Archive for the ‘Food & Wine’ Category

Eat & Drink Like a Local: Barcelona—Away from Tourist Trails

By Melissa Kim Special to The Lost Girls With its architectural masterpieces, world-renowned artists, and top-notch culinary reputation, Barcelona is a red-hot tourist destination. But ask just about any traveler: experiencing a culture, and the true heart of a foreign country, involves immersing oneself...
November 7th, 2011 | Food & Wine, Spain | Read More

On-the-Road Recipes: Backpack-Cooking Made Easier (and Cheaper!)

Eating out at restaurants while you travel  is one of the quickest ways to blow through cash. Even if you think you’re eating cheaply, the cost of restaurant entrees almost always trumps the cost of buying groceries and cooking for yourself. So no matter what amenities the hostel kitchen has (or...
November 6th, 2011 | Backpacking & Trekking, Budget Travel, Extras, Food & Wine, Hostels | Read More

A Taste of Italy

By Jessica Slizewski Italian cuisine is world famous not only as delicious food but as a window into the culture of Italy. In spending a day making ravioli with my grandmother, I found that the process reflected the strong family culture, the hardworking spirit, and the patience of the Italian spirit....
November 4th, 2011 | Food & Wine, Italy | Read More

How To Eat In Grenada

They call Grenada the Spice Island of the West: cinnamon, cloves, bay leaves, tumeric, ginger, saffron, allspice and of course the omnipresent spice nutmeg– exports of which from the island now account for nearly thirty percent of the world’s crop. But Grenada’s culinary treats extend...
October 21st, 2011 | Caribbean, Country Guides, Food & Wine, Ideas, Restaurant Reviews | Read More

Exploring Vienna’s Kaffehaus Culture

Exploring Vienna’s Kaffehaus Culture
By Katherine Logan Special to Lost Girls It is rather unusual to have the opportunity to stay with long-lost relatives when traveling abroad, but in my case, a trip to Vienna landed me in the picturesque apartment of some third cousin approximately twice removed. With my two closest friends by my side,...
October 20th, 2011 | Austria, Food & Wine | Read More

Air Travel News 10.18.11

Air Travel News 10.18.11
by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel Editor Look up in the sky! It’s a bird….it’s a plane! No….it’s your weekly air travel news! Here’s what’s happening in the world of aviation, from the ground up.  Winning In-Flight Foodstuffs While probably none of us would describe...
October 18th, 2011 | Air, Air Travel News, Food News | Read More

Best Food In Jamaica

Best Food In Jamaica
by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel Editor Jamaica, with it’s varied landscape and proximity to the ocean all around has a diverse food scene. While Red Stripe beer is available almost everywhere on the planet – and does represent the Jamaica style quite well – some of the other gastronomic...
October 11th, 2011 | Caribbean, Destinations, Food & Wine, Jamaica | Read More

Air Travel News 10.11.11

Air Travel News 10.11.11
by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel Editor Look up in the sky! It’s a bird….it’s a plane! No….it’s your weekly air travel news! Here’s what’s happening in the world of aviation, from the ground up.  Tower Control Is it an airport control tower or a billboard? Airport...
October 11th, 2011 | Air, Air Travel News, Central and South America, Food News | Read More

Air Travel News 9.27.11

Air Travel News 9.27.11
by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel News Editor Look up in the sky! It’s a bird….it’s a plane! No….it’s your weekly air travel news! Here’s what’s happening in the world of aviation, from the ground up.  On The Go And Hungry We’ve all been there…a layover...
September 27th, 2011 | Air, Air Travel News, Food News | Read More

In Good Spirits: 7 U.S. Beverage Factory Tours

By Michele Herrmann LG Section Editor Whatever your choice of beverage is, a tour of the factory or distillery where a well-known U.S. brand is made can be pretty tasty. A number of top-brand and local favorites are opening their doors to the general public to see first-hand how their drinks are made....
August 18th, 2011 | Food & Wine, Ideas | Read More