Tag archives for barbecue

In the land of the free and the home of the brave, nothing tickles the taste buds quite like barbecue. BBQ capitals like Kansas City and Memphis are well represented on our list, but America’s love affair with smoked meat is quite clearly a national preoccupation.

Napa Valley Nostalgia

Last night, I opened up a bottle of Pinot Noir brought back as a souvenir from my recent trip to California, and realized how lovely it was to revisit Napa Valley through the smell and taste of my first sip. But I have to admit it also got me longing for barbecue. “Come again?” I’m…

One lazy Saturday afternoon this summer, my boyfriend and I wandered into what we were told was the best new barbecue joint in Manhattan: Hill Country. I tend to be skeptical of recommendations adorned with superlatives, but the food at this newbie, which is marketed as “music to your mouth,” really does sing. (And that’s…

Tasty Destinations

Food + Travel = IT’s best friend. That’s why we couldn’t wait to read Saveur magazine’s 10th annual “top 100″ list of tastiest destinations around the world. Greek wine from ancient fruit, 2004 White Burgundies, and the cevapcici – “smoky, skinless sausages”–of the Balkans made the list (as did Euell Gibbons, the Grape-Nuts guy, and…