If you have learned anything about my travel style through this blog, it’s probably that I love food tours! I try to take one on every trip I go on, and they never disappoint me. I recommend them over and over again to all my family and friends and they are almost always my favorite activity while travelling. I think you can probably guess which direction this post is heading…
Have I mentioned before that I like food tours? I know I have, I seem to always be talking about my experiences on them to friends and family and I recommend them to anyone heading on vacation. I can’t help it, food tours continually prove to be the highlight of every trip I take. When planning my trip to Boston, Massachusetts I knew exactly what my top choice would be on the itinerary, and since I was travelling with my family this time around I was so excited to introduce them to the concept of neighbourhood food tours!
Al, my new Scottish friend described Haggis like this, “You know at the beginning of the week when you do your groceries and you take them home, you always eat the best stuff first right? Then at the end of the week you go and look in the pantry and there’s nothing good left – that’s Haggis.” So there you have it, a true Highlanders description of Scotland’s National Dish.
In the past the East End of London was home to poor immigrants, criminals and the disease-ridden, which is the reason for the area’s seedy past. As the city of London expanded it experienced massive over-crowding which caused many immigrants to look for residence outside of the city. Throughout the 19th century the East End was home to these various groups of people who came into and transformed the area into what it is today. Each group has left their own marks on London’s East End which is why it is such an incredibly interesting place to visit and explore.
My first afternoon in Ottawa I spent exploring the Byward Market area and along the way I discovered some fantastic and absolutely drool-worthy eats! Continue reading
The Heart Attack Grill is a fun theme restaurant in downtown Las Vegas, near Fremont Street. The restaurant is hospital themed and boasts really high-fat, high-calorie, deep fried food that could potentially give you a heart attack. My boyfriend decided that we absolutely had to try this place out and so we went, and here is what we discovered. Continue reading
During my last visit to NYC I enjoyed my Brooklyn Food Tour (read about it here) so much that I knew I would have to take another one! In fact, I think I will be taking one, every time I head to the Big Apple. Continue reading
“An exclusive history and gastronomy lesson complete with Brooklyn Bridge views, cultural enlightenment, an education on the immigrant experience and delicious & filling foods from around the world.” This is the very accurate description taken right from the website for the Best of Brooklyn Half Day Food and Cultural Tour. Continue reading