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5 Under-the-Radar Canadian Wines

July 19, 2017

       5 Under-the-Radar Canadian Wines

 

Glass of white wine on a Niagara-on-the-Lake vineyard
Wine tasting in Niagara-on-the-Lake

The rolling hills of Napa Valley, the elegant vineyards of France and Italy, the rows of vines in coastal New Zealand — that’s where great wine comes from, right? Well, yes, but you might be surprised to discover that Canada also belongs on that list.

Better…

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Not Just a Sandwich in Porto

March 17, 2017

                            When in Porto ...

Sandwiches from Porto, Portugal

Sometimes a dip into another world comes at you fast and furious, and you’re buoyed by its thrill for days. Like that time in Portugal.

I was supposed to just run in for sandwiches.

Our kids had both fallen asleep en route to the Museu Serralves, a short drive from downtown Porto. Scott was…

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Q&A: Joel Haber, Israeli Food Tour Guide, Jerusalem

June 15, 2016

Q&A: Joel Haber, Israeli Food Tour Guide, Jerusalem

Joel Haber, a culinary tour guide in Jerusalem, at a food market
All photos courtesy of Naomi Tomky                                                        

“[Jerusalem’s Machane Yehuda Market] is not just about the fresh food. It is also a window onto this city’s culture and personality.” —Joel Haber, culinary tour guide in Israel

Joel Haber, also known as “Fun Joel” (and he does…