Tag Archive: Food

A Culinary Visit to the Riviera Maya

I’ve never stayed at an all-inclusive resort before — it’s not really what I imagined to be my scene — so I had no preconceived notions of the quality, or lack thereof, of… Continue reading

Four memories mas preciosos from Mexico City

While I have done  a bit of traveling in the last few years, my trip to Mexico City was, according to the following rules, my first vacation for quite a while: I didn’t… Continue reading

Good Food in Columbus: Japanese, Korean, Thai and Vietnamese

My memories of Japan travel across all the senses, sometimes pausing on just one. Taste. Cool soba on a hot summer day; oden in the winter; fresh sushi from a tiny shop in… Continue reading

New York City in Pictures

The first time I ever went to New York, I travelled with my friend Jane and a torn out map of Sex in the City locations. In my early twenties, finishing up college… Continue reading

Celebrate Local/International

Celebrate Local pop-up store at Easton. Photo by Karen Dion “Local” is huge here in Ohio. We’ve got the farmers’ market CSAs; the microbreweries; microdistilleries; the micro coffee roasters, food trucks and great… Continue reading

Around O’ahu with a Sweet Tooth

Dessert is my favorite meal, as if that were not quite obvious already. O’ahu was good to me in this respect; the variety of sugary tasty goodness comes in many forms and is… Continue reading

My Travel Memories Taste Like Sugar: Sweden/Denmark/Iceland/Finland

Food is memory. My memories of places are informed by the taste of the sweet things I ate there. Pic n’ Mix in Scandinavia Every time that I arrive at Malmö Central Station… Continue reading

My Travel Memories Taste Like Sugar: Chile

Food is memory. My memories of places are informed by the taste of the sweet things I ate there. Kuchen in Chile I arrived in Puerto Varas after a long journey south from… Continue reading

My Travel Memories Taste Like Sugar: Argentina

Food is memory. My  memories of places are informed by the taste of the sweet things I ate there. Chocolate in Argentina First there was Bariloche. We crossed the border from Chile here;… Continue reading

The Best Shave Ice on O’ahu (According to Me)

Here it is: the definitive list. A topic of this importance is not to be taken lightly, so I can assure you that I have done some very thorough research before posting this… Continue reading