Category Archives: Food

Sweet Deal! Chic-fil-A Giving Away FREE Fudge Brownies!

Chic-fil-A

When it comes to fast food (we don’t eat a lot of it), Chic-fil-A is definitely a family favorite. We love their excellent chicken sandwich, nuggets, tasty sauces and their (newish) mac and cheese!

Back in 2015, I visited the original Chic-fil-A: Dwarf House. Find out about the visit here. Continue reading Sweet Deal! Chic-fil-A Giving Away FREE Fudge Brownies!

Limited Time: Shake Shack Offering Items From South Korea Shacks!

Shake ShackShake Shack is my favorite fast-casual burger chain out there.

From time to time they offer special menu items. The items can be offered at just a couple of locations or at all of them in the US. Last March, we enjoyed Shack Shack X Pat LaFrieda Steak Frites.

We’ve also tried Shake Shack in international destinations like the United Arab Emirates and in South Korea. (Check out my review of one of the South Korea locations here. Continue reading Limited Time: Shake Shack Offering Items From South Korea Shacks!

A Stop On The Anthony Bourdain Food Trail: Tony & Ruth’s Steaks

Anthony BourdainSince the Anthony Bourdain Food Trail officially debuted, I’ve been trying to visit the restaurants on the list.

To date, we’ve been to:

During Winter Break 2020 we were pretty limited as to where we could travel due to the pandemic. We didn’t want to quarantine once getting back to NY, so this limited us to some places close to home. Continue reading A Stop On The Anthony Bourdain Food Trail: Tony & Ruth’s Steaks

Food Quest! The McDonalds McRib Returns & It’s Awesome!

McDonalds McRibOn Wednesday, December 2 the McDonald’s McRib returned nationwide for the first time in years.

While I rarely eat McD’s at home, it’s a must-visit when visiting international destinations. I visit to check out the local items which are offered at these locations. (Check out the links below for my reviews.)

On the other hand, my kids love McDonald’s for the McNuggets and Happy Meal Toys. Continue reading Food Quest! The McDonalds McRib Returns & It’s Awesome!

Food Quest: We Made DoubleTree Cookies At Home!

DoubleTree CookiesEarly on during the pandemic, the DoubleTree Cookes recipe was “revealed so bakers could create the warm, welcoming treat at home,” according to Hilton Newsroom.

Getting a DoubleTree Cookie (or three) has been one of the highlights of our stays at the chain’s properties. A couple of years back, I won a tasty prize from DoubleTree through an Instagram contest. Find out more about my prize here.

I’ve been wanting to make the famed DoubleTree Cookies at home for quite some time but Kim and I never got around to it, until now… Continue reading Food Quest: We Made DoubleTree Cookies At Home!

Food Quest: We Tried 12 Whoopie Pies In Maine During Our 10 Day Trip!

whoopie piesBack in August, the Michael W Travels family took a 10-day road trip around Maine.

While it wasn’t the international trip we’re accustomed to, we had a great time during this outdoorsy, food-focused adventure!

When thinking of popular foods in Maine, two come to mind, lobster rolls and whoopie pies! (Find out about 15 lobster rolls we tried during our visit.) Continue reading Food Quest: We Tried 12 Whoopie Pies In Maine During Our 10 Day Trip!