Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival 2017: India, the Mediterranean, and Chef Presentations

Between roller coasters, musical shows and animal encounters, there’s always something fun and exciting going on at Busch Gardens. And right now, one of my favorite events is taking place. The 2017 Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival takes place now through July 2 on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Park guests can sample and enjoy […]

Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival 2017: What’s new?

The widely popular, and always delicious, Food & Wine Festival is returning to Busch Gardens Williamsburg for its fifth season. The event takes place on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from May 26 through July 2, 2017. In addition to global food and beverage options (available at 15 creatively themed kiosks located around the park), park […]

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 […]

Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival 2015: Asia and The French Quarter

The third annual Food and Wine Festival is well underway at Busch Gardens Williamsburg. The event runs Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from May 22 through June 28, 2015. Park guests can take in the shows, rides and family fun of the Most Beautiful Theme Park in the World while sampling flavors from around the world. […]

Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival 2016: Hawaii and Virginia

The wildly popular Food & Wine Festival has returned to Busch Gardens for its fourth season. The event takes place on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from May 27 through June 26, 2016. In addition to delicious food, desserts and beverages from around the world, park guests can enjoy live music, themed decorations and culinary demonstrations […]

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 […]

Stella Artois joins Water.org to help end global water crisis with return of ‘Buy a Lady a Drink’ campaign

I recently saw a television ad for the Stella Artois “Buy a Lady a Drink” campaign featuring a beautiful Stella Artois chalice, or glass goblet. Intrigued by the campaign, I decided to do a little research to find out more information about it. I also, of course, purchased a couple of the chalices. From the […]

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