Tag: Seafood

30 foods you should say aloha to in hawaii

30 foods you should say aloha to in hawaii

(originally published December 6, 2016) Hawaii is a melting pot of different cultures, so it’s no wonder why this list is so extensive. While not everything here is my favorite thing to eat, I’d still recommend trying it if you ever get the chance to visit the island. When in Hawaii, right? 1. DOLE WHIP … Continue reading 30 foods you should say aloha to in hawaii

how to be a tourist in portland, me

how to be a tourist in portland, me

I’ve only visited Maine once (Bar Harbor, to be specific) and it was back in college during summer vacation with one of those cheap buy two get one free Chinese tour bus companies. Not exactly a relaxing experience.  Now fast forward to 2020. Ah, the year of no travels. The last time I had gone … Continue reading how to be a tourist in portland, me

25 foods to say hola to in spain

25 foods to say hola to in spain

  Gambas al ajillo - shrimp with garlic oil. You must love garlic in order to eat this dish. You’ll have garlic breath for days but it is SO worth it Patatas bravas - fried chunks of potatoes, usually paired with a spicy tomato sauce. I think I could live off of these Pintxos (pinchos) … Continue reading 25 foods to say hola to in spain

26 foods you should say sawadee to in thailand

26 foods you should say sawadee to in thailand

I’ve grouped these into what I think is probably legit, somewhat legit, and most likely for tourists.  Legit 1. Khao Soi - fried egg noodles in a coconut/curry broth. This dish can be found in Northern Thailand, Laos, and Myanmar 2. Boo Paht Pong Karee - fried crab in chili/curry powder 3. Nam Prik - … Continue reading 26 foods you should say sawadee to in thailand

amsterdam’s outdoor markets

amsterdam’s outdoor markets

If you’re a fatass like me, you will LOVE all of the food markets that Amsterdam has around. You’ll find cheese, meats, cheese, seafood, cheese, fresh produce, and did I mention cheese? If you’re staying at an Airbnb or a place with a kitchen, even better! You’ll get the chance to cook and taste the … Continue reading amsterdam’s outdoor markets

14 foods you must try in amsterdam

14 foods you must try in amsterdam

In no particular order, but just make sure you try them! I'm sure there are a lot more but these are the ones I got the chance to taste: Patatje Oorlog - this literally translates to “war fries”. They are fries topped with mayo, sate peanut sauce, and chopped raw onions. I tried the ones … Continue reading 14 foods you must try in amsterdam

the third largest fish market in the world

the third largest fish market in the world

Sure, it’s no Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo, but it’s still pretty impressive. There are so many options to choose from. Raw or cooked? Western rock lobster or Tasmanian lobster? Blue swimmer crabs or mud crabs? Balmain bugs or Moreton Bay bugs? I could go on but I think you get the picture. Every type … Continue reading the third largest fish market in the world