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Eating Cities 2013 Recap

We travelled more this year than last but to less cities with more frequency. That puts us in the frequent “local” category. One we just made up. Feel free to use that. The below list recaps the spots, dishes and people we indulged this past year. Some are repeats of 2012 and some...

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Eating Barcelona

I could live here. That’s what I thought after my first visit to this city. Each subsequent visit always reenforces this desire. Barcelona’s bright culture, food, architecture and people can’t help but become infectious. In Barcelona the creativity is loose, curvy, spontaneous, random and...

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Eating Madrid

Old. Spanish. Luxury! I was only in Madrid for 36 hours so every minute counted. I wanted to treat Missus Tasty to a little extra luxury for this leg of our Spanish vacation so I started with old world, Spanish luxury right from the airport with a private driver. He whisked us from the modern...

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Eating Philadelphia

Ohh brother…ly love! Philly is a bit of a second home to us. It’s been that way ever since DJ RubyRube took up residence in the late 90’s and started summoning us down for his epic parties and subsequent eating adventures. This is back in the day when Steven Starr had only two...

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Eating Detroit

Detroit Lives! You probably thought Detroit was dead or in coma BUT that’s the farthest thing from the truth. I landed at DTW with a few hours to spare before a meeting scheduled in Lansing. I decided to zoom into the city center and explore bit before heading out to the sticks. With in minutes...

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Eating Cities 2012 Recap

In our quest to bring back dinnertime we’ve travelled a lot over the last year. Our journeys and eating adventures produced quite the list of amazing spots to eat, see and sleep in each city we visited. It’s also given us fantastic insight into how people feel about food, eating and...

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Eating Columbus

It’s in Ohio. And it’s all about ice cream. I had a one day trip in Columbus, Ohio, a place I’d never been and didn’t think there would be much worth visiting. As it turns out there was a bunch of things that made the play side of this work trip very satisfying. The Bites Jeni’s...

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Eating Cities

We’ve been to a lot of places, met a lot of people and ate a lot of food. The below map gives you an idea of the quantity we’re talking about. It occurred to us that, although volume makes for a well rounded traveller, it’s the quality of our experiences that is of more value to...

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Eating San Francisco

I left my heart and confused my brain! San Francisco definitely has my heart. I consider it the only other place I have really lived other than NY. I sometimes dream of moving back for the landscape, weather and food. Unfortunately my hyper active, NYC brain quickly reminds me that I love NY for...

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Eating Las Vegas

Sinning and loving it. This is a hard one to write. By know means will this even scratch the surface of what you can eat in Vegas. These days it’s a veritable who’s who of celebrity chef establishments competing for the attention of tourists rich and budget conscious. This trip had me locked...

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Eating Montreal

Parlez vous manger! Possibly one of the greatest eating cities in the world, Montreal boasts tasty everywhere you look. The French influence makes things more decadent yet the Quebecois keeps it casual. Believe it or not this was my first time to Montreal. For a guy who has been to far flung...

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Eating Turks and Caicos

Sun and some hidden treasures. I love weddings especially in exotic locals. This one took me to the carribean to co-habitate for a week with our friends Al and Sanjay. Missus Tasty, our friends and I worked in a few food excursions in between the nuptial events our friends Andrea and Danny had...

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Eating Chicago

Not Ditka’s Chicago anymore. Winning awards has never been my thing but I found myself in Chicago to accept one Manifold won for our Sungevity Ice Pop Truck. To celebrate I awarded myself with a meat focused sandwich tour. The Bites Epic Burger: A new chain that’s popped up in the mid west....

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Eating Warnemunde

Finding an elusive meal that we both had back in 2006 iced the cake. This small sea town is mostly a tourist destination but Anthony and I did our best to poke around and explore some of the nooks and crannies discovering some hidden gems. Music by Daft Punk. It was the only German beats in my...