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Other Drinks, Spirits, Liquor: Mint Julep

During the 1930′s, the Mint Julep was favorite among young socialites. They traveled to Europe to party with rich society. The mint julep was served in different bars like France and Germany. The young socialites liked to drink whiskey and the mint julep was made with whiskey. In the United States, the mint julep during the 1930′s was always a popular alcoholic beverage. At the Kentucky...

Regional Spotlights: Whatcom County, Wine, Food, & Hikes. Which is the Best?

Hike to Fragrance Lake, view of Bellingham Bay Remember the last ice sheet (Frazer Glaciation) that covered Washington state about 11,000 years ago? Probably not. During the peak of this Glaciation the ice sheet was 6000 feet thick near Bellingham (just north of Seattle) and left its’ mark in many scenic features: the San Juan Islands, the lush valleys of Mt. Baker, and Lake Whatcom which is now...

Artisans: Boston's Foumami Asian Sandwich Bar Uses History and Tradition for a Taste Sensation

In the Shandong Province of Northern China you’ll find street vendors with shao bing breads piled high. Women buy their daily supply to bring home to feed their families. In this wheat dependent area, rice is not the common carb, this bread is. And it’s these flaky and chewy flatbreads that define the comfort foods at home. Filled with long-stewed meats, pickled radishes and cucumbers, fresh herbs...

Featured: Public Announcement

Dear Friends & Visitors of WAFT, I must offer you my sincerest of apologies for not being able to maintain and manage Wine & Food Travel.com. Though I had hoped to provide new stories and news on a weekly basis, I have not been able to do so due to emergency personal circumstances. Life sometimes throws you curve balls that you can not control, forcing you to stumble and try to land on your...

Artisans: Finding Our Kin; An Evening with Kinfolk Magazine

Sandwich board to welcome us in I had the good fortune last week to receive an invitation to the Kinfolk Social, a celebration of community, food, and craft, at The Green Building in Brooklyn. I went solo, hoping that like-minded nice people interested in meeting others would allow me entry to their conversations. They did. The Green Building, an event space with a long, lofted barn feel was lit by...

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