Epcot Food and Wine Festival, 2011


Christey and I live an hour from Walt Disney World in Orlando. When fall hits, one of the biggest draws for locals and tourists alike is the Epcot Food and Wine Festival. Epcot normally is a destination at any time of year for foodies with the World Showcase international pavilions -- food, beer, and wine from Japan to Norway, Mexico to France. Add in 29 kiosks nestled in between the … [Read more...]

Food Truck Bazaar


I could start this entry with a history of gourmet food trucks -- the evolution from hot dogs to haute dishes. The truth is, however, that there are already a ton of blog posts and even FoodTV/Cooking channel shows about food trucks. I'll start with a confession instead. When I was beginning to get serious about cooking, I was finding myself daydreaming about a common fantasy -- owning my own … [Read more...]

Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic


Epcot. Disney. International Food and Wine Festival. To a traveling foodie, these words are like pheromones. The Swan and Dolphin Resort is considered an Epcot resort (it's a short stroll to the "back entrance" of Epcot between England and France). Technically, the Swan and Dolphin are not Disney owned like the Grand Floridian or even the next-door Boardwalk. Starwood (the Sheraton people) … [Read more...]

Epcot: First Bites Opening Reception


For many people, when feeling the urge to break out singing: "It's the most wonderful time of the year!", it means the Christmas holidays. For foodies in Central Florida (and a good chunk of the world's tourists) it means Epcot's International Food and Wine Festival has begun at Walt Disney World in Florida. It's the 15 year anniversary for the Festival, and this year, there will be 27 food … [Read more...]

Foodbuzz 24×24: Grass Fed Beef Tasting


The folks at Foodbuzz run a monthly feature called 24x24. Each month, they pick 24 food bloggers to plan a meal on a specific day. In 24 hours, 24 meals are enjoyed around the world, and then blogged. This month, Foodbuzz picked Saturday, May 29th as the day, and Christey and I were selected as one of the 24 hosts. The meal we submitted was based on an idea I have been mulling over since … [Read more...]

San Francisco: The Last Day


This post is mostly pictures, as the last day of the Foodbuzz Blogger Festival consisted of a brunch and then we were left to explore the beautiful city on our own. … [Read more...]

San Francisco Part 2


I guess that's the problem with heading to San Francisco right before the holiday season. There's no time to update with family and holidays and all the food! Hopefully, things will go back to a regular updating schedule soon. We're going to catch up with the Saturday events at the Foodbuzz First Annual Blogger Festival. … [Read more...]