Silversea Cruises Introduces Culinary Voyagers to Vietnamese Cuisine Apr 25, 2018 | 11:15 am By Monte Mathews Staff Writer Both aboard ship and ashore, this cruise line brings its passengers great Vietnamese food Vietnam is a perfect country for cruising. It hugs a 1,600 mile […]
Category: Culinary Travel
10 Best Things About St. Barth’s Right Now Mar 26, 2018 | 12:10 pm By Monte Mathews Staff Writer Not even Hurricane Irma could keep this island down for long As Hurricane Irma slammed the Caribbean last fall, dozens of islands fell in her path. The damage […]
Come and join me on a Culinary Adventure aboard Celebrity Cruises’ Equinox. My Daily Meal Article is up at last!
Culinary Travel: Dining Like a Celebrity Jan 17, 2018 | 11:53 am By Monte Mathews Staff Writer Celebrity cruise line’s reputation for great cuisine is on full display aboard Celebrity Equinox The Galley Tour on Celebrity Cruise’s Equinox was well-attended despite this being a picture-perfect […]
Mushrooms in Yogurt Cream with Dill: The first Christmas Cookbook yields a great new addition to Chewing The Fat
I have several partners in crime on Chewing The Fat. The most obvious one is Andrew. He contributes regularly and is basically responsible for everything baked on the blog. Behind the scenes, his sister, Lauren is a big supporter. She uses a lot of the […]
A Christmas Invitation leads to a great souvenir…Come along to Ireland and we’ll share a pint…my latest Daily Meal article has been published.
There’s a 200th Birthday Party in Ireland Dec 4, 2017 | 12:02 pm By Monte Mathews Staff Writer And you’re invited to the 200th Anniversary of the First Pint of Guiness to reach American shores. What’s more Irish than the potato? How about a pint […]
An Argentine Chef Brings Uruguayan Cuisine to the Latin American Capital of Miami Nov 17, 2017 | 5:20 pm By Monte Mathews Staff Writer Nano Crespo brings the best of South America to EAST, Miami For as long as he can remember, Nano Crespo has […]
It comes as no surprise that a cruise line like Celebrity Cruises which places such emphasis on the quality and excellence of its culinary offerings would include Culinary Explorations in its shore excursions. These extra-cost forays at its ports of call are selective. When Celebrity […]
On Monday, I sailed from the World’s largest cruise ship port, Miami, aboard a 121,878 ton Cruise Ship. Large? Hardly. It is dwarfed by 40 other ships as the Cruise World expands, regularly building ships over twice this size. Launched just 8 years ago, it […]
My Latest Article in The Daily Meal has just been published…Come along on my Rhone Cruise on Emerald Waterways
Emerald Waterways takes to the Rhône With a Top Chef on Board Jun 20, 2017 | 4:26 pm By Monte Mathews Staff Writer Chef Fabien Morreale has created a special meal for the passengers of these ships. Glen and Karen Moroney The Australian Company Scenic […]
Viking River Cruises Take to the Oceans It’s hard to tell which is larger: the ship, the amount of dining options, or the value. Last May, I took Viking Tor from Budapest to Nurnberg For the past five years, Viking River Cruises has consistently […]