Travel Eats

A Food Lover’s Look Behind The Scenes In Paris

Thursday, April 23, 2009

A nod to contributor Dana McMahan for her piece over at where she delves ever deeper into the Parisian dining scene by visiting the Rungis Market at 4 a.m., the market that replaced the famed Les Halles (remember Anthony Bourdain’s visit there in his Paris episode?), and she learns to make baguettes at […]

Eat Where The Parisians Do

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Looking for one of Paris’s best neighborhoods to satisfy your hunger? Then head to where the locals head, the quartier d’Aligre in the 12th arrondissement, as described here by Budget Travel. High on street markets (Marché d’Aligre, Marché Beauveau) and low on pretension, you can find three-Michelin star chefs like Fabrice Le Bourdat at Le […]

The Top 10 Pubs In London

Thursday, April 2, 2009

Who better to come up with a “Top Ten List of the Best Pubs in London” than the guy who wrote the book on it? Peter Haydon spills the beans on his favorite drinking joints in London, with the White Horse topping the list (looks a lot greener on the site than I would’ve imagined […]

Is Globalization Killing The Irish Pub?

Friday, March 27, 2009

One person’s authentic Irish pub may be someone else’s Olive Garden. It seems that with the onset of globalization and the increase of culture exportation, the traditional Irish Pub is the latest to be recreated and commoditized around the world. This article at World Hum discusses the new book, A Pint of Pain, one man’s […]

Road Trip: New Orleans Style

Sunday, March 22, 2009

Still recovering from that bender known as Katrina, a road trip to the Big Easy reveals how New Orleans isn’t letting a little hangover prevent it from enjoying life, just like it always has. By Ted Hesson We decided to take a road trip for several reasons: moving, freelance work, sightseeing, hell-raising, escapism, rock and […]

Top 5 Spots For Street Food In Paris

Sunday, March 15, 2009

Paris may have some of the best (and most expensive) restaurants in the world, but for those hoping to save a little money or looking for something a little bit different while about town, here are the top five spots for street food in Paris. Ah Paris: the land of soufflés and escargot, of fine […]

A Night Out In Paris’s Underground Dining Scene

Sunday, February 22, 2009

Forget the big names and put away the guidebook, for a taste of some of the best eats Paris has to offer, be ready to head underground. By Dana McMahan With Michelin-starred restaurants and legendary food purveyors competing for the gourmand’s attention on seemingly every corner, Paris offers some of the world’s most famous and […]

Drop The Attitude, You’re In Mendoza Wine Country

Friday, February 20, 2009

Mendoza offers all the quality wines, scenic vistas and epicurean escapism as its sister wine-growing regions — Bordeaux and Napa — but good luck getting an up-close, intimate experience while in either of those two places. As Laura learns while exploring the region in this BT piece, ” . . . it’s a more intimate […]

Where To Find The Best (And Cheapest) Eats In Saigon

Friday, December 12, 2008

Travel to Vietnam has been exploding during the last few years, with over 4,000,000 international travelers in 2007 alone (a 268% increase from 1998), and it’s probably fair to say that the Vietnam’s well-deserved reputation for food has helped drive this surge. Far more the pho, Vietnam’s busting at the seams with restaurants serving muc […]

Cartagena Is For Food Lovers

Monday, October 27, 2008

Cartagena, Colombia, has been experiencing a dramatic upsurge in the number of visitors over the last few years, with over a million in 2006 coming to see this colonial city on the Caribbean coast. Besides being named a UNESCO World Heritage Site as well as being one of the region’s top beach getaways, Cartagena has […]

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