Balikbayan’s Must-Visit Restaurants in the Philippines

A balikbayan is a Filipino term for Filipinos who have been out of the Philippines for quite some time. These Filipinos can be working elsewhere yet retain their Filipino citizenship, or they can be naturalized in another country but still maintain close ties to the Philippines. If you know a …

8 Delicious Spots for Lobster Rolls in Maine & Connecticut

Once warm temperature kicks in, I usually go on automatic seafood hunt mode – lobster rolls, clam strips, steamed lobsters, Maryland crabs and crabcakes beware! Lobster rolls are typically the toughest to find. What’s more, a lobster roll isn’t as simple as it sounds. There’s the Maine lobster roll, then there’s …

Eating Out: Fatboy’s Kitchen + Bar | New London, CT

After a busy morning that began with breakfast at Muddy Waters Cafe followed by an hour-long Segway tour of New London, it was finally time for lunch. What was the next food stop? Fatboy’s Kitchen & Bar. While poring over both their brunch and lunch menus, we indulged in oysters …

Eating Out: Fresh Salt @ Saybrook Point Inn and Spa | Old Saybrook, CT

What’s a birthday without a little bit of surprise? My husband celebrated his birthday recently. He’s usually down with staying at home, watching a movie or simply eating out. The less fuss, the better. This year though, I decided to surprise him with a nice meal at Fresh Salt and …

Eating Out: Hill Station | Baguio City, Benguet, Philippines

Quick history lesson. Do you know about hill stations? It’s a colonial era brainchild. European colonizers headed out to Asia and Africa to colonize and live among the people they colonized. They chose a town located in a higher elevation and designated it as a “hill station” so they have …