Category Archives: Food

A Nice Pizza Surprise At Squisito On San Salvador Volcano!

SquisitoAt the end of June, the Michael W Travels family headed off to El Salvador.

While there, we ate lots of tasty pupusas, the country’s national dish. We were tipped off about a pizza version, the PuPizza which we all enjoyed!

On the way up to San Salvador Volcano (aka El Boqueron), we passed what looked to be a very interesting pizza shop called Squisito. Continue reading A Nice Pizza Surprise At Squisito On San Salvador Volcano!

KFC or Chick fil-A in Bosnia and Herzegovina? No It’s CFC!

Chick fil-AWe’re currently a week into a month-long trip around the Balkans. Today, we spent the day exploring incredible city of Mostar in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

While checking out the Mostar Sniper Tower (formerly a bank), I noticed something familiar or so I thought.

I spotted a restaurant named CFC, not to be confused with KFC. As we walked closer, I noticed the last C looked almost exactly like the Chick fil-A logo. Continue reading KFC or Chick fil-A in Bosnia and Herzegovina? No It’s CFC!

A Review of Baby Luc’s, The New Slice Shop From Lucali!

Baby Luc'sBack in early June, I wrote how Lucali, one of the top-rated pizzeria’s in the country was opening a slice shop called Baby Luc’s.

After a bit of a delay, the shop opened a couple of weeks back. I stopped by the day after opening only to be told they wouldn’t be open until the evening! Continue reading A Review of Baby Luc’s, The New Slice Shop From Lucali!

Did I Finish Pete & Elda’s XXL Pizza In The Whole Pie Eater’s Challenge?

Pizza
From our first visit…

Besides travel, pizza and baseball are a couple of my other favorite hobbies.

Traveling doesn’t always mean getting on a plane or even driving very far. Sometimes, we go on pizza tours, visiting multiple shops in one day.  We started doing this more over the past year or so, since we had been grounded during the pandemic.

While I believe New York has the best pizza in the world, great pizza can also be found in states close to home like Connecticut, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Continue reading Did I Finish Pete & Elda’s XXL Pizza In The Whole Pie Eater’s Challenge?

An Awesome Addition To The TWA Hotel Food Hall: Mister Softee

Mister SofteeEver since the TWA Hotel opened, I’ve been wanting to visit but the timing just hasn’t been right. The last time I’ve been to the building was when we visited the TWA Flight Center during Open House NY.

The hotel offers a lot of fun experiences throughout the year like rollerskating on the runway rink(or ice skating). You can also visit the Twister Room and grab a bite to eat in the Food Hall. Continue reading An Awesome Addition To The TWA Hotel Food Hall: Mister Softee

A Mashup Of Cultures In El Salvador, The Pupusa Becomes The PuPizza!

pupusaDuring our visit to El Salvador, we had to try the national dish of El Salvador, the pupusa.

For those of you not familiar with the dish, the pupusa is “a thick handmade corn flour or rice flour flatbread stuffed with cheese, chicharrón, refried beans or loroco”, according to Wikipedia. Continue reading A Mashup Of Cultures In El Salvador, The Pupusa Becomes The PuPizza!

Resy Doing Pop-Up of Anthony Bourdain Restaurant Les Halles

Anthony Bourdain
image: CNN

A couple of weeks back, I shared news that the first trailer for the the upcoming Anthony Bourdain film, Roadrunner was out.

The film is a behind the scenes look at how Bourdain went from obscurity to a cultural icon. I’m definitely planning to see it once it comes out. Continue reading Resy Doing Pop-Up of Anthony Bourdain Restaurant Les Halles

Rome Now Has A Pizza Vending Machine!

Pizza
Not From Pizza Vending Machine…

While in Rome, Kim and I enjoyed lots of excellent pizza around the city. A couple of shops which stood out were Pizzeria Da Baffetto and Forno Campo de’ Fiori. (There are other shops we enjoyed who’s names I can not recall.)

While there are a variety of different styles, there’s now a new pizza option in Rome. Continue reading Rome Now Has A Pizza Vending Machine!