Summer has arrived and you know what that means, it’s time for all your foodie adventures! Part of my favorite things is getting together with my sister and a couple of friends for brunch or dinner. I must admit, Chanel and I eat a ton of pizza and ramen on the regular. One time we ate at a traditional Italian spot and an authentic ramen place back to back in one day! Now that’s what I call my own personal mini food tour. Be sure to check out more on my series, Sisters Who Lunch!
I like trying multiple restaurants in one day explore and see what my city has to offer. Maybe next time, we’ll try five different local spots in one day to see who has the best pizza. I know what you’re thinking, bring on the calories right? Don’t get me wrong, it really sounds like a ton of food but it’s all about portion control. Have you ever gone to several restaurants in one day and order small meals? Comment below.
When you’re a foodie, your appetite is never small.
Personally, summer is not just about relaxing, traveling and creating new adventures with your family and friends, it’s about trying all types of foods. Then again, taste explorations are an everyday series for me! Seriously, venturing out to cafes, bakeries and food trucks are so nostalgic in the summer.
As a Southern-Texan foodie, it’s just something about a waffle cone piled high with rich flavored ice cream dripping down my arm or eating decadent smallcakes while reading PORTER Magazine in my backyard. Maybe you could blame it on all my childhood family cookouts, my July birthday or perhaps the fact I like to eat but comfort food is celebratory to my soul.
I think summer is best spent eating watermelon salads, grilled four meat pizza, buttery lobster rolls, fresh ceviche, warm honey fried chicken, twenty fresh strawberries, juicy cheeseburgers or sipping on some kind of tropical drink. For me, it’s beyond the fact of eating good food… it’s merely about quality time spent alone or with loved ones.
Slow living for life everyday in the smallest ways.
It’s true as the saying goes, “food brings everyone together”. Mealtime is the perfect opportunity to relax and engage in healthy conversation with others. Not only do you savor tasty bites but you learn something new about the person sitting in front of you. Even if you’re dining alone, it’s still a chance to learn more about yourself. Eating alone is another form of self-care because you’re treating yourself to a good meal. Plus, it raises your confidence is teaching you how to be in your own good company.
Hopefully you feel inspired this summer to dine somewhere different. While it seems like a small task, its an excellent way to break ordinary habits. Go on give it a try, I dare you! What restaurant, diner or cafe have you put on back burner? Tell us where you want to have your next meal?
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