Seoul, Korea Like many other global cuisines, Asian cuisine is as varied as the countries on the continent.In Asian cooking, the emphasis is on smaller portions, smaller amounts of meats and plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables. Unlike the Asian-hybrid cooking that can be found elsewhere, traditional Asian food preparation involves very little fat, andContinue reading
∇ Minneapolis, Minnesota Venezuela’s iconic stuffed arepas are cause for celebration at Herepa, which is jam-packed for weekend brunch, dinner, and every minute in between. The brunch routine is easy: one Bloody Mary and one arepa—a palm-size knife-and-fork sandwich of crisped, golden masa patties filled with juicy, flavorful meats (such as sliced chorizo or slow-roastedContinue reading
∇ Savannah, Georgia A restored 1930s Greyhound station is now Savannah’s hub for new twists on Low Country cuisine. The chef of The Grey, Mashama Bailey, who has roots in Savannah, gives Low Country fare a worldly education, intertwining squid with shelling beans, clams with dumplings, and catfish with preserved lemon. Restaurant goers love “The Yard,” the Grey’sContinue reading
∇ Salisbury, Connecticut The Dining Room at the White Hart Inn turns a Berkshire foothills town into a dining destination. Chef Annie Wayte takes the best ingredients local farms have to offer and adds a homey touch creating outstanding and crave-able entrees like tender braised pork cheeks. You must order the parker house rolls and theContinue reading
∇ Nashville, Tennessee As far as Southern foods go, nothing beats a warm biscuit just out of the oven, slathered in butter, and drizzled with honey.The name says it all at this Nashville morning spot where you can get (pretty much) anything you want on a biscuit. Their biscuits are so good you can expectContinue reading
∇ Madison, Wisconsin Graze is your Madison take on a gastropub. It values and puts forth the farm to table movement. Looking at the reverse side of the menu, or their website, you will see the extensive list of local farms that source their ingredient list. Graze is a spot to do just that, graze. ComeContinue reading
∇ Sicily, Italy The fun of Baffo’s in Marinella di Selinunte is the atmosphere…it’s an actual castle. Baffo’s fabulous location sits right above the sea with windows that take full advantage of the view. Whether you are having a large pranzo (lunch) or pizza in the castle, you will not be disappointed. The daily fishContinue reading
∇ Abu Dhabi,United Arab Emirates To find home-style Emirati cooking, you’re better off staying local. Eat at Al Fanar Restaurant & Cafe at the Ritz- Carlton. Most people visiting Dhabi don’t get the chance to try authentic Emirati food, with its staples of rice, seafood, and spices. Al Fanar is one of the city’s fewContinue reading
∇ Havana, Cuba We can promise you that your vacation will be better once you visit Cafe de los Artistas. This hot spot in Havana is marked by its artistic decor and great service. The cuisine is a mix of Italian, Fusion, and Cuban. They have amazing and strong cocktails and a mouth watering menu. AContinue reading
∇ Philadelphia, Pennsylvania What better place is there to celebrate July 4th than in the city where our country was born? Fourth of July festivities run from 5-11 pm and include a parade through the historic city center and a concert on the Parkway. To finish off the day, the city’s fireworks are displayed over the PhiladelphiaContinue reading
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