Food & Wine

4 Tastiest Foods On A Stick At The Iowa State Fair

September 24, 2014

Being from Iowa, it’s always hard to pass up the annual vacation to the Iowa State Fair. The summer event can satisfy any appetite with almost 200 delectable foods, but that’s not the best part. Nearly 60 of those delicious foods are sold on a stick! Take a look at what I think are the […]

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Smoking Martinis, Hearty Food and Fun Vibe at 300 First in Rochester, Minnesota

August 21, 2014

During a one-night brief stay in Rochester, Minnesota, we were hungry after a long afternoon and evening of travel.  Yelp reviews led us to the 300 First restaurant within walking distance of our downtown Hilton Garden Inn hotel. Despite our 9:30 pm arrival, we enjoyed a hearty meal and some interesting cocktails. As we perused the menu, we ordered an […]

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Enjoying Delectable Italian Food in Downtown Portland, Oregon

July 19, 2014

Within the last month and a half, we’ve each made trips to Portland, Oregon. For both visits we stayed in the Portland Marriott City Center hotel, which is located near Pioneer Square just two blocks from the MAX Red Line. While there are many things we love about visiting Portland, enjoying the local food and […]

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8 Tips to Healthier Eating While Traveling Overseas

June 13, 2014

When I was traveling in Austria, Hungary, and Germany recently for ten short days, I didn’t restrict my diet in the least. I ate a huge breakfast. I stuffed myself, making sure I was very full every morning. Then I had a light lunch, like a latte, or just a little snack of something, and then I […]

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