Mexico- Chilaquiles

If it looks like nachos, it must be good right?? That’s basically what Chilaquiles is, put an egg on it and call it breakfast. It’s fried corn tortillas cooked with salsa verde, topped with protein, queso fresco, and cilantro. I had this for the first time while in Cabo San Lucas, at the breakfast bar…

Atlanta- Shrimp and Sausage Gumbo with Cheesy Grits

I’ve had a lot of brunches in my life but one of my most memorable and favorite brunch experience was in Atlanta. Listen. I am not one to wait in line for anything over 30 minutes for food but with over 2000 reviews.. 4.5 stars.. and a bomb a** menu… we had to check it…

Barcelona- Romesco Sauce

  I’ve debated forever about writing this recipe. Although it’s one of my all time favorites, it’s not a complete dish/entree. Nevertheless, I felt like it was selfish not to share something this good! I hope you could agree! I sat down at one of my favorite restaurants in Barcelona, a casual spot where I…

Italy- Balsamic Glazed Figs and Arugula Pizza

Once considered peasant food for the laborers in Naples, pizza gained some popularity after Queen Margherita became a fan (you can guess her favorite- mozzarella, tomato and basil, hence why it’s called Margherita pizza).   The craze spread to the US, thanks to Italian immigrants during 19th and 20th century who migrated for factory jobs….

Jamaica- Jerk Chicken

Jamaica is one of my favorite Caribbean islands, mainly due to the company I was around, the good food I filled my belly with, and our amazing resort. I’ve crossed off so many bucket list items on this trip, including a dolphin swim and horseback riding. I’ve never ridden on a horse before and browsing…

Italy- Squid Ink Tagliatelle with Shellfish and Kielbasa

My trip to Rome and Florence in 2017 was probably the most interesting trip I’ve ever taken. There were so many highs and just as many lows, all of which contributed to my perception of life today. From my girlfriend getting her wallet stolen, phone stolen, encounters with past beaus,  etc. I’ll spare the details….