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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PITTSBORO — Pittsboro’s Small Cafe B and B (formally The Small B&B Cafe) has new owners with ambitious plans to infuse the quaint, downtown eatery with flavors from around the world.

“We want to preserve the essence of the place,” Christoffel Verwoerdt, the restaurant’s one-third owner, told the News + Record. “But we’re definitely going to put our mark on it.”

Verwoerdt bought the property earlier this summer with his wife, Lisa, and her nephew, Chef R.L. Boyd. The restaurant — at 219 East Street, immediately east of the downtown traffic circle

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Restaurant Plénitude.Photo: By Alexandre Tabaste

Then, there’s the classic French bistro on the seventh floor, ​​Le Tout-Paris. Sit at the bar, in the dining room, on the terrace, or in the garden while enjoying everything from tomato pie, to frites, to a soufflé au chocolat. On Sundays there is dimanche à la folie, a festive French feast where the dish to order is the roast chicken. “Le Tout-Paris, with its beautiful gardens, balconies and fresh look, features the best of Parisian brasserie food,” explains Boyens.

For their fourth and final restaurant, Cheval Blanc called on a neighboring city: Milan.

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Fall colors are shown in this 2018 file photo. The Scenic Byways in Northeast and Eastern Iowa are hosting the Best of the Byway Fall Bus Tour at the end of September and beginning of October. Four tours are available. (The Gazette)

Leaves, food and an incredible experience

POSTVILLE — The Scenic Byways in Northeast and Eastern Iowa are hosting the Best of the Byway Fall Bus Tour at the end of September and beginning of October. The tour will include a culinary crawl, a scenic overlook photo opportunity with fall leaves, a brief presentation about the byway and a

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When Ben Brown looks at Pacific Beach, he sees a number of restaurants that might be overshadowed by the vibrant nightlife.

With the creation of TastePro, his San Diego dining tour business, Brown hopes to shine a spotlight on those establishments through a shared culinary experience.

“What I want to do with TastePro is to introduce locals and travelers to hidden gems that only the locals know about,” he said.

Customers who visit the company’s website (gotastepro.com), book a tour in either Pacific Beach, North Park or the Gaslamp Quarter. With e-mail confirmation, they have a 12-hour window

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Have you ever wanted someone to just lead you from foodie haven to foodie haven without you having to do a thing but follow them?

Well, Fife’s food ambassador Christopher Trotter is promising just that with his bespoke culinary tours across Scotland.

Whether whisky is your thing or you’re more of a seafood connoisseur, or maybe you refuse to go through any day without the opportunity to eat chocolate, then Christopher says he will be able to make it happen on one of his tours, all you need to do is ask.

Running most of his tours in the Fife

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