Category: Around the World

Brouwerij de Molen

Bodegraven, Netherlands Walking the cramped streets of a city like Amsterdam is an apt microcosmic metaphor for the tightly packed European geography, especially those countries bordering the North Sea. Citizens grow up speaking the languages of their neighbors: Dutch, French,…

Bandeja Paisa – Bogotá

I’m fond of saying that street food is the Rosetta Stone to understanding a city, and while anyone would certainly also want to try higher-end restaurants when visiting a city, fast food can also provide a panoramic window onto local…

Cócteles y Sueños

Coughlin’s law: Always eat from street vendors. Ok, that’s apocryphal. But it’s one of Jack’s laws. Skittles may have a lock on Taste the Rainbow, but if you really want to taste the United Colors of Benetton, there’s no better…

El Nuevo Veracruzano – Tuxpan

The days are long, they are repetitive, and they are 7 a week. Twelve of those 21 weekly meals are at the same place, the otherwise charming Hotelito del Rio whose open-air dining room serves up breakfast and lunch from a spartan…

Bizzie Lizzie’s – Skipton

This might be Snoop’s favorite chip shop – Bizzie Lizzie in the hizzy. Situated right on the canal in the quaint village of Skipton, North Yorkshire, this is a popular place to pop in for tea. There’s a proper restaurant…