Poolville Country Store, NY

As mentioned many times before, going to school in upstate New York leaves much to be desired in terms of culinary experiences. On the one hand, I save a considerable amount of money. On the other hand, it’s easy to see how students can subsist on Ramen noodles. However, I got a chance to visitContinue reading “Poolville Country Store, NY”

Puerto Vallarta (and some unbelievable food)

As you may already know, I spent the past week in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The trip, my first to Mexico, exceeded my expectations. Of course, my boyfriend and I were constantly comparing the place to other trips we’ve been on to Nicaragua and Bali. Each and every place has a beauty of its own, bothContinue reading “Puerto Vallarta (and some unbelievable food)”

Healthy Garlic Breadcrumb Baked Fish

I am many miles away from this place… Going to school in upstate New York means that the fish supply is questionable. I’m not keen on the “fresh” fish that is sold in the supermarket, and there aren’t any boutique fish markets around. True, I could go ice fishing as many residents do, but theContinue reading “Healthy Garlic Breadcrumb Baked Fish”

Easy Shrimp Scampi and a Food Court

The food court at the Pitt Street Mall in Sydney is perhaps the wildest food court I’ve ever visited. I mean that in the best way possible. The walls are a shiny black granite-like material, making you feel like you’ve landed somewhere glamorous. It also makes it seem like the food court is endless, whichContinue reading “Easy Shrimp Scampi and a Food Court”

Sam’s Chowder House, Half Moon Bay, CA

On my recent trip to California, I drove down the coast from San Francisco to eat dinner in Half Moon Bay. Sam’s Chowder House was a delightful surprise, serving seafood in proper New England style but with a twist. I tried the California Halibut served with leeks and a risotto: Other dishes that were ordered in myContinue reading “Sam’s Chowder House, Half Moon Bay, CA”