Archive for the ‘TASTE BUDS’ Category

Oklahoma City . . . from a Foodie’s Perspective

Oklahoma City . . . from a Foodie’s Perspective
Story by guest blogger Ann McElfresh. Photos Copyright © Ann McElfresh. My husband and I were lucky enough to take a criss-cross-country pleasure trip. One of the first stops we made was, oddly enough, Oklahoma City. I say “oddly” because it’s not exactly a tourist mecca. Well, it should be! What...
July 6th, 2011 | DINING, GUEST BLOGGERS, OUR FOODIE, USA MAINLAND | Read More

Must Have Coffee & Beignets in New Orleans!

Must Have Coffee & Beignets in New Orleans!
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Brian Williams. A LONG TIME AGO, back when people wrote real letters with a pen and paper and mailed them with a real stamp, I was infected with the lust to some day have coffee and beignets at Café du Monde in New Orleans. I was living in Australia and...
June 15th, 2011 | COFFEE, OUTDOORS EATING, STAFF, STREET LIFE, USA MAINLAND | Read More

The Blueberry Patch, Mansfield, Ohio

The Blueberry Patch, Mansfield, Ohio
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Milli Thornton. NINETY MINUTES by car from Cleveland in the western foothills of the Allegheny Plateau is the small city of Mansfield, Ohio. Sleepy as it sounds, with a population of 50,000, Mansfield is worth the drive if you’re looking for a diversity...
June 8th, 2011 | HARVESTING NATURE'S BOUNTY, STAFF, TASTE BUDS, USA MAINLAND | Read More

The Blue Canoe Brewery

The Blue Canoe Brewery
By Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Brian Williams & Milli Thornton. Titusville, Pennsylvania is known for the discovery of petroleum in the 1850s, resulting in the birth of the modern oil industry. Tourists also flock there to ride the OC&T (Oil Creek and Titusville Railroad) to nearby...
May 30th, 2011 | STAFF, WINE & BEER | Read More

Parakeet Café, Katoomba

Parakeet Café, Katoomba
Story by Milli Thornton. Photo Copyright © Milli Thornton. KATOOMBA IS a two-hour train ride from Sydney airport. You don’t have to go by train, but that’s my favorite way—and that’s how I got to Katoomba last time I was there, in 2002, when I did a writer’s retreat at Varuna...
April 18th, 2011 | AUSTRALIA, COFFEE, STAFF | Read More

Bathurst’s Cool Climate Wine Show

Bathurst’s Cool Climate Wine Show
Story by guest blogger Al McCartan. Photos Copyright © Al McCartan. Bathurst is in New South Wales (NSW), about two-and-a-half hour’s drive west of Sydney. Of the six states and two territories, NSW is Australia’s most populous state. YOU’RE OUT OF Sydney, the freeway is less choked, and...
September 17th, 2010 | AUSTRALIA, GUEST BLOGGERS, WINE & BEER | Read More

Espresso: The Art of the Perfect Breve

Espresso: The Art of the Perfect Breve
Story by Milli Thornton. Photos Copyright © Milli Thornton & Chris Cole HAD ANY GOOD lattes lately? If so, you may be ready for a new twist on the old routine: the breve. Breve translates from Italian as ‘brief’ or ‘short.’ What that has to do with this drink beats me! It should really...
July 18th, 2010 | COFFEE, VIDEOS | Read More