One of the things I wanted to do during my most recent trip to the Island of Enchantment was to try new, local food spots. I am not the most experimental eater out there, I have my favorite dishes and I tend to stick to them: I went to Raíces for the first time and … Continue reading Puerto Rico Eats: 2019 Edition
Meet El Mercado de San Miguel--where the drink-while-you-shop game is taken up several levels. Mercado San Miguel is a (sort of) recently renovated, covered market where you can shop for anything from cold cuts to seafood to fruit and nuts, fritters, desserts... and of course, have drinks and tapas while you're at it too! The … Continue reading The Market That Takes the Win
Leave it to me to pick a travel destination that is known for its great seafood dishes when I have a shellfish allergy (great). Fear not, however, for I have not gone without food (of course not, this is Spain and there is no such thing here)! I have been "running away" from places that … Continue reading The Running of the… Food?
One of the few aspects of my recent trip to Paris that was slightly disappointing was the food, but not for the reason you are probably thinking. The culinary scene in Paris is phenomenal--I will not argue that. The only reason why I left a little disappointed is that I barely had the opportunity for … Continue reading Paris Eats
I love wine. You love wine. We all love wine. I wanted an opportunity to truly understand the wines I would be trying here in Paris, so I signed up for a wine tasting class to take place at the beginning of the trip. Ô Chateau is a wine bar and restaurant offering over 50 wines … Continue reading A Wine Tasting, Wine Not?
The idea of a Parisian breakfast sure is nice. Most of us are able to get our Parisian breakfast fix at home. I visited Mon Amie Morning Café in Hub City just days before traveling to Paris and anxiously await the opening of Crêpe du Jour in Downtown Greenville. I am a huge fan of breakfast--in fact, I could … Continue reading Chasing Breakfast
It is no secret that I love Shakeology. For those new to Shakeology, it is essentially a protein powder packed with nutrients and superfoods. I can drink it alone (water + powder) or mixed with a wide array of ingredients (my top two combos are peanut butter + banana and Nutella + almond milk). Today … Continue reading Choco-Coco Obsessions