Not so long ago London was seen as one of the worst beer cities in the country, with only a handful of breweries remaining, despite once being the brewing capital of the world and the birthplace of traditional beer styles such as porters, IPAs, and stouts. But now new beers and bars are starting to appear in every corner of the city as part of this craft beer explosion; there are now over 30 breweries in London, around 5 times more than in 2006, and this number is increasing rapidly.
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Beer lovers, you don’t have to go far in Europe to try amazing new ales. The options are endless! After all, Europeans have been brewing beer for hundreds of years…they know how to get it right.
Here are a few highlights for beer enthusiasts making their way around Europe.
China is well known for offering a vast variety of different foods. The very concept of “Chinese cuisine” is hard to pin down because the country is so big and the dishes vary so wildly from place to place. One concept that does unite the country however is a love for street food. From Shanghai to to Xi’an to Kunming you will find locals getting their meals on the go at tiny carts and hole in the wall counters.
Thai food is renowned world over and eaten in all four corners of the globe – but what about the real thing? If you’re headed to Thailand, think beyond pad thai and make sure you chow down on these authentic favorites. You’re guaranteed success with these recommendations and our tips for where to track them down at the top spots in Bangkok, which are often little-known to those tourists who don’t have the insider knowledge.
Paris has always been known as a city of romance, but the city of light is also the place for romancing your sweet tooth! The French seem dedicated to enjoying the best of everything, and food is no exception. We all need the occasional petit plaisir (small pleasure) and Parisians in particular are connoisseurs of the sweet treat. Here are seven scrumptious goodies that no visitor to Paris should miss out on:
Having grown up and lived for most of my life in North Carolina, I know a little something about barbecue, the quintessential American food. But while I take a lot of pride in Carolina barbecue, I’ve come to realize that it’s not the only good barbecue to found in this country. There are tons of great barbecue destinations, each with their own style that set them apart so you’ll rarely have the same barbecue twice. Below you’ll find a few of the best barbecue cities in America.
Ever wanted to eat your way around the world? All diets are off on this no-limits top 10 list of iconic dishes from around the world. Try them at least once, before it’s too late!
Whether you’re in the mood for patriotic chiles en nogada, savory squash blossom quesadillas, or even the nutty crunch of fried ant larvae, you can find your meal in Mexico City.
Mexico’s bustling capital has long been considered a mecca for delicious cuisine from all over the country. Many dishes can be traced to their pre-Hispanic roots, and gourmet chefs cite the country’s long tradition of markets and street food as inspiration. Here are eight tempting dishes from Mexico City, along with a list of the best places to find them.
Food trucks; what a novel concept. The fact that you can order food from the same vehicle that transports it. And not just any type of food, but gourmet items that can serve as your lunch or dinner. What at one time was nothing more than hot dog stands and ice cream trucks has evolved to become its own culture in many cities. Many food trucks have a cult following, with guests who will stand in long lines to have their favorite food truck entree, like beer battered fish tacos, falafel, sweet potato tater tots, and crème brûlée. Food trucks represent a new, unique way to eat while traveling and brings new meaning to eating on the go. Today I showcase the best food truck cities in America.
When most people think of authentic Philadelphian cuisine, they automatically think of the Philadelphia cheesesteak; thin slices of peppery rib eye steak served in an Italian roll, swimming in a pool of cheddar cheese. Yes, it is as delicious as it sounds. But even though this is a quintessential Philadelphian feast, this city is serving up way more than just cheesesteaks. For the benefit of travelers and locals alike, here is what to eat in Philadelphia, taken from food trends that have been taking the city by a tasty storm.