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April 23, 2019

By Peg Kern

Springtime in Chicago

Filed Under  Destination Feature

It's Springtime in Chicago and at The International Kitchen that means our favorite time of year. Yes, we had a snow storm on Sunday, but since then it's been pretty consistently warm and sunny. The trees are leafing, the birds are singing, and, more importantly, restaurants are putting out their outside tables. Chicago is a great restaurant city and Chicagoans definitely appreciate dining al fresco once the weather turns nice.… Read
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April 15, 2019

By Peg Kern

TIK's Top 7 Tips for Traveling to Europe

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Europe is and has always been our top destination for our culinary vacations and foodie tours. At The International Kitchen we've been helping our travelers explore European culture and gastronomy for decades, and have plenty of tips and tricks to make your stay successful. So what are our top 7 tips for before you leave for Europe? Make sure your documents are in order Check with your cell phone provider… Read
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April 4, 2019

By Peg Kern

Lisbon and the Algarve in the Age of Discovery

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Here at The International Kitchen we are obviously focussed on the culinary side of our destinations, but that does not mean we ignore the cultural side on our wonderful vacation packages. We are all history buffs with plenty of education and experience exploring world history and culture. So it should not surprise you that one of our favorite things about our new Lisbon and the Algarve culinary tour is the… Read
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March 26, 2019

By Peg Kern

Food Traditions: Bone Broth

Filed Under  Food History, Recipe

Our foodie tours and cooking vacations take you into the culture of food, from regional dishes to dietary traditions. One tradition that spans most of the destinations where we offer foodie trips is the tradition of making bone broth. Bone broth is all the rage in culinary circles, but it's hardly a new fad. I'm pretty sure humans have been making broth from bones since they first discovered fire! Its… Read
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March 20, 2019

By Peg Kern

Foods of Lombardy on a Culinary Tour of Italy

Filed Under  Food History

Visit Lombardy on a culinary tour of Italy with The International Kitchen and learn about local specialties and gastronomic delights. Lombardy is one of our favorite destinations for a culinary tour, not only because of its amazing food and culture, but also because it is a bit less known to US travelers, and therefore provides a really authentic and intimate experience. You can experience all of these our culinary tour… Read
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March 11, 2019

By Peg Kern

Highlights of Andalusia Foodie Vacation Package in Spain: Meet Your Escort

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At The International Kitchen we know that our vacation packages are only as good as the people in charge of them: the chefs, guides, and drivers who make sure your culinary trip is what you've been dreaming of. For our newest foodie vacation package in Spain, your guide and escort Rosa will lead you from Granada to Cordoba, then to Sevilla, and finally to Malaga. 1. When did you become… Read
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