Continue reading Legendary Restaurants in D.C.
Of all the neighborhoods in D.C., my personal opinion is that Georgetown has the best food! Businesses that thrive here have to be creative and original—no exceptions. So next time you’re in D.C., put in a little effort to walk or Uber into Georgetown (the closest Metro is a mile in either direction!). You won’t… Continue reading What to Eat in Georgetown, D.C.
Each Hawaiian island is absolute paradise, but at the same time, each one is unique to itself. It’s no secret that Steve and I have loved our anniversary trips to Hawaii over the years, and we’ve eaten some delicious things along the way! Here’s your ultimate guide to where to eat on each Hawaiian Island!… Continue reading Where to Eat on Each Hawaiian Island
My beloved Nashville has become THE destination! Now it’s the professional sports destination, the party destination, and the weekend destination! It’s always been the music destination, and people have finally discovered that it’s also always been the Southern foodie destination! From biscuits to hot chicken, Nashville has something for every taste, as long as you… Continue reading What and Where to Eat in Nashville
There are some locations around the world that are truly “foodie” destinations. They have a specialty, an iconic dish, or a food that the locals take pride in. Like, a LOT of pride! And in coastal Maryland, that food is crab—mostly in cake form! But don’t worry, we ate some other stuff, too. Here’s what… Continue reading What to Eat in Annapolis
As I write this post, I’m sitting at the Savannah airport waiting out a 5-hour delay, and I’m stuffed! I’m totally, completely, up-to-my-eyeballs stuffed with good, sweet, rich, beautiful Southern food! Savannah now holds the top spot in my travels as the most surprising foodie city. Can you believe it? Here’s proof! Gryphon Tea Room… Continue reading What to Eat in Savannah