The Different Types and Varieties of Rice

Rice is usually divided into three general categories: long, medium and short grains. All have their special bites, textures, sizes and colours. Long-grain rice, as the name denotes, is long and thin. It has a fluffy texture when cooked, and its grains remain separate. Parboiled rice is similar in appearance and texture to long-grain rice, […]

Pythagoras’s Philosophy of Vegetarianism

Vegetarianism is a conscious decision not to eat meat and other animal products. Vegetarianism is the principled refusal to eat meat. The ancient Greek philosopher Pythagoras (c. 570-c. 495 BCE), who required members of his philosophical society to abstain from eating meat, is often viewed as the first important vegetarian. Before the word “vegetarian” was […]

The Rise of the Fast Casual Restaurants

Fast Casual is the fastest growing segment of the restaurant industry. They bridge a gap in the market between fast-food restaurants and casual dining restaurants. The National Restaurant Association recently endorsed a group of 15 fast casual restaurant brand executives to its newly formed Fast Casual Industry Council and recognizes it as one of the […]

Harland Sanders’ Cafe and Museum Celebrates the Entrepreneurial Spirit of Col. Sanders, founder of KFC—Amazing Unknown Destinations

Col. Harland Sanders was a late bloomer. At age 40, he put his savings into a small gas station in Corbin, Kentucky. By age 65, Sanders’ fried chicken had developed a cult following. Then, a new highway came along and diverted most of the customers away. A few of them hung around, mostly to eat […]

Indian Food Menu on Carnival Cruise Lines: Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian Dishes

Carnival Cruise Lines offer many wonderful and delicious food choices onboard. Carnival offers “taste of the nations” buffet during lunch featuring an international cuisine every day during lunch. We’ve seen Mexican, Caribbean, Italian, French, Chinese, Vietnamese, and Indian food on offer during lunch in addition to the regular offerings at the Lido buffets. Contact Carnival […]

New York Landmark Katz’s Delicatessen turns 125

A short time ago, we visited New York City landmark Jewish deli Katz’s Delicatessen and devoured its signature dish, the pastrami sandwich on rye with mustard, along with hot dogs, sauerkraut, dark green barrel pickles, and Dr. Brown Cherry sodas. Katz’s Delicatessen Turns 125 This kosher-style delicatessen recently turned 125! Katz’s Delicatessen has been serving […]