Posts tagged food
Poppie's Fish and Chips in London, England

Poppie's Fish and Chips is a staple for Britain's most famous dish consisting of fried battered fish and what we call fries. It's a common fast food or take away food in the UK. Some of the best fish and chips platters can be found in local shops, but Poppie's is a nice chain restaurant. They have a varied menu with everything from jellied eels to mushy peas to roast chicken. And of course the famous fish and chips which come in cod or haddock.

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Travel Itinerary: A Weekend on Block Island

One of my favorite things to do during summertime is find a place for a nice weekend getaway so I can see a new place without breaking into the vacation bank. It's an island, decently sized for a good hour moped ride or five hour bike ride (crazy hills at times though) and perhaps way to big to stroll around (though it's possible). This itinerary is a bit different than my usual ones. There's way less walking, and a more casual listing of what to do on the island. 

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The Surf Hotel in Block Island

We had a superb first lunch on the island at The Surf Hotel. Originally, the building was the residence of Dr. T.C. Mann who was a doctor. In 1876, it was purchased and made into a hotel. We opted for fun drinks. I had a salad as an appetizer and mussels which could also serve as appetizers. The portions are huge and the food is very fresh.

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Dominique Ansel Bakery in New York City, New York

Dominique Ansel is a bustling little bakery on Spring Street in Soho. On the menu are both sweet and savory items. Mr. Ansel is a James Beard award winning pastry chef. From the overflowing baskets and plates of croissants, DKA (“Dominique’s Kouign Amann”) to the intricate pastries behind the chilled glass display, there's a dessert to delight everyone.

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Travel Itinerary: 1 Day in Nassau, Bahamas

If you find your way to Nassau, Bahamas, you are most likely either on a cruise ship or have opted to stay at the Atlantis resort on Paradise Island. This island is the capital of the Bahamas with a lively downtown commerce area and historical sights. My day in Nassau, Bahamas (itinerary repeated twice) consisted of the following.

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