Top 10 Memorial Day Weekend Destinations Without The Beach

According to AAA, a near-record number of people will hit the road this Memorial Day weekend, and a lot of those travelers will be heading for the beach. But if you're not the beachy type and could do without the sand in your shorts, there are plenty of other fun places to visit over the…

America's Best Food Cities

Earlier this spring, I took my family on a trip to New Orleans. We met up with some friends of mine, one of whom is a chef. I highly recommend touring any city with a chef. They have a nose for finding the best places to eat. Of course, it's almost impossible to find a…

Top 10 Mardi Gras Foods

Whether you refer to it as Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday, or Shrove Tuesday, we can all agree that it's time to eat. The foods served on the day before Ash Wednesday differs depending on where you're celebrating. Many Christians around the world will race and stuff themselves with pancakes before curbing their gluttonous ways during…

Traveling The Great American Sandwich Trail

My family and I have been talking about where we'd like to go for our summer vacation. The conversation began in the kitchen as I was making myself a turkey sub. That's when travel and food converged and conceived my latest fantasy road trip: The Great American Sandwich Trail. Imagine eating some of our nation's…