Throwback Thursdays: Dining in the dark at Montreal’s ONoir

We’re back with another #throwbackthursday post bringing us back to the days of easy cross-border travel. Today, I recount an exciting culinary experience at Montreal’s ONoir, which forces you to experience the joy of a great meal – but without using one’s sense of sight. It was a meaningful experience that reminded me that our…

Throwback Thursdays:  Nairobi’s Tatu makes hotel dining a special occasion

Join us for another throwback Thursday escape from COVID-19 isolation to a bygone era of business travel (wow, I’m saying that already!). Today’s post, fresh from the CD archives of unpublished posts, takes us back to Nairobi, Kenya to dine at Tatu, located within the storied Fairmont The Norfolk Hotel in Nairobi’s Central Business District….

Karma Modern Indian: Edible Art with South Asian flare

It’s definitely nowhere near your average Indian restaurant. Washington, DC’s Karma Modern Indian is one of DC’s newest fine dining establishments, which just happens to emphasize the flavors of India and South Asia as it plates craveable, edible works of art. It somehow manages to pull off an understated opulence that shatters expectation. OK, so…

The Willows: When a cheeseburger alone just isn’t enough

Yes, your eyes didn’t deceive you. That featured photo was neither your standard grilled cheese, nor your standard cheeseburger. It is an insane, lusty menage a trois wherein two textbook American grilled cheese sandwiches surround, yet manage not to completely overwhelm, a meaty cheeseburger. Yes, what I’m describing is food porn and nearly almost is…

The Indecisive Foodie’s guide to Vancouver, BC

What’s an indecisive foodie to do when visiting a new city? Happy hour hop! Follow me on a romp through some of Vancouver’s best happy hour spots, where locals, business travelers, and tourists alike can sample some of Vancouver’s great dishes, cocktails, beers, and wine – all while sticking to a budget. My first trip…