North Carolina cuisine still reflects its southern roots but a new generation of talented chefs has raised the bar and brought a high level of imagination and sophistication to the state’s tables.
My girlfriend and I decided to have dessert for dinner one night and we unanimously decided it would be The Chocolate Bar. What a treat it was! The choices were huge – from cakes to pies to ice cream, mousse and brownies. If it can be made into chocolate it is at this store. Cheesecakes, fudge, […]
Food is history. In Miami, everything from the Cuban sandwich to a bathtub full of herbs is an expression of the excitement here about the potential for food to tell stories, to express pride of place and of cultural roots.
The largest collection of Victorian-era industrial buildings in North America is now a National Historic Site with steampunk appeal.
In France, it seems there’s a saint for everything, each with his or her own special day. There’s even a new saint — inaugurated by Julia McLean and her best friend Marie-Claude— who watches over special birthdays and ageing bosoms.
It’s cider season in Normandy, France and Julia McLean loves to prepare homecooked meals flavoured with cider for her press gang helpers. Here are Julia’s delectable recipes. Your mouth will water just reading this and you’ll find yourself wishing you were sitting in Julia’s kitchen in France.
Whether you are a railroad buff or just a curious traveller, it’s hard to resist sleeping in a luxurious caboose atthe old train station in Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia, the only converted rail station in Canada that offers railway cars as accommodation, and only one of two in North America.
Collecting the first chanterelle mushrooms of the season makes for a great omelette and fond memories of the forest.
You haven’t lived until you’ve experienced tasted the flavours of the Tennessee Barbeque. Phyllis Wilson travels to Memphis and Nashville for a taste of heaven.
Has the current North American diet — often processed, packaged, and high in sugar and preservatives — led to decreased attention spans, the decline of literate and critical thinking, and potentially even the decline of political conversation and rhetoric? The psychological symptoms of malnutrition after all are unresponsiveness, disinterest in one’s surroundings, listlessness, weariness, apathy, irritability and poor memory. If we are what we eat, most of us are in trouble.