For the Foodie Who Can't Cook

I am pretty useless in the kitchen, but I sure do love to eat! Eating and drinking in general, especially local cuisine, is a highlight for me when visiting any destination. If you’re like me and plan your next meal before finishing your current one, then this section is for you.

June 23, 2019

“Closed.” “No more orders.” “No, Sorry.”

By the fourth restaurant rejection, my stomach cramped as a serious case of hunger took over and I began to worry, sweat collecting on the bridge of my nose in the hot, humid air.

“It’s 11pm on a Saturday night, we’ll be fine,” my partner said in an attempt of reassurance.

They gray city streets were filled with people kicking off their weekend happenings. Growing up in an urban city, ding...

February 16, 2018

It's been 6 months since I've moved to Australia. I've held a Koala Bear, visited the Opera House, and went surfing in Byron Bay, but nothing has felt more "Australian" than when I tried kangaroo meat for the first time.

My first dish was a seemingly normal burger with aioli, lettuce, grilled onion, ketchup, and tomato from Banjo's BBQ stand at the Queen Victoria Night Market in Melbourne.

My immedi...

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You know the moments in time when you find yourself standing in front of somewhere unbelievably beautiful and think "how can this possibly be real"? Well, this is about those moments; those connections with nature, people, and food as experienced by me, Amanda.


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