Food & Travel

Make It A Cajun Christmas

Make It A Cajun Christmas

What do you eat for Christmas dinner? Turkey? Ham? Prime rib? We’ve had all of those and even Chinese takeout, but many years we’ve enjoyed a Cajun Christmas dinner. Gumbo, a shrimp or crawfish boil, or red beans and rice always make for a good holiday feast. I am from Biloxi, Mississippi after all, just a […]

Celebrate With The First American Cookbook

Celebrate With The First American Cookbook

In 1776, the American colonies declared independence from Britain. But it wasn’t until 1796 that someone dared to tackle a question that would plague every generation of Americans to come: “What is American food?” American Cookery, the very first American cookbook, was written by Amelia Simmons (more on this mysterious woman later). In it, she […]

Robots To Staff 72-Room Hotel In Japan

Robots To Staff 72-Room Hotel In Japan

In a sign of the times, Japan is slated to open the world’s first hotel staffed almost entirely by robots and controlled by the latest in computer technology, according to the Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO). The world’s first hotel staffed entirely by robots is set to open in Japan later this year, promoted with […]