Cinco De Mayo With A Difference

Cinco De Mayo With A Difference

We love celebrating holidays, especially those that commemorate festivities with something tasty to eat and drink. Cinco de Mayo observes the Mexican Army’s surprising victory in the Battle of Puebla in 1862 during the Franco-Mexican War. And as much as we love to celebrate with traditional Mexican food and drink, we know that sometimes it’s […]

Meet My Drinking Partner Tito’s Vodka

Meet My Drinking Partner Tito’s Vodka

  I confess. I like vodka. One could say it’s my favorite drink of choice. We do enjoy wine and beer but my go-to alcoholic beverage is vodka. If you follow our Food Travelist Facebook, Twitter or Instagram accounts you would be impressed with the amount of different vodka cocktails we have been able to feature. […]

Caipirinha – Brazil National Cocktail

Caipirinha – Brazil National Cocktail

  Whether you’re watching the World Cup soccer games or not, a refreshing cocktail goes great with summer. And one of the best is the national cocktail of Brazil, the tasty Caipirinha. Made from Brazilian cane liquor known as Cachaça and mixed with lime, the classic Caipirnha is deceptively easy to drink while packing a bit […]

Understanding the Crus of Beaujolais

Understanding the Crus of Beaujolais

  by Lesley Quinn   Beaujolais is that light easy to drink wine made from the Gamay grape variety in the Burgundy region of France. On the label you can expect to see 5 different types of Beaujolais.   If on the label you see just the single word Beaujolais you are purchasing the most […]

Maya Food is Alive and Well

Maya Food is Alive and Well

  The Riviera Maya in Mexico, as the district of Yucatan Peninsula from Playa del Carmen to Tulum is known, is filled with Mayan culture, ecological wonders and archeological sites. While the term Mayan encompasses a diverse range of the Native American people of southern Mexico and northern Central America, there are an estimated 7 […]

Clicquot Champagne Queen

Clicquot Champagne Queen

  Do you love Veuve Clicquot champagne? Well, if you do, you might be interested to know that one of the best-selling brands in the world became that way because of a ballsy widow, forced to make her way in the world after the death of her hubby when she was only 27 years old […]

Galettes Galore

Galettes Galore

  The cuisine of France is world renowned for its sophistication, precision and elegance. But there’s one item that we find more hearty and rustic than refined. And we love that! It’s the galette, a large thin pancake-like pastry that most often appears in the Brittany region of France. The galette could be considered a […]

Eat With The Girl From Ipanema

Eat With The Girl From Ipanema

  You probably know the bossa nova song Garota de Ipanema (The Girl from Ipanema). But have you had a drink in Ipanema where that song was actually born? Believe it or not, there is a cafe in Ipanema where the musical spirit and taste of Rio de Janeiro come alive in this charming and elegant […]

The Fine Art of Tea

The Fine Art of Tea

  Tea has a meaningful place in many countries and the British have a long tradition in the fine art of tea. The beauty of a silver stand loaded with small cakes, pastries, sandwiches and other treats is a delight for eyes and tastebuds alike.   When in London,  you might consider visiting one of […]

Irish Whiskey Wonders

Irish Whiskey Wonders

    Even if you don’t know much about Irish whiskey, you’ll be impressed by the huge number of whiskey brands and styles available. From pot still whiskey to Scotch whiskey, single malt to blended, there’s a lot to learn about this popular libation. Irish whiskey has a long tradition. The word whiskey comes from […]

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