Travel Eats

Top 7 Places To Eat In Bogotá

Monday, June 13, 2011

A destination for backpackers and hip travelers, Colombia is known for its vibrant culture and friendly residents. With Medellín attracting those seeking nightly salsa partners, and Cartagena drawing travelers looking for a Caribbean beach getaway, Colombia continues to fascinate travelers and overcome its sordid reputation. Despite its image to some, one reputation that’s well deserved for this country of […]

Mercat de Santa Caterina: Barcelona’s Best Untouristy Market

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

As anyone who has visited La Boqueria knows, the famed market in Barecelona located just off Las Ramblas is not just one of the city’s most well-known destinations, but also one of its most touristy. Sure, if you get there around 5 a.m. before the visitors wake up, you’ll likely be the only non-Spainard wadering […]

10 Great Places To Grab A Drink Around The World

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

USA Today enlisted the help of Men’s Journal to come up with this list of 10 great places around the world go bar-hopping. Not surprisingly, Dublin makes the list with it’s 1000+ bars, as does Portland, Oregon, for its large number of breweries — at last count 28 within the city limits, the most of […]

6 Best Places To Eat Dessert In Paris

Monday, May 23, 2011

Paris may be known for its decadent, mutli-course meals, but nothing says delicacy like the grand finale: dessert. Actually, it’s not unusual in Paris to mosey into a patisserie or chocolaterie for a midday snack, but one so fantastic that you’d hardly believe it was just a quick bite. The following list includes some of […]

8 Coffee Shops In Saigon You Need To Try

Friday, May 13, 2011

Travelers who’ve downed a cup of joe in Southeast Asia know that the stuff’s good — really good — but not like what you’re used to at home. Given the coffee’s brewed from extra-bold beans and served in a climate where the last thing you crave while you’re sweating through your shirt is a hot […]

What’s Next For Spain’s Foodie Scene?

Thursday, April 28, 2011

With Ferran Adria closing shop in December, Spain is shutting the door on what will surely be looked upon as a storied moment in culinary history, as well as looking forward to what is to come in a country where food and wine are treated with the kind of respect (rightly so) that retirement accounts […]

The World’s 100 Best Restaurants 2011

Thursday, April 21, 2011

The list of the top 100 restaurants in the world was announced this week, and not surprisingly, Europe dominated the list, with over 70% of the top 50 (and Spain having 3 in the top 10). The list — compiled by Restaurant magazine from over 800 international restaurant industry experts — always draws criticism every […]

Licking Like A Local In Antigua, Guatemala (Ice Cream, That Is)

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Guatemalans love ice cream. Well, at least in Antigua they do. At every turn, the historic city’s cobblestone streets seem to be crawling with people licking drippy cones of sugary frozen cream topped with a dollop of syrupy strawberry goodness. And it made me want it — like really want it — all the time. […]

The Best Tapas In New York City

Friday, April 15, 2011

Sure, you could do the desirable task of finding the best tapas in New York City — a city that is rife with neighborhood tapas joints — by simply eating your way through the myriad of options. But if you’re limited on time, money, and/or allowance on waistline expansion, then I suggest you simply check […]

A Growing Bike Cafe Trend Hits America

Friday, March 25, 2011

Not long ago I published a piece about Austin, Texas, where I shared a favorite spot of mind which I stopped in — well, three times — over the length of my weekend trip. Mellow Johnny’s  Bike Shop is perhaps more known for its famous owner, Lance Armstrong, than for its spandex or coffee. Yes, […]

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