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Rich hot chocolate courtesy of Max Brenner.
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Unique Chocolate Experiences In New York City

For those with a sweet tooth wanting to explore beyond your everyday chocolate shops, New York City is home to quirky, innovative and experiential cocoa fare. Chocoholics can choose to explore NYC in a self-guided fashion or book a tour with New York Chocolate Tours, a company providing chocolate-themed walking […]

Traditional tools for making chocolate. Photo courtesy of ChocoMuseo Antigua.
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Sweet Guatemala: A Look At The Country’s Mayan Chocolate History And Modern Experiences

For travelers with a sweet tooth, Guatemala and its rich chocolate heritage allow for an indulgent trip. Especially in Antigua you’ll find no shortage of chocolate shops, cacao-laced postres (desserts) and even a chocolate museum. And while local pastry chefs put modern spins on the delicacy, chocolate is nothing new […]

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NYC Pastries Better Than The Cronut
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NYC Pastries Better Than The Cronut

In 2013, the media was saturated with coverage about New York’s most unique treat: The Cronut. However, just because a baked good is lesser-known doesn’t mean it isn’t innovative. In fact, there are a number of interesting pastries and desserts in NYC that many consider more ingenious — and more […]

#FoodPorn: Sweet Turkish Ashure
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#FoodPorn: Sweet Turkish Ashure

Aşure or Ashure, a traditional dessert in Turkey, is a pudding-like dish made with grains, fruits and nuts like cherries, hazelnuts, cashews, figs, chic peas, fava beans, raisins and rice (recipe varies by who’s making it). Sugar, orange and lemon peel, cinnamon, rose water and pomegranate kernels are other popular […]

#FoodPorn: Traditional Danish Rødgrød med fløde
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#FoodPorn: Traditional Danish Rødgrød med fløde

This traditional Danish red berry pudding with cream has one of the most difficult pronunciations in the Danish language (click here to hear it out loud, then try for yourself!). Rødgrød med fløde features red berries like red currants, strawberries and/or raspberries that are simmered until they fall apart and […]

#FoodPorn: Knafeh
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#FoodPorn: Knafeh

Hot Food And Drink Trends Hitting Melbourne
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Hot Food And Drink Trends Hitting Melbourne

Australia is undoubtedly one of the world’s best food and wine destinations, specifically Melbourne. The city — which features a melting pot of ethnic cuisines, culinary philosophies and delectable trends — is constantly evolving and raising its standards. At the same time, new purveyors of food and wine challenge what, […]

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Sweet Japan: What Is Wagashi?

When ordering dessert in Japan, don’t expect fudge brownie sundaes or Snicker marshmallow cheesecake. Instead, you’ll more likely be indulging in some simple but delicious wagashi, or typical Japanese sweets. Often served with tea, these confectioneries are made with mochi, azuki bean paste and fruit and often have a soft, […]

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Organic Beer, Cozy Cottages And Indigenous Storytelling: The Sustainable Guide To Hocking Hills, Ohio

Charming cottages. Homemade melt-in-your-mouth donuts. Freshly picked apples. Organic brews. These are just some of the things you’ll find in the sustainable community of Hocking Hills, Ohio. With its rich artisanal and outdoor culture, as well as its proximity to the Port Columbus International Airport, it’s the perfect getaway for […]