Category Archives: Tips

Fjord Fish Market: Great Seafood For Lunch

Busy day at work? Feel like taking a break and going out for lunch? Need something fast?  And definitely something good?  Love seafood?  Well….. I have the perfect answer for you!

Fjord Fish Market in Cos Cob, Connecticut.

I have visited there a few times in the past couple of … Continue Reading ››

My First Bite Of The CRONUT!!!

Delicious.  Decadent.  Drool-worthy.  Divine!

Yes, after months upon months of hearing all the cronut hype, I finally got my first taste of this one-of-kind-sweet-treat!  This month’s version was incredible layers of airy and crunchy pastry with a surprisingly delightful cream filling of Valrhona milk chocolate, topped with caramelized malt icing and a drizzle of … Continue Reading ››

I Ended 2014 With A Bang!

A trip to Delhi, India is an explosion of sensory experiences.

Loud noises(from horns blaring), millions and millions of people out on the streets (at all times of day or night), perpetual atmospheric haze (from the pollution and dust), constant raw chill in the air during winter months (both outside and inside … Continue Reading ››

2014: A Year In Review – Part 2

It’s a fact:  I am a foodie who keeps her word.

Last week I promised a sequel to my “Top 10 bites in Fairfield county”.  And so here we are with “My Top 10 bites beyond Fairfield county”. A list compiled from my travels near an far.  From New York city to Urbana-Illinois to … Continue Reading ››

I Finally Made It To Arthur Avenue

Just under an hour’s drive from Fairfield County, this most authentic “Little Italy” in the city is bursting with incredible Italian shopping and eateries.  And I have no friggin’ idea why it took me this long to finally visit Arthur Avenue in the Bronx!

Perhaps my hesitation was that I knew nothing … Continue Reading ››

Flushing Chinatown Food Tour With The Guy Who Ate Queens

New York magazine calls him “The Guy Who Ate Queens”.  Intrigued?

Queens, New York is a melting pot of world cultures.  If the entire world was shrunk into a condensed little ball - what you may get is Queens!  Indian, Pakistani, Tibetan, Malaysian, Ecuadorian, Chinese, Nepalese, Mexican.....  you name the ethnicity and … Continue Reading ››

Sheer Brilliance of LetsGoOrder

Too busy at work to go out and grab lunch?  Too tired in the evenings to cook?  Too caught up in that football game on TV to go grocery shopping for dinner? Or just too lazy to make an effort?!!!  Whatever excuse your mind makes, your body is going to make sure … Continue Reading ››

Exploring The Summer Fancy Food Show

This was my second year visiting the Summer Fancy Food Show in NYC and once again, I came back feeling overwhelmed by all that our world has to offer.  Food and drink purveyors from all over the world congregated on 3+ ginormous levels of the Jacob Javits Center for … Continue Reading ››

Front Row Seat In Iron Chef Marc Forgione’s Class

Do you like attending cooking classes?  What’s the part that you like the most?  The eating?  The opportunity to tap into a chef’s trade secrets? Or the chance to get to know a chef and his/her style of cooking?

I recently took an excellent cooking class at De Gustibus Cooking School in … Continue Reading ››