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Come and join me on a Culinary Adventure aboard Celebrity Cruises’ Equinox. My Daily Meal Article is up at last!

Come and join me on a Culinary Adventure aboard Celebrity Cruises’ Equinox. My Daily Meal Article is up at last!

Culinary Travel: Dining Like a Celebrity Jan 17, 2018 | 11:53 am By Monte Mathews Staff Writer Celebrity cruise line’s reputation for great cuisine is on full display aboard Celebrity Equinox The Galley Tour on Celebrity Cruise’s Equinox was well-attended despite this being a picture-perfect […]

The Daily Meal has just published my latest article and recipe….Enjoy this trip to the South of France!

Salade Niçoise is Not What You Might Think It Is Get your facts straight regarding salade niçoise, direct from the source Aug 9, 2016 | 10:01 am By Monte Mathews Staff Writer We have the scoop on how a Salade Niçoise should really be made. […]

Where to Eat at La Boqueria Market in Barcelona

We visit three tiny eateries that made huge first impressions Mar 15, 2016 | 6:46 pm By Monte Mathews Staff Writer Monte Mathews Hungry bellies enter here. Barcelona is a very food-centric town, and one that entertains 7.5 million tourists annually, in addition to the […]

Here’s my first article written of The Daily Meal after my recent Viking River adventure!

HOME/TRAVEL/GLOBAL CUISINE The Definitive Guide to Hungarian Paprika Impress the locals with your knowledge of paprika, and add one of these exquisite varieties to dishes back home 4.9   10 ratings June 26, 2015 | 12:00 AM  By Monte Mathews, Special Contributor          Shutterstock […]

We’re off on a Great Adventure! Join me on a Viking River Cruise of the Romantic Danube.

The Daily Meal, that great food resource whose banner heads up every page of Chewing the Fat, is sending me on a great adventure.   I’m off today for Budapest, flying through Paris on Air France to arrive there in the early morning Friday. There, I will board […]

The Passion for Ramps and a recipe for Bucatini with Andouille Sausage, Pan Grattato and, of course, Ramps

If foraging for ramps, make sure you’re not mistaking day lilies for the real deal. Photo: Courtesy of Kerry Heffernan             Ramp season is upon us and we’re off.  Every other foodie in New York will race to their local greenmarket in search of […]