The Bánh Mì sandwich is likely the most famous of all Vietnamese exports and rightfully so. A pint-sized baguette is split lengthwise and filled with all kinds of savory ingredients. You can find banh mis with all kinds of meat fillings but common to almost […]
Category: My Travels
Travel-Wise has just published my article about my September adventure in Scandinavia. My focus is on the way Viking Ocean brings local dishes to every menu no matter where they sail. Their Executive Chef, Anthony Mauboussin, is not just a globe-trotter himself, he is a […]
I wrote my first article for www.Travel-Wise.com last month. I shared the link with you to my story on my latest European adventure from Budapest to Nuremburg. (I’ve included the link after the recipe, which is another first for Chewing The Fat! A video recipe!) […]
8 Reasons You Should Take a Scenic Cruise Along the Danube River August 22, 2018. I am very pleased to introduce you to a new outlet that I am working with. It’s called Travel-Wise and it’s a compendium of original travel stories that I think […]
I won’t go into the dreary details of two nights spent in Frankfurt Airport where a freak storm stranded over 7000 passengers except to say that if a contest were held First Prize would be one night in Frankfurt Airport and Second Prize would be […]
My Latest Daily Meal article tells you where to find Singapore’s Signature Dish. Later this week, I will tell you how to make it.
Where to Find Singapore’s Signature Dish, Chili Crab Apr 23, 2018 | 4:03 pm By Monte Mathews Staff Writer It’s out of the way, but it’s so worth finding Singapore’s best version of this classic dish No Signboard’s Chili Crab is arguably the best version […]
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 […]
What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve? Dec 19, 2017 | 5:08 pm By Monte Mathews Staff Writer Neiman Marcus has New Year’s all figured out! Photo courtesy of The Knickerbocker Hotel, NYC Neiman Marcus, the luxury retailer, has chosen New York’s The Knickerbocker Hotel’s […]
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 […]
On the Amalfi Coast, A Hotel Re-Opens for the Season and its Chef celebrates with a completely new Pasta!
Jaw-dropping luxury. Between Positano and Amalfi, perched on the edge of a cliff between sky and sea, sits the majestic Monastero Santa Rosa, a 17th century monastery transformed into one of Gulf of Salerno’s 21st century most exclusive hotels. If you can tear yourself away […]
I can’t get enough of Fatty Crab www.fattycrab.com 2170Broadway (76th-77th St.)212-496-2722 for reservations or https://www.opentable.com/), the spinoff of the original West Village restaurant (634 Hudson Street, between Horatio and Gansevoort Sts., 212 352-3592 (No reservations are taken). Now that it’s made the trek north […]