Europe

There simply is no way to tour Europe and not be awestruck by its scenic beauty, epic history and dazzling artistic and culinary diversity.

Barcelona’s best tapas at Quimet y Quimet

Quimet? What is it about a hole in the wall outlet in a nondescript El Poble Sec side street that brings celebrity chefs and foodies from all over the world? Why Conde Naste? Why Anthony Bourdain? Why would anyone bring attention to this tiny bottle shop that can’t fit more than 20 people...

Tapas and cocktails with a view at Ocana, Barcelona

Famed for its tapas, cocktails and oh-so-perfect setting, Ocana is the perfect initiation into casual Spanish dining. The late afternoon sun is beating down on us as we make our way through narrow canyon like alleyway of the passage de la Paz. Above, ornate arches and mosaic bridges join...

Foodies will love Mercat de la Boqueria, Barcelona

Reputedly one of the world’s great markets, expect divine fresh food, new tastes and ridiculously large amounts of people.  Like a giant vacuum, Mercat de la Boqueria’s one-hundred-plus-year-old pavilions suck crowds of people off La Rambla and into its covered, wrought iron darkness. The...