Local Food Blogger, Marilyn Johnson, has the Greater Philadelphia Food Scene Covered

I was awarded an opportunity to speak with Marilyn Johnson, a fellow foodie and blogger! She is the writer of Philly Grub, a fun, hip blog of Philadelphia’s diverse food scene. By day Johnson works as a digital marketing professional and also dedicates time to covering local culinary adventures.  Returning to Philadelphia in 2008, after a 2-and-a-half year stint in North…

Flavor! at Yardy’s: Chef Russel Brings Authentic Jamaican Cookin’ Straight From The Islands (video)

The Caribbean Islands are known for their crystal blue beaches, relaxing resorts and of course their succulent cuisine. Caribbean fare highlights the freshest of seafood and meats paired with fresh herbs, spices, fruits and vegetables to create amazing mouthwatering dishes that will put a smile on your face. My hometown of Atlantic City is also home to many beachfront resorts. Although Atlantic…

Asia Across the Ben Franklin [photo gallery]

  Travel tends to make it to the top of everybody’s wish list. Often times for people living in the U.S., many have to save up just to enjoy a weekend away in the next town over. Travel usually ends up last on the accomplished list. America is so diverse, that experiencing a different culture can sometimes be done right in…

¡Mexicana Auténtica! Or Just Some Really Good Mexican Food in South Jersey

Todays Mexican cuisine is derived from indigenous Mesoamerican cooking fused with European (primarily Spanish) elements which were added in the 16th century after the conquest of the Aztec Empire! African and Asian influences also became mixed into Mexican cuisine during the colonial era as a result of African slavery in New Spain and the Manila-Acapulo Galleons….

South Jersey Foodie Initiatives

A List of International Restaurants in South Jersey I have been a lover of food for some years now. However, that had not always been my case. I grew up eating typical American cuisine coupled with a mixture of “Soul Food.” Yes I was no stranger to hot dogs and baked beans (which are still a…

Who’s Hungry!

All who know me, knows just how much I love great food. Even more so, I love food with cultural inspiration. Growing up in South Jersey, I’ve had the great opportunity of being surrounded by various culture groups. Along with  the amazing people I’ve had the pleasure of meeting, I was lucky enough to have been exposed to authentic…