Monte Mathews is a Food Wine and Travel Writer based in New York City. Born in Montreal, Canada, Monte has been an avid cruiser since his first Transatlantic voyage at age 6. Monte has now traveled to six continents, visited 44 countries and is fluent in three languages. His passion is for Culinary Travel of all kinds but he is happiest aboard ship. Monte is the voice behind the very popular blog “Chewing The Fat”. His cruise travels feed right into his blog’s tagline: “If I can cook it, you can cook it and I’ll travel the world to bring it back home to you.”