Dining Guides

International Dining Guides – our collection of restaurant reviews, wineries, street food and top things to eat in destinations around the world

What to Eat in Malta

Malta is a small island nation located just south of Sicily in the Mediterranean Sea. Its temperate climate, beautiful rocky coast and stunning blue water make it a popular tourist destination. Malta’s friendly and English-speaking natives (Malta was once a British colony) and ancient ruins all add to the islandĀ“s appeal. However, for us, no […]
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What to Eat in Brussels Belgium

The city of Brussels is not only the capital of Belgium, but also one of the capitals of the European Union. Its location, nestled between Germany, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and France, and allowing for a short Chunnel ride to England, make it perfectly situated for that honor. The ability for Belgium, a relatively small country, […]
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Cretan Cuisine: Best Dishes in Chania Crete

Chania is a northwestern city on the island of Crete. Its stunning rocky coastline, picturesque harbor, and quaint narrow streets charm visitors from around the world. We visited for two weeks, and felt we could have stayed longer, and of course both said over and over that we need to go back. One of the […]
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Wine Tasting in Lisbon Portugal

While Porto in Portugal is known as a popular destination for wine lovers (or more specifically, Port lovers), Lisbon Portugal should not be overlooked as a fantastic destination to partake in the grape. There are quite a few establishments that specialize in the wines of Portugal. If you love wine, it’s a good idea to […]
Georgian Cuisine

The Best of Georgian Cuisine

Knowing just three things about the former Republic of Georgia will explain all you need to know about why it is gaining momentum as an up and coming foodie destination. The first notable reason is its location. Georgia sits directly in the intersection of Europe and Asia. If you have traveled in Asia but found […]
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Rome for Foodies

Top Things to do in Rome for Foodies

Rome is a wonderful city that has plenty to offer all kinds of visitors, including people who are food fans. If you are planning a visit to the city, we strongly suggest that you add a few of the ideas below to your itinerary. Enjoy a Guided Food Walk Combining a walk with tasting local […]
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Don Chendo Playa del Carmen

Best Pizza in Playa del Carmen – Don Chendo

When planning a trip to the beach community of Playa del Carmen, Mexico, finding the best pizza probably isn’t on the top of your priority list. But maybe it should be. There are plenty of places to find great tacos, seafood, and margaritas (I’ve included a few of my favorites at the end of the post). […]
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feijoada

Where to Find the Best Feijoada in Rio de Janeiro

Feijoada is arguably Brazil’s national dish, a lofty position for what is basically bean and pork stew. What’s important about having a good feijoada is less about the dish itself and more about everything that surrounds it. When you eat feijoada you are headed to a party. It’s a social occasion with lots of food […]
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on September 18, 2015
Churrascaria Palace Rio de Janeiro

Getting Skewered in Copacabana – The Churrascaria Experience

Have you ever eaten in a Brazilian steakhouse (referred to as a Churrascaria in Brazil)? I’ve been to several and there are a few typical features. I thought I understood what they were all about, until I actually went to one in Brazil. But why should that have been a surprise? The Churrascaria Palace in […]
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on September 11, 2015
Tram Mural

Espirito Santa – A Bite of the Amazon in Rio de Janeiro

High above the beaches of Rio De Janeiro sits Santa Teresa, a formerly upper class neighborhood that fell into disrepair after its height in the mid 20th century and is now embraced by artists (and tourists). This district is markedly different from the well-known areas beachside areas of Copacabana and Ipanema. It has a bohemian vibe, with colorful street […]
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