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Beyond Tacos – What to Eat (and Drink) on the Riviera Maya

Beyond Tacos – What to Eat (and Drink) on the Riviera Maya

Mexico’s Riviera Maya is officially America’s number one destination for millennials. But even if Playa del Carmen fills you with horror, and you don’t have the funds for top-end Riviera Maya vacation rentals, it’s still a great place to eat. Yes, the national staples of […]

10 Indonesian Dishes You Have to Try

10 Indonesian Dishes You Have to Try

With 17,000 islands to choose from, including the original homes of nutmeg and cloves, Indonesian food is insanely diverse. Though you wouldn’t necessarily know it from what presents overseas, there’s more to Indonesian cooking than nasi goreng, the fried rice dish that’s the local equivalent […]

What to Eat in Singapore – and Where

What to Eat in Singapore – and Where

Singapore is a foodie paradise, offering everything from brand-name international chefs like Joël Robuchon and Wolfgang Puck to outstanding street food. But it’s also officially the world’s most expensive city. Here’s some ideas on what to eat in Singapore that shouldn’t break the bank. 1: […]

10 of the World’s Weirdest Restaurants

10 of the World’s Weirdest Restaurants

Giger Bar, Switzerland Theme restaurants are ten-a-penny, but the Giger Bar, designed by the surrealist H.R. Giger to bring the world of Alien to his home nation, is genuinely a work of art. Slick and elegant, it’s like dining inside the belly of the Alien […]

The Best Restaurants in Ubud, Bali

The Best Restaurants in Ubud, Bali

Headed to Ubud? Bali’s arts, cultural and self-discovery capital boasts an amazing restaurant scene — so much so that it can be hard to pick where to eat. Current as of December 2017, this post includes (I hope) the very best restaurants Ubud has to […]

20 Greek Foods You Have to Try

20 Greek Foods You Have to Try

Greek food doesn’t have the world’s best reputation. Much of it falls under the shadow of Turkish food – and, at the risk of alienating every single Greek reader, that’s because the Ottoman occupation left its mark all over the Mediterranean in culinary terms, and […]

What Is Balsamic Vinegar?

What Is Balsamic Vinegar?

“What is balsamic vinegar?” Well, this staple of international food culture comes (all but the very worst of it) from the region around Modena, in Emilia-Romagna, Italy, where it is a local obsession. Think fillet steak in a balsamic sauce (filetto di manzo all’aceto balsamico), […]

10 of The World’s Most Expensive Foods

10 of The World’s Most Expensive Foods

It isn’t hard to spot the dead hand of corporate PR on the menu of a certain type of restaurant. Ya know. The world’s most expensive cocktail, with a diamond in the bottom and some gold on top. Or the world’s most expensive pizza, with […]

Eight Turkish Foods to Try Before You Die

Eight Turkish Foods to Try Before You Die

One of the great joys of any trip to Turkey is, of course, Turkish food. And, as the Ottoman Empire stretched across swathes of Europe, Asia and the Middle East at its peak, many of the flavours may well be familiar to you from elsewhere. […]

Food on the Everest Base Camp Trek

Food on the Everest Base Camp Trek

My apologies for the abysmal lack of updates over the last few weeks. I’ve been trekking in the Himalayas, and, while there’s more internet than you’d think up there, there really isn’t a lot. And so, in lieu of more appetising material, I bring you […]