Wednesday May 31, 2023

Take a 9-day foodie tour of Vietnam

Riding a scooter through the streets of Hanoi in Vietnam is one of those things I’ve always wanted to do but was too afraid to attempt. Patrick Radden Keefe’s 2017 New Yorker profile of Anthony Bourdain described it thusly, “Bourdain told me that the only way to see Hanoi was on the back of a scooter: ‘To be anonymous, another helmeted figure in the middle of a million little dramas and comedies happening on a million bikes moving through this amazing city – every second is pure joy.’”

And pure joy is how I would describe my recent conversation with

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Kick Start Your Spring Break Foodie Tour with Miami Beach

South Florida is one of the top Spring Break destinations every year, and there’s no shortage of options for travelers looking to escape to the warm weather. With beautiful beaches, mouthwatering restaurants, and experiential hotels with loads of on-site activities, there’s something for everyone. Check out some of these spots around Miami Beach to kick start you Spring Break vacation!

The Deck at Island Gardens

There’s no better way to show social media that you’re spending Spring Break 2023 in Miami than visiting The Deck at Island Gardens, Miami’s most treasured waterfront restaurant. This unparalleled setting for waterfront dining offers

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A foodie tour of Royal Oak Ave and Rumble St

Attention, South Burnaby foodies! This one’s for you. If you’re looking for an itinerary of delicious eats in your neighbourhood—or you’re looking to explore a new, relatively quiet corner of Burnaby—here’s a list of excellent and diverse restaurants to try around the corner of Royal Oak Avenue and Rumble Street.

The intersection is a hub of great places to check out, and the best part is that it’s just a short walk down the hill from Royal Oak SkyTrain Station! Let’s get to it.

Tenen proudly serves traditional Eastern European cuisine that co-owners and childhood friends Sasha Mirkovic and Goran

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Five takeaways from the 16th Annual North Fork Foodie Tour

Charnews Farm acted as the home base for this year’s 16th Annual North Fork Foodie Tour. (Credit: Victoria Caruso)

Once a year, local farmers and artisans on the North Fork open their doors to the public, offering a behind the scenes tour of their daily operations. This Sunday marked the 16th Annual North Fork Foodie Tour.

From man-made mushroom caves to blooming flower fields, participants gained access to 19 different businesses along Sound Avenue and Main Road.

Here are five takeaways from a few of the sites this year:

Mattituck Mushrooms, Mattituck

Mushrooms can have medicinal properties 

Mattituck Mushrooms, a

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North Fork Foodie Tour returns to Long Island for 15th year

Sunday marks the crystal anniversary of the North Fork Foodie Tour, the annual self-guided exploration of the North Fork’s agricultural and culinary treasures.

Ticket holders have access to a dozen venues, as well as the opportunity to meet farmers, artisans and chefs who turn the region’s agricultural bounty into some of Long Island’s most celebrated foods.

In 2006, about 200 people embarked on the first tour organized by the North Fork Reform Synogogue in Cutchogue; that figure had almost tripled by 2019. Last year’s “tour” occurred solely online via Zoom, but still managed to draw more than 150 people to

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These are the best foodie spots in Jerusalem

Despite being located in the place long known as the land of milk and honey, Jerusalem still seems to fly under the international foodie’s radar. But this storied city, perhaps the world’s original travel destination, has quietly been undergoing a food revolution that’s elevating Middle Eastern cuisine. And word is slowly getting out.

Few food cultures can call on their diaspora quite like Jerusalem. A bounty of ingredients fresh from the soil and the sea, much-loved and well-stocked markets, and innovative chefs from a wide variety of backgrounds combine here to create the perfect recipe for hungry visitors ready

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