Urban Herbivore in Toronto

Writing a blog post about Urban Herbivore in Toronto while we’re road tripping through rural America is sheer torture. Looking through photos of their cupcakes is even worse! When I first arrived in Toronto, I found it very difficult to eat. It wasn’t a lack of choice for me. There are plenty of fantastic veggie […]

Gilroy Garlic Festival California

Gilroy, a town 30 miles south of San Jose, holds the Lollapalooza of food festivals at the end of July every year. The Gilroy Garlic Festival is one of the largest food festivals in the United States. Over 4,000 community volunteers work at the three day event which attracts crowds of over 102,000 people. As of last […]

10 East Kitchen & Taphouse Turlock California

Turlock: the town with no tofu. Or canned lentils. I didn’t think either of these things were luxuries before I arrived in Merced County. But after being there for four weeks, I will never take tofu or tinned lentils for granted ever again. And surprisingly, in the town of no tofu, we managed to find […]

Mexican Quinoa and Black Bean Salad

  Mexican has become my favourite cuisine since Beach Burrito Company opened up in Australia. Americans are always outraged when I tell them the best Mexican I’ve tried is in Australia. In fairness, BBC is run by Californian surfer guys who migrated to Australia. It’s not like two Aussie bogans set up shop thinking they […]

Paddle boarding in Bora Bora

Recently, an anonymous travel writer penned a story about the most over-rated holiday destinations. Bora Bora was on this list. When I think of Bora Bora, I think “boring”, she said. I suspect many of our readers would happily take that bore away from the writer! But, if you don’t love the beach, sun, sand, […]

Vegan Travel Tips

My twitter travel buddies Dale and Franca over at AngloItalian decided to go vegan for “Veganuary” – a challenge to travel as vegans for 30 days. You can check out their reasons for wanting to travel vegan over at Why We’re Going To Travel Vegan for Veganuary. Their recent change to being vegetarians is a cool story, […]