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The Rise of the Craft Cocktail Scene in Paris

Forget about wine, it’s cocktails that are taking over Paris, as the city continues to transform its food and drink landscape, pushing the boundaries beyond what used to be the French norm. What started back 2007 with a small handful of bars has now spread right across this city, making it one of the world’s […]

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Food

The Cheese Lover’s Guide to Italy

France is most famous for it, and the United States produces more of it, but nowhere on earth is cheese so integral to eating than in Italy. Think of classic French dishes and most have nothing to do with cheese. In Italy, however, it is perhaps the single most vital ingredient—take away cheese and you […]

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Everything You Need to Know about Drinking Limoncello in Italy

Like pasta, pizza or cheese, it’s hard to visit Italy and avoid an encounter with limoncello. The brightly colored yellow liqueur is seemingly everywhere, and as with many regional specialties, visitors who might never buy it at home inevitably try it, in many cases love it and often come away wondering just what exactly it […]

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A woman serving a man at a Tuscan market
Food

Delizioso! The Best Tuscan Markets for an Italian Feast

Italians take their food seriously—surprise!—and food markets are one of their longest-standing traditions. Tuscan markets are still at the heart of many small towns and offer a  wonderful opportunity to live like a local in Italy. Some are seasonal, and some operate all-year-round, but all will give you a real taste of Italian culture. When […]

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Sustainable and Local Ingredients are Showcased in these Whistler Restaurants

What do wild mushrooms, elderflower, and spruce tips have in common? They’re all edible, locally foraged foods found around the Whistler Mountain area. And this is only a small taste of what is literally ripe for the picking here. With lesser-known indigenous ingredients combined with a thriving farming community, there has never been a better […]

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How to Navigate Fine Dining as a Family in Aspen

Famously popular with celebrities, CEOs, and the rich and famous of all sorts, Aspen has one of the most upscale fine dining scenes of any ski destination in North America. The town even hosts the Aspen Food & Wine Classic, one of the world’s premier culinary festivals, each summer. But with one of the best mountains […]

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Food Travel

Truffle Hunting in Tuscany

The Tuscan countryside has long been prized for its fertile land and beautiful scenery. The soil here produces some of the world’s favorite produce—vineyards filled with ripe grapes, olive trees laden with fruit, figs bursting with flavor, the list goes on. Yet one of the region’s most famous exports is extremely hard to find, grows […]

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Coffee scientist Shawn Steiman
Food

The Expert Guide to Hawaii’s Famous Kona Coffee

Kona coffee is cultivated on a 20-mile long, two-mile-wide stretch on the slopes of two active volcanoes in the North and South Kona Districts of Hawaii’s Big Island: Hualalai and Mauna Loa. And at roughly $20-35 per pound, it is one of the world’s most expensive coffees. The value has to do with its taste, […]