Food and Wine
Food and wine stories on GoNOMAD Travel.
The Quest for Truffles By Brian Gage Elizabeth Minchilli’s new book on discovering the hidden gems of Italian cuisine explores some of the lesser known delicacies that you can expect to find regionally when traveling throughout Italy. Eating My Way Through Italy: Heading Off the Main Roads to Discover the Hidden Treasures of the Italian Table is a […]
Avery Island, LA, has been the home to the McIlhenny family’s Tabasco empire since 1868. Today it has a new on-site restaurant called 1868, and a museum.
Bali is a Heaven on Earth for Foodies By Jackie Cohen The Indonesian island of Bali has long been a sought-after destination for yogis, spiritualists, surfers, and adventurers, but recently, it has positioned itself as a Mecca for vegan foodies from around the world. With an influx of expat-owned, locally-operated cafes, Bali cafe’s have earned […]
Paris’ Secret Doors – The Rise of the Speakeasy By Michelle Baun Hidden passageways, secret entrances, intrigue, fun, and fabulousness. Must haves for the ultimate drinking club, also known as the Speakeasy. A term sought out back in the 1920’s during the prohibition of alcohol. Fast forward to today, and gone are the days of […]
Enjoy a drive through beautiful Tuscany, Italy in a rented Alfa Romero and tour many vineyards including Verrazzano & Castello Vicchiomaggio.
Spain’s Extremadura region reveals the true taste of smoky paprika, not like the red dust I have at home By Jackie Sheckler Finch When Christopher Columbus returned to Spain from his second voyage to the Americas, he brought a very special chili pepper that was served to his patrons, King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella. Even though […]
Slow Cooking School in Umbria, Possibly My Best Day Ever! By Ron Elledge It’s a beautiful day in the Italian hill-country as we approach our arrival destination of Il Fontanaro Farms. At 9:00 am sharp, and as promised, Giovanni is waiting at the front gate. Giovanni is one half of the brother-sister team that will […]
In his trademark witty and informative style, David Downie embarks on a quest to discover “What is it about the history of Paris that has made it a food lover’s paradise?” And which temples of gastronomy are still called Bouillons and serve boiled beef? Long before Marie Antoinette said, “Let them eat cake!” (actually, it […]