Starting Fresh at The Hardware Societe

My partner in crime and I pulled into Paris ready to go. We had enjoyed a light breakfast earlier at the train station, but were planning on making brunch near our Montmartre hotel the main morning meal event. On our way to the city I checked out a few reviews for the area and kept…

Sneak Preview | Paris

This spring I’ve been falling in love with the city of love. Back to back trips in March and April with two of my favorite people had me discovering all kinds of beautiful new haunts, and that means now I get to share them with you! Paris is such a beautiful city, and this was…

TBT | Tips for Cooking in Love

Man Friend is the best fiance in the world. Okay, I’m obviously biased, but one of the things that makes him great is he loves getting busy in the kitchen! Busy making awesome food, that is. Often we’ll go out to eat and try something, and his first reaction is to ask, “I wonder how…

TBT | Sauce & Slaw at the Root Beer Shack

Man Friend is a West Virginia native, so this January when we headed over to meet the parents and explore his hometown he wanted to give me the authentic experience. Apparently in West Virginia that means having a hotdog with sauce and slaw. I first learned about hot dog sauce pretty early in our relationship….

TBT | My Life-Changing Salad at Savamala

It’s been over a year since I went traipsing through Serbia, and still one dish stands out in my mind: the Gulliver Salad at Savamala. Right across from the Belgrade train station, this little Italian eatery isn’t hard to find. We discovered it because it was attached to our hotel, and when we arrived in…

We All Scream for Ice Cream at Graeters!

Graeters ice cream is one of my favorite parts about being in Northern Kentucky (aside from all the lovely people, obviously). The details make it at Graters. Their shops all keep up this cute ice cream parlor vibe that reminds me of grabbing cones in the summer with my grandparents in the ’90s (you know,…

A Taste of Kentucky at Patti’s 1880s Settlement

Patti’s is more than just a restaurant. It’s an experience. Located in Grand Rivers, Kentucky, just outside of national recreation area Land Between the Lakes, Patti’s is well-loved by locals and travelers alike. It’s a big place but the dining area is split up into smaller, more intimate spaces, each with their own decor and…