By Emily Garrison A rolling beat ebbs from the speakers around you and a cheer explodes from your table, confirming the food has arrived! The gruff cook approaches with a metal tray stacked with sausage, lamb, steak, and ribs dripping in marinade, and you twist the top off your second Savannah (a sharp, dry cider native to South Africa) and lift it up to a toast with your … [Read more...] about Mzoli’s: Eat and Celebrate in the Local Spirit at a Traditional Capetonian Braai
By Amy Piper ITWPA Member “Eat Oysters, Get Lucky,” screams the multicolored neon sign over the bar. Oceana Grill is located in a 200-year-old house and serves contemporary Louisiana fare with an emphasis on the bounty of the Gulf, including those oysters you’ll need to “get lucky” -- fresh, chargrilled, or Rockefeller. This French Quarter, family-friendly, casual dining … [Read more...] about New Orleans’ Oceana Grill
By Julie Picardi ITWPA Member We arrived at dusk, our grumbling bellies demanding satiety, but the little cowboy town of Jackson Hole, Wyoming, known for its Old West appeal, appeared to be asleep for the season. The thought of cold sandwiches for dinner motivated our hunter/gatherer instinct, so we set out to calm the hunger beast within us. As we walked down Broadway … [Read more...] about Tacos and Tequila at Jackson Hole’s Hatch
By Nina Wisniewski ITWPA Member On a short, pleasant drive from the center of colonial San Miguel de Allende, you will find Rancho Zandunga, a music and dining venue created by world-class musician Gil Gutierrez and Rebecca Kemelhar. Six years ago, Gil and Becca began building a “country place” to join with friends and indulge in their passions: making music, cooking and … [Read more...] about Sunday Pleasures in the Mexican Countryside — Rancho Zandunga!
By Kathryn Mohrman ITWPA Member Penang beef curry! Coconut pancakes! Issan fried chicken! Tamarind sorbet! Pang, our guide, asked the group of 11 foodies to list our favorite dishes from the Bangkok Food Tour in the Bangrak section of town. In three and a half hours we had stopped at five sit-down restaurants and numerous street stalls to sample a range of Thai … [Read more...] about Bangkok Food Tour