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New England in Fall.

New England in Fall.

My mother and I often roadtrip around the US. It’s our thing. And since I was a teenager, we’d promised to go on a Fall Foliage trip around New England, and stay in a B&B – just like that episode of Gilmore Girls. So over […]

A day in the French quarter with Muffuletta sandwiches + a Jazz Brunch.

A day in the French quarter with Muffuletta sandwiches + a Jazz Brunch.

Last day in New Orleans, and it is what most of the town considers a recovery day after Mardi Gras. We were up bright and early however, for a Jazz Brunch at The Court of Two Sisters in the French Quarter. After a big meal […]

Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Mardi Gras in New Orleans, Louisiana.

THE BIG DAY HAS ARRIVED!! One of my top bucket list items, it’s time for Mardi Gras in New Orleans. We woke up super early to have breakfast with Anthony’s housemate Lee and his friends – sausage and eggs to fuel us for a long […]

Lundi Gras, flying burritos + the best donuts in the world.

Lundi Gras, flying burritos + the best donuts in the world.

Late start today on Lundi Gras, as we had a big day ahead of us and a big Mardi Gras tomorrow. We had tried to go to Juan’s Flying Burrito last night but had just missed it – so the first thing we did today […]

Beignets, gumbo + thirty pounds of Mardi Gras beads.

Beignets, gumbo + thirty pounds of Mardi Gras beads.

A full day of exploring and Mardi Gras weekend parades here in New Orleans. Edward, Anthony and I head out to explore the French Quarter in the morning. We made our way down the closed off St Charles towards Canal st, wandering down the middle […]

Light-up swords, parade floats and po’boys.

Light-up swords, parade floats and po’boys.

Today we spent travelling from Chicago. We woke up and packed our bags, and head out into the snow. There had been snowfall overnight, and the sidewalks were white with powder. We jumped on the plane, and after a transfer in Atlanta, Georgia, we landed […]

The Chicago Bean + deep-dish Pizza.

The Chicago Bean + deep-dish Pizza.

We took the bus down from Madison, Wisconsin this morning to spend the day wandering around Chicago. We stopped at Union Station, dropped off our luggage in storage and then wandered the Magnificent Mile, the city, and across a few bridges. I love that the […]

The Underground Food Collective, a lunch meeting over shrimp & grits + Wisconsin Cheese.

The Underground Food Collective, a lunch meeting over shrimp & grits + Wisconsin Cheese.

Last day in Madison today – so I head over to Williamson st, or ‘Willy’ st as the locals call it, to check out some of the food businesses that supply all the top restaurants. I had tried a number of Underground Meats at Merchant […]

Brisket sandwiches, sledding in the snow + pear cinnamon cocktails.

Brisket sandwiches, sledding in the snow + pear cinnamon cocktails.

Packed up and checked out of my hotel today, as I was moving to the Hampton Inn by Hilton downtown. Once I’d moved out, I wandered the main street to all the little boutiques. Stopped in for lunch at Roast Public House for BBQ brisket […]

Blueberry orange pancakes, mac ‘n’ cheese pizza + the finest farm-to-table dining.

Blueberry orange pancakes, mac ‘n’ cheese pizza + the finest farm-to-table dining.

Today was a full work day, and by a full work day I mean that the lovely folk at Visit Madison had organised a full day of meeting chefs, owners and eating at a number of Madison’s top dining locations. I rugged up against the […]

My 25th birthday in Wisconsin, cheese curds + an official birthday restaurant.

My 25th birthday in Wisconsin, cheese curds + an official birthday restaurant.

I arrived in Madison, Wisconsin last night from New York at close to midnight. I had been travelling all day and made it in to my fancy hotel thanks to Visit Madison, and made my way up to my gorgeous big suite. It was lovely […]

Moroccan tagines, soul food + crack pie and cereal milk soft serve at Momofuku Milk Bar.

Moroccan tagines, soul food + crack pie and cereal milk soft serve at Momofuku Milk Bar.

Last day in NYC today – I’ve had a killer (but fattening) time. Brooklyn is a lot bigger than I realised. When I organised to stay down south on 68th, I didn’t realise how far it was from Williamsburg, the hip place to be in […]


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