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Top 15 Chocolate Destinations in the world

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Join us in our journey as we try to get high, sugar high that is as we take a tour of the best chocolate destinations for those who has a weakness for this much loved magical delight:

Belgium

Belgium has excellent beer, loveliest tulips, and yummiest chocolates! Flanders in particular boasts of the best chocolatiers who have maintained an excellent quality and innovated chocolates as we know it today. If you go the the classy Antwerp, look for the daring sweet creations of Hans Burie. In Brussels check out the the offerings of Laurent Gerbaud with inspirations coming from the East. The country also has several museums where you can learn about the history of your favorite sweets, its production, and more. Of course do not miss Brussels famous Mary Chocolatier, Leonidas, Neuhaus, and Godiva.

France


Food Travel: Top 10 New Best Pizza Destinations in the United States

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Pizza might be one proof that there is Heaven. We list down some of the newest destinations for pizza crazy travelers in the United States:

Redd Wood in Yountville, California

Chef Richard Reddington who serves seasonal cuisine with regional and ethnic influences at the Redd goes very casual at this Napa Valley trattoria. The Redd Wood focuses on rustic pizzas using ultra thin and crispy crusts. They also have well-priced bottles of wines, great antipasti, and salumi.

Del Popolo in San Francisco

The owner repurposed a shipping container to make an amazing pizza restaurant. The mobile kitchen has an oven that was imported straight from Naples. The wood-burning furnace is surrounded with airbags when the mobile pizza place moves from one spot to the next.

Oven and Shaker in Portland, Oregon

This pizza bar places equal importance to serving excellent cocktails. The Neapolitan-style pizzas are paired with drinks categorized to Strong, Dry, and Fresh.


5 Cooking Classes around the Globe with Unique Approaches

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If you have the passion for cooking and have attended cooking classes on the road, there is that different feeling of being a local and enjoying the access to all the best local ingredients. The awesome cooking classes available to travelers are being conducted by home cooks who know to use the local products and produce.

There are bed and breakfasts that welcome guests in their kitchen while there are also locals who open their kitchens to let others know what the flavors are like from where they live. The options are endless depending on where you are and where you want to go but here are some of the best cooking classes offering unique experiences for travelers:

Souk Cuisine in Marrakech


5 Best Street food finds in Penang, Malaysia

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Who does not love street foods? Travel to one place and you will discover its soul through what grub you can find on the streets. Asia offers some of the most exciting street foods, ranging from the tastiest, exotic, or the oddest for the travelers. Here are some of the best street foods in Penang, Malaysia:

Char koay teow


London Travel: Affordable ethnic eats around the city

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London is a melting pot of cultures. Because of this, you can practically enjoy flavors from different corners of the globe everyday.

Across London, there are restaurants that offer the best genuine cuisines which may well represent food stalls in Vietnam or maybe hawkers in Morocco. Your food adventure around the city does not have to be very expensive as you can find meals costing below thirty quids.

Tayyabs


Seven of the Best Honeymoon Destinations for Food Lovers

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Each couple has a special thing which bonds them together. If food is what brought you and your new spouse together, then you simply shouldn’t miss out on these destinations.

Tuscany, Italy
 
A lot of food loving couples would probably choose Tuscany, Italy first among other foodie honeymoon destinations available. This is not surprising because Tuscany is filled with olive groves and vineyards. What could be more romantic than that? There are also so many restaurants and bakeries to explore while you’re here. Italy, after all, is known for its hearty cuisine. Try to stay in Maremma or Chianti, and book your stay in a charming Tuscan Villa. From here, couples can go where their feet wants to take them—from wine tastings, to bakery explorations, to the most rustic but warm Italian restaurants for the best seafood pasta. If you and your partner prefer a bit of the sea with the region’s infinite rolling hills, you might want to stay in Maremma.


Top new wine bars in Paris

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If you are heading to Paris any time soon, you will be in time to enjoy some of the newest bistros and wine bars in the City of Lights. These new destinations in Paris serve nice wines and sloe have short menus of food items to go well with your great serving of wine.

The hybrid wine bars have been popping in different corners of Paris as young chefs dare to explore and experiment with the concept of new flavors and small plates. They change their menus very often and maintain a friendly and lively, casual atmosphere. The wines are all organic or unsulfured plus they come friendly to any traveler’s wallet. Some glasses of wine plus a few small plates of good food will set you back tops around 40 euros. Here are some of the newest wine bars that you can try when you travel to Paris soon:


Food Travel: Chinese Dumplings 101

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Every country has an iconic local delicacy that is recognizable around the world. In China, nothing is more distinguishable than a local dumpling, which comes in varying shapes and flavors, even in its national home.

Dump your tourist’s notions about dumplings because here we give you the list of China’s most popular dumpling variations.

Chinese Dumplings

Har gow 

When you order a serving of dim sum, don’t forget the har gow. These are small, plump, translucent dumpling with a shrimp inside as filling.

There is also a novelty in preparing the har gow wrap. Chinese restaurants pride themselves in being able to prepare the perfect har gow wrap—just thick enough to retain breakage when wedge in between chop sticks. More importantly, the har gow wrap should not be too sticky or too chewy when eaten.