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Famous Dave's BBQ

-Dave Anderson, an Ojibwa who served as the head of the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs, started the first Famous Dave's restaurant near Hayward, Wisconsin in 1994. Today, the fast casual chain, of more than 200 locations, serves a variety of barbe...
by On My Plate on Jun 15, 2014

Behind the Scenes at Jaan Bai Restaurant in Battambang

In October 2013, we went behind the scenes at Jaan Bai restaurant in Battambang to cover the opening of the Cambodian Children’s Trust‘s new social enterprise hospitality training restaurant, which has been supported by Australians Chef D...
by grantourismo on Jun 5, 2014

Hong Kong: Chef from New York to Head Kitchen at Italian Restaurant in Central for 2 Weeks

Celebrity Italian Chef from York will be flown to Hong Kong to present some of his most popular dishes to diners from 9 through 22 June 2014.
by Accidental TravelWriter on Jun 5, 2014

Top 5 Vegetarian Restaurants In Bangkok

With such overuse of fishy-based key Thai ingredients, finding pure vegetarian food in Bangkok can be a difficult task. If you search hard enough though, you can find some real vegetarian restaurant gems around the city… Unfortunately, most of...
by Can I Live In Thailand on Jun 3, 2014

Breakfast in Singapore – Kaya Toast and Kopi

The most quintessential breakfast in Singapore, kaya toast and kopi, did not initially excite us. However, it’s hard to resist an opportunity to participate in a local morning ritual that involves sipping, dunking and crunching. We’ve long loved...
by grantourismo on May 31, 2014

Our Local Guide to Rio de Janeiro

As the FIFA World Cup is kicking off in less than a month, we thought we’d share some of our favourite things to do in Brazil’s sexy seaside city, the things that locals love to do, from sipping sucos to samba dancing. Here’s our local guide t...
by grantourismo on May 23, 2014

Mid-Wales Part 2: Aberdovey Beach & King Arthur’s Labyrinth

While Simon and I were away (see Mid-Wales, Part 1: The Lovely Penrhos Cottage), on the Saturday morning the sun shone gloriously and the temperature was set to soar. So we went to Aberdovey Beach for the day. It felt like being abroad. The sand was...
by It's All About Me on May 22, 2014

Hong Kong: French Restaurant in Central Adds Champagne Tasting Station at Sunday Brunch

Sunday Brunch at French Window in Central has just been ratcheted up a notch with the addition of a champagne tasting station with 6 champagnes and sparkling wines...
by Accidental TravelWriter on May 19, 2014

Best Bangkok Floating Markets for Foodies

Skip the touristy floating markets such as Damnoen Saduak if you’re a fan of street food. Instead, make a beeline for these comparatively off-the-tourist-radar spots which we believe are the best Bangkok floating markets for foodies. A birds-e...
by grantourismo on May 18, 2014

Travelogue: Meeting an Old Friend and Discovering a Great Restaurant

Serving innovative East meets West cuisine, Nomad Restaurant is easily one of the best restaurants in Ubud, Bali.
by Accidental TravelWriter on May 17, 2014

Bali: New Chef with Passion for Motorbikes Appointed to Head Kitchen at Italian Eatery

Alessandro Molini (Alex) has been appointed Italian Chef de Cuisine at the Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali, where he will head the culinary team at the hotel's Italian restaurant, Prego.
by Accidental TravelWriter on May 15, 2014

Secret Menu Items - A Guest Post By Emily J. Wilner

-Lately, I've become aware of secret menu items at fast food and chain restaurants.  Dishes such as Del Taco's Stoner Burrito (a bean and cheese burrito with fries, special sauce and red sauce or green sauce) and Potbelly's Black and Bleu (a san...
by On My Plate on May 14, 2014

Weekend in Melbourne

When we lived in Sydney, Melbourne was one of our favourite getaways for a weekend of eating, drinking and shopping. Here are our quick tips for a Weekend in Melbourne. Get a taste of its mouthwatering food scene here. Check in Stay in one of Melbou...
by grantourismo on May 14, 2014

Hong Kong: French Bistro in Central Launches Lyonnaise 4 Course Set Menu

A French bistro in Central's trendy SoHo district on Hong Kong Island, is serving a special Lyonnaise 4 course set menu in celebration of Le French GourMay. It can be paired with a glass of Rive Droite Rive Gauche from the Rhone Valley.
by Accidental TravelWriter on May 13, 2014

Travelogue: Tacos Good Enough to Make Your Eyes Water

Taco Casa is taqueria with outlets in Seminyak and Ubud, Bali The beef tacos are so yummy they practically bring a native Californian to tears.
by Accidental TravelWriter on May 12, 2014

Poll Results Plus Waffle Taco Review

-Poll Results:My last entry was a review of a local restaurant.  The food was great, but because I hadn't had my camera with me, and I couldn't find an appropriate picture within the public domain, I almost didn't write the piece.With food like,...
by On My Plate on May 10, 2014

Hong Kong: Spanish Tapas Bar Updates Menu for Spring and Summer

Spanish tapas bar with outlets in Central and Sai Wan Ho launches new menu for spring and summer with ingredients imported from Spain. There are slight variations in the menus at the 2 locations...
by Accidental TravelWriter on May 9, 2014

Hong Kong: Spanish Tapa Bar Updates Menu for Spring and Summer

Spanish tapas bar with outlets in Central and Sai Wan Ho launches new menu for spring and summer with ingredients imported from Spain. There are slight variations in the menus at the 2 locations...
by Accidental TravelWriter on May 9, 2014

Hong Kong: Spanish Tapa Bar Launches New Menu for Spring and Summer

Spanish tapas bar with outlets in Central and Sai Wan Ho launches new menu for spring and summer with ingredients imported from Spain. There are slight variations in the menus at the 2 locations...
by Accidental TravelWriter on May 9, 2014

Hong Kong: Hotel Restaurant in Tsim Sha East Voted Tops for Buffets in Reader Poll

Readers of OpenRice, one of Hong Kong's most popular foodie websites, vote The Market in Hotel Icon as the city's Best Buffet. It is also named one of the best restaurants in Tsim Sha Tsui...
by Accidental TravelWriter on May 8, 2014


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