What I Ate Today And Why

A Food Blog With A Travel Twist

 

 

  • All you need to cure that hangover...

    All you need to cure that hangover...

  • With all the delicate, haunting beauty of a Dutch painting, the carbs didn't last long

    With all the delicate, haunting beauty of a Dutch painting, the carbs didn't last long

  • The big dog was able to tell the time from the big clock

    The big dog was able to tell the time from the big clock

  • Bloody Mary BBQ pizza; carbs + hair of the dog

    Bloody Mary BBQ pizza; carbs + hair of the dog

  • The healthy version still tasted boozy

    The healthy version still tasted boozy

  • Nice, but no bananas...

    Nice, but no bananas...

  • What a lovely 'muriel'!

    What a lovely 'muriel'!

Lunch: Mayfair Pizza Company

My lovely friend S recently wrote an article for Metro online about possibly this season’s most genius invention: the Bloody Mary pizza (read it here). A pizza that tastes like a Bloody Mary is a double hangover cure, really; hair of the dog + carbs….

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  • It's Motown! In Detroit!

    It's Motown! In Detroit!

  • Stunning Diego Rivera murals at the Detroit Institute of Arts

    Stunning Diego Rivera murals at the Detroit Institute of Arts

  • The beautiful art deco Bank of America Guardian building

    The beautiful art deco Bank of America Guardian building

  • There are over ONE HUNDRED BEERS to choose from!!

    There are over ONE HUNDRED BEERS to choose from!!

  • Ooh, saucy!

    Ooh, saucy!

  • The laden platters of food make their way to us slowly

    The laden platters of food make their way to us slowly

  • Yeah, that's what I'm talking about...

    Yeah, that's what I'm talking about...

Dinner: Slows BBQ, Detroit

Detroit. Motor City. Home of Motown. That’s probably what most people think of when they think of Detroit. Of course it’s not had the best press over the past few years; it has been, effectively, a city in decline since the 80s, due to the…

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  • Windmills at sunset

    Windmills at sunset

  • Another sunset/windmill pic...

    Another sunset/windmill pic...

  • Not sure if that's an accurate portrayal of Nikos...

    Not sure if that's an accurate portrayal of Nikos...

  • My half of a rather tasty cheese pie...

    My half of a rather tasty cheese pie...

  • The octopus pasta of delight...

    The octopus pasta of delight...

  • A massive slab of pastitsio

    A massive slab of pastitsio

  • Of COURSE there was a Greek salad for the table!!!

    Of COURSE there was a Greek salad for the table!!!

Dinner: Nikos Taverna, Mykonos Town, Mykonos

Yes, yes, eating’s cheating on a night out in Mykonos but sometimes you don’t want to trip the light fandango down Jackie O’s, you just want a nice meal sitting in a lively square with the option of heading to the Skandinavian bar round the…

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