MGM National Harbor: Complete list of restaurants and dining options

The Capital Region’s newest resort destination, MGM National Harbor, has announced an impressive list of dining options that include celebrity chef restaurants, a European-style pastry shop, sports bar and casual food marketplace. MGM National Harbor, located on the Potomac River, is scheduled to open December 8, 2016. MGM National Harbor’s Executive Chef Jason Johnston played […]

MGM National Harbor: Celebrity chefs bring new dining concepts to the Capital Region

A little bit of Vegas (okay, a big bit) is setting up residence in the Mid-Atlantic region. The glitz and glamour of MGM will soon be open at National Harbor, Maryland, just outside of Washington, D.C. The MGM National Harbor is scheduled to open in late 2016 and will feature luxury amenities, a casino and […]

Richmond named on list of ‘Where to travel for food in 2016’ by National Geographic

Note: This article was originally published at Examiner.com in April 2016. National Geographic recently shared its picks of destinations to “travel to for food in 2016.” Among international and food-centric destinations such as Sydney, Australia; New Orleans, Louisiana; Sicily, Italy and Belfast, Ireland, our very own Richmond, Virginia made the list. According to the article, chefs […]

Guy Fieri to create new menu for Planet Hollywood Observatory: Opening fall 2016 at Disney Springs

Planet Hollywood has announced that restaurateur, television personality and Celebrity Chef Guy Fieri will introduce a burger and sandwich menu for the transformed Orlando, Florida flagship location, which is scheduled to reopen this fall as the Planet Hollywood Observatory (PHO) at Disney Springs (formerly known as Downtown Disney). As many probably know, Guy Fieri won […]

Photo Essay: Florida Keys part 2 – Bridges, Boats, and Bars

Bridges, boats, and bars are perhaps my favorite parts of the Florida Keys. When you’re sitting on a little slice of land surrounded by the turquoise shades of the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico, you can’t help but become addicted to the water, boats, and bridges that go along with it. The bars […]

Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry Campaign: Ways you can help support the cause

The statistics surrounding childhood hunger are staggering … 1 out of 5 K-8 teachers say they regularly see children come to school hungry. 16 million kids (that equals 1 out of 5) in America live in a household without consistent access to adequate and nutritious food. More than 20 million kids get free or reduced-price […]

Epcot International Food & Wine Festival 2015: Future World Marketplace Expansion

The always popular International Food & Wine Festival at Epcot is quickly approaching. Presented by Chase, the event is in its 20th year and takes place September 25 through November 16, 2015. Along with sample-size foods and beverages from around the world, which can be found at kiosks located throught the park, the Orlando theme […]

Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld Hotel: 48-Hour Sale

The Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld® is having a 48-hour sale February 10-11, 2015 that offers up to 35 percent off of regular prices. This special offer is good on stays through May 31, 2015 and is the perfect answer to lodging for business trips, romantic getaways, spring break or family vacations. Deluxe accommodations start at […]

Share Our Strength Culinary Events: Taste of the Nation, Dine Out, and the NYC Food and Wine Festival

Usually my research leads me to the latest travel trends, the best beaches or the newest theme park rides (that is, when it isn’t sending me off to cute puppy pictures and amazing online shopping opportunities). Sometimes, though, it takes me down an entirely different path. It all began with Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville (which probably […]

Walt Disney Parks to Enhance Access to EpiPen Auto-Injectors

As a parent, I’m thankful that I don’t have to worry about food allergies – or any other type of allergy, for that matter. I can’t imagine the stress and worry that parents of children with severe allergies must go through, especially when traveling. Many theme parks have implemented special menus and created alternate choices […]

%d bloggers like this: