Lunchcafe Blom, Amsterdam NL

One day for lunch I walked thru the streets for a while before I came upon a cafe who’s entire front of the restaurant was opened up making it a sort of inside/outside restaurant which was cool to see and made for a nice ambiance. The name of the place was Lunchcafe Blom and they…

Sandwich Simplicity at its finest

One of the things I found I enjoyed the most while traveling in Europe, was a simple deli sandwich. What made them exceptionally good was the fact that everything was very fresh, especially the baked breads.  A good fresh sourdough baguette always makes for one very delicious sandwich! This sandwich was one of my favorites,…

Ristorante Savini, Amsterdam NL

While working in Amsterdam I dined out nightly at the local restaurants.  There were many great ones to choose from, all featuring authentic dishes to their ethnicity – it was foodie nirvana! This night I dined outside at an Italian restaurant called Ristorante Savini, Cucina Italiana. Located at Spuistraat 1D, 1012 SP Amsterdam, their website…

Beers and Pubs in Amsterdam

I recently traveled to Amsterdam for work during June and again in July and found the food and dining there to be absolutely outstanding!  So many choices of great food and beverages were to be found everywhere all within walking distance while staying at the city center in Amsterdam. This is the beginning of a…

FLB Entertainment Center and FLB Sports Bar & Casino

Folsom is fortunate to have a long time family owned and operated bowling alley that has been around for many years and over the past several, has evolved into a state of the art family entertainment bowling center. Come check out the new FLB Entertainment Center, with comfy couches, and a remodeled bowling center & party…

How Much Sugar Really Is in Food?

Good article from Gizmodo Sugar is sweet, sugar is delicious, sugar is lovely but sugar can be so terribly bad for you. How much sugar is in foods and drinks you love? Like a soda or orange juice or cereal or even baked beans? Sugar is everywhere! That white cocaine powder adds up. BuzzFeed made…

Light Lunch

Here’s a photo of what I call a light lunch. Tuna (not tuna salad) half sandwich with side salad and vinegarett dressing, less then 400 calories.

Eating healthy when dining out

After the start of the new year I really started paying attention to menus and food choices and found it is possible to eat healthy when dining out. It’s all a matter of making the right healthy choices. Many restaurants now offer healthy selections somewhere on their menus, you just need to look for them…