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The Codfather

A city resisting revolution, Lisbon is sticking to its culinary guns. Alex Harris crisscrosses the city for custard tarts and cherry brandy, but can’t slip the man whose family has salted cod for generations. Lisbon is a capital experiencing ‘the change’. In an age of city uniformity, with...  Read More »

Love Chocolate…

If there was ever a heaven on earth with an endless array of chocolates to satiate your every desire, then Confiserie Sprüngli must be its spiritual home. It has been almost two centuries since Sprüngli first opened its doors and it is perhaps befitting that the first Boutique & Café to...  Read More »

Caspian Pearls

For almost a century Petrossian of Paris has supplied some of the world’s finest caviar; Food and Travel Arabia went for a visit. As you step into the Petrossian shop on Boulevard de Latour Maubourg, in Paris, not far from the Eiffel Tower, you can’t help noticing a subtle smell of the...  Read More »

Daniel Boloud

Gourmands are spoilt for choice in a city like New York, but if there’s an A-list of restaurants that privileged diners and in-the-know foodies make a beeline for when in the city, then Daniel – the flagship, eponymous two Michelin-starred restaurant by Daniel Boloud – is easily one of the...  Read More »

A capital experience: Washington DC

Even as the US capital reels in turbulent times, you can find pockets of peace and slices of culture and flavour in this picturesque town – you just need to know where to go. Sudeshna Ghosh tells you. Why go: The American capital often gets overlooked by glitzier neighbours, but with its unmistakable quiet sophistication,...  Read More »

In the Footsteps of Bedouins

The northern Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah is probably not the first place you think of when you plan to visit the United Arab Emirates, but this hidden gem on the Gulf coast is quickly emerging as one of the key cultural destination in the region. Unlike in neighbouring Dubai where...  Read More »

Walking back to wilderness

With its dreamy landscapes and dramatic seascapes, Tasmania shines with resplendent beaches, bays and coves. Marie Barbieri heads to Australia’s most southerly island to hike its iconic Bay of Fires. Flying towards Launceston across the Bass Strait, Tasmania’s khaki topography,...  Read More »

Crayfish City Limits

Kevin Pilley joins in Helsinki’s summer-time crayfish love-fest “Mudbags!” “Crawdaddies!” The waiter  looked at me suspiciously. His eyebrows lifted. His lips pursed. He tried to look as if he was not looking around for a bouncer or another mode of heavy sedation “That’s what the...  Read More »

Seven seas of wry – Cranberry

This month Food and Travel columnist Kevin Pilley treats us to a seasonal delight – cranberry bogging We extended our family in Massachusetts.  It wasn’t planned. But, nevertheless, we came back from the Commonwealth with a beautiful memento of the East Coast.  We adopted...  Read More »

Edinburgh rocks

Edinburgh is probably one of the nicest cities in Scotland if not Britain and well worth spending a few days in. Sudeshna Ghosh shares her curated list of where to go, what to do and where to eat in the Scottish capital. Ask anyone and they’ll tell you, “Oh, Edinburgh is beautiful”. As...  Read More »