Bread Ahead has added a new chapter to Borough Market's culinary history book. Here, on the southern end of London Bridge, food "traders"—the butcher, the baker, and the aged English cheddar maker—have been hawking and selling for more than 1,000 years, keeping a tantalizing legacy alive. - As seen on SmarterTravel.com
From cutting-edge ingredients to going back to the basics, today's chefs and food purveyors are finding new ways to feed people's passion for food, enabling them to feast their way around the world. So head off the eaten path and look out for these hot food trends in your travels this year. - As seen on SmarterTravel.com and TripAdvisor
As an overseas department of France, Guadeloupe is, unsurprisingly, a gastronomic paradise. But when you add in a fusion of Creole, African, and Indian culinary influences, the West Indian archipelago becomes unmistakably Caribbean. - As seen on SmarterTravel.com
Copenhagen is often considered the happiest city on Earth. Could it be because of the food? Once a veritable culinary Siberia, Denmark's capital has grown into a true gastronomic metropolis. And while traditions run deep, new innovation continually adds flair to the city's tasting menu of flavors. - As seen on SmarterTravel.com
Bees have earned their wings at airports as well as hotels, department stores, opera houses, and other surprising places. And because it's cool to drone on about the industrious creatures (especially on National Honey Bee Day), here are 10 of our favorite places to find them. - As seen on SmarterTravel.com, Boston.com, and TalkTalk.co.uk.
Vienna might be a musical city, but if you love food as much as I do, Franz von Suppé's famous overture Morning, Noon, and Night in Vienna easily translates into a more culinary-themed "breakfast, lunch, and dinner." Yet, the best interludes are the sweet ones between meals. - As seen on SmarterTravel.com
Few pastry chefs are as passionate about ingredients as Adelheid Horvath. She told me that the German word for love, lieben, has the word "life" in it, and that those two things are the most important items she adds to her cookies. She blends together warmth, tradition, and sustainability - As seen on SmarterTravel.com
Abundant in fertile farmland and surrounded by thriving ocean, the Azores has been giving its rustic regional cuisine a contemporary boost for the last decade or so, largely due to the school's annual food showcase 10 Fest, which hosts 10 gourmet dinners over 10 days in June. - As seen on SmarterTravel.com and Boston.com
Equal parts sugar and tradition, holiday desserts the world over have stood the test of time. And what could be sweeter than experiencing a cake or cookie in the very place where it originated? Here are 14 internationally loved holiday treats and ways to enjoy them when you travel. - As seen on SmarterTravel.com and USA Today
From medieval hilltops to breezy coastlines, European wine towns make for irresistible vacation spots. Local cuisines help form a food-wine symbiosis unique to each locale, and surrounding vineyards provide the perfect backdrop. These gastronomic playgrounds offer plenty to taste plus enough to do for days. - As Seen on SmarterTravel.com
On a recent stopover in Lisbon, I met up with Frederico Duarte, Lisboeta and coauthor of Fabrico Proprio, a book (and ongoing project) on the design of Portuguese pastry. He led me on a late-night trek in search of the city's underground bakeries. - As seen on SmarterTravel.com and USA Today
From the white pulp of the cacao pod to the dark velvety candy, the path chocolate takes from bean to bar is a fascinating one. And travelers can follow along as companies reveal the whole process, from fermenting the beans to molding cocoa liquor into bars. - As seen on SmarterTravel.com and USA Today
Here are some luscious photos, along with dessert-worthy descriptions, from some of my favorite pastry shops on both sides of the Seine. Many of these gourmet boutiques are time-tested while others create new twists on Parisian classics. - As seen on SmarterTravel.com, USA Today, and The Huffington Post.