FOOD & WINE

Flora Farms

Flora Farms dishes up yummy farm-to-table eats

By Janice and George | October 11, 2017

Drive along a sand road beyond San Jose del Cabo, and you reach Flora Farms – an organic farm with an outstanding farm-to-table restaurant.

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wine tasting in stellenbosch

Wine tasting in Stellenbosch: Our fun Wine Flies tour

By Janice and George | August 31, 2017

Not kitschy. Educational and fun. Our Wine Flies Tour from Cape Town took us to five Stellenbosch wineries, including Annandale for bold, luscious, old-world reds.

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italian restaurants in cabo san lucas

3 of the best Italian Restaurants in Cabo San Lucas

By Janice and George | January 6, 2017

What are the best Italian restaurants in Cabo San Lucas? To satisfy that pasta craving, these three hit the mark: Salvatore’s, Doc Wine Bar and La Dolce.

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vancouver cooking class

Ciao! Whipping up an Italian feast at a Vancouver cooking class

By Janice and George | May 5, 2016

Black pepper fettuccini in a white-wine cream sauce? Lemon zested veal? No, I’m not in Italy. I’m grating cheese and boiling fresh-made pasta at a Vancouver cooking class!

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grand velas riviera maya restaurants

Grand Velas Riviera Maya Restaurants: aka the 9-step foodie un-diet

By Janice and George | March 14, 2016

Cocina de Autor is the most cutting-edge of the eight restaurants at this luxury all-inclusive resort in the Riviera Maya. But all the Grand Velas Riviera Maya food – scratch that, cuisine! – is delish.

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Cafe Tacuba restaurant

Snapshot Story #19: Old-world charm at Cafe Tacuba restaurant in Mexico City

By Janice and George | March 8, 2016

Very traditional, Cafe Tacuba restaurant is a charming eatery in a colonial-era building – worth seeking out when in Mexico City (reasonably priced too).

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Jimbaran Bay

Jimbaran Beach is one of Bali’s best beaches – and it has Sundara

By Janice and George | December 23, 2015

Calm Jimbaran Beach on Bali’s south coast is ideal for swimming. At night, its seafood restaurants are popular. But the “wow” place to be is Sundara.

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Vancouver patios - patio season at Pan Pacific Vancouver

Patio party at the Pan Pacific Hotel Vancouver

By Janice and George | August 14, 2015

Summer is here! Vancouver patios like the one at the Pan Pacific Vancouver are great for cooling off with a cocktail. Try the Kale Gimlet.

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dine in the dark Bangkok

Dine in the Dark in Bangkok: An eye-opening experience

By Janice and George | June 15, 2015

“I stabbed my cheek with my fork!” “Oh, I’ve lost a pea. Or was it a piece of potato?” Is this what it’s like to eat blind? It’s so pitch black in here (it’s good we have aprons on).

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flower passage arcade

Snapshot Story #12: The lovely Istanbul flower passage

By Janice and George | December 18, 2014

If you’re in Istanbul craving raki and mezzes at a cheerfully noisy meyhane, or you just want a few good travel pics, duck into Cicek Pasaji – the Istanbul Flower Passage.

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Eat, Drink, Bike: Exploring Sonoma wine country

By Janice and George | August 25, 2014

Sip, swirl, savor. Sonoma’s 400+ wineries pack an intoxicating punch. Exploring the Sonoma wine country by bike, we taste bold fruity Zinfadels and more.

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Whistler Indian restaurant

Get curry happy at this Whistler Indian restaurant

By Janice and George | December 10, 2013

Biryani. Vindaloo. Tikka masala. We scan the menu at this Whistler Indian restaurant. We want curry at the Royal Taste of India – but what type?

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21 Steps

21 steps to Whistler’s top tapas

By Janice and George | November 1, 2013

Climb 21 steps to enter this winning 2nd-storey restaurant in Whistler. 21 Steps Kitchen + Bar offers tasty and reasonably priced food in Whistler.

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Puerto Vallarta restaurants

A trio of tasty Puerto Vallarta restaurants

By Janice and George | January 21, 2013

Puerto Vallarta is a culinary hotbed. We checked out 3 of the best Puerto Vallarta restaurants serving food as art and simple shrimp tacos.

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