There’s no denying it.
We love trying different wines, cocktails and food around the world – both when we travel and when we’re home! (See all our food and drinks posts.)
Some of our fondest travel memories are those involving delicious food – sharing laughs around the dinner table on our family vacations in Los Cabos, exploring colorful markets (like the Tetouan Medina in Morocco) and sampling local dishes in foreign countries. (Turkish mezzes? Yum!)
Here’s where you can devour some very appetizing info on global food and wine.
(Scroll down for recipes too!)
Taste the world!
Dining in Bangkok:
Dine in the dark in Bangkok: It’s an eye-opening experience!
Desserts from Croatia:
From creamy cakes and peach cookies to warm plum dumplings and pudding made with rose hip liqueur, you won’t be able to resist these 33 delicious Croatian desserts!
Food in Mexico:
One of the many interesting facts about Mexican food is that the cuisine goes way beyond tacos. It can be very complex and creative. Think chiles en nogada – a delicious dish of meat-fruit-and-nut stuffed poblano peppers, bathed in a walnut cream sauce and sprinkled with pomegranate seeds.
You must try these 17 delicious and interesting Mexican fruits – both when visiting Mexico and at home. (You can find many of these fruits in your local grocery store.)
Also check out our 15 Mexican margarita recipes – from the classic lime cocktail to a zesty cranberry ginger margarita (perfect for winter).
Get curry happy! Try these popular Indian food dishes. (You can order them for take-out or delivery.)
San Francisco eats:
The city started the “eat local, eat fresh” movement in 2005. Drool over some of the most delectable San Francisco restaurants in “San Francisco Highlights: Getting a Taste of the City.”
Restaurants in Victoria (Canada):
You don’t have to dine out if you don’t want to cook. Many of the best restaurants in Victoria offer take-out and delivery – even some fine dining places.
Great eats in Mexico
Wine tasting in California:
On a Sonoma wine tasting vacay, we bicycled around vineyards and wineries, ate, drank and indulged in a grape spa treatment.
Wine tasting in Canada:
Swirl. Sip. Swallow. You’ll love wine tasting in the Okanagan Valley!
Wine tasting in South Africa:
Learn tons about South African wine. Have fun too wine tasting in Stellenbosch (near Cape Town).
The best wine clubs
With so many wine clubs and online wine subscription services, now is a great time to try one.
Wine clubs in Canada:
Wine please! Check out the best wine clubs in Canada, from boutique to big.
Food, wine and recipe books
Check out these inspiring recipe and cook books on Amazon! (And just so you know, as an Amazon associate, we earn from qualifying purchases.)
Newest food and wine posts
If you’re wondering where to eat in St. Martin, get yourself to Grand Case! Many of the top restaurants in Grand Case are French, serving fois gras, garlicky escargot and the finest French food outside of France.
From food as art to delicious shrimp tacos, Puerto Vallarta is a culinary hotbed! We love these top Puerto Vallarta restaurants (in all price ranges).
Drool over these 33 delicious Croatian desserts! From mouth-watering creamy Croatian cakes to traditional peach cookies, these are the best sweets to try in Croatia.
Check out the best restaurants in Naramata plus other top Okanagan winery restaurants, all with outdoor patios! Also discover what to do and where to stay in the delightful winery hamlet of Naramata.
Did you know Mexico is the birthplace of chocolate? Or that Mr. Nacho invented nachos? And, hey, there’s a National Taco Day! Check out these 29 fascinating facts about Mexican food.
The most delicious fruit in Hawaii? See these 25 Hawaiian fruits! From mangos to Hawaiian pineapple to sweet-and-sour rambutans, you’ll love these fruits in Hawaii. Many you can buy at home in your grocery store too.