Fine Dining at the Seafood Cafe – St. Ives

Seafood Presented with Style at the Seafood Cafe - St. Ives: It's always good when a local provides you with recommendations on places to eat, especially in St. Ives, Cornwall where there is a huge number of restaurants and cafes offering all different cuisine types. Mike, our guest house host is … [Read more...]

No. 7 – A Seafood Bistro in Torquay

No. 7 - A Seafood Bistro on Park Hill Road, Torquay On our way from Torquay Railway Station to the Imperial Hotel, we ask our friendly taxi driver if she could recommend a fish restaurant.  Without hesitation, she points us to No. 7, a seafood bistro on Park Hill Road.  It's on the road to our … [Read more...]

La Boqueria – Barcelona’s Spectacular Food Market

La Boqueria is Popular with Tourists Even Though Few Come to Buy Fresh Produce: La Boqueria, Mercat de Sant Josep de la Boqueria, St. Joseph's Market.... No matter what name you use to describe it, the sights and smells of this famous Barcelona market will be the same. La Boqueria La … [Read more...]

Schanigärten – Typically Viennese Sidewalk Cafés

Vienna's Summertime Sidewalk Cafés: As sure as springtime brings on the blooms of Vienna's flower gardens, summertime in Vienna sees something quite different springing up on Vienna's sidewalks:  Between March 1 and November 15 each year, Vienna's Schanigärten (sidewalk cafés) spring to life - … [Read more...]

Interesting and Fun Facts about Normandy Cheeses

Some Interesting and Fun Facts about Normandy's AOC Cheeses : Normandy produces many specialty cheeses and of these, four have achieved AOC stripes:  Camembert, Livarot, Neufchâtel and Pont-l’Évêque . We know that Normandy's fromages AOC are absolutely delicious, but here are some interesting and … [Read more...]

Normandy's Fromages AOC

Normandy is Famous for its Cheese Making Tradition: Normandy is a cheese producing region and it has its great cows to thank for the abundance of rich milk that they produce. Well known specialty cheeses in Normandy include Camembert, Pavé d'Auge, Livarot, Pont l'Evêque, Neufchatel, Boursin, … [Read more...]