MANILA, Philippines —This year’s “KAIN NA! Food and Travel Festival” was made special by the tour developed by members of the Philippine Tour Operators Association Inc. (PHILTOA) and the food tourism consortium, according to Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat.

The food and travel festival is once again a hybrid edition in partnership with Ayala Malls.

With the theme “Food Tourism Reboot,” Kain na! which began last June 10 served a signature line-up of digital events such as the Global PROSPECTives in Food and Gastronomy Tourism, Food Tourism Exchange, and Food Tourism 101 which would be held until June 13.

These are

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A Charlotte chef is taking her culinary skills on a national tour. 


What You Need To Know

  • Chef Lisa Brooks is going on a 12-city national tour starting in July
  • Brooks picked some of the cities from suggestions from followers on her social media channels 
  • The Joy of the Feast Tour will feature pop-up dinners and the locations will be announced on social media 24 hours before the event 

Chef Lisa Brooks, the executive chef and CEO of Heart and Soul Personal Chef Services, is going on a 12-city tour. She is hitting major cities including

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After nearly an hour-long circuit, the VIP tour of the Culinary Institute of the South, set to open this fall, landed back on the first floor in space that will house the future Technical College of the Lowcountry’s Foodseum in Buckwalter Place Commerce Park in Bluffton.

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The exterior of Technical College of the Lowcountry’s Culinary Institute of the South as seen on Thursday, June 3, 2021, in Bluffton. Drew Martin dmartin@islandpacket.com

New drawings showed the basic style of the space, with interactive screens, half walls with quizzes to test people’s food skills, and a large wooden table.

One thing that

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COURTESY CHEF LISA BROOKS
Charlotte-based executive chef Lisa Brooks kicks off Joy of the Feast culinary tour July 13 in Atlanta. The tour closes Aug. 26-27 in Charlotte.

Chef Lisa Brooks is hitting the road.

The Charlotte-based executive chef and CEO of Heart & Soul personal chef services kicks off her first culinary tour, “Joy of the Feast” on July 13 in Atlanta. The 12-stop tour runs through August, concluding with two pop-up dinners on Aug. 26 and 27 in Charlotte. Guests will find out the location 24

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A property developer turned popular food blogger has set himself a challenge to eat at every restaurant in Balham to support its businesses post-lockdown.

Stephen France, 55, a Balham resident for over 30 years, deeply missed dining out during lockdown, and after discovering his neighbourhood’s thriving restaurant scene decided to make it his mission eat out at every single one.

PROSECCO AND SMOKED SALMON BLINI: Stephen France enjoys a drink and a bite to eat in his garden. Credit: Stephen France

He set up a personal blog, ‘eatmywayroundBalham’, to document his experiences, provide restaurant reviews and encourage the local

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Press release from Kingfisher’s:

May 25, 2021

Tucson, AZ—Kingfisher’s signature cross country culinary adventure returns this summer after a year’s hiatus due to the pandemic. Now in its 27th year, Kingfisher’s Road Trip is one of the most enjoyable rites of summer in Tucson. The virtual tour features classic cuisine from six distinct regions of the US. The 2021 tour begins in the Southwest, followed by stops in the Pacific Northwest, Great Plains, Midwest, Back East, California/Hawaii, and Down South.

In preparation for each Road Trip season, Chef/owners Jim Murphy and Jeff Azersky and Kingfisher Executive Chef Fred Harris draw

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