Category Archives: USA

Southern Pride (Foodism)

The Louisiana city of New Orleans is a melting pot of great restaurants. In a city where food options abound, Chris Osburn gives us his hot takes. Continue reading

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Crescent City Cullinary Classics: The 6 Most Historic Restaurants in New Orleans (Going Places)

Steven Guzzardi / Flickr Here’s a deliciously historical look at six of the finest and oldest restaurants in one of the world’s greatest cities for eating out: New Orleans. With Mardi Gras just around the corner, it’s best you make … Continue reading

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Significant Civil Rights Sites & Destinations You Need to Add to Your Bucket List (Miles Away)

Here’s a list of 15 historic sites in Washington D.C. and across the South, representing a few of the most important Civil Rights sites and landmarks Continue reading

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Shaya, New Orleans (espressoCrazy)

One of the best meals I had – and not just in New Orleans … or America … but this year – was at Shaya. Continue reading

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Best Hotels and Resorts of 2016

Nicest digs on the planet? Here are a few of ‘em! 2016 was one of the best years of travel for me yet. What made the year such an amazing time to ramble was, in large part, where I got to lay my head at night. Continue reading

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Best Restaurants of 2016 (Excluding London)

There’s a whole lot of New Orleans in this list – which makes sense given the focus of my September foodie safari spent there. Indeed, some of these NOLA restaurants are remarkably close neighbours; two are just across Magazine Street from each other. But this year wasn’t only about luscious Louisiana cooking. I had great dining experiences in other corners of America too, and across Europe. Continue reading

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New Orleans in 18 Eats | Index | #TCEatsNOLA

Lord have mercy! It’s a good thing this blog came equipped with an elastic waistband. Otherwise, I might not have been able to finish my 18-stop tour of America’s culinary capital on a streetcar named delicious. Continue reading

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Breakfast in America (espressoCrazy)

The tastiest aspects of my recent US escapades often took place in the morning. So I thought I’d share with you a few especially memorable breakfasts from my time in the Land of Plenty. Continue reading

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How to Live Every Day Like It’s National Taco Day (Miles Away)

We strive to live every day like it’s National Taco Day. So have a look at the best tacos across America and try not to drool. Continue reading

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Take a Bite Out of the Best Cheeseburgers in America! (Going Places)

Family Business / Shutterstock It’s time to give our beefy friends the respect they deserve. So let’s celebrate by taking a bite into the best cheeseburgers in the U.S.A. Read my complete post at Going Places.

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America’s Best Destinations for Fall Foliage (Going Places)

Bust out your favorite wooly sweater, grab a cup of cocoa and get ready to take in one of nature’s most spectacular shows. Continue reading

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The Ultimate List of All the Best Filet Mignon Spots in America (Going Places)

August 13th is National Filet Mignon Day, a day to indulge and to savor the most tender cut of beef. Here’s a rundown of a few of America’s best steakhouses known for their filet mignon. Continue reading

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The Top 10 Motorcycle Road Trips in the US (Going Places)

Jill Lang / Shutterstock Anybody who rides will tell you that few experiences can compare to cruising a perfect ribbon of road or conquering the curves of a winding mountain pass. Are you hoping to hit the highway this summer … Continue reading

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8 U.S. Cities Celebrating Cinco de Mayo in a Big Way (Miles Away)

Believe it or not, some of the biggest Cinco de Mayo events take place north of the border every year, with annual festivities held in cities throughout the US to celebrate Mexico’s vibrant and diverse culture. Continue reading

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The Best BBQ in the American South (City AM)

From Arkansas to South Carolina, Chris Osburn goes in search of top barbecues, grills and roasted meats. Continue reading

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Best Hotels of 2015

My list of favourite hotels veers toward the luxury end of the spectrum. But there are some budget friendly considerations included. In large part, hospitality and appreciation won out over bling or lavish excess. Continue reading

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Best Bars of 2015 (Excluding London)

Hey globetrotters, who’s up for a drink? If you ever happen to find yourself thirsty in Barcelona, Rome, Atlanta, Bath or even tiny Hillsborough, North Carolina here’s where to go for the best flow of drinks mixed with camaraderie. Continue reading

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#BBQbound: An Epic Quest for the Best BBQ in the American South

I don’t mean to rub it in, but I’ve just returned from one of the sauciest adventures I’ve ever undertaken: a three-week road trip covering more than 2,500 miles across six states. The aim of my low ‘n slow sojourn was as straightforward as it was overindulgent – to find (and devour) the best BBQ in the American South. Continue reading

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