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Food done in a traditional way and cooked slowly using local or organic ingredients and passed through generations with recipes or traditional ways of cooking

A Presidio hike, crabbing and crab fest in San Francisco
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Crabs in San Francisco

Crabs in San Francisco? Fun on a Presidio Hike.   It’s early January and crabs are typically the favorite New Years delicacy favored by San Franciscans and everyone living around the Bay Area. And why not, it’s crab season and the local Dungeness crabs are what every restaurant in town is featuring as a seasonal specialty until […]

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Thessaloniki central food market
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Thessaloniki food: culinary capital and food discovery tour

  Thessaloniki food: culinary capital and food discovery tour The city of Thessaloniki is known throughout Greece as the culinary capital due primarily to both Western and Eastern influences from the various cultures and people’s that have made this cosmopolitan city a food forward city that treasures and showcases the best of local cuisine, agricultural products […]

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Bologna at night: highlights around the city, the landmarks and attractions
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Bologna at night: highlights around the city, the landmarks and attractions

  Bologna at night: highlights around the city, the landmarks and attractions   I love walking around cities at night-time especially very old medieval districts like Bologna in Emilia-Romagna. Hoping that things would quiet down in the historic center from all the bustle and crowd, I was really surprised that things actually picked up after hours […]

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An Agriturismo farm tour and cooking class in Bologna
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An Agriturismo farm tour and cooking class in Bologna

  An Agriturismo farm tour and cooking class in Bologna   One of my favorite experiences while visiting Bologna was this wonderful visit and cooking class at a local Agriturismo (BnB style inn with a farm) just outside the city outskirts of Bologna in the Emilia Romagna region of Italy. Organized by Bologna Welcome , the visit […]

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Bologna highlights: outdoor markets and street food of Bologna
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Bologna highlights: outdoor markets and street food of Bologna

Bologna highlights: outdoor markets and street food of Bologna   Bologna in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy is one of those iconic cities that has a proud and amazing food culture and history.  Better known locally as ‘La Grassa’ (the fat one), Bologna features so many delicious and wonderful flavors to experience. The city has […]

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St. Francis Winery in Sonoma - a food and wine experience
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St. Francis Winery in Sonoma – a food and wine experience

St. Francis Winery in Sonoma- a food and wine experience The St. Francis winery food and wine pairing is truly an exceptional tasting experience and now I know why there are so many positive reviews and top ratings from sites including Trip Advisor, Yelp and they even win the best restaurant award from diners at Open Table. […]

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Cheese Road trip to Sonoma and Marin County in California
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California cheese road trip,Travel Photo Mondays

    California cheese road trip to Sonoma and Marin County  – Travel Photo Mondays   It’s Monday morning, time to enjoy some gorgeous travel photography and inspiration from around the world. Let’s banish those Monday blues by sharing beautiful imagery and personal story telling. You can also check us out on Twitter for Travel Photo Mondays at #tpMondays for more […]

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