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Faidley’s Seafood: Crabcakes at Lexington Market in Baltimore

The specialty of the house, the Jumbo Lump Crabcake Platter

Faidley’s Seafood, located inside historic Lexington Market, is a Baltimore institution famous for their jumbo lump crabcakes and fresh seafood. Faidley’s Seafood, which was founded all the way back in 1886, is one of the most well known purveyors of fresh seafood in the Chesapeake Bay region. Crabcakes, which are a symbol of Baltimore cuisine, are balls of crab which are deep fried until golden brown. If Faidley’s Seafood is known for one dish, it would have to be their…

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Sveitagrill Miu (Mia’s Country Grill) in Skogar, Iceland: Fish and chips

Cod Fish and Chips from Sveitagrill Miu (Mia's Country Grill) in Skogar, Iceland

While searching for places to eat in Iceland, I discovered Sveitagrill Miu (Mia’s Country Grill), a tiny fish and chips food truck located near Skogafoss waterfall. Iceland, waterfalls, fish and chips. In my opinion, it doesn’t get better than that. If you aren’t familiar with Skogafoss, make sure you add it to your list of must visit places to see in Iceland. At 200 feet tall, Skogafoss is one of the biggest and most powerful waterfalls in the county. With…

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Maro’s Shrimp House in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico: Steak and seafood

Lobster, steak, and shrimp

Everyone told me, if you come to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, you have to go to Maro’s Shrimp House for the lobster, steak, and famous Bulldog drink. At first glance, the restaurant seemed like an overpriced tourist trap. But with great reviews on both TripAdvisor and Yelp, I decided to ignore my preconceptions and see what the fuss was all about. Maro’s Shrimp House is a hole in the wall seafood restaurant. From the outside, the restaurant looked like a…

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Going to Hong Kong? Here is what you should eat

Hong Kong is a food lovers paradise. A mecca of non-stop must eats and endless restaurants. With over 7 million people, Hong Kong is one of the most densely populated cities on earth. China, but not China, the city is packed with an endless amount of restaurants serving everything your imagination can think of. With only a few days in Hong Kong, I had a tough time deciding what to eat. Almost everywhere you look is something amazing and interesting…

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Fish and chips with views of downtown Vancouver at Go Fish

Cod fish and chips, Go Fish, Vancouver

I first found out about Go Fish Ocean Emporium when Andrew Zimmern visited Vancouver, Canada on his show Bizarre Foods America. It was a rainy day in Vancouver, but that was not going to keep me from making the journey to the restaurant not far from Granville Island Public market. When I say restaurant, I mean more of a charming seafood shack with outdoor seating and stunning views of the harbor. This is why I came to Go Fish. This…

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