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GOURMET HIGHWAY: The Chocolate Diva

By Doc Lawrence – Located in lovely Fredericksburg, a historic town deep in the heart of the fabled Texas Hill Country, Quintessential Chocolates is a pioneer company and brand keeping pace with the demand for the handcrafted chocolates. For the uninitiated, the company founded and operated by Lecia Duke remains the only chocolatiér in America to use the centuries-old process known as Liqueur Praliné and it continues...

Amalfi Dreams

By Chelsea Ferguson Linde – I was at my peak. I had a 60-day wedding countdown on my mind, excessive amounts of obligations tied to family and friends, the weight of a busy season at work, and the overwhelming feeling that I could not “do it all”. My solution, a well-deserved girls-getaway with my life-long friend, to the Amalfi Coast of Italy. From the cobble stone streets, endless servings of pasta and wine, and...

Beach retreat on the ninth floor

(Fort Lauderdale Marriott Pompano Beach Resort & Spa) Have you ever had one of those dream vacations? One where everything goes just right? It does happen, and lucky for me, it happened by chance. I really needed a long weekend away. Without a second thought, I went with a tried and true hotel brand, who just happened to have a beachfront room available. My lucky streak has started off on the right foot. There was a...

A Promenade in the Latin Quarter

By Tom Reeves (Author of: Dining Out in Paris – What You Need to Know Before You Get to the City of Light) A promenade in the Latin Quarter rightfully begins in the historic center of Paris – Ile de la Cité – a small island in the Seine River.  Begin the walk by facing the venerable Notre Dame Cathedral.  Even before its construction began in 1163, a cloister existed nearby where clerics were giving instruction in theology....

Roasted Duck Breast with Honey and Spices (La Bout...

For 2 persons Ingredients: 1 duck breast (360 g) 1 half-teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 star anise 1 cinnamon stick 1 pinch crushed pepper 3 tablespoons honey 15 cl meat broth Fine salt   Preparation: Heat the honey in a pan over high heat; add all the spices. Heat 2 to 3 min, the time that it takes for the honey to caramelize slightly. Pour the meat broth into the honey and let it reduce until you obtain a sauce.  ...

Culinary travels with Chef Judi

Welcome to the flavors of culinary travels. Each month I will bring the destinations from my edible adventures back to the Suncoast. Explore some the most delectable experiences through vivid pictures, recipes and suggestions on where to go, what to eat and where to stay. This month, I take you away to one of my favorite eating cities, San Francisco. While this city’s culinary reputation is one of innovation and invention,...
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