Villa Ida: An unforgettable family-style cooking lesson in Sorrento

Villa Ida: An unforgettable family-style cooking lesson in Sorrento

When visiting Sorrento, take advantage of this unique culinary experience at Villa Ida… With dramatic cliffs overlooking the Bay of Naples and striking architecture, Sorrento has numerous hotels, cafes, restaurants, and shops that seem to woo tourists. It’s also a popular port for cruise ships. If you are interested in food, you’ll want to savor…

The Cube: A nomadic, one-off, pop-up feast for the senses

Finding paradise at The Cube atop the Royal Opera House in Stockholm After a wait of several minutes, the doors of a no-frills construction elevator open precisely at noon. We enter the metal-framed box that scales the outside rear of the Royal Opera House (Kungliga Operan) of Stockholm, transporting us from the street to our rooftop…

Chile 101: 3 ports of call provide an education on Chilean fare
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Chile 101: 3 ports of call provide an education on Chilean fare

Before embarking on a 17-day cruise to South America, I knew very little about Chilean food. Tasting my way through three Chilean ports changed that. Chilean food isn’t particularly bold. Rather, it’s characterized by its no-nonsense simplicity that emphasizes ocean-fresh fish and shellfish and features abundant farm-fresh fruits and vegetables. Dishes and menus are built…