Holiday meals in far-flung places may be few this year, but you can still send your friends and family authentic tastes from around the world.
Here are our top 12 properties in the United States where guests can savor gourmet cuisine and then head back to supremely comfortable accommodations.
Bordeaux offers profoundly pleasurable wines and chateaux staffed by friendly people. Here are our Wine Concierge's favorite discoveries from the region.
Picturesque vineyard-blanketed countryside and a world-class city at its heart: Bordeaux has plenty to offer, including these five recommended hotels.
Wine bars have distinct advantages over wineries. It's never necessary to take a tour, and you can compare wines from various producers side by side.
Jackson, Wyoming, tends to be an expensive place to dine. The restaurants' atmospheres are appealing, and the people-watching is divine.
On this trip to Park City, our editor visited three restaurants, where he ate outdoors. Each was within easy distance of downtown.
Gard's restaurant scene has quietly developed into one of the best and most reasonably priced in France. Here are nine places we recommend.
From open-air markets to covered food markets, Gard has no shortage of places in which to shop. It's a great place to buy lavender, linens, baskets and more.
Chef Massimo Bottura and his wife have opened an intimate country house hotel outside Modena. Its restaurant, Francescana at Maria Luigia, will be a big draw.
Unable to go to the Napa Valley now, I have been tasting wines that remind me of it. Our Wine Concierge points out six wines to try until we can visit again.
On our most recent trip to the Napa Valley, we enjoyed refined Japanese and Mexican food, appropriately paired with wines from the area.
The New Nordic food movement has revived traditional Faroese cooking. Here is a selection of our favorite tables in the Faroes, all on the island of Streymoy.
The Paros dining scene has never been more diverse, with modern European and Greek restaurants and a sushi bar. Here is a selection of our favorites.
We may not be able to travel with ease to another continent at the moment, but we can easily drink as if we were reclining on some distant shore.
Harbour Island may not be a gastronomic hot spot, but you can dine well at contrasting restaurants, which range from formal to sand-in-the-shoes casual.
Most people regard the Czech Republic as beer country, but in recent years, numerous wine and craft cocktail bars have also opened. Here are 7 to try.
Part 2 in our series of Escapist Cocktails, this time with recipes from Europe. If you could use a little escape right now, turn off the news and drink up.
In Europe's rich tradition of producing bittersweet liquors, Becherovka makes a fresh, herbaceous one. We got a tasting at the former distillery and museum.
The restaurants we tried in Karlovy Vary ranged from good to excellent, making it possible to dine well at every meal over the course of a short stay in town.
When your spirits need lifting, sometimes spirits are just the thing. Our editor travels to his home bar to create cocktails that take him to faraway lands.
Known for its Gilded Age mansions and well-heeled guests, Newport, Rhode Island, is a draw for those interested in architecture, illustration, autos and tennis.
Dining in Brno is one of the great pleasures of the city. As I explored what it had to offer, I couldn’t help but be surprised by quality of the cuisine.
In any new destination, our editor typically signs up for a food tour. On this trip to Spain, Devour Tours focused on the pintxo bars of San Sebastián.
People from all over the world flock to San Sebastián to do one thing: Eat. Here are nine of the best pintxo bars in this gastronomic capital.
Our editor dined magnificently during his visit to Prague. Here are 12 standout restaurants that prove the Czech capital to be a culinary hot spot.
Learn about other cultures by sampling their food. Gourmet food subscription boxes introduce you to new worlds through an array of culinary treats.
The traditional cooking of the Aeolian Islands is an especially sunny and succulent version of the Sicilian kitchen, with seafood playing a prominent role.
The vineyards of the Aeolian Islands began making a comeback in the 1950s. Now some 350 acres of grapes are being cultivated at 15 wineries.
Dürnstein is used as a base for day trips in the Wachau Valley, but it's really worth exploring on its own. Here is one perfect day in this jewel of a town.