Bon voyage, bon appetit
- July 6, 2009 6:23 AM |
- By Jessica Wong
By Jessica Wong, CBCNews.ca
Not having travelled a great deal, road trips and vacations still get my heart racing and my mouth watering.
Earlier this spring, I took my first major train trip and was pleasantly surprised with the tasty dinner I received: a roasted veggie kabob app, mixed greens, steamed salmon with peppers and potatoes, and a blueberry panna cotta for dessert. (Not to mention the coffee, digestif and chocolate mousse cup after dinner proper!)
My favourite airline has a hip and comfy departures lounge that offers free cookies, an assortment of beverages and a sleek coffee machine that dispenses a great americano. Once onboard, even a short one-hour jaunt
merits a quick drinks-and-snacks service: say, juice and organic yogurt with granola or a small baguette sandwich.
This tasty breakfast helped set a good mood for travelling: organic yogurt and granola, a baked treat and a glass of iced tea. (Jessica Wong/CBC)
As for road trip meals, my favourite was on Hawaii's Big Island, where a small, old-fashioned hotel kitchen has a tidy little side business making delicious packed bento lunches for visitors making the trek out to Volcano National Park.
Amazing experiences like the ones I've mentioned above are all condusive to having a great vacation. Unfortunately, I've also had my share of mystery-meat-in-gluey-sauce meals on trips.
What's the best meal you've ever had while travelling? What's the worst?
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