Tag: food tour

How To Eat Your Way Through A German Christmas Market

Germany’s Christmas Markets have been around for hundreds of years. During the month of December, you can travel to a number of cities in the country to experience this wonderful annual tradition .  And the recipe for success is pretty simple: spicy mulled wines, meats grilled over an […]

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Chocolate Bars of Iceland

Take a moment to imagine you are in New Orleans, Philadelphia, Florence Italy or Madrid Spain.  What do you think about?  Oysters Rockefeller?  Cheese Steaks?  Gelato?  Serrano Ham?

Food is directly associated with our travel experiences.  It helps us experience local cultures and in our own lives it’s how we pass down family traditions.

Nashville’s Hot Chicken

Hot chicken is a must-try Nashville specialty. Today, there are over two dozen restaurants in the city that serve the dish, and chefs throughout Atlanta, New York, Chicago, and Australia have created their own “Nashville-style” chicken. KFC has even jumped on the hot chicken train. This January, the fast food chain began selling “Nashville Hot Chicken” and “Nashville Hot Tenders” in its U.S. locations. Although many natives refuse the quick substitute, it is said by the company to be highly successful. While restaurants have their own spin on the local favorite, hot chicken is essentially fried chicken with a cayenne pepper paste served with pickle chips on top and white bread on the bottom.

Smorgasburg at the Brooklyn Flea Market

By Marsha Clarke If you are walking through the Brooklyn Bridge Park on a Sunday afternoon minding your own business, secretly judging hipsters and you see a congregation of people at food tents….Run!  And you should run right into that place called Smorgasburg.  This operation of Brooklyn Flea, which […]

Mini Food Tour

By Seth Fera-Schanes.  This article first appeared on The Refined Chef cooking website. A mini food tour is a great way to spend a few hours on a weekend afternoon, especially in food obsessed New York.  I recently went on a little excursion and had a lot of […]