Culinary Discoveries of a Venetian Cicchetti Crawl

Eating in Italy is, on the whole, easy – in my experience, at least, I haven’t exactly struggled to find good, solid food all over the country. Except, that is, in Venice. Yes, the food scene in Venice is a bit trickier than other parts of Italy. While I ultimately discovered a few restaurants that I quite enjoyed … More Culinary Discoveries of a Venetian Cicchetti Crawl

Copenhagen: A Walk Through Sustainable and Organic Danish Cuisine

On a drizzly day in Copenhagen, I set out, flower-patterned umbrella firmly in hand, to learn about Danish cuisine. I had signed up with Copenhagen Food Tours for a culinary walk through Copenhagen, and for the next four hours, our guide Maria would lead us around the city as we sampled some of the best … More Copenhagen: A Walk Through Sustainable and Organic Danish Cuisine

Amsterdam: Fries, Pancakes, and Cheese, Glorious Cheese

I’ve written a lot about the rainy mishaps from my first trip to Amsterdam, but one thing I never touched on was the food. Here’s why: we didn’t really eat any of the classic Dutch staples during that trip. Fries? Nope. Pancakes? Not even. Herring? Sorry, but no. In all fairness, we had our reasons. … More Amsterdam: Fries, Pancakes, and Cheese, Glorious Cheese

Berlin: A Culinary Journey from Currywurst to Cheesecake

During my semester in Europe, I took more than my fair share of food tours – and, based on my wholly unscientific observations, it seemed like I was not the only one. A quick scan of TripAdvisor shows food tours listed among the highest rated attractions for several cities, and on each tour I took, … More Berlin: A Culinary Journey from Currywurst to Cheesecake