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
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 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.