Tag Archives: Food Photography

Staying on Mont St. Michel

I think millions of people probably visit Mont St. Michel in Northern France every year, but staying the night here is really something special.   There are only a couple of small hotels on this island, so the overnight visiting population is naturally limited, which is good. At night, especially in the off-season, the streets are almost empty and the ...

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I love Japan

Throughout Japan I am confronted with things that astound me either for their beauty, design, or just how different they are from Western culture.  Here are just a few examples:

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Ramen – Not Your College Dinner

I’m sure that many of you, like me, spent a number of years eating ramen noodles as a regular part of your diet. Some people I’ve talked to said it was a sure-fire hangover cure while they were in college. I found it just a quick and easy, inexpensive meal when I was young, had no time and even less ...

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Mango update – Wednesday

Mango count for today:  Sharon 4, Rats 2 Okay that includes one really big beautiful mango to the rats.  But it inspired me to weigh these suckers and see how much they weighed.  I had no idea that they were almost two pounds each!!  Here’s some pics and a video I took of the weigh-in.  

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Mango Mania!

Having a mango tree is kind of like owning chickens, or laying hens in particular.  Every morning during mango season I stroll around my yard in the general area of my mango tree looking for the ripe fruit that will have fallen.  I like to imagine that I’m looking for the eggs that have been laid overnight.  I search inside plants, ...

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Hobnobbing is Encouraged

It’s hard to imagine that there was any type of restaurant missing in Naples but the new HobNob Kitchen & Bar seems to have found a unique niche. Hobnob means to socialize or mingle and that’s just what owner Michael Hernandez is attempting to encourage. He calls his new restaurants a bohemian kind of place, and it reminds me of ...

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I love Japan

I admit it.  I love Japan.  Everything about it.  The food, the design, the people, the architecture, the shopping, the food (oh did I say that already?)  Okay here are some food photos from my latest trip to Japan.

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Food Trends

Why Are We All Eating Short Ribs? Ever notice how certain items tend to spread like wildfire through restaurants? Just like clothing and music, food trends make certain items suddenly show up on everyone’s menu. I’ve noticed this recently with short ribs. Suddenly every restaurant is featuring boneless short ribs as an entrée or even an appetizer (over risotto at ...

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