Trip Recap: Milwaukee

I recently returned from a long Labor Day weekend in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and had a blast! After my afternoon flight and checking in to my downtown hotel, my first stop was the Fish Fry at Lakefront Brewery. It’s a Milwaukee tradition! Of course I had to order some beer and cheese curds too. Afterwards, I…

Max’s Restaurant

When it comes to Filipino food, there are several options in northern New Jersey. Our favorite place may be a small joint in Bergenfield or the addicting sisig at Mama Fina’s, but for simple, comforting Filipino grub we head to Max’s Restaurant in Bloomfield. Known for their special chicken recipe that became an instant favorite…

Mundo Vegan

I met up with a friend one day for a vegan lunch at Mundo Vegan in Montclair, New Jersey. The small eatery offers organic entrees and desserts that are non-GMO, palm oil free, peanut free, and mostly gluten free. Sounds healthy to me! We sat at one of the small outdoor tables. The menu changes…

Kenko Sushi

Sushi is one of my absolute favorite foods and when I’m craving a great sushi meal, Kenko Sushi in Lincoln Park, New Jersey is a top choice. The casual Japanese restaurant covered with small Post-its is always full and for good reason. They offer a large selection of creative and classic sushi rolls, along with…

Oysters, Sushi, Vegan Ice Cream, and Unicorn Droppings

It was a day filled with plenty of Seattle eats. Earlier that morning, we wandered Pike Place Market and then it was time to head back out for more food. My sister had a vegan dinner lined up for later. I decided to go to The Walrus and the Carpenter for a bit because I…

Pike Place Market and Ivar’s Fish Bar

It was our second day in Seattle and the weather was gorgeous! We walked along the pier towards the market. You can’t visit Seattle without checking out Pike Place Market. Established in 1907, Seattle’s original farmer’s market was a way to connect producers directly with the public. It’s a a popular spot for tourists and…

Off to Seattle: Eden Hill

Catching up on that Pacific Northwest trip! A brief Belgian brunch at Chambar started off our morning in Vancouver before we went to the airport. We ordered orange juice, kombucha, and a couple waffles with mixed berry compote and chocolate. My sister had the Bol Santé with avocado, turmeric & cashew butter, spinach, preserved red…

The Omakase at Tojo’s Restaurant

For my final night in Vancouver I wanted a nice sushi dinner with one of the most famous chefs in town, so I made a reservation at Tojo’s Restaurant. The internationally recognized restaurant serves unique and modern dishes using the finest seasonal and local ingredients around the Pacific Northwest. I requested a seat at the…