We all know that Christopher Columbus was genocidal social climber who was instrumental in destroying the indigenous culture of the New World. But on Columbus Day in the Italian town of Modica, the Aztec method of chocolate-making still thrives.
Everyone loves a free meal. And despite its artifice of glitz and sophistication, you can show up to Harrods unshaven and in a sweaty T-shirt with no intentions of spending money, and still holler at some duck rillettes.
Mortified servers doing dances with pom-poms and a menu full of over-the-top burger options might sound like your average night at Guy Fieri's spot in NYC's Times Square, but Witham & Blues is tucked into a decidedly crappy corner of England.
I picked one hell of a week to visit the West Bank for a food trip, but luckily I ended up at Hosh Jasmin, an organic farm and restaurant set on a hillside near Bethlehem. Think Dan Barber’s Blue Hill at Stone Barns, but under occupation.