One of the most asked questions I get from blog readers is how I shoot my food photos. There’s usually a misperception a fancy camera and expensive equipment are required to achieve the high quality shots you see from your favorite food and travel bloggers. Not true. Next time you head out to eat, grab your iPhone and use these five tips for taking better restaurant food photos.
Have you ever wished for something so hard that, once it happens, you can’t believe it’s real? That’s how I feel about my upcoming trip to Paris. In just over a month I’ll check off the most anticipated destination on my travel to-do list. The only problem? I have no clue where to eat.
It’s February! For me, it’s that difficult time of year where I’m wavering on healthy New Year’s resolutions and reaching for the most convenient foods instead of what’s healthy. So I’ve made some changes, including no more lunches out. That’s right, I’ve been making my lunches for nearly two weeks and I already feel a little better about it. Here’s a peek at what I’ve been packing.
Need a theme for your next holiday party? Look no further than the season’s signature dessert. A pie party is a great way gather friends and celebrate with a simplified menu and endless flavor options. To help get your pie party started, I’ve partnered with Tippin’s Pies to give you three tips for hosting your party – plus there’s free pie up for grabs!
When you need a break from reality but can’t leave town, a staycation is a great way to rest, recharge and rediscover your city. Last weekend I did all the above at Hotel Sorella, and let me tell you, it was pure bliss. If you could use a mini getaway, check out my guide to staycationing right here in Kansas City.
One of the biggest misconceptions of being a food blogger is that I go out to eat all day, every day. If only! Although going out to eat is a big part of my weekly routine, making healthy meals at home balances out my diet in contrast to the not-so-healthy meals you see on this blog and my social media feeds. So what are my must-have grocery items? Here’s a look at what I’m buying.
I’m breaking from my usual food posts to bring you a giveaway from my friends at Roe Boulevard Boutique. I picked up some of Roe Boulevard’s breezy summer blouses and off shoulder tops that transition perfectly from late summer to fall. Best of all, if you see something you love in this post, Roe Boulevard is giving Out to Eat readers a 20% online discount and a chance to win a $100 gift card.
Hosting a summer get-together? Keep your guests hydrated (and happy) with a simple DIY Spiked Cherry Limeade Bar. Just set out a few ingredients and let party-goers be their own bartender. You’ll have one less hostess stress to worry about and more time to chat it up with guests. Ready to break out your bar cart? Here’s what you’ll need.
Kansas City’s biggest beer festival is in the books, but that doesn’t mean the fun is over. Boulevardia celebrates the best local food, brews and makers during a three-day celebration in the West Bottoms. If you made (or missed) the event, here are five ways to tap into Boulevardia all year long.
Embark on the ultimate wine tasting experience during Worlds of Fun’s World Food & Wine Festival June 10-12. Sample some of the best local and international wines in a theme park setting, in addition to specially paired small plates created by the park’s Executive Chef, Kevin Williams.
If your dad is like mine, his favorite way to spend the summer is flipping steaks with an ice cold beer in hand. So do your dad a solid this Father’s Day and give him a reason to get behind the grill! I’ve teamed up with The Kansas City Steak City Steak Company for a special Father’s Day giveaway, plus 15% off any steak purchase for Out to Eat readers.