Cuisine: Sichuan cuisine Kung Pao chicken, also transcribed as Gong Bao or Kung Po, is a spicy stir-fry dish made with chicken, peanuts, vegetables, and peppers. The classic dish originated in the Sichuan Province of... more »
Kyoto Station is the hub of all major transportation in Kyoto. It also happens to be the second largest train station building in Japan, with plenty to offer for visitors and those just passing through. Not just a train station. The ...more »
Queenstown loudly and proudly flies its 'adventure capital' banner high but there is another, somewhat more laid-back, world-class feature to the town and its region - wine. And we're not talking about the partying element's ...more »
All fruit should be washed, but by “safe to eat” we mean that almost no fruit in Bali is sprayed with noxious chemicals, nor is it genetically modified. Bali has such a variety of "wild" fruit that you should take advantage of the ...more »
The St. Regis Bali Resort launches a brand new culinary innovation of mixology with a food pairing degustation experience this April. Connoisseurs of fine food, cocktails and wine are invited to partake in a unique culinary journey where ...more »
Shanghai cuisine is the youngest among the ten major cuisines in China though with a history of more than 400 years. Shanghai Cuisine includes two styles - Benbang Cuisine (literally meaning 'local cuisine) and Haipai Cuisine (literally ...more »
Upon arrival in Vietnam most travelers face the same difficult decision: Pho or coffee? After the unsatisfying plane food it’s usually straight to a bowl of legendary Pho noodles. After that though (and there’s no shame coming second ...more »
The denizens of Taipei take food seriously. Initiate a conversation with a Taipeiren about even the simplest of the street fare and chances are you'll enter into a dialog that could span the better part of an hour, complete with ...more »
Although all flour-wrapped, meat- or vegetable-filled Chinese snacks are known as "dumplings" to the world, each of them has a distinctive Chinese name and history, and xiaolongbao is hands down the most distinguished homegrown dumpling ...more »
Praised by famous poets and writers, true Russian cuisine with its simple but delicious meals that formed the mainstay of peasants’ and tsars’ living seems to have fallen into oblivion. Contemporary perception of Russian food, ...more »
After the weather, food and drink are probably the hottest topic you'll discus once you're back from your holiday. As one of the most accessible ways to sample a country's culture, eating and drinking is not only a pleasure but a requirement of any well-rounded holiday (yes, we did just say that!) While most places around the globe serve international cuisine it's the local grub that usually gets people talking.
Again, our dedicated travel writers have done the hard graft for you, writing up their experiences and offering their hints and tips on how to indulge the taste buds when you next choose to explore. From nouvelle cuisine and Michelin starred dining, to budget burgers and street food delicacies we've scoured the globe for the hottest treats. Add to that our guide to beer, top ten cocktails and low down on the finest glass of red and holiday indulgence is only a click away. Cheers!
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