Getaway Brigade

Tempting Chocolates at Cacao

Both Sharon and I have a weakness for sugary delicacies. An entire section of our small pantry is, in fact, overflowing with salt water taffy from Monterey, chocolates from Europe, pastries from Taiwan, and various other sweets from shops nearby. So when we happened upon Cacao on our first visit to Portland, we regressed into…

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You know how your sushi always comes with a little glob of powdery green wasabi? You know how you sometimes put a little too much on your sushi and it sends a rush of cold fire up your sinuses, rendering you a helpless shell of a person? I’ve got bad news for you: that stuff…

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This was originally going to be a post about all the different kinds of food I had in Salzburg, Austria during my study abroad program, but I found myself facing the prospect of writing a post with twenty photos. So we’re going to have two posts dedicated to the stuff I ate in Salzburg. You’re…

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Disney Food Stash

Both Sharon and I have high standards of eating. We’ll try anything once (and have some arguably “unique” tastes) but when it comes to most meals we set the bar high for the quality of the food on our plate. This includes both the ingredients and the preparation. So when we get away to Disneyland, we make…

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