Eating Out

Check This Sustainable Seafood List Before You Eat That Tuna Sandwich

Is that tuna on the sustainable seafood Super Green List? Credit: brockamer

I love fish. When it comes to getting lean protein that's full of nutrition (hello, healthy omega-3 fatty acids!), you really can't beat it. However—and I'm sure I'm not alone here—knowing what fish is the best to buy and eat can be confusing. From hunting practices to farming to mercury levels, it …
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Noodles, Noodles and More Delicious Noodles

japanese pan noodles

Back in graduate school, I stumbled across a small yet growing franchise called Noodles & Company. At the time, it was a pretty refreshing and cool concept—lots and lots of noodles from a variety of different cultures all on one menu. I happily gobbled up pad thai, Bangkok curry, spaghetti with …
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Eating Good in the Neighborhood


At some restaurants, it can be nearly impossible to find a healthy item. Sure, you can customize many entrees using phrases like "on the side" and "light on the..." and "substitute veggies for (insert less-healthy item here)." But isn't it easier for you (and the server) when there are already …
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Eating Across America

Credit: puroticorico

 Credit: puroticoricoMy hubby and I (and pug!) recently moved cross-country. While we could have flown and been done in just a few hours, circumstances, family visits and the amount of stuff (and pug!) we had required us to do the distance driving. Even though we were able to break up the drive with …
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Dos and Don’ts of Dining Out

Credit: Frank Jepsen

It’s so easy to overeat when you’re out to eat. Not only is everything super delicious, but there is also just so much of it. And if you’re like me, if it’s there, you’ll eat it. Plus, sometimes it’s hard to tell what exactly you’re getting when you put in your order. But with a little restaurant …
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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

St. Patrick’s Day is one of the few holidays that people use as an excuse to party—whether they’re actually Irish or just celebrating their faux-Irish descent. Whether you’re as green as a leprechaun or just a wannabe Irish bloke or lass, celebrate right this St. Patty’s Day, the FBG way! Green …
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Nosh: Rockin’ Chipotle

Disclaimer: No, this isn’t a paid advertisement by Chipotle. (But if they want to pay me to promote them or write the stories on their cups, I’m all ears.) I really do just love Chipotle so very much. When I first tried Chipotle in college, I didn’t know what to order, so I got tacos. I was not …
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