Culinary Tourism - The latest trends around the world
Culinary Delights around the world
The trend is full culinary vacations. Additionally ,travellers on more traditional vacations are seeking unique and memorable dining options. Keep the culinary aspect in mind when planning a vacation.
Top Culinary Destinations
Siena Tuscany, Italy
Culinary Destination Mexico
Mexico definitely knows how handle culinary tourism. You can never go wrong with a visit to Playa del Carmen. You will find everything from taco stands to bars and grills with live mexican music and local cuisine as well as elegant restaurants. The most demanded restaurant is Yaxche, you will probably find the most authentic Yucatan cooking there.
In Cancun, make sure to visit the Ritz-Carlton Cancun. The hotel is promoting culinary tourism by opening their Culinary Center that will give you a hands on cooking experience overlooking the Caribbean Sea. Expert Chefs share their techniques and receipes.
Mousse au chocolat to Prosciutto e melone
France and Italy
Thinking of European Cuisine one will instantly think about Italy and France. Good food and and great wines are a big part of both countries. France is known for having the best cuisine in the world. Every region varies by its own flavors and variation of ingredients.
Very popular are cheeses and wines. Gastronomic tours of France are among the most popular in the world.
Not to forget about Italian kitchen that has a variety of ingredients that are commonly used, to include vegetables, pasta, sauces, meats and fruits.
In northern Italy, the most popular ingredients are fish rice sausages pork and different kind of cheeses. And surprisingly, tomatoes are virtually absent from the kitchen.
Top Hotel in Paris for Gourmets - Le Meurice
Three star Michelin star Chef Yannick Alléno knows how to spoil guests with local specialties, reinterpreted and combined with a touch of an international cuisine. A must have experience for gourmets.
The hotel: Set in the heart of Paris, this hotel is close to Jardin des Tuileries and Louvre, as well as Place de la Concorde. Other attractions include Notre Dame Cathedral.
Dining options at Le Meurice Paris – Luxury Hotel include 2 restaurants and a bar/lounge. Room service is available 24 hours a day. Recreational amenities include a health club, a sauna, a fitness facility, and a steam room. The property’s full-service health spa has massage/treatment rooms and beauty services.
Culinary Travel to England
England is traditionally not highly popular as a gourmet destination, but a recent trend of hip new kitchen and restaurants is proof that Britain can do better than just fish and chips. In 2005 600 food critics writing for British Restaurant magazine named 14 British restaurants among the 50 best retaurants! The global reach of London has elevated to the status of a leading centre of international cuisine.
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