More Posts On: Dining, Food and Drink

Do You Eat to Live or Live to Eat?

A friend recently admitted to me something about himself which I found rather interesting and surprising: he believes that eating is a waste of time and would skip it if he could.

That had me thinking and realizing why we have conflicted at times about having a meal: he eats to live; while I live to eat.

I can be…

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Global Commitment of Hilton to Responsibly Source Seafood by 2022: Progress Update

“Seafood is an important part of diets for more than 3 billion people and with 90% of our fish stocks overfished or fished to their ecological limit, the need to source seafood from responsible fisheries and farms is more critical than ever.”

The first year of the initiative for Hilton to responsibly source the seafood it serves its guests by 2022 has elapsed; and this progress report pertaining to the sustainability of seafood — which was released last week — reveals the lessons which have already been learned up to this point and details how Hilton…

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Food For Thought: Flight Attendants Going Above and Beyond to Feed Us

During a domestic flight in the premium class cabin some years ago, I was served a bowl of mushroom soup as part of the meal service. I do not typically care for mushrooms and actually grimaced to myself about the prospect of eating it — but this was the best mushroom soup I have ever had; and I let the flight attendant know my thoughts.

To my surprise, she…

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Free Ice Cream Cone Today at Carvel — April 27, 2017

You can get a free junior ice cream cone filled with your choice of vanilla or chocolate soft-serve ice cream at participating locations of Carvel ice cream shoppes today between 3:00 in the afternoon at 8:00 in the evening Eastern Daylight Time during the annual Free Cone Day — but if…

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Happy National Pretzel Day 2017 — and a Free or Discounted Pretzel For You

I have always enjoyed a nice big soft warm pretzel — in fact, I like eating virtually any kind of pretzel — and if one cannot be in Europe to savor one of these classic snacks, then the promotions below will have to do for Wednesday, April 26, 2017.

Click on the name of the establishment — listed in alphabetical order for your convenience — for the offer in which you are interested…

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Infographic: A Night Out in 31 Countries

When traveling, you might notice that dinner time in different countries is different that the time people typically eat dinner where you reside. You might also notice that they use implements to eat meals different that those which you use…

…and what alcoholic beverages do people drink compared to where you live — and at what average quantity?

Wonder no more, as…

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Free Ice Cream Cone — Today Only, April 4, 2017

You can enjoy a free ice cream cone from Ben & Jerry’s with no purchase necessary — this is a tradition which started in 1979 in order to raise awareness pertaining to social and environmental issues — but the offer is only good for today, Tuesday, April 4, 2017 from noon until 8:00 in the evening at participating locations…

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Today Only: Free Small Vanilla Cone at Dairy Queen 2017

You can enjoy a free small vanilla cone at Dairy Queen 2017 at no charge today, Monday, March 20 at participating locations in the United States which are not in shopping malls; and this offer — with a maximum limit of one vanilla cone per person — is valid all day in celebration of the first official day of Spring 2017.

Unlike a similar promotion…

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