Monthly Archives: May 2015

How to Have the Most Delicious Road Trip Ever

Eating out

Every good road trip needs a theme. Since food is basically the best part of life, planning your trip around great dining destinations is always a good idea. To take your road trip to the next level, consider planning it around a specific type of food or restaurant like Italian restaurants. Italian food combines three of life’s great joys: bread, cheese, and wine. Plus, Italian communities with great and authentic food have taken root all across the country, meaning you can fill anything from a day trip to a two week road trip with destination Italian restaurants. For tips on how to make your Italian restaurants road trip one to remember, keep rea (more…)

25 May 2015

Three Things You Should Know About Microgreens

Edible flowers and plants

They say that big things come in small packages. This saying holds true for microgreens, miniature vegetable greens that can add a whole lot to to a dish’s flavor and visual appeal. You’ll most likely find microgreens at higher-end restaurants, where flavor and aesthetic are equally as important. You can also purchase microgreens from farms that specialize in growing them. This way you don’t have to grow microgreens to enjoy them!

What are Microgreens?.

Microgreens are little vegetable greens that became prevalent in the 1980s, and are now frequently used by specialty food distributors. There are severa (more…)

15 May 2015

Three Qualities That Good Sushi Restaurants Will Have

Good sushi restaurants

Sushi: it may seem intimidating to some, but this Japanese delicacy really is accessible for everyone. There are an estimated 3,846 sushi restaurants in the United States, which is a relatively small number compared to the 45,000 of them in Japan. Yet sushi can be found in just about all cities and even some small towns throughout the U.S., but not all sushi restaurants are created equally.

What will good sushi restaurants provide for their guests? Here are three things to keep an eye out for the next time you visit one of your local sushi restaurants:

    1. Authenticity: Everyone knows that sushi comes from Japan, but there are also many similar dishes that a (more…)

07 May 2015