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Red Frog Coffee Roaster

If you ever find yourself vacationing near Arenal Volcano in Costa Rica, don’t miss a stop at Red Frog Coffee Roaster, a traditional open-air soda in the heart of La …

Photo of Rose Hall Witches Brew (Jamaican Rum Punch cocktail)

Rose Hall Witches Brew

A winding road off a coastal highway leads to the majestic hilltop home of Rose Hall Plantation, one of Jamaica’s most intriguing and storied great houses. During the 18th century, …

Springs Resort Club Rio Restaurant Arenal 7

Club Rio Restaurant

If you ever find yourself traveling to Arenal in Costa Rica, you definitely need to check out The Springs Resort & Spa. No matter where you are staying in the …

Luis Chacon, bartender at Hotel Mountain Paradise in Costa Rica.

Hotel Mountain Paradise

It’s always fun to get to know your bartender on vacation, and one of the most passionate mixologists we’ve ever met is Luis Chacon at Hotel Mountain Paradise in Costa …

The Hat

During a recent trip to Alhambra in Los Angeles, I checked out the original Hat restaurant, known for the best pastrami in Los Angeles. We were celebrating Veronica’s grandmother’s 98th …

Tacos El Gordo

During a summer trip to San Diego, I discovered a great little taco joint — Tacos El Gordo. This authentic Mexican restaurant started out in Tijuana, and has expanded to …

Ahwahnee Kitchen Tour

During a recent visit to Yosemite National Park, I had the honor of touring the historic Ahwahnee Hotel kitchen with executive chef Percy Whatley. The Ahwahnee Dining Room is considered …

Apizza Scholls review

Apizza Scholls

Apizza Scholls is considered to have the best pizza in Portland, Oregon. During our visit, we sampled the house antipasti plate, the pepperoni pizza, Bacon Bianca pizza, and pizza with …

Portland food trucks review

Portland Food Trucks

The Portland Food Trucks scene is pretty amazing. You can get amazing food of every cuisine imaginable for half the price of a normal restaurant. In this segment, I check …

Yellowstone Explorer Cabins

In today’s episode of “Chef Tips,” we’re checking in to the Explorer Cabins in West Yellowstone to take part in the Cabineering Cook-Off. These cabins are a great choice for …

Haleiwa Farmers Market

During my last visit to Hawaii, I had the pleasure of visiting the Haleiwa Farmers Market on the North Shore of Oahu to check out the vendors and fresh produce. …

Portland Farmers Market

In this episode of “Chef Tips,” I tour the Portland Farmers Market at Portland State University. According to many sources at the market, this is considered the best farmers market …

Cambria Chili Cookoff

Every May, the central coast is swarming with chili fans who arrive for the annual Cambria Chili Cookoff. And this year, I was asked to be a judge! How cool …

Photo of the Pineapple Room Burger at Alan Wongs

Pineapple Room Burger

In my search for the ultimate burger recipe, I discovered the Pineapple Room Burger at Alan Wong’s Pineapple Room in Honolulu, Hawaii. The burger features Kiawe grilled Maui Cattle Company …

California Breweries

California breweries are in a class of their own, with dozens of new establishments popping up every year. Some of the best craft brews in the world are made in …

Maui Costco Shopping List

Heading to Maui, Hawaii this year? The first thing you should do after landing is head to your local island Costco. They have an incredible amount of local products that …