Archive for the ‘Food & Wine’ Category

The Best Farm-Fresh Local Cuisine in The Finger Lakes

The Best Farm-Fresh Local Cuisine in The Finger Lakes
By Holly C. Corbett, Lost Girls Executive Editor The Finger Lakes region in Upstate New York is getting a lot of attention for its hundred of scenic wineries making award-winning Rieslings and Cabernets. In fact, it just won Budget Travel magazine’s Reader’s Choice Award for “the most...
November 16th, 2010 | New York State, Restaurant Reviews | Read More

What to Eat Now: The Food News 11.12.10

What to Eat Now: The Food News 11.12.10
By Danielle E. Alvarez LG Food Editor A roundup of the most delicious news in the world ***** Foodie Fuel, Marathon edition The New York City Marathon saw many famous faces this past Sunday. But as I, an average spectator, watched the 40,000 people race through the five boroughs and 26.2 miles I couldn’t...
November 12th, 2010 | Food News | Read More

Cooking Up a Cultural Experience: Learning to Make Pizza in Italy

Cooking Up a Cultural Experience: Learning to Make Pizza in Italy
By Briana Palma LG Contributor Anyone who spends time in Italy naturally transforms into a buona forchetta – a good, hearty eater. By the end of a stay, long or short, one will also have learned to perform la scarpetta, swishing a piece of bread over the last drops of an exquisite meal. These are...
November 3rd, 2010 | Food & Wine, Italy | Read More

Bahamas Culture: Faces of a Weekend in Nassau

Bahamas Culture: Faces of a Weekend in Nassau
By Patty Hodapp Deputy Editor “Attention incoming passengers, if Patricia Hodapp is in the customs area will she please identify herself. Attention passengers, Patricia Hodapp, kindly come forward.” My attention, hovering somewhere between outer space and the grinning Nassau customs official,...
October 28th, 2010 | Bahamas, Caribbean, Cultural Travel, Restaurant Reviews | Read More

Air Travel News 10.26.10

Air Travel News 10.26.10
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. It’s Not Our Imagination Science has finally proven what...
October 26th, 2010 | Air, Air Travel News, Brazil, Extras, Food News, Leaving & Coming Home | Read More

The Sweet Tastes of Rome

The Sweet Tastes of Rome
By Brittany Gowan, LG Foreign Correspondent Italy is a country for romantic vistas, ancient landmarks, excellent wine, flavorful cuisine, and for me, sweets. I studied abroad in Rome three years ago and came back this September to visit my brother who is studying here now. From the moment I stepped off...
October 6th, 2010 | Dispatches from the Road, Food & Wine, Italy | Read More

6 Ways to NOT Gain Weight On A Cruise

6 Ways to NOT Gain Weight On A Cruise
by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel Editor Cruises are known for fruity, free-flowing drinks, ever-present buffets, and 24-hour room service—making it easy to bring home extra pounds as a souvenir.  Couple the unlimited food options with the more sedentary lifestyle usually seen on cruises, and that cute...
September 30th, 2010 | Air Travel News, Cruise, Extras, Fitness & Workouts, Food & Wine | Read More

5 of Boston’s Best Pubs and Bars

5 of Boston’s Best Pubs and Bars
Home to several universities (and a huge Irish population), it’s not surprising that Boston has a wealth of bars and pubs to choose from. If you’re looking for a quick bite and some beer (or wine), you won’t have any trouble finding a spot to booze in this city. Check out these five LG-Boston...
September 16th, 2010 | Bar Reviews, Restaurant Reviews | Read More

The Coolest Chinese Cooking Courses, Here and Abroad

“In all honesty I was there for the food,” writes Lost Girl Meghann Foye of her time spent traveling in Beijing. “Looking for some kind of generalization about Chinese cuisine proved difficult. The diversity of flavors, textures and tastes is astonishing.” From the season finale of Top Chef in...
September 13th, 2010 | Asia, China, Extras, Food & Wine | Read More

9 Best American Airports to find Regional Food

9 Best American Airports to find Regional Food
by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel Editor *** For me, the phrase “When in Rome…” ends with “eat pasta”.  One of the things I anticipate most when traveling is the local cuisine.  I love seeing and tasting what passes for everyday food in distant places.  Not just on foreign...
September 9th, 2010 | Air, Air Travel News, Extras, Food News, Leaving & Coming Home, United States | Read More