All posts tagged: Travel Stories

“Sail Away to a Far Away Land”

Sail Away to a Far Away Land As I toured the Canal in Amsterdam, I passed by this boat. My thoughts? Is this for real? My mind drifted to sailing away to a faraway land! China? No. It was Japan. Have I ever been there before? Perhaps, in another life?! Japan is now on my bucket list of places to visit!. How exciting!

Food as Art

Food As Art Chez Voila got my attention! This dish was called the “fish of the day.” It was not the taste that got my attention, but what I saw. It was the connection between food and art.  At first, I wasn’t sure how I would feel about this. I mean I came here to eat! I was taught a lesson about creativity and learned about the traits that are most commonly given to a successful chef in the highest spheres of haute cuisine. I was surprised as the chefs were able to manipulate the ingredients, in ways that keep them on the cutting edge…