Crazy Good Chicken on Oahu | Maui Mike’s Review

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Before we even pack our suitcases for a trip we usually already have much of our food plan decided for every single day that we’re gone.  Knowing that we planned to spend a day in the central/northern part of Oahu to visit the Dole Plantation, etc, I wanted to find a cool place that would…

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The Best Scone I’ve Ever Eaten at Diamond Head Market and Grill

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Coming up with a game plan for where we want to eat when we travel is where we focus much of our planning efforts.  While it’s fun to visit some of the more popular and touristy places, I like to dig a little bit deeper and find the smaller establishments that maybe only the locals or savvy…

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Breakfast in Honolulu | Heavenly Island Lifestyle Restaurant

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When doing research for the Shoreline Hotel where we stayed in Waikiki I learned about this small, cute, and relatively new restaurant attached to the same building.  Heavenly Island Lifestyle is focused on serving meals made with fresh, local, organic ingredients.  We had some loose plans to fit a visit to Heavenly in our trip and after finding a…

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Duke’s Waikiki Review and Photo Tour

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I’m so excited to share our lunch at Duke’s Waikiki with all of you!  Duke’s is a favorite among locals and tourists alike.  The restaurant is steeped in the life of Duke Kahanamoku, known as Hawaii’s most famous citizen and the father of international surfing.  Taking a walk around the restaurant you can catch a…

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Where To Eat in Seaside, Florida

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Seagrove Village Market Starting out just next door to Seaside in quaint little Seagrove, the Village Market has been a staple in the area since 1949.  The front section of the market is a souvenir shop, so when you walk in you may not even realize that there’s a little restaurant tucked away in the…

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Disney Fantasy Cruise | Western Caribbean | Dinner at Palo!

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Palo is a special dining option aboard all of the Disney ships, reserved for guests aged 18 and older.  We’ve eaten there on each of our cruises with Disney, and we never grow tired of it!  This restaurant does have a cover charge, $20 per head, but it’s not to be missed!  As a plus,…

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Tupelo Honey Cafe in Knoxville, TN

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Over Memorial Day weekend ,we decided to take advantage of the beautiful weather and head downtown to Market Square for a delicious lunch at Tupelo Honey Cafe!  Tupelo came to Knoxville last year, taking over the 1 Market Square space, replacing the original Market Square Kitchen.

Disney Fantasy Cruise | Western Caribbean | Pirate Night at Enchanted Garden

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(side note: Today is mine and Matt’s 8th wedding anniversary!!  Can you believe it? I sure can’t!) While sailing in the Caribbean you gotta have a little pirate fun, and Disney does it up right with an entire pirate-themed evening! Swashbuckling pirate fare replaces the usual rotational dining room menu selections, and once you’ve stuffed…

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Disney Fantasy Cruise | Western Caribbean | Animator’s Palate Animation Magic!

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Our second night at Animator’s Palate delivered a brand new menu, as well as a few surprises! I’m re-posting a couple of the interior shots of the restaurant for those that may have missed the first post.  If you want to read about our first night here, then click right here!  We sat down at…

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