Food & Wine

Traditional Myanmar Dance and Dinner at La Planteur from the Port of Thilawa, Myanmar

January 21, 2015

We recently returned from a 14-Day Asian Holiday cruise  on Holland America Line’s ms Volendam. One of the highlights of the itinerary was a 3-day stay in Myanmar, with the ship docked at the Port of Thilawa about 20 miles outside of Yangon. On our first day in port we booked two shore excursions through Holland […]

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A Close-up Look at Holland America’s Dive-In at the Terrace Grill Menu

January 14, 2015

Within the past year, Holland America Line has added cooked-to-order gourmet burgers, hot dogs and French fries to its newly-branded Dive-In at the Terrance Grill lido poolside dining location. During our recent 14-day Asian Holiday cruise on Holland America’s Volendam, we tried many of the items on the menu.The made-to-order burgers, fries and hot dogs are a significant upgrade […]

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Exploring Eataly in Milan, Italy

December 30, 2014

We loved Eataly in New York City on our first visit in August, 2012.  A Disney-land for adults who love food, we loved the combination of restaurants, grocery store with high quality fresh food and packaged goods from Italy. On follow-up visits to Eataly in New York City, and to the Eataly in Chicago, we […]

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Eating Italy’s Best During Our Milan Food Tour

December 29, 2014

One of our favorite ways to learn about a new city and its culture is to take a food walking tour. During our late November visit to Milan, we participated in a delicious food tasting and cultural tour with the Milan Food Tour company. Our first stop was at an Italian bakery and pasta maker called […]

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