Cocktails in Costa Rica: A Look at Hispanic Beverages

Costa Rican Sunset on Beach

Hispanic Influence on Beverage It is no surprise that Hispanics and Hispanic beverages have a large influence on the beverage category. From Margaritas to Ranch water, we see it on every menu. And this influence of course shows no signs of slowing down as the Hispanic population increases. Here are the fastest growing Hispanic-Influenced Cocktails,…

Fisher’s Fare: Southern Mexican Cuisine

As I consider current trends and brainstorm the next cuisine to highlight, I think a more regional approach may be appropriate. I covered Mexican cuisine in an earlier entry, but there is so much nuance from other regions, that I think a more detailed look is in order! Oaxaca is a state in southern Mexico…

Yoga, Wine, and Lions’ Mane… My COVID Essentials

balancing on a rock

This past year was definitely one for the books. We all had to adopt new routines to find sanity over the past 14 months. Recently during a call with my colleagues, we were talking about our COVID essentials... what was in our survival kit? In a previous blog, Natalie Taake talked about her go-to products:…

Fisher’s Fare: Comfort Foods

For reasons that should be obvious to all of us, the past year has been a boon for comfort foods. While this blog typically focuses on food trends from around the world, the lockdown on travel has forced me to look a little closer to home for inspiration. Many people, myself included, have found themselves…

American Regional Cuisine Is Prime for Growth

Classic American road trip

The United States is a nation diverse in peoples and geography. Both of these contribute to some amazing regional cuisine. Thanks to the Covid pandemic, there's been an increased focus on regional American cuisine. People are taking road trips instead of flying. They are increasingly exploring the nuances of their cuisines close to home or…