Tag Archives: snacks

Event Review: The Big Chocolate Show 2018, New York

Disclaimer: In exchange for two tickets to New York‘s second annual The Big Chocolate Show 2018, I am writing this event review. Although there was a small press event and awards ceremony on the night of September 28th, between the 29th and … Continue reading

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The Best Snacks in the World, Japan Edition

It’s a tough question for the culinary traveler– which country has the best snacks in the world?  Impossible to answer, much like “which country has the best seated outdoor bronze Buddha statue built in 1993?”  (If you said Hong Kong, … Continue reading

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Product Review: Royal Hawaiian Orchards Fruit & Macadamia Crunches

Disclaimer: In exchange for two samples of the Royal Hawaiian Orchards Fruit & Macadamia Crunches, I am writing this product review. Although the Rainforest Crunch Bar (ok, and Reese’s Pieces) was my holy grail of sugary snacks, there are fortunately … Continue reading

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Guest Post: 5 Heavenly Spots in India To Treat Your Taste Buds

There are only a few things better than satiating one’s taste buds with palatable dishes. If you have been thinking of making a trip to those places in India that offer one of a kind food experience, then this article … Continue reading

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Bom Apetite! A Bunch of Brazilian Bites

Judging by the title, you could be forgiven if you thought that this post was about mosquitos preying on tourists.  Maybe. Instead, I’ll focus on some memorable food from my recent time in Brazil.  It was mostly to check out … Continue reading

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Product Reviews: Zesty Z, GoMacro, and ReGrained

Note: In exchange for a brief review, I received the following products: Today’s mentions include Zesty Z‘s zaatar, GoMacro‘s macro bars, and ReGrained‘s beer bars. I was first – as far as the memory bank is letting on – introduced to … Continue reading

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Five Rajasthani Dishes to Try When You Visit India (Guest Post)

Steeped In The Cauldrons of History Rajasthan is one of the most popular states in India – the raison d’être being the bosom of royal bloodlines and their kingdoms. To this day, the forts in Bikaner, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, lakes in … Continue reading

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Product Review: SuperSeedz Pumpkin Seeds

Back at the GFAF (gluten-free allergen-friendly) expo in Southern California last month, the folks over at SuperSeedz, a Connecticut-based pumpkin seed seller, were quite eager for me to try their vegan snacks. I’m still not quite sure why any company would … Continue reading

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Japanese Language Lessons: Asia’s Sordid Snacks

As you may have already guessed by now, Japan is a weird place. Let’s take snacks for example.  First, if you were to utter snack in Japan, many people might think you are on a fast-track to a スナック  (sunakku), … Continue reading

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Bananas and Brains in Batavia

Yep, I’m a bit of a shoe-in for truculent gastrointestinal issues, and one good reason is because I don’t fear water.  Either that, or the local bottled water is refilled anyway, so I’m not sure boiling the stuff will make … Continue reading

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