A night above the city at El Cocinero, Havana.

I can safely say I’ve eaten in many strange a place in my time. Actually I tend to seek them out, these interesting places to eat; be it a farm, a castle, a treehouse, a boat, a spaceship, the moon. I’d heard of El Cocinero through a friend, and had seen it mentioned online, and my interest only grew when I read that it found … Continue reading A night above the city at El Cocinero, Havana.

How India changed the food game for me

Now back at work onboard a new yacht, I have slipped back into the perpetual day dreaming that my work tasks tend to induce. My mind often wanders, it squeezes out of my ear and floats off lazily, into the recesses of my memories. Admittedly, there aren’t a whole lot of places it really goes to… places I have seen and food I have eagerly … Continue reading How India changed the food game for me

Christmas markets in Alsace: the snack edition.

When I was back home a few weeks ago I took a trip up to my mothers home and where she grew up; Alsace. Alsace is a region right on the border of Germany and Switzerland, and it has alternated between French and German control over the centuries and the wars. Home of sauerkraut and known for its sausages, the cuisine truly reflects the cultures … Continue reading Christmas markets in Alsace: the snack edition.

Taiyaki Ice Cream at TaiyakiNYC

After spending a month in Japan last year there is an almost never ending display of delicious memories that seem to blur my vision day to day like a Kaleidoscope. So it’s definitely difficult to pic any winner, but some tasty treats do stand out. Taiyaki is a traditional Japanese waffle about the size of a hand, usually filled with sweet red bean paste or … Continue reading Taiyaki Ice Cream at TaiyakiNYC