When I signed up for the Teralani Sunset Maui Cocktail Sail on my trip to Maui, I was mostly after drinks, snacks, and some nice photographs of the sun sinking behind the volcanic islands. I hadn’t expected the National Geographic-style whale adventure my evening would become.
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One of the most fascinating ways to explore foreign cultures is through the food. Sampling handmade pastas in Italy, fresh seafood in the Caribbean and flavorful asado in Argentina are some of the delicious experiences to be had. That being said, sometimes the local fare might not be so appetizing at first, as you’ll see with the following list of the world’s strangest foods. Which of these, if any, would you dare to try?
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It’s hard to pin one particular tag on Melbourne’s cuisine; it’s too diverse. From cool coffee shops to classic Italian bistros, authentic Thai street food to and molecular gastronomy inspired eateries, Melbourne is bound to have something to satisfy your tastebuds.
To Yankees, Savannah may seem a sleepy Southern town stuck in a time warp—all antebellum mansions, Spanish moss, and Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. But those in the know have a different picture of the Hostess City, one that heats up when the sun goes down.
Wine connoisseurs and foodies have plenty to get excited about this year, with a packed roster of gastronomic events taking place around the globe. From celebrity studded culinary masterclasses to grape-stomping competitions, here are 10 Wine and Food festivals that you don’t want to miss.
One of the most enduring and increasingly fashionable districts of Venice, Dorsoduro. juts out from San Polo and lies to the South of San Marco with its tip almost opposite the Doge’s Palace. It also embraces two islands across the canal to the south, Giudecca and the less fashionable, Sacca Fisola.
Each of the 22 island territories of the Caribbean has added its own individual style to its own cooking; few islands produce exactly the same dishes although strong mutual roots are evident.
The Foodie, with an insatiable appetite for the finer things, knows what the finer things are all about. The nuance of flavor in a generations-old mole sauce, the unbearable lightness of crème fraiche, the pacifying subtleties of a well-made brick roux – these are the things worth living for, am I right? They can take a trip from being sort of “meh” to “remember that time when?” If you’re in the market to see some of the best cities in the US and prefer to eat and drink your way through town, then this is the article for you.
There are few things that the French enjoy celebrating more than their cuisine and Normans regularly don their traditional costumes and haul out the cider barrels in ode to their homegrown delicacies – a fun way for visitors to not only taste the food, but to get a sense of its history. From cheese-eating and shrimp-shelling competitions, to a procession of ships in honor of the mackerel harvest, here are 10 of Normandy’s most unique food festivals.