I am the series editor of this annual anthology, in its 17th edition.
Cutting-edge Scandinavian cuisine takes on the American food court.
The dark side of food protectionism.
Maybe traditional or maybe not, fruit in risotto is a inspired summer pleasure.
Spain wants to protect tapas. But what is ‘tapas’ anyway?
A coveted ingredient in many global cuisines, rabbit meat has always been a hard sell among American diners.
Is Vienna really the most livable city?
On the 20th anniversary of Frances Mayes’s bestseller, a look at the insidious Tuscan phenomenon.
In Italy, I learned how to make true pesto. In America, I buck tradition.
Playmobil’s charming, joyful, bourgeois little details both pull children in and push them away.
There’s more to the Italian city on the Po than just violins.
In Normandy, young ambition stirs a traditional brandy.
Outside of the classics, many of Italy’s traditional pastas include surprising ingredients – and these unusual dishes deserve more attention.
I’ve always made meals out of my summer fruit binges. And this year, I was especially captivated by Italy’s traditional berry and melon risottos.
I have a breakfast sandwich, a pizza and a dessert named after me in three countries. Go ahead: Be amazed.
For a while, I wrote a dining column for the Philadelphia Daily News. Check it out here.
Eating moss, kelp, weeds, raw shellfish, and dirt at Copenhagen’s Noma, the most provocative restaurant in the world.
Eating veal in America can be…uncomfortable. But for me, there are few dishes more comforting than wiener schnitzel.
Carbonara is more than just pasta with bacon and eggs. On a strange trip, I discovered the perfect rendition.
On a French boar hunt, life as a traqueur is not easy.
One man’s mission to swim around Iceland
Bar-hopping through north-central Spain
Misadventures with translator apps.
An Icelandic sheep roundup and the lost aimlessness of youth.
Coffee beans, cock fights, and mysticism in the tiny Caribbean country.
How is a video game like travel writing?
Tales from the kind of reporting that includes shark attacks, flavored vodkas, and elves.
Is the secret to be found among the centenarians in an isolated region of Sardinia?
Does Father Christmas live in Finnish Lapland?
On the road in Valdobbiadene-Conegliano
Aperitivi hold court at Happy Hour in Milano and Torino
Lisbon serves up European charm and goes easy on the budget.
On a small Nicaraguan island, two strangers and I find paradise.
A young man’s return to an old game.