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.
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 Sebastian.
People from all over the world flock to San Sebastian 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.
Reminiscent of Germany’s Mosel Valley, the Wachau has terraced vineyards leading down to a river. We visited two wineries where we had excellent tastings.
Zurich’s top dining establishments have access to superb local produce, freshwater fish and high-quality dairy products. Here are two restaurants we loved.
Lobster rolls have taken Paris by storm, haute cuisine is more affordable and a Japanese-French restaurant is the hottest in town. Here's the latest from Paris.
Enroll in a hands-on École Ritz Escoffier cooking class and you'll come away with new techniques and additions to your gastronomic repertoire.
The French have loved chocolate since the aristocracy popularized it in the 1700s. Here is a selection of our favorite chocolate shops in Paris.
Salt Lake City is booming. Here are 7 exciting restaurants where you can eat well after a long day of skiing, hiking or sightseeing.
The beauty of Menorca and its superb produce are attracting talented young chefs. The result is a vibrant restaurant scene, especially in charming Ciutadella.
Discover the history and traditions of Menorca by sampling some of its essential food products: Mahón cheese, Binifadet wine, olive oils and Xoriguer gin.
We ate well in Puebla, which has a deep culinary heritage and is known for its mole poblano. Here are four restaurants we particularly enjoyed.
Because of the influx of wealthy tourists, both foreign and domestic, San Miguel de Allende has an abundance of fine restaurants. Here are seven worth visiting.
The state of Guanajuato doesn’t have much of a fine winemaking tradition, but traditions have to start sometime. Cuna de Tierra Winery proves that time is now.
Fans of San Miguel’s colonial architecture, fine restaurants and mild climate will find much to love about Puebla. Founded in 1531, it feels much less touristy.
Here are a few of the places — some familiar, some unfamiliar — that you will likely be hearing more about in the year to come.
Like hotels, bars should feel like they are somewhere, not just anywhere. These five bars we visited in 2019 stood out in our memories as exceptional.
At hotels and restaurants aiming to provide the highest level of hospitality, it is people who make the difference. Here are our hospitality award winners.
Hotels now contain some of the best restaurants in the world. Of the many we tried, here are five of our favorite hotel restaurants from 2019.
It’s always a pleasure to taste wine when we travel. These five regions may be classics, but that doesn’t mean that they didn’t hold surprises.