Food & Wine

Cajun Creole Fine Dining at Restaurant Rebirth in New Orleans

February 9, 2016

During our recent weekend in New Orleans, we chose a hotel in the Warehouse District because we remembered fantastic restaurants and wine venues within walking distance. We’d enjoyed Cochon, Emeril’s, W.I.N.O and Tommy’s Wine Bar during a prior NOLO visit. Always up to try something new, Yelp reviews led us to discover the “farm-to-table Cajun Creole” Restaurant Rebirth at 857 […]

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Recalling Our 2015 Travels Through Starbucks Mugs

January 4, 2016

We are not typically shoppers when we travel. We prefer to collect destinations and experiences rather than things. We do enjoy a good cup of coffee, however, and try to enjoy a local version during our travels. Like this cappuccino, pictured above, enjoyed with crepes in Cochon Dingue in Quebec City.  If we are in a […]

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An Improved Signature Beverage Package on Holland America Cruises

December 21, 2015

Cocktails and cruise ships seem to go together, but some cruise guests get an unpleasant surprise at the end of their cruise when they see their bar bill. One way cruise lines have come up with a solution to this pain point is to offer drink packages for one set price.  Sometimes, these packages are […]

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Dining at La Taberneta in Barcelona’s La Barceloneta Neighborhood

December 10, 2015

Having visited Barcelona several times before, we had a very short list of things we wanted to do during our recent 3-day stay. Explore some new-to-us neighborhoods Take a food walking tour Tour Palace of Catalan Music with its iconic stained glass skylight. On Saturday, we ate our way through the Gracia neighborhood with Devour Barcelona Food Tours. Guide […]

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