More Posts On: Dining, Food and Drink

Grinding, Brewing and Tasting Coffee in Colombia. Yes, I Actually Drank Coffee.

I might have consumed five — perhaps six — cups of coffee in my entire life. I do not dislike coffee — if I do drink it, it must contain a lot of sugar and milk or cream — but I do not need it to get my day started; and I do not crave its flavor, so I almost always do without it. Caffeine does not affect me in any way at all, so that is not an issue.

Regardless, I was looking forward to creating and tasting authentic Colombian coffee — and this was done at…

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Lulo? What is a Lulo?

As I attended a tasting session in the presidential suite at the Hilton Bogotá Corferias hotel property, sections of a small fresh fruit — which reminded me of a cross between a kumquat and a tangerine — sat in a black dish.

“Excuse me. What is this?” I asked one of the members of the staff of the hotel property, pointing at this unfamiliar fruit.

“That fruit is called a lulo”, she responded.

“Lulo?”…

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Review: Impossible Whopper by Burger King

The hunger for which Americans have had for beef for centuries seems to be insatiable — to the point where it has been ingrained in the culture in the United States. Consider the Where’s the Beef? advertising campaign from Wendy’s back in 1984 and the repeated vexatious chant from 1981 known as T Bone by Neil Young, which is nine minutes and 14 seconds about how our Canadian protagonist has mashed potatoes but none of that satisfying meaty goodness attached to the bone.

Providers of food — such as restaurants and supermarkets — have been seeking to offer alternatives to beef chiefly due to the increase in prices, which have been fueled by simultaneously record increased demand with decreased production. As one example…

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Earn 1,000 Bonus AAdvantage Miles September 2019 by Dining as a New Member

You can earn 1,000 bonus American Airlines AAdvantage miles when you sign up as a new member of the AAdvantage Dining program, register either a valid credit card or debit card, and spend a minimum of $25.00 — including tax and tip — on your first participating restaurant, bar, or club visit within your first 30 days…

…but you must…

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Review: Oby’s in Starkville, Mississippi

A po’ boy is a type of sandwich from Louisiana that consists of French bread with a choice of food between the two halves, such as meat, seafood, vegetables, or combinations of these. According to legend, in a New Orleans streetcar strike in 1929, a restaurant known as…

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Save Up to 30 Percent Off of Food and Beverages 2019 With IHG Rewards Club in Asia Pacific, Greater China, the Middle East and Africa

You can save between 10 percent and as much as 30 percent on the purchase of food and beverages at participating restaurants and bars in hotel and resort properties — with or without a stay at a participating hotel or resort property — in the India, Middle East, Africa, South East Asia, South Korea and Australia regions which participate in the IHG Rewards Club frequent guest loyalty program…

…but you must…

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