The Machine Shop complex in Sault Ste Marie has turned industrial buildings into a dining and event destination. And the recent addition of a love lock fence already has couples locking their hearts forever.
The North American version of Valentine’s Day has become very commercial – chocolates, flowers, expensive cards. Many other countries have followed suit and are doing the same things. But there are love traditions around the world that have withstood the onslaught of Hallmark and Hershey’s.
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Singapore is all about food. Even simple shaved ice is elegant and delicious.
In 2016, the Guide Michelin introduced their first guide to dining in
Singapore. This tiny city-state has always been all about food but Michelin has made it official, labeling it the dining capital of Asia. Continue reading
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Tagged Baba chews, Candlenut, Hainanese chicken and noodles, hawker, Hawker Chan, Hotel Indigo Singapore, Joo Chiatt, kueh, Lau Pa Sat, Liao Fan, Merlion, Michelin guide, Michelin star, Peranakan food, Peranakan house, Pernakan, Po restaurant, Raffles Grill, Raffles Hoptel, rendang, Singapore, Singapore noodles, The Intan, Tiffin Room, Wild Rocket |
Try some! A stall holder at the Beijing Night Market encourages me to sample his wares..
Sheep penis? Grilled sea snake? Fried scorpion? Over the years I have seen markets all over the world but the Beijing Night Market, Donghuamen put them all in the shade.
Posted in China, Food, Foodtravel |
Tagged Beijing, Beinjing Night Market, Chinese food, food stalls, fried beetles, fried centipedes, fried silkworm, Night Market, scorpions, sheep penis, sugared fruit |
Boiled fish?! My first reaction is, “Yuck!” But here in Door County, Wisconsin, the fish boil is a tradition. Continue reading
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Tagged Birch Creek Music Camp, cherries, cherry bounce, cherry pie, Door County, Ephraim, fish boil, Fish Creek, kayaking, Lutenbach's Orchard Country Winery, Northern Sky Theatre, Peninsula Players |
Big Tex, the 55 foot-high symbol of The
State Fair of Texas, waves a welcome to the crowd. “Howdy,” he says. “This is Big Tex.” Continue reading
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Tagged Abel Gonzales, Art Deco buildings, Big Tes, Big Tex Choice Awards, Chicken Fried Lobster with Champagne Sauce, Dallas, deep fried food, Fair Park, Fletcher's Corny Dogs, Gulf Coast Fish Bowl, Isaac Rousso, lobster, Magnolia Beer Garden, smoky bacon Margarita, State Fair of Texas, Texas |