Do-Rite Donuts: Donuts, Done Right!

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If you find yourself wandering around the tall buildings off Michigan Avenue in the Chicago neighborhood of Streeterville, you may pick up the faint scent of donuts and chicken wafting in the windy city breeze along Erie Street.  Keep your …

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My Weekend in Kiawah Island, Part II

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If there’s one thing I do love about visiting the south, it’s the food.  Being from New York means having easy access to a wide variety of foods from around the world.  Southern cooking, however, isn’t as common as say, …

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My Weekend in Kiawah Island, Part I

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Way down south, past the Mason-Dixon line, down where you see more Waffle Houses and fewer IHOP’s, you’ll find South Carolina.  And just 30 miles south of Charleston, along a series of winding roads of willow trees and old churches, …

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Leghorn’s: Chicago’s Best Chicken

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At the corner of Ohio and LaSalle Street in downtown Chicago, you’ll find the Ohio House Motel.  But adjacent to this old-fashioned motel in the city is one heckuva chicken joint where you can fill up on some of the …

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Durham Bulls: Minor League Baseball with Major League Tastes!

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Just last week, I visited the city of Durham during a conference trip.  Most people know this city as Raleigh’s next door neighbor that is home to Duke University.  But don’t think for a sec that this city’s only claim …

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Dining in Darling Harbour

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Whenever I stay in Sydney, I have made it a habit to stay at the Four Point Sheraton on Darling Harbour.  But I don’t just stay here because of it’s reasonable rates, comfy atmosphere, and friendly staff.  Like in real …

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Tim Tams: Australia’s Favorite Cookie! I Mean, Biscuit!

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Over the years, Australia has given the world some of the sweetest things imaginable.  To name a few, there’s koalas, the adorable antics of Blinky Bill, Olivia Newton-John, and Diana Glenn in Oyster Farmer.  But few can argue that one …

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Victoria Bitter: The Real Aussie Nectar!

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Beer is to the Australians, is what fine wine is to the French, or what tea is to the Chinese, or what Coca-Cola is to the Americans!  Of all the many images of Australia, one that is true is their …

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“It’s Tea Time!”

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There is probably no dish more representative of England than tea and sweets.  Everyone from every walk of life has enjoyed a cup of England’s favorite hot brew, from the lowliest commoner, to the highest nobility.  Whether you are a …

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Bangers and Mash

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One of the most delicious comfort foods in England is Bangers and Mash.  To be more specific, it is a plate of Cumberland sausage and mashed potatoes.  Cumberland sausage is a pork sausage, usually seasoned with black pepper, white pepper, …

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