Last Day of the Med Cruise – Sampling the great foods of Athens
Greek olives in Athens

Last Day of the Med Cruise – Sampling the great foods of Athens

I think the way to a city’s heart—or to understand its culture—is through its food. That’s why in Athens I signed us up for a “Beyond Feta” food tour offered by Context Travel,

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Taking a local tour of Seattle’s famous Pike Place Market
Elizabeth McClure with samples of Beechers mac and cheese

Taking a local tour of Seattle’s famous Pike Place Market

We’ve signed on for Seattle’s only chef-led tour of the market with Elizabeth McClure’ new company Eat Seattle Tours. She also does cooking classes in the Market’s Atrium Kitchen, shopping with the students first for ingredients .

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Hotels restaurants increasingly focusing on local food and healthy choices
Eggs in hell at Sazerac

Hotels restaurants increasingly focusing on local food and healthy choices

It is Friday night in Seattle. But what’s interesting is the Sazerac with its distinctive chandeliers and hip-but-casual vibe and food best described as modern South meets Northwest is in Kimpton’s Monaco Hotel.

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