More Posts On: Dining, Food and Drink

Your Chance to Win a Trip for Two to Sicily With Shula’s SweepSteaks

You could win a trip for two people to Sicily — but you must enter the Shula’s Restaurants Sicily SweepSteaks by providing your first and last name, valid e-mail address, ZIP code, favorite Shula’s Restaurant location and date of birth by Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 11:59 in the evening Eastern Daylight Time…

You can also…

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$15.23 For a Cup of Coffee?

“Which hotel (or chain) would have such a bill?” is the question FlyerTalk member puchong asked in this discussion — along with posting a photograph of the receipt for a total of $15.23 for a cup of coffee.

That question was never answered because the discussion has since been locked to the posting of new content; but the breakdown of the receipt for the total amount of $15.23 is as follows…

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Is Taking Food From an All-You-Can-Eat Buffet Okay?

If you travel frequently, you have most likely seen an all-you-can-eat buffet in various forms and at different places — such as restaurants, lounges and hotel and resort properties — but is taking food from them okay?

A warning was purportedly served to members of the flight crews of…

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Are Frequent Fliers Contributing to The Great Nutrition Collapse?

Whether you are enjoying the opulence of caviar and champagne as you lounge in that luxurious lie-flat seat in the premium class cabin or subsisting on a small bag of peanuts while slumming it squeezed in a middle seat near the back of the airplane, you may be contributing to the decrease in nutrition of the food supply around the world — and you may not even know it.

Although some frequent fliers are mindful of their carbon footprint in the world, most people do not think twice about boarding an airplane to get from one place to another for whatever reason.

“For many people reading this, air travel is their most serious environmental sin”, according to…

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10 Things Americans Do Which Totally Confuses People in Other Countries? I Must Not Be a Typical American — Part 3

Although I will admit that there are times where it is easy to spot an American tourist in the crowd while traveling, I found that I generally do not fit the stereotype of most of the 10 things Americans do which totally confuses people in other countries — just as I generally did not fit the stereotype of the 13 ways to spot an American anywhere in the world; nor do I consider myself to be an “ugly” American — as according to this article…

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$200 For a Trip to Italy and Unlimited Pasta for Eight Weeks in 2017? Yes — But…

If you enjoy eating pasta, this deal is for you: $100.00 gets you a Never Ending Pasta Pass of unlimited Never Ending Pasta Bowls which will be valid any day of the week for eight weeks at participating Olive Garden restaurants in the United States…

…and in a new twist like with a fork to spaghetti, $200.00 gets you a Never Ending Pasta Pass and a trip to Italy for eight days and seven nights — but there are several catches to this offer…

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Highlights of National Cheeseburger Day 2017

Monday, September 18, 2017 is National Cheeseburger Day 2017 — there are a number of theories as to how exactly the cheeseburger came into existence which have not been proven, verified or even agreed upon universally — and…

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Earn Up to 3,000 Bonus IHG Rewards Club Points by Dining as a New Member

You can earn up to 3,000 bonus IHG Rewards Club points when you sign up as a new member of the IHG Rewards Club Dining program by Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 11:59 in the evening Eastern Daylight Time and register either a valid credit card or debit card — and within your first 30 days as a member, you can earn…

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The Annual Gilroy Garlic Festival Stinks — and That is a Good Thing

I remember driving alone south on United States Highway 101 into Gilroy from the Silicon Valley area — and that familiar pungent odor of my favorite bulb welcomed by my olfactory sense confirmed that I was nearing the self-proclaimed garlic capital of the world long before I reached its borders.

I paid the entrance fee and studied the festive atmosphere, complete with loud music, booths with vendors selling their garlic-laced wares, and plenty of people. I typically eschew crowds, but bizarrely I did not mind them this time — perhaps it was…

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Why I Did Not Go to The Spotted Cheetah to Dine

A restaurant called The Spotted Cheetah had opened for three days in New York earlier this week — with an entire menu based on Cheetos, which is a snack food made of crunchy puffed corn and covered with powdered cheese.

Here is the complete menu…

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