Grilling spiny lobster in Key West

Lobster Lovin’

When I lived in Miami I used to visit the Florida Keys all the time. Camping there is such a different experience than what I was used to in the woods of the more northern parts of the United States. I love the beauty and chill atmosphere of the Keys so much that since moving away from…

Sea turtle berry pie

Fun Friday: Sea Turtle Pie

OK, I know you probably saw the title, grimaced and then wanted to move on to the next blog page. But then you got tempted by sheer curiosity of the gross pie you were about to observe. Luckily for you, this post is not actually about using turtles in pies. It’s about a berry pie…

Philadelphia waterfront

Philly’s Fabulous Waterfronts

Water. It’s such an essential part of life we often take it for granted and forget its preciousness. It is life-giving, cleansing and aesthetically pleasing. Many cities have waterfronts so painfully neglected it makes me cringe, so I was happy to see Philadelphia embracing its liquid commodity. Here’s a sad admission of me being a…

Shizen Ya sushi in Vancouver

Vancouver’s Tasty Vittles

Vancouver is known for its natural beauty but little did I realize the other wonderful surprise in store: this is a foodie town. I’ve already posted about my life-changing experience trying the hideous-yet-amazingly-delicious poutine. As it turns out, everything I ingested was just as tasty. If you know how much I adore good food, you…

Granville Island Public Market

To Market We Go

<sniff, sniff> What’s that I smell? Oh, it appears I’ve sniffed out a market! How completely random and unexpected! Lies. If you have been reading this blog for a while, you know I’m obsessed with markets. So it should come as no surprise that my first day in Vancouver involved heading over to Granville Island…