Posts Categorized: Food and Restaurants

Green Chef: Organic Food Boxes in NYC

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You might think that living in the heart of NYC would make it difficult to find organic food from sustainable American farmers. Luckily for you, Green Chef has partnered with organic farmers to deliver hand-crafted recipes and seasonal, fresh produce direct to your doorstep! On my last visit to NYC, I decided to give Green Chef… Read more »

5 Eco-Friendly Restaurants in NYC

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Eco-friendly restaurants are becoming more and more popular around the world as people start to look for produce that is organic, locally produced and sustainable. Restaurants and cafes are responding to this demand and creating sustainable, eco-friendly alternatives that promote healthy eating. NYC is one of the cities leading the charge. There are so many… Read more »

League of Kitchens: Authentic Argentinian Cooking Lessons

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One of my favourite things about travelling is eating. Heck, I even have ‘eating pants’! Over the last few years, I have learned that there is so much more to cooking than just filling your belly – food is an insight into a culture, community, and family that reflects generations’ of history and passion. The… Read more »

FareStart: The most inspiring restaurant in Seattle

The absolute highlight of my trip to Seattle (apart from getting engaged), was my lunch at FareStart. I spend a lot of my time researching socially responsible organisations and when I discovered FareStart, I knew I had to visit. What is so special about FareStart? Well… everything really! Their food is delicious – their staff… Read more »

5 Recipes for hostel kitchens

Hostel kitchens are not normally known for their excellent kitchens, filled with pots and pans, cheese graters and can openers (there are exceptions). Generally, the ones I’ve been in only have one or two pans, a blunt knife and a few plates. So how are you meant to cook something delicious, with limited resources, and… Read more »

Cooking classes in Hanoi – KOTO

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One of the best ways to experience a new city is through your stomach and what better way to do this than by learning how to cook local dishes for yourself. There are lots of cooking classes in Hanoi, but there is one that stands apart from the rest. I recently took a cooking class… Read more »

Are organic farms the next big thing in tourism?

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With over 1 billion people travelling internationally each year, responsible tourism has become more and more important for both travellers and tourism providers. You have heard of eco-hotels, animal protection and fair trade standards, but what about agritourism? Could organic farms be the next big thing in responsible tourism? What is agritourism? Agritourism is the joining of tourism… Read more »