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6 Exotic Dishes You’ll Taste Only in Australia

6 Exotic Dishes You’ll Taste Only in Australia

6 Exotic Aussie Dishes You Won’t Taste Anywhere Else

Australia is famous around the world for its fantastic beaches, cosmopolitan cities, amazing natural settings, and breathtaking wildlife. What often falls under the radar of many foreign visitors is the Australian culinary tradition. You’d be amazed to discover the degree to which Australian cuisine was inspired by influences from African, Thai, Asian, and indigenous Aboriginal tastes. Sure, the majority of common Australian foods are British in character and quite approachable. But what’s the fun in tasting the familiar?

November 21, 2016 | By More
Foodie Guide to Must-Try Street Food Experiences in Beijing

Foodie Guide to Must-Try Street Food Experiences in Beijing

Must try Street Food in Beijing – Unique Experience for a Food Lover

Beijing, the capital of China, is a paradise for street food lovers. You will simply be spoiled for choices when it comes to trying out different kinds of street foods in this place. If you feel apprehensive about the small shops and the vendors selling these food items, just taste the food and all your disappointment will vanish in thin air. The eateries around school and university areas are particularly good as they offer great street food at amazing rates.

November 11, 2016 | By More
7 Best WiFi Coffee Hangouts In Ubud Bali

7 Best WiFi Coffee Hangouts In Ubud Bali

Distanced from Bali’s crowded Kuta, Ubud is known to be the cultural heart of the Island of Gods. Quaint and peaceful, the town is surrounded with Balinese villages, flourishing rice fields, green forests and mountains. It also specializes in traditional crafts and wood carving arts. If you love to be close to nature, learn and experience the culture of Bali, Ubud is the place to be.

November 2, 2016 | By More
Canandaigua NY – Where Beer & Wine Trails Meet For A Spirited Good Time

Canandaigua NY – Where Beer & Wine Trails Meet For A Spirited Good Time

The Finger Lakes Region of up-state New York has always been known for its beauty and abundance of acclaimed vineyards. While most travelers are drawn to the southern region to visit Watkins Glen, Hammondsport and Corning; I’d like to draw your attention further north to the delightful city and lake known as Canandaigua.

Come along on our exploration of the Canandaigua Lake area to discover acclaimed vineyards, craft breweries and fine cuisine.

September 5, 2016 | By More
12 Lip-Smaking Summer Martini Recipes From America’s Top Bartenders

12 Lip-Smaking Summer Martini Recipes From America’s Top Bartenders

With all the excitement of Father’s Day this past weekend you may have missed another wonderful holiday…National Martini Day that takes place on June 19th each year, and this year it coincided with Dad’s day. But it’s never too late to sit down and savor a really good martini, especially when you’re on summer vacation or need to feel like you are.

With that in mind we share with you 12 colorful recipes for summer-spirited martinis created by some of America’s top chefs and mixologists at top resorts across the country. Get your shaker ready!!

June 20, 2016 | By More
Top Beer and Wine Trail Getaways To Toast Your Summer Escape

Top Beer and Wine Trail Getaways To Toast Your Summer Escape

Bring On A Toast to Summer! BnB’s along Brewery and Wine Trails

Summertime calls for beer and wine, and there are numerous inns located on some of the best trails in the US. There are even regions that are celebrated for both breweries and wineries, so guests don’t have to choose between the two. Here are a few inns from New York’s Finger Lakes and Virginia where you can sip, sample, and stay while enjoying the best breakfasts and beds in between.

June 8, 2016 | By More
Best Lobster Shacks in New England and Their Secret Recipes Revealed

Best Lobster Shacks in New England and Their Secret Recipes Revealed

Calling all lobster lovers, it’s time to plan your summer road-trip to sample the best lobster in America! Sure you have your favorite lobster or clam shack that your family has visited for years…. but you could be missing another memorable experience just down the road a piece. Thanks to the updated and revised edition of Lobster Shacks, A Road-Trip Guide to New England’s Best Lobster Joints, finding the best lobster and clam shacks near you is a cinch.

May 11, 2016 | By More
Mugs and Coffee Traditions From Across The Globe

Mugs and Coffee Traditions From Across The Globe

Mugs and Coffee Traditions vary all cross the world and make a fascinating study of our coffee drinking customs.

Everything gets better with coffee. It doesn’t ask questions, it understands, especially during mornings when we’re not even sure how to face the world. Coffee is that one thing that we have in common with the rest of the world. For coffee lovers out there, cups and mugs are the best travel souvenirs. These tokens represent a culture more uniquely and deeply than refrigerator magnets and key chains can ever do.

March 30, 2016 | By More
Brews With Spectacular Views – Epic Northwest Brew Trail

Brews With Spectacular Views – Epic Northwest Brew Trail

A brew and a view: Best Northwest Breweries to visit.

America’s Northwest is a gorgeous area for travel, with rugged mountains, clear running rivers, high desert, and ocean access. This area also has also become known for some great breweries. These breweries boast regional ingredients and deliciously crafted beers of all varieties. So while you’re taking in the wonders of the Northwest, why not check out its nature sites and breweries at the same time?

Here’s a guide to an epic tour of breweries and nature sites you won’t soon forget.

January 6, 2016 | By More
A Look At America’s Most Iconic Coffee Houses

A Look At America’s Most Iconic Coffee Houses

Where Do You Get Your Coffee Fix? – Here Are Seven of America’s Most Amazing Coffee Houses You Simply Must Try.

There’s something about a hot, steaming cup of coffee that just makes the day better. What is it about the aroma of coffee beans in the morning that makes you able to take on the world? It’s no secret that coffee is one of the highest consumed beverages in the US (and the world), so why settle for mediocre coffee shops and bland cups of Joe when you could be exploring some of the best coffee houses in the world?

November 20, 2015 | By More
Tour Milan by Chocolate – Top Spots Every Chocoholic Will Love!

Tour Milan by Chocolate – Top Spots Every Chocoholic Will Love!

Delizioso – Top Spots for Chocoholics to Visit in Milan. Tour Milan by Chocolate!

Most of us love bringing home some souvenirs from the new places we’ve visited, and chocolate is probably one the most popular and sought-after items in this regard. Indeed, each country has its own unique and original recipe for the preparation of this delight and Italy is no exception. Chocolate has become firmly established in the life of Italians, and is an integral part of Italian cuisine. Trendy Milan has several secret places where you can taste the unmatched Italian chocolate and other incredible desserts – these spots should not be missed!

November 9, 2015 | By More
Where To Eat Like a Local in Miami Beach

Where To Eat Like a Local in Miami Beach

Eating Like a Local in Miami Beach

When going on vacation, you go to experience new sights, to enjoy a different culture, and to relax in an environment that’s completely different than the one you see on a day-to-day basis. So, why would you waste your vacation by eating at the same old chain restaurants that are within a few of miles of your home? Fortunately, if you want to avoid the Cheesecake Factories and the McDonalds of the world, Miami Beach is the perfect place to go!

September 30, 2015 | By More
Sip, Savor and Smile – Discovering The Memorable Food Festivals of Italy

Sip, Savor and Smile – Discovering The Memorable Food Festivals of Italy

A feast for the senses – Annual Food Festivals of Italy

Italian food culture really is something special. It’s not just the simplicity of flavours and the pride in fresh ingredients that permeates the everyday eating experience here, but the relish with which these are served – food is not merely to feed the body, but the soul – and in particular the soul of the family and the community. Even in these fast food, global-busy days there is still a sense in Italy that real food is important to take time for.

September 23, 2015 | By More
A Foodie’s Guide to Tasting The Best of Bali on the Cheap

A Foodie’s Guide to Tasting The Best of Bali on the Cheap

A Foodie’s Guide To Tasting Bali on the Cheap!

Just hearing the word “Bali” evokes images of towering palm trees, pristine beaches, tree-covered mountains and alluring Hindu temples. When you start daydreaming about this island paradise, often referred to as the “Island of the Gods”, your mind probably doesn’t extend to Balinese foods – although it should.

August 28, 2015 | By More
9 New England Summer Food Festivals Worth The Road Trip

9 New England Summer Food Festivals Worth The Road Trip

Just because the 4th of July has past, it doesn’t mean Summer festivals in New England are on the wain. There are plenty of warm summer days and over-the-top foodie festivals yet to come. Summer is when the beer and wine really start to flow and seafood of every description is celebrated all across New England. So let’s take a look at some of the best Summer Food Festivals yet to come:

July 23, 2015 | By More
20 of the World’s Most Loved Brunch Dishes

20 of the World’s Most Loved Brunch Dishes

The folks at Lonely Planet have just published a wonderful new cookbook, The World’s Best Brunches, where to find them & how to make them.

I’ve spent days flipping through the tempting photos, reading recipes and learning the origins of 100 of the World’s Best Brunch Dishes. With each page I’m propelled around the globe remembering favored dishes I’ve sampled in far away places.

May 14, 2015 | By More
DIY New York City Wine Walking Tour

DIY New York City Wine Walking Tour

NYC Walking Tour – 3 Wine Bars You Just Shouldn’t Miss

Whether you’re a New York City native or visiting for the first or hundredth time, it’s a great place to explore a variety of wines from tiny wine bars to larger restaurants whose menus are built around wine selections. What better way to learn about wine than to grab your comfy shoes and spend a few hours walking around the Upper East Side (UES) of New York City and enjoy some spectacular wines?

April 10, 2015 | By More
Trendy Tastes of Peru – Discover What Top Chefs Already Know

Trendy Tastes of Peru – Discover What Top Chefs Already Know

Peruvian food has become the latest trend in cuisine, carving out its own niche in high-end restaurants across the world. But fancy eateries aren’t the only places dishing up Peruvian food—take-out restaurants serving Peruvian chicken are common in the U.S., and Peru’s ancient quinoa grain is soaring in popularity appearing in recipes on Pinterest and in grocery stores from Pittsburgh to Paris.

Here is a list of some of the tastiest foods you can only get in Peru (for now), and where you can find them.

January 26, 2015 | By More
A Memorable Experience – Cooking For New Friends While Traveling

A Memorable Experience – Cooking For New Friends While Traveling

The French word for “buddy” (“mate”) is “copain”: the person you share your bread with. When you’re traveling, you often meet people and ask for their advice, assistance, sometimes they will even offer you a place to stay for a few days. In many countries, hospitality is an obligation, and people you’ve never known before will do all they can to help you, just because they feel it’s something they have to do. And as for you, you feel obligated and perhaps grateful beyond words. So…. you can just go to the next supermarket (or the next bookstore) and buy them a present just to show how much you appreciated their attitude. But there’s also something better you might want to try… cook for them!

December 31, 2014 | By More
Calling All Serious BBQ Fans – Brooklyn NY Is The Place To Be Next Weekend 9/13-14!

Calling All Serious BBQ Fans – Brooklyn NY Is The Place To Be Next Weekend 9/13-14!

I can almost smell the aroma of grilling meat now! For everyone who just can’t get enough of the charred, finger-licking goodness of summer BBQ, your nirvana will be in Brooklyn next weekend at the Taste Talks All-Star BBQ where grilling masters will set up for a three day food obsessesive weekend. On Sunday, September 14th, the East River State Park will become a waterfront BBQ mecca as 25 of America’s trendiest chefs will gather to show off their grilling skills and talk some serious BBQ throw-down smack.

September 3, 2014 | By More