Enchanting Culinary Experiences Around the Globe

The best in culinary travel, from dining destinations to cooking classes and more.

There's never been a better time to love to eat. More people than ever before are passionate about food and cooking—whether at home or on the road. An increasing number of restaurateurs, hoteliers, and outfitters have responded with a new wealth of dining options and hands-on culinary travel experiences, from hotel excursions that explore a city's culture through its local fare to immersive journeys that encourage guests to roll up their sleeves and participate in the action; as well as stores and cookware brands that deliver better ingredients and improved technology to home kitchens around the globe. Here, some highlights from our adventures eating, cooking, and shopping around the globe, from favorite new restaurants and culinary destinations to cooking classes, hunting expeditions, and must-have kitchenwares.

Dining Destinations

Dining in Lima
The world class food in Lima, Peru includes its famously fresh ceviches and high-concept dining from world-renowned chefs Gastón Acurio, Virgilio Martínez, and more. See the slideshow »

The Oyster Capital of France
In his native Cancale, the Michelin-starred French chef Olivier Roellinger runs a hotel, restaurant, cooking school, bakery and spice boutique. See the article »

Rene Redzepi's Japan
The renowned Scandanavian chef shares his favorite spots to eat, drink, and stay—including where to get the best coffee in Tokyo and the coolest tableware in Kyoto. See the article »

Addison's Collaborative Chef Series
The celebrated San Diego restaurant, helmed by chef William Bradley, plays host to a rotating roster of visiting chefs for four nights of seasonally inspired menus. See the article »

Real Mexican, with a Twist
Mexico City chef Enrique Olvera lands in Manhattan with his sleek new restaurant, Cosme. See the article »

Miami's Top New Restaurants
From Spanish tapas at Taperia Raca to DIY Korean barbecue at Drunken Dragon, the city's latest spots are here to stay. See the article »

Culinary Travel Experiences

March Dining Agenda: New Restaurants and Food World News
Where to go, what to eat, and what to drink this month, from Mount Everest to London, Aspen and beyond. See the article »

Extraordinary Food Experiences 
From foraging to pheasant hunting, these 11 hotels cater to gourmands, offering hands-on ways to sample local cuisine. See the article »

10 Epic European Cooking Vacations 
Savoring the food of Europe is one thing—being able to recreate it at home is another. These 10 European cooking vacations will teach you how to do just that. See the slideshow »

High End Hunting & Fishing
With more and more people interested in sustainable foodways and whole animal butchery, an aincreasing number of luxury lodges are offering hands-on hunting, foraging, and fishing excursions. Here, some of our favorites. See the slideshow »

8 Great Hotel Cooking Classes
Whether you want to learn how to cooking authentic Sichuan or rustic farm-to-table fare, we've got the perfect cooking class for you—at some of the world's top luxury hotels. See the slideshow »

Food & Wine at Home

Ask an Expert: Wine Pairings
Three professionals offer advice for pairing wines with meat, seafood, and dessert. See the article »

High-Tech Kitchen Gadgets
Sopshisticated kitchen devices help tailor food preparation to individual tastes—just the way we like it. See the slideshow »

Cocktail Recipes by Colin Peter Field 
The famed bartender behind the Ritz Paris's Hemingway Bar shares five of his signature cocktail recipes to replicate at home. See the recipes »

The Curated Kitchen 
Necessary kitchen accessories, from rums and spices to an aesthetically pleasing water filter. See the article »

Big Bottle Collecting: The Case for Magnums
Top sommelliers on why they love magnum wines, plus nine tips from the experts on how to collect them. See the article »

Detox to Go 
The Ranch at Live Oak Malibu makes integrating their nutritious recipes into your at-home wellness routine easy, thanks to the spa retreat's latest cookbook. See the review »