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Your Guide to Finding the Best Wineries in New...
To sample New York's best wineries, visit two primary wine regions, the Finger Lakes upstate and in Long Island, and many more wineries throughout the Empire State, including wineries near Niagara Falls, wine tasting in New York City and more. Here's what you need to know to plan your visit.
Don't Leave Home Without These Maps of Oregon...
Oregon is best known for its Willamette Valley wines, but there's a great deal more to explore in Oregon wine country. Get started with wine touring maps, for the Willamette Valley and its sub-appellations, as well as the very different world that is Southern Oregon wine. Oregon also shares viticultural areas with its two neighboring states: Washington to the north, and Idaho to the east. Find maps for these cross-border wine areas as well.
The Estate Wine Difference
When you hear a wine described as "estate bottled" or see "estate" on a wine label in the United States,
6 Can’t Miss Culinary Experiences in Las...
Las Vegas is a city entirely given over to life's guilty pleasures. Sure, you can hit Nevada's desert oasis of neon lights for the gambling, the shows, or its many, shall we say, adult offerings, but foodies know that the real reason to come to Vegas is to experience its cuisine.Many of the world's celebrity chefs supervise restaurants on The Strip, making it easy to learn what's fabulous and trendy in global gastronomy. There's great food off-Strip that's worth exploring, creative cocktails
Your Guide to Washington's Best Wineries
Washington's best wineries have an impressive worldwide reputation. The first commercial wineries started here in the 1960s, and grew fast. Today, Washington is second only to California in total wine production. And despite Seattle's (just) reputation for rain, the state is actually home to a wide variety of microclimates. Paired with creative wine makers, the yield is a diverse wine touring experience that's sure to please.
Kauai's Best Food and Restaurants
Kauai is Hawaii's smallest populated island, but it's home to some of its best food and restaurants.
How to Avoid Food Poisoning While Traveling
Food poisoning is a common problem for travelers, especially traveling foodies. Learn what food poisoning is, its many causes, how common it is for travelers, and where to find the best information for treating food poisoning if it happens to you.
Plan Your Trip to Nimmy Paul's Cooking School...
On a leafy street in the city of Kochi in India is the home and personal kitchen of Nimmy Paul, which also happens to be one of the best cooking schools in the world. Chef Nimmy Paul is a member of Kochi’s Syrian-Christian community, and grew up carefully watching her mother and grandmother transform local ingredients into delicious, highly flavored but not-too-fiery Indian culinary delicacies. This is a unique chance to learn to cook South Indian food.
Wine Tasting in New York City
There are a few wineries in New York City, but there are far more opportunities to taste wine (often for free at wine stores), and to sip wine at sophisticated wine bars. A description of the wineries in New York City, the best wine stores with free tastings, and resources for the best wine bars in NYC. Page 17.
Stoltzfus Bakery
Lancaster PA's historic Central Market is a great place to sample traditional Amish country favorite foods, including shoofly pie, chow chow, spicy lemonade and more. The Pennsylvania Dutch shun prepared foods, so you'll find plenty of delicious homemade baked goods, canned and preserved fruits and vegetables and hearty ready-to-eat snack options. Page 9.
Rhode Island's Best Italian Food in Federal Hill
Providence is truly a global city, where old Yankee traditions meet the influences of many different cuisines. Federal Hill is Providence's Little Italy.
Pickles, Preserves Mustard and Honey on Sale at...
Lancaster PA's historic Central Market is a great place to sample traditional Amish country favorite foods, including shoofly pie, chow chow, spicy lemonade and more. The Pennsylvania Dutch shun prepared foods, so you'll find plenty of delicious homemade baked goods, canned and preserved fruits and vegetables and hearty ready-to-eat snack options. Page 10.
Pat's Drive-In Menu
The menu at Pat's Drive-In. There's more than just chili dogs here, but that's what they're famous for (as well as their french fries, which aren't pictured on the menu). They're a bargain at under $1.50 each. Page 2.
Kulolo
Kauai's best food is as beautiful as its surroundings. From gorgeous produce, to the unbelievably lush farms that produce everything from taro to coffee, Kauai is truly a feast for all the senses. Page 15.
5201 S. 12th Avenue, Tucson. (520) 295-9005.
El Guero Canelo, the home of the Sonoran hot dog. Page 3.
Duane's Ono-Char Burger Menu in Anahola, Kauai
"Ono" is a type of fish also known as wahoo, but the word is also Hawaiian for delicious, and that's
Biscotti from Tessa's at Central Market
Lancaster PA's historic Central Market is a great place to sample traditional Amish country favorite foods, including shoofly pie, chow chow, spicy lemonade and more. The Pennsylvania Dutch shun prepared foods, so you'll find plenty of delicious homemade baked goods, canned and preserved fruits and vegetables and hearty ready-to-eat snack options. Page 11.
The Best Belgian Chocolate Shops Travel Guide
Belgium is world-renown for its high quality chocolates, a tradition that started when chocolate was
La Fromagerie Atwater at Montreal's Atwater...
If you love cheese, you're going to want to visit La Fromagerie Atwater in Atwater Market. Although Atwater Public Market is known as the tourist market, and Jean Talon, as the place where residents shop, Atwater offers plenty for gourmets to choose from. Top attraction: La Fromagerie Atwater offers more than 700 cheeses, with a special emphasis on Québec artisan cheese. You'll smell the quality there before you taste it! Page 6.
Oahu Market, The Oldest Market in Honolulu...
Oahu Market is the oldest in Honolulu's Chinatown, dating back to 1904. This is the place for meat lovers -- and a place that vegetarians and those upset by seeing things like whole roasted piglet heads may want to avoid. (In which case, head to the less-intense markets nearby, Maunakea and Keakaulike.)Address and visitors info. Page 7.
Wong's in Hanapepe, Home of Lilikoi Pie
Wong's restaurant in Hanapepe, and its attached bakery and deli, are widely considered the place to get the best lilikoi (or passion fruit) chiffon pie in Kauai. Page 17.
A Plate of Lemon Springerle by Springerle House
Lancaster PA's historic Central Market is a great place to sample traditional Amish country favorite foods, including shoofly pie, chow chow, spicy lemonade and more. The Pennsylvania Dutch shun prepared foods, so you'll find plenty of delicious homemade baked goods, canned and preserved fruits and vegetables and hearty ready-to-eat snack options. Page 6.
Duanes Ono-Char Burger in Anahola, Kauai
It's easy to drive right past Duane's Ono-Char Burger, but if you pass it it's worth turning around again. There's outside seating available making it a perfect stop along Kuhio Highway. Page 24.
Povi Masima, or Samoan Corned Beef, at Oahu...
Povi Masima is salted beef brisket, or corned beef, and you'll see it throughout Oahu Market in Honolulu's Chinatown. While corned beef is enjoyed the world over -- and especially on rye with mustard in cities like New York or Montreal -- povi masima tends to be featured in dishes that are more Polynesian, often prepared with taro leaves, or as the basis for Samoan chop suey. Page 8.
Harney and Sons Tea Shop and Tasting Room
Harney and Sons Tea Shop and Tasting Room in Millerton, NY is a great place to add to a food lover's trip. Taste a number of exotic teas, shop for tea-lover's treats and accessories, and have an affordable gourmet lunch in the cozy tea lounge. Millerton, NY is in the Hudson Valley region, in charming Dutchess County, near the Massachusetts Berkshires and Connecticut's Litchfield County.
A Store for All Thing Duck
Montreal is fairly duck and foie gras obsessed -- it factors into a lot of dishes, so hardly a surprise that you'd find an entire boutique dedicated to these birds. Le Canard Libere, Espace Gourmand, sells a full line of Brome Lake Duck products -- from whole birds to pates to duck legs confit to foie gras and everything in between. There's also a deli where you can have salads and -- what else? -- duck sandwiches, and some casual seating. Page 11.
La Grand Épicerie at Le Bon Marche in Paris
Le Bon Marche is a major Parisian department store (think Macy's, Bloomingdale's) but it has a terrific free-standing international supermarket. Page 6.
Wong's Lilikoi Pie
This is what Wong's is famous for -- a thick slice of fluffy passion fruit pie. Page 20.
Little Italy's Mulberry Street
What are New York City's favorite food experiences -- streets, markets restaurants? Ask ten New Yorkers and you'll get ten different answers. While it's easy for visitors to find the expensive big-name spots, it's harder for visitors to track down the places locals love. Here, an evolving gallery of picks for essential New York eating and food shopping experiences, many of which celebrate this city's greatest strength: its diversity. Page 9.
Pommes Frites: Belgian Fries
Pommes Frites, a Belgian fries stand in the East Village is among New York City's favorite food experiences. While it's easy for visitors to find the expensive big-name spots, it's harder for visitors to track down the places locals love. Here, an evolving gallery of picks for essential New York eating and food shopping experiences, many of which celebrate this city's greatest strength: its diversity. Page 12.
Koreatown - Restaurants in Korea Town
Korea Town, which is centered on 32nd Street between 5th and Broadway, is a little slice of Korea in the heart of Manhattan. In this place also known as K-Town, you'll find Korean barbeque, Korean sushi, and other Korean food favorites. There's another Koreatown in Flushing, Queens, but neither is as large as Koreatown Los Angeles. Page 8.
Rafiki's Deli, Part of Central Market's...
Lancaster PA's historic Central Market is a great place to sample traditional Amish country favorite foods, including shoofly pie, chow chow, spicy lemonade and more. The Pennsylvania Dutch shun prepared foods, so you'll find plenty of delicious homemade baked goods, canned and preserved fruits and vegetables and hearty ready-to-eat snack options. Page 12.
Aunty Lilikoi
Kauai's best food is as beautiful as its surroundings. From gorgeous produce, to the unbelievably lush farms that produce everything from taro to coffee, Kauai is truly a feast for all the senses. Page 21.
El Guero Canelo's Sonoran Hot Dog Description
Everything you need to know about El Guero Canelo's Sonoran Hot Dogs -- including a definition of "Sammy
Photos of Kauai's Best Food and Restaurants
Kauai's best food is as beautiful as its surroundings. From gorgeous produce, to the unbelievably lush farms that produce everything from taro to coffee, Kauai is truly a feast for all the senses.
The Spice Bazaar (Misir Çarsisi) in Istanbul
The Spice Market in Istanbul, also known as Misir Çarsisi, or the Egyptian Market.This is the place to buy spices, dried fruits and nuts, tea and candy, all in quantities of your choosing. The building dates back to 1664 and is the second-oldest covered shopping area or bazaar in Istanbul.
Mi Nidito
Photo of Mi Nidito Mexican restaurant. Page 14.
Kauai's Famous Puka Dug
Culinary Travel. Page 23.
Pies at Wong's Bakery in Hanapepe, Kauai
Wong's in Hanapepe offers several varieties of pie besides its famous passionfruit chiffon. Page 18.
Ladurée Macaron Shops in Paris
Ladurée is credited with developing the modern version of the macaron, which has become an iconic French treat. This delicate pastry is essentially an almond meringue cookie sandwich, with jam, ganache or butter cream filling. They come in any number of flavors, and therefore colors, and are available at nine shops throughout Paris, including an outpost in the Printemps department store, and a location in Versailles. Page 8.
Galeries Lafayette Gourmet, Paris
Galeries Lafayette Gourmet is a convenient stop if you're pressed for time and need foodie souvenirs, or are looking for an affordable meal or casual snack. Page 7.
Les Chocolates de Chloe in Montreal
Les Chocolates de Chloe is the place to get an artisanal chocolate fix in Montreal. These bonbons of all flavors, from avant-garde stalwarts like sea salt and cardamom, to old favorites like pistachio and rum raisin, are hand-crafted and delicious. And the hot drinking chocolate might just send you over the edge. By the way, if you find yourself in need of a chocolate fix when you're in Old Montreal, hit Olive et Gourmando for some of the best brownies in town. Page 12.
Bentley's Coffee House
Bentley's Coffee House is not only a great hangout, but also has excellent sandwiches and baked goods. Page 16.
The Perfect Slice of Pizza
What are New York City's favorite food experiences -- streets, markets restaurants? Ask ten New Yorkers and you'll get ten different answers. While it's easy for visitors to find the expensive big-name spots, it's harder for visitors to track down the places locals love. Here, an evolving gallery of picks for essential New York eating and food shopping experiences, many of which celebrate this city's greatest strength: its diversity. Page 13.
Produce Stand at Central Market
Lancaster PA's historic Central Market is a great place to sample traditional Amish country favorite foods, including shoofly pie, chow chow, spicy lemonade and more. The Pennsylvania Dutch shun prepared foods, so you'll find plenty of delicious homemade baked goods, canned and preserved fruits and vegetables and hearty ready-to-eat snack options. Page 7.
Puka Dog
Puka Dog is a made-in-Kauai creation, and a unique Hawaiian twist on that traditional American staple, the hot dog. Page 22.
Wong's Asian and Hawiian Baked Goods
In addition to its famous lilikoi pie, Wong's also offers a host of Asian and Hawaiian baked goods. Page 19.
Jean-Paul Hévin Chocolates in Paris
Jean-Paul Hévin is widely regarded as one of the top chocolatiers in Paris, and has been for some time. He's certainly rubbed shoulders with the best-of-the-best, having worked with Joël Robuchon at the Hotel Nikko in Japan during the late 1970s, and has made a reputation for chocolate creativity in shape, form and flavor combinations. (That includes hot chocolate!) Page 7.
Michel Cluizel Chocolates in Paris
Michel Cluizel is one of France's best known chocolatiers. His main base of operations is Normandy, but
Food Photos of Central Market in Lancaster,...
Lancaster PA's historic Central Market is a great place to sample traditional Amish country favorite foods, including shoofly pie, chow chow, spicy lemonade and more. The Pennsylvania Dutch shun prepared foods, so you'll find plenty of delicious homemade baked goods, canned and preserved fruits and vegetables and hearty ready-to-eat snack options.
The Springerle House
Lancaster PA's historic Central Market is a great place to sample traditional Amish country favorite foods, including shoofly pie, chow chow, spicy lemonade and more. The Pennsylvania Dutch shun prepared foods, so you'll find plenty of delicious homemade baked goods, canned and preserved fruits and vegetables and hearty ready-to-eat snack options. Page 5.
Pierre Hermé Macaron
Pierre Herme is one of the most celebrated pastry chefs in Paris and the world. He's built a reputation for simplifying pastries down to their essentials, and also for creating unusual flavor combinations. There are two Herme locations in Paris (and one in Tokyo, which actually predated the others.) Other stores carry his pastries, and you can order them online as well. Page 4.
Les Toilluers Cookware Shop
For the serious cook, a visit to Les Touilleurs is dangerous -- for the pocket book and for the luggage. This is the place for high quality cooking tools, and it also offers cooking classes in the evening with some of the city's finest chefs. You have to join their mailing list to book, and once you receive a class announcement, act fast: classes sell out four to five months ahead, typically within two days. Page 10.
The Scene in Central Market
Lancaster PA's historic Central Market is a great place to sample traditional Amish country favorite foods, including shoofly pie, chow chow, spicy lemonade and more. The Pennsylvania Dutch shun prepared foods, so you'll find plenty of delicious homemade baked goods, canned and preserved fruits and vegetables and hearty ready-to-eat snack options. Page 8.
El Charro's Carne Seca Cage, Close-Up
El Charro's Carne Seca Cage, Close-Up. Page 10.
La Maison du Miel, a Honey Shop in Paris
La Maison du Miel carries a staggering selection of honey from France and around the best honey-producing regions of the world, as well as honey candy, jams made with honey, soap made from honey, and honey-related health products. You can sample the honey before you make your choices, although be prepared: not every member of the sales staff speaks English. Page 2.
Willow Valley Baked Goods Stall
Lancaster PA's historic Central Market is a great place to sample traditional Amish country favorite foods, including shoofly pie, chow chow, spicy lemonade and more. The Pennsylvania Dutch shun prepared foods, so you'll find plenty of delicious homemade baked goods, canned and preserved fruits and vegetables and hearty ready-to-eat snack options. Page 2.
Pennsylvania Fudge Company
Lancaster PA's historic Central Market is a great place to sample traditional Amish country favorite foods, including shoofly pie, chow chow, spicy lemonade and more. The Pennsylvania Dutch shun prepared foods, so you'll find plenty of delicious homemade baked goods, canned and preserved fruits and vegetables and hearty ready-to-eat snack options. Page 4.
Taro Rolls
Dinner rolls are another way that taro is used in Hawaiian cooking, and even people who aren't fans of taro will likely appreciate the taste. Page 16.
Photo of Micha's Mexican Restaurant
Photo of Micha's Mexican Restaurant. Page 15.
Montreal's Famous Smoked Meat at Schwartz's Deli
Schwart's smoked meat is the centerpiece of the menu, and is oft-compared with the pastrami at New York's Katz's deli. It's not an unreasonable comparison, as both restaurants were founded by Romanian Jews, and both serve marinated beef brisket that is then smoked. The difference lies in the composition of the brine that the brisket is marinated in, and the smoking technique. (In case you're curious, corned beef is unsmoked pastrami.) Page 5.
La Bovida, Cookware Shop in Paris
La Bovida is a French chain of cookware shops catering to culinary professionals, although open to the public. It's got 19 locations throughout France, and one in Casablanca, Morocco. The Paris location is quite near to another well-regarded cookware shop, E. Dehillerin, so it's worth planning to stop by both. Page 4.
Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Factory & Visitors'...
Plan a visit to the Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Factory & Visitor's Center in Hilo, on the Big Island of Hawaii. Learn how Hawaii's most popular nut is harvested, how macadamia nut candies are made, and pick up macadamia nut gifts and munchies.
S. Clyde Weaver Smoked Meats and Cheeses
Lancaster PA's historic Central Market is a great place to sample traditional Amish country favorite foods, including shoofly pie, chow chow, spicy lemonade and more. The Pennsylvania Dutch shun prepared foods, so you'll find plenty of delicious homemade baked goods, canned and preserved fruits and vegetables and hearty ready-to-eat snack options. Page 3.
Sing Cheong Yuan Chinese Bakery in Honolulu...
Sing Cheong Yuan Chinese bakery specializes in baked goods, both sweet and savory, as well as Chinese confections. Some of these have a Hawaiian twist: the bakery reinvents traditional peanut brittle, for instance, with macadamia nuts. Page 10.
El Guero Canelo Menu
Take a photo tour of Tuscon, Arizona's best restaurants and food shops. Page 5.
Free Samples at Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Factory...
Plan a visit to the Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Factory & Visitor's Center in Hilo, on the Big Island of Hawaii. Learn how Hawaii's most popular nut is harvested, how macadamia nut candies are made, and pick up macadamia nut gifts and munchies. Also check out the free samples. Page 4.
A'Akukui Ranch's Grass Fed Beef
A'akukui Ranch raises grass-fed cattle which yields delicious beef, served here at the Sheraton Kauai. Page 7.
Chocoladehuisje
Visit Bruges chocolate shops which include stores that have some adult fun with chocolate. . Page 6.
La Maison du Chocolat, Paris
La Maison du Chocolat was one of the first French chocolate shops to really make waves on the global chocolate scene, making an indelible impression with sensuous handling of ganache. Page 9.
Shake Shack
What are New York City's favorite food experiences -- streets, markets restaurants? Ask ten New Yorkers and you'll get ten different answers. While it's easy for visitors to find the expensive big-name spots, it's harder for visitors to track down the places locals love. Here, an evolving gallery of picks for essential New York eating and food shopping experiences, many of which celebrate this city's greatest strength: its diversity. Page 6.
El Charro's Carne Seca Cage
El Charro's Carne Seca Cage. Culinary Travel. Page 9.
Casa Molina, At Night
Photo of Casa Molina at night. Culinary Travel. Page 17.
The Chocolate Line
Dominique Persoone opened The Chocolate Line in Bruges in 1992, but his sensibility is anything but traditional.
Kauai Coffee Company
Culinary Travel.
Bamiyan
What are New York City's favorite food experiences -- streets, markets restaurants? Ask ten New Yorkers and you'll get ten different answers. While it's easy for visitors to find the expensive big-name spots, it's harder for visitors to track down the places locals love. Here, an evolving gallery of picks for essential New York eating and food shopping experiences, many of which celebrate this city's greatest strength: its diversity. Page 11.
Macadamia Nut Bargains at Mauna Loa
Plan a visit to the Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Factory & Visitor's Center in Hilo, on the Big Island of Hawaii. Learn how Hawaii's most popular nut is harvested, how macadamia nut candies are made, and pick up macadamia nut gifts and munchies, including bargain prices on macadamia nuts. Page 3.
Koloa Fish Market
Koloa Fish Market is a cozy place where you can buy the fixings for a fabulous seafood meal, or enjoy traditional prepared Hawaiian foods. Page 12.
2618 S. 6th Ave., South Tucson, AZ
Take a photo tour of Tuscon, Arizona's best restaurants and food shops. Page 11.
Touring Kauai Coffee Company - Demonstration of...
Photo of Kauai's Coffee Company's demonstration roasting room. Page 2.
Haupia at Koloa Fish Market
Kauai's best food is as beautiful as its surroundings. From gorgeous produce, to the unbelievably lush farms that produce everything from taro to coffee, Kauai is truly a feast for all the senses. Page 13.
Gérard Mulot, Patisserie in Paris
Gérard Mulot is another perennial contender for the best macaron in Paris. You'll find a full slate of flavors always available -- try caramel and salted butter or pistachio. You'll also find seasonal flavors. Page 6.
Shopping a Shanghai Food Market
Shopping in a typical Shanghai food market is not like visiting your average supermarket! Explore the huge variety of exotic fruits, vegetables, meats, poultry, seafood, bean curd products and more at this typical city market.
Schwartz's, Montreal's Famous Smoked Meat Deli
Montreal's own Schwartz's deli is known far and wide for its smoked meat, which is a Jewish deli-style beef that you'd find on sandwiches, akin to pastrami or corned beef. (Note: purists will say there's no comparison; learn the actual difference here.) This Hebrew deli has been in business since 1928, and is apparently the oldest in Canada. The line outside this small restaurant frequently stretches well outside the door, and seating is tight -- but you may well spot a celebrity dining there. Page 3.
La Indita Restaurant
Take a photo tour of Tuscon, Arizona's best restaurants and food shops. Page 13.
2nd Avenue Deli
What are New York City's favorite food experiences -- streets, markets restaurants? Ask ten New Yorkers and you'll get ten different answers. While it's easy for visitors to find the expensive big-name spots, it's harder for visitors to track down the places locals love. Here, an evolving gallery of picks for essential New York eating and food shopping experiences, many of which celebrate this city's greatest strength: its diversity. Page 7.
El Guero Canelo Dining Area
El Guero Canelo's dining area. Casual and bustling. Don't miss the well-stocked condiment bar. Page 6.
The Menu at Shrimp Station, Waimea
Kauai's Shrimp Station in Waimea specializes in shrimp, shrimp and nothing but shrimp, as the menu clearly shows. Page 11.
Murray's Cheese Shop
What are New York City's favorite food experiences -- streets, markets restaurants? Ask ten New Yorkers and you'll get ten different answers. While it's easy for visitors to find the expensive big-name spots, it's harder for visitors to track down the places locals love. Here, an evolving gallery of picks for essential New York eating and food shopping experiences, many of which celebrate this city's greatest strength: its diversity. Page 14.
Jean Talon Food Market in Montreal
Jean Talon Market in Montreal is one of the best food markets in the world. With both indoor and outdoor space (the outdoor space mostly used in the warmer months), the market offers produce, flowers, prepared foods and even a cookbook store. It's often described as the largest outdoor market in North America. Page 7.
Big Gay Ice Cream Truck
What are New York City's favorite food experiences -- streets, markets restaurants? Ask ten New Yorkers and you'll get ten different answers. While it's easy for visitors to find the expensive big-name spots, it's harder for visitors to track down the places locals love. Here, an evolving gallery of picks for essential New York eating and food shopping experiences, many of which celebrate this city's greatest strength: its diversity. Page 5.
Kekaulike Market in Honolulu Chinatown
This is the newest market in Chinatown, with a beautiful array of fruits and vegetables. It's across the street from Oahu Market. Address:. Page 9.
Artisanal Fromagerie, Bistro & Wine Bar
What are New York City's favorite food experiences -- streets, markets restaurants? Ask ten New Yorkers and you'll get ten different answers. While it's easy for visitors to find the expensive big-name spots, it's harder for visitors to track down the places locals love. Here, an evolving gallery of picks for essential New York eating and food shopping experiences, many of which celebrate this city's greatest strength: its diversity. Page 10.
Historic Central Market in Lancaster, PA
Lancaster PA's historic Central Market is a great place to sample traditional Amish country favorite foods, including shoofly pie, chow chow, spicy lemonade and more. The Pennsylvania Dutch shun prepared foods, so you'll find plenty of delicious homemade baked goods, canned and preserved fruits and vegetables and hearty ready-to-eat snack options.
Montreal's Best Gourmet Shopping, Restaurants...
Montreal has some of the best gourmet shopping and restaurants in North America -- and you're going to want to hit them all. From breakfast to dinner and with many, many stops for snacks in between, the city's French heritage, blended with the traditions of many immigrant cuisines, yields restaurants, markets and food shopping that no serious foodie can resist.
A Weekend Lunch Special at the Tea Lounge
Harney and Sons Tea Shop and Tasting Room in Millerton, NY is a great place to add to a food lover's trip. Taste a number of exotic teas, shop for tea-lover's treats and accessories, and have an affordable gourmet lunch in the cozy tea lounge. Millerton, NY is in charming Dutchess County New York, near the Massachusetts Berkshires and Connecticut's Litchfield County. Page 6.
Veniero's Italian Bakery
What are New York City's favorite food experiences -- streets, markets restaurants? Ask ten New Yorkers and you'll get ten different answers. While it's easy for visitors to find the expensive big-name spots, it's harder for visitors to track down the places locals love. Here, an evolving gallery of picks for essential New York eating and food shopping experiences, many of which celebrate this city's greatest strength: its diversity. Page 16.
Godiva Chocolate
Visit Godiva Chocolate where it started in Brussels. . Page 20.
Maya Quetzal, Guatemalan Restaurant
Take a photo tour of Tuscon, Arizona's best restaurants and food shops. Page 12.
Le Cave Bakery Goodies
Mango empenadas and Mexican wedding cookies from Le Cave Bakery in Tucson. Page 8.
Shrimp Station in Waimea, Kauai
Shrimp Station in Waimea, Kauai, is a casual dining institution that serves shrimp almost exclusively. Page 10.
Honolulu Chinatown
Honolulu's Chinatown is a fantastic place for a walking tour -- sample delicious dim sum and other Asian delicacies at restaurants and market stands while you're experiencing an important part of Oahu's cultural history. View this photo tour to plan your visit to Honolulu's Chinatown, including the best restaurants, maps, places to park, and details on events like First Friday and Chinese New Year.
Katz's Deli
Katz's Deli is one of those "only in New York" type of restaurants that's become more of a tourist must-see
Where the Chocolate Meets the Macadamia Nut
Plan a visit to the Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Factory & Visitor's Center in Hilo, on the Big Island of Hawaii. Learn how Hawaii's most popular nut is harvested, how macadamia nut candies are made, and pick up macadamia nut gifts and munchies. Here's a look at how the chocolate mac nut candies are produced. Page 9.
The Menu at Schwartz's, Montreal's Famous...
Schwartz's Deli menu isn't very deep -- not many people are going to venture beyond the smoked meat, or viande fumee, after all, although there's also a delicious turkey that's justly celebrated. Don't forget a side order of frites. Page 4.
Gourmet Shopping in Paris, France
Gourmet shopping in Paris, France is not only one of the best ways to taste the city's best food -- it's also a great way to tour the city. Here are pictures of great food shops to visit on your next Paris trip, including Fauchon, Muriel Grateau, Maison de Miel (honey shop), La Bovida, E. Dehillerin, Galeries Lafayette Gourmet and La Grand Epicerie at Le Bon Marche.
Photo of El Guero Canelo's Sonoran Hot Dog
Take a photo tour of Tuscon, Arizona's best restaurants and food shops. Page 7.
Kauai Coffee Company Walking Tour
Take a free walking tour of Hawaii's largest coffee estate Page 3.
E. Dehillerin, Cookware Shop in Paris
E. Dehillerin has been selling cookware for professionals and serious home chefs since 1820, and from its present location since 1880. This is a store that definitively favors function over form, which you'll notice when you look at the exuberantly cluttered windows, where merchandise is stacked more than displayed. Page 3.
Mei Sum Dim Sum in Honolulu's Chinatown
Mei Sum has one of the best reputations for dim sum in Honolulu's Chinatown -- and often the crowds to prove it. It's also open later than other places in the neighborhood. Look for dishes that use local ingredients, like taro and lilikoi(passion fruit). Address, phone and other dim sum restaurant recommendations. Page 3.
Patrick Roger Chocolates in Paris
Patrick Roger is a celebrated chocolatier who pairs seriously delicious chocolates with an irreverent sense of humor. (Check out his braids to get a sense of what's happening personality-wise.) This combination has been a proven crowd-pleaser, with flocks regularly descending on his several Paris boutiques. Page 8.
Frederic Blondeel Chocolatier
Visit Frederic Blondeel Chocolates in Brussel's St. Catherine's area for creative yet subtle chocolates. . Page 14.
The Grounds of Kauai Coffee Company
A visit to Kauai Coffee Company is informative and scenic. Page 6.
Kauai Kunana Dairy on the North Shore of Kauai
Kauai Kanuna Dairy is a small goat dairy, which makes delicious goat cheese, among other products. Visit the dairy for a sampling of its products, and to meet some of the animals that make it all possible. Page 8.
More Delicious Macadamia Nut Bargains
Plan a visit to the Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Factory & Visitor's Center in Hilo, on the Big Island of Hawaii. Learn how Hawaii's most popular nut is harvested, how macadamia nut candies are made, and pick up macadamia nut gifts and munchies. Also check out the factory seconds. Page 5.
The Road Out Through Macadamia Nut Orchard
Plan a visit to the Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Factory & Visitor's Center in Hilo, on the Big Island of Hawaii. Learn how Hawaii's most popular nut is harvested, how macadamia nut candies are made, and pick up macadamia nut gifts and munchies. Here's the way out after your tour is done, both sides of the road are lined with macadamia nut trees. Page 10.
Montreal's Best Bagels
You can't visit Montreal without sampling one of the city's best bagels. Bagels came to Montreal with Jewish immigrants, and if you're used to New York style bagels, you'll find they're smaller, more chewy and -- some would argue -- much better. The two stalwarts (and arch rivals) in town are Fairmount (since 1950) and St. Viateur's (since 1957). Both make bagels the traditional way -- boiled, then baked in a wood-fired oven, and at both the default flavor is sesame. Page 2.
Fine Dining Choices Abound in Montreal
When it's time to sit down for dinner, Montreal offers a ridiculous number of excellent choices. One of the city's consistently high-rated restaurants is Nuance -- located at the city's casino, which is either a plus or a big minus depending on your feelings about casinos. Great food in a more casual atmosphere can be found at one of the city's culinary icons, Au Pied du Cochon, owned by chef/celebrity Martin Picard. It would be a gustatory crime to miss his foie gras poutine. Page 9.
Self-Guided Tour of Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut...
Plan a visit to the Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Factory & Visitor's Center in Hilo, on the Big Island of Hawaii. Learn how Hawaii's most popular nut is harvested, how macadamia nut candies are made, and pick up macadamia nut gifts and munchies. Page 7.
Visit the Food Market at Taiyuan Road & Jianguo...
Shopping in a typical Shanghai food market is not like visiting your average supermarket! Explore the huge variety of exotic fruits, vegetables, meats, poultry, seafood, bean curd products and more at this typical city market.
Le Marche de Saveuers du Québec
Le Marche de Saveuers, across from Jean Talon Market, is where you'll want to pick up your Québecois foodie souvenirs. The store carries only food and drink made in Québec: wine, jam, spreads, and that most iconic of Canadian foods, maple syrup. The shop carries the pretty glass bottles shaped like a maple leaf, but you'll get a better deal (and be shopping like a local) if you purchase it in a can. Transfer it to a glass jar once you open it and keep it in the fridge. Page 8.
Bolton's Spicy Chicken & Fish Interior
To order at Bolton’s Spicy Chicken & Fish, stride right past the two plastic-draped tables, and confidently rap the brass knocker on the bright pink closed door to summon the cook. You don’t have a choice of spice level for your chicken at Bolton’s, it’s all served damned hot. Slide one slice of bread under your meat to catch the drippings, and use another slice for cooling your mouth. On the side, try the sweet and meaty baked beans, and the spicy turnip greens. Page 5.
Muriel Grateau, Parisian Tableware on the Left...
You've bought foie gras and jam and all manner of food to serve your friends when you get home from Paris. You've stocked up on copper pans and cookware. Now you'll just need something fabulous on which to serve your culinary creations. Muriel Grateau's boutique on the Left Bank offers a Parisian designer's take on tableware. It's simple, elegant, almost jewelery-like. In fact, Grateau also sells jewelery. Page 5.
Enjoy a Snack or a Light Meal at Kauai Coffee...
Kauai Coffee Company has a snack bar where you can get a light meal as well as various special coffee beverages. Page 5.
Chicken Real Menu
Chicken Real's meat may not be quite as hot and spicy, but the sides here are the best in town. The macaroni and cheese is silky and divine; the hand-battered French fries and green beans dipped in house-made honey mustard sauce alone are worth the 15-mile drive from downtown. Chicken Real is take-out only, making this a great choice for travelers stocking a picnic. Page 10.
Leonidas Chocolates
Plan a visit to Leonidas Chocolates at its home-base in Belgium. Page 9.
Macadamia Nut Processing
Plan a visit to the Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Factory & Visitor's Center in Hilo, on the Big Island of Hawaii. Learn how Hawaii's most popular nut is harvested, how macadamia nut candies are made, and pick up macadamia nut gifts and munchies. Here's a look at how the macadamia nuts are processed. Page 8.
Satisfy Your Candy Cravings with Turkish Delight
At the Spice Bazaar, you can find every conceivable variety of popular Turkish sweets and treats, including
Fauchon in Paris: Long Gourmet History, Modern...
Fauchon takes a slick, fashion-forward and heavily merchandised approach to its gourmet food offerings,
Guide to New York City's Favorite Food:...
What are New York City's favorite food experiences -- streets, markets restaurants? Ask ten New Yorkers and you'll get ten different answers. While it's easy for visitors to find the expensive big-name spots, it's harder for visitors to track down the places locals love. Here, an evolving gallery of picks for essential New York eating and food shopping experiences, many of which celebrate this city's greatest strength: its diversity.
Utah's Best Restaurants and Food
Utah is one of the fastest-growing states in the country, and its food scene is keeping the pace. Salt Lake City is home to an array of excellent international cuisines, while Park City is filled with sophisticated options for its active, international ski town clientele. Small artisanal producers of everything from cheese to honey to chocolate are finding their home in the state.
Prince’s Hot Chicken Shack Menu
When you order at Prince’s Hot Chicken Shack, choose your cut of chicken, sides and most importantly, the level of heat for your chicken. “Medium” gives you nice heat spreading through your mouth and throat, and a tingle on your lips, while “hot” burns all the way down like drinking bourbon mash. Only order the chicken extra-hot if you're on a dare, because medium will be hot enough for most spice-hardy people. Whatever heat level you order, don't ever touch your eyes while eating hot chicken. Page 3.
Jean-Phillipe Darcis
Visit Jean-Phillipe Darcis chocolate shop right near the Grand Place de Bruxelles for quality chocolates and pastries. Page 15.
Del Rey Chocolate
Del Rey's traditional-looking exterior carries forward into a bright but definitely formal interior,
Paris Macaron Shops, Chocolatiers and Chocolate...
Paris has many fine macaron, chocolate and sweet shops. Here's where to find your best sugar fix.
Breakfast at Premiere Moisson at Montreal's...
At Montreal's Atwater Market is Premiere Moisson, a great spot for a traditional Montreal breakfast. Load up on croissant, and order some turkey rillette (which is a spread that's similar to a pate) and/or creton, a pork spread that's very heavy on the fat and also includes cloves. (It looks a lot like scrapple, but tastes more like liverwurst.) If that's not your thing, go for the pain au chocolat instead.
Chocolatier Dumon - Stephan Dumon Chocolates
Plan a visit to Stephan Dumon Chocolatiers three locations in Bruges, Belgium. . Page 5.
Depla Pol Chocolates
Plan a visit to Depla Pol, a modern Belgian chocolate shop in Bruges. Page 8.
Dragon Fruit at Shanghai Food Market
Shopping in a typical Shanghai food market is not like visiting your average supermarket! Explore the huge variety of exotic fruits, vegetables, meats, poultry, seafood, bean curd products and more at this typical city market. Page 6.
The New York Bagel
There aren't that many foods that can be considered "iconic New York" -- the city is such a melting pot
A Feast for the Senses
The Spice Bazaar is a feast for all the senses -- colorful containers of fragrant spice abound. Foodies
Many Varieties of Mauna Loa Macadamia Nuts For...
Plan a visit to the Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Factory & Visitor's Center in Hilo, on the Big Island of Hawaii. Learn how Hawaii's most popular nut is harvested, how macadamia nut candies are made, and pick up macadamia nut gifts and munchies. Page 2.
Del Rey Belgian Chocolate Display
Plan your visit to Del Rey chocolate shop in Antwerp's city center. . Page 3.
Char Siu Meat at Char Siu House, Honolulu
You can see pork and chicken being prepared char siu style in the window of Char Siu House, in Honolulu's Chinatown. Page 5.
A Vendor at the Spice Bazaar in Istanbul
At the Spice Bazaar, there are a few vendors that specialize, but most sell a little of everything --
U.S. Coffee Production is Centered in Hawaii
Hawaii is responsible for all of the United States' domestic coffee production, and the Kauai Coffee Company is the largest coffee estate in Hawaii. This map shows the other places in Hawaii where coffee is grown. Page 4.
Kalustyan's
What are New York City's favorite food experiences -- streets, markets restaurants? Ask ten New Yorkers and you'll get ten different answers. While it's easy for visitors to find the expensive big-name spots, it's harder for visitors to track down the places locals love. Here, an evolving gallery of picks for essential New York eating and food shopping experiences, many of which celebrate this city's greatest strength: its diversity. Page 4.
Macadamia Nut Cookie Central
Plan a visit to the Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Factory & Visitor's Center in Hilo, on the Big Island of Hawaii. Learn how Hawaii's most popular nut is harvested, how macadamia nut candies are made, and pick up macadamia nut gifts and munchies. Here's where macadamia nut cookies are baked. Page 6.
Chocolaterie t' Begijntje
Visit Chocolate Shop t' Begijntje in Bruges for Caffe-Tasse products and delicious assortment of marzipan. Page 10.
Char Hung Sut
Char Hung Sut has earned its reputation for its manapua, or buns filled with barbecued pork. This is the Hawaiian version of the Chinese char siu bao, although the Hawaiian version is larger than the Hawaiian adaptation. Also try the pork hash. Address, phone number and other info. Page 6.
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