Times Square is an area in NYC that I try my best to avoid.
With an abundance of bright lights and costume characters, there’s also no shortage of mega-stores like M&Ms World, Hershey’s Chocolate World, Disney Store, a giant Toys R Us with a ferris wheel inside.
When Andrew Zimmern’s Travel Channel show Bizarre Foods came out, it brought all of the strange foods that people eat around the world into our living rooms. While these foods do seem strange for Westerners, they most likely aren’t seen that way in the places that they are consumed.
The first time that I can recall seeing bugs for sale as a food had to be during our trip to Thailand. I also remember seeing trays of bugs at a supermarket in Vietnam years back and I had to take a photo. My guess is that the locals and shopkeepers probably found it just as odd that I was taking the photos! Continue reading Insects, That’s What For Dinner at London Restaurant→
There is a hot new place to dine in the U.K. and it’s probably the last place you’d expect people to go for a high end meal.
I’ve heard of various trendy and popular foods that people are willng to wait on long lines for. I’m thinking of more recent items like the incredible Ramen Burger, the Cronut (still haven’t tried a real one) and other things along those lines.
But what about popular or trendy places to dine? Bed restaurants, highly priced tasting menus, pop-up resaurants, dining in the dark, Medieval Times? (I’m not really serious about the last option.)
I recently came across another “America’s Oldest” article that was of great interest to me.
Restaurants aren’t always just a place to eat a decent meal. Some are quite old and historical. They might even offer a look back into the past. Kim and I have visited and dined at a few restaurants that fit this description. Continue reading America’s Oldest Restaurants→