Adventuring with Allergies

Adventuring with Allergies

“Oh, this sounds good—and it’s got bread crumbs in it. But what about this? Oh, it’s got cheese and milk.” As someone with wheat, corn, and dairy allergies, this is my thought process—even when I’m at a completely familiar, safe restaurant.  It’s hard enough to deal...
Tasting Liquid Gold

Tasting Liquid Gold

Most of the olive oil you’ve consumed in your life has probably been fool’s gold. Sure, the oil started out freshly pressed from olives grown in Italy or Spain. But with added heat and chemicals and the passage of time, the oil became a sorry substitute for true...
Four Portuguese Foods to Try

Four Portuguese Foods to Try

When most people think of food from Europe, their mind usually jumps to Italian pasta, French crepes, or British fish n’ chips. I doubt many people think of Portugal for its culinary arts. Most people probably don’t even know what they eat in Portugal—I know I didn’t...
Luxury Airport Cuisine

Luxury Airport Cuisine

Here’s the deal: I’m a broke college student. I don’t have money to spend on expensive plane tickets, let alone on the luxury airport restaurants and lounges.  But hey, a girl can dream—right? One day, just maybe, I’ll have the opportunity to travel again (post-COVID)...
Food of the Gods

Food of the Gods

From Icelandic to Greek and from kefir to whipped, the variety found in yogurt is astonishing. Walk into the dairy section of any American grocery store, and yogurt will take up a sprawling chunk of the shelf. Though its popularity in the United States fluctuates...