Foodie Finds is our unique series of Best Places to Eat in different cities around the world.
It arose from my love of great food in Seattle - I couldn't stop writing about the great food we'd eaten there! I expanded it to Minneapolis, and then St. Paul - also great food cities, with a plethora of fantastic food options!
One of the number one foods visitors to Texas want to sample is Tex-Mex, even if they don't really know what it is. The simple explanation: Tex-Mex is a combination of the flavors and foods of Mexico and America. It's hard to share a border with another country and not share aspects of your culture. Tex-Mex is a perfect example of the blending of these two cultures.ShareThis
Mouthwatering smells, crispy crackling food cooking, small stools (or no chairs), handmade crafts, clothing, textiles, insects on sticks, metalwork, teddy bears, raw meat, ripe vegetables, colorful flowers, a world of cheese…where are you? At any of the street markets I’ve gathered for you here.
When I travel, I love to visit museums, architectural edifices (Gaudi), and archeological sites such as Petra. But popular restaurants at a destination are not high on my list of must-try travel experiences.ShareThis
In the span of just a few months in 2013, I discovered a new food and gained appreciation for a local food I’d been taking for granted.
One of my favorite restaurants in Grand Rapids is part of the Gilmore Collection, called the Blue Water Grill. It’s in a lovely setting, on Versluis Lake on North Beltline.