Belgium: The Land of Fries and Waffles

Belgium is unique. A land defined by its similarities, its differences, its multiculturalism and strict ethnic borders. It is a place that embodies all the cultures around it yet giving each tradition pure Belgian nuance. I came to Belgium with an open mind and a thrist for discovering the real Belgium, the Belgium that goes deeper than what we see on the surface. This is … Continue reading Belgium: The Land of Fries and Waffles

Traveling The World on a Tight Budget

We’ve all been there, two dollars left in your pocket and a hungry belly; something cool your friends want to do, one more beer but simply nothing more to give. You are tapped out, the bank has run dry. You imagine a week filled with “not so cheap these days” ramen noodles, shitty backwash beer and eggs, lots of eggs. At this point in my … Continue reading Traveling The World on a Tight Budget

Top 5 Eats: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Albuquerque is my home. It’s the place I grew up, the place I know best and the place that I first got inspired about food. No matter where I am in the world, I’ve still spent the first 18 years of my life here and I will always be a Burqueno through thick and thin. New Mexico will always be the place that grounds me, that inspires me. As far as the food goes, I have eaten thousands of meals in the Duke City. That’s a ton. Nothing would be a more perfect send off to the city that raised me than my official top five list of Albuquerque restaurants. This was tough, took serious debate, yet I present to you the bjfoodblog official list. The restaurants are in no specific order so feel free to try them all equally after reading this. Also if you haven’t already, make sure to check out my last top five list for Eugene here.

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