Foodie Travel

Why You Should Go For A Weekend Break In Lausanne, Switzerland Now

Judith Lewis | Posted 01.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Judith Lewis

I fell in love with Switzerland when I had a crush on a boy in school whose parents were Swiss. I think I still do have a crush on Switzerland... More recently I spoke at a conference in Montreaux and learned all about Swiss wines and the Swiss wine-growing regions, taking time to visit vineyards.

Food as a Means of Cultural Exploration

Sarah Wauterlek Pierson | Posted 02.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Wauterlek Pierson

Today I return to London after having traveled to Modena, Italy for the weekend. My husband and I planned our entire trip around a dinner reservation at one of the top restaurants in the world.

London Foodie Update: Little Bao at Soho Kitchen and Bar

Chloe Gunning | Posted 07.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Gunning

The traditional Chinese steamed buns, filled with a variety of ingredients, have popped up for a special week at Soho Kitchen & Bar. Chef and creator of Little Bao, May Chow, has brought her burger-style steamed buns all the way from Hong Kong where they've earned quite a following.

Dordogne Daydreaming - 10 Reasons to Go!

Jessica Brown | Posted 31.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jessica Brown

The villages (most hilltop) dotted around the Dordogne are visually striking La Roque-Gageac and Domme are both listed as 'the most beautiful villages in France' and it's instantly obvious why.

Bite Me: Learning the Secret to Soufflé Success and Other Foodie Masterclasses

Yolanda Copes-Stepney | Posted 10.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Yolanda Copes-Stepney

The soufflé: light, fluffy and melt in the mouth delicious, but an absolute pain to make. Which is why although I would consider myself adept in the kitchen, I haven't bothered attempting to make one.

10 of the Best Gourmet Hotels For Foodies

Good Hotel Guide | Posted 23.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Good Hotel Guide

Foodies like to eat and drink well and follow this with a good night's sleep without having to drive home. Here is a selection of places selected by the Good Hotel Guide where you can do just that.

Travelling in Style... With a Toddler

Nick Jones | Posted 08.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Nick Jones

In the 'old days', we wouldn't think twice about stuffing an overnight bag and whisking ourselves off for a long weekend somewhere, but once you are a 2 + 1 the logistics are a little more complicated, to say the least.

Travelling Made Me Fat, But I Don't Care

Josie Poole | Posted 14.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Josie Poole

Let me start by explaining my weight gain... Sometimes, travelling can be boring. I won't go into details, as that's another subject for another day, but on days that I just don't feel like being cultured or touristy, I have a lot of spare time on my hands. Being young and British, I (more often than not) spend that time drinking, smoking and eating far more than I should.

Shanghai - A Mid Range Dining Round Up

Rich Major | Posted 19.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rich Major

In a city where authenticity and taste reign supreme, it's not unusual to see a Porsche or a new Maserati parked up outside an anonymous hole-in-the-wall diner known for serving the best Mao Shi Hong Shao Rou (Chairman Mao's favourite braised pork dish) in town.

Travel Eye: The Wonderful Cities of New Zealand

Karen Edwards | Posted 04.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Edwards

The last time I blogged about New Zealand, I wrote of a place where snowy peaks reached high into the sky and cascading waterfalls roared into an idyllic fjord backdrop. This was the South Island and I had fallen in love with it. Little did I know, there was a whole other side to New Zealand that I was still to discover.

Purple Cauliflower, Yellow Carrots: Exploring Montreal's Jean-Talon Market

Akeela Bhattay | Posted 28.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Akeela Bhattay

I love markets, but the Jean-Talon market radiates a shinier freshness and a richer vibrancy I haven't experienced before; the produce is simply more abundant in colour, shape, texture and variety.

A Glutton's Truffle Hunt in Tuscany

Rosie Scammell | Posted 16.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rosie Scammell

Pecorino cheese drizzled with truffle-infused honey and a glass of pinot grigio; a standard start to a day at Giulio Benuzzi's house on the Tuscan hillside. It is a Sunday morning, 11.00am by the chime of the church bells next door, and Giulio's guests are beginning their day with the truffle hunter.

Planet Appetite: A Gourmet Weekend in Lausanne, Switzerland

Rupert Parker | Posted 26.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Of course Lausanne prides itself on its wine and the beautiful terraced vineyards of Lavaux, just outside, are packed with wineries offering a warm welcome and a chance to try some of their vintages.

On the Go: Why I Chose a BLT Over a Brown Bread and Ham Sandwich

Aimee Wood | Posted 24.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Aimee Wood

Eating healthily on the go is goddam HARD. I generally have an active life, I'm constantly travelling between England and France and even when I'm in...

The Worst Thing I Ever Ate

Nick Baines | Posted 06.06.2012 | UK
Nick Baines

Had I known the duck's feet were raw before I put them in my mouth, perhaps I would have been better prepared. These de-boned and de-cartilaged ducks ...