Fact: I love vacation. I especially love beach vacations. And, one of the things I like best about going on a beach vacation is the food. Just thinking about all of that yummy, deliciously delectable seafood is making my mouth water! From mahi to grouper, prawns to oysters, I’ll take it all…and I’ll take it now! As you can probably gather, I’ve eaten a LOT of seafood – particularly on the Gulf Coast. During my travels, I’ve found that few places do seafood better than Saltwater Grill in Panama City Beach, FL. [Read more…]
I spent five summers working on a cruise ship in Alaska. There are lots of things I think back on nostalgically now, but nothing makes me miss Alaska more than seeing pictures on Facebook of my friends eating at Tracy’s King Crab Shack.
My love for Tracy’s runs deep!
- A co-worker of mine literally made up a song about how Thursdays are crab day at Tracy’s (Thursdays were when we would port in Juneau).
- There were times when my mood the entire week was set by whether or not I was able to get off the ship and get crab at Tracy’s.
- Honest to goodness, I am currently writing this article while wearing a Tracy’s Crab Shack shirt.
Seriously people. It is that darn good. [Read more…]
St. Martin is an island stuffed full of restaurants, from high end fine dining through to an overwhelming selection of mediocre, run of the mill, to the fabulous value of a lolo. Now, “what on earth is a lolo?” is probably what you are thinking to yourself. A lolo is a barbecue joint tucked into a tiny corner of an outdoor market-like area in Grand Case, St. Martin.
There are at least half a dozen lolos all under the same roof area. On first glance, it looks like there is one, maybe two restaurants, however each change in table color indicates another restaurant! Some only have six tables to their name, but don’t let that stop you from checking them out. Here is where you can find a great selection of food, served with a million sides, all for less than $15. [Read more…]
Panama City Beach, Florida is the self-appointed home to the most “beautiful beaches in the world” – and they just may be right! Although the wonderful waters of the “Emerald Coast” can’t quite compete with the crystal clear waters of the Caribbean, there is no place on Earth with more exquisite beaches. Located on the northern coast of the Gulf of Mexico, travelers from around the globe come to this Florida panhandle city to enjoy the lovely weather and the sugary white beaches that you just can’t find anywhere but the northern Gulf Coast. And, typically, where there are tourists, there is great food. In a city filled with excellent restaurants, the best of the best is FireFly. [Read more…]
Juneau, the capital of Alaska and brief home of Sarah Palin, is a must see stop on any Alaskan adventure. As part of the inside passage into Alaska, it has slightly better temperatures than lots of other cities in America’s biggest state, making summer a great time to check it out.
Here are the top 5 things to do in Juneau: [Read more…]
When you’re a vegetarian and going out to eat, you often find that menus offer up a single option that, more likely than not, includes the one stereotypically vegetarian food that you just hate. The meat-free soup on the menu was probably made with chicken stock, too. Avoid that no-menu-choice by selecting one of these vegetarian friendly restaurants in Vancouver and proposing it to your carnivorous friends the next time you venture out to eat with a group who still wants to get a meat fix. [Read more…]