Morocho

There are so many things I love about Ecuador, but perhaps one of my absolute favorites is Morocho. Morocho is more of a meal than a drink. It is to Ecuador what sweet tea is to the southern United States. That is, everyone makes it differently, but most are simply delicious. The question I had about Morocho after my first experience was, “Is it a beverage or a food?” My answer, as it is with most things when given a choice, is both. I am not going to attempt to…

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The Vegetable Bar – It’s Time to Start Eating Healthy

Most nutrition professionals believe our food choices affect our health — how you feel today, tomorrow, and in the future. Good nutrition is, arguably, the most important part of a healthy lifestyle. Combined with physical activity, your diet can help you to reach and maintain a healthy weight, reduce the risk of chronic diseases (like heart disease and cancer), and promote good health. The challenge is, and always has been, eating healthy. Let’s face it there aren’t a lot of choices when it comes to food that is good for…

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Travel Benefits for Those Ages 50 and Up

One of the best things about aging is being able to enjoy the fruits of your labor without as many obligations as you might have had when you were a younger adult. For example, many men and women have a lot more freedom to travel once they turn 50. Many of today’s older adults have a wealth of discretionary time, and those who focused on retirement planning from an early age have the money to fund a recreational lifestyle. Travel companies and other businesses understand that Baby Boomers and other…

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NOE Sushi Bar

NOE Sushi Bar fuses extraordinary traditional Japanese gastronomy with the Ecuadorian palate, complemented by a truly creative and visually artistic presentation. Everyone who enters NOE Sushi Bar is shrouded in an ambience of art and pleasure. In a cozy space that is personalized and attentive to detail, the seduction begins with the menu: the colors, combinations, and names of the dishes captivate both your eyes and your stomach. Noe Carmona, the artist, executive chef, and partner, lets his knowledge and inspiration flow to create 70% of the choices that are…

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