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January 17, 2018
Congratulations to Paul Tseng, winner of the complete set of EAT SMART Culinary Travel Guidebooks. We will be posting pictures soon!
Look for another contest later this year to celebrate our 25th year in the culinary travel world!
We were delighted to receive this email on Christmas Eve:
“The Gourmand World Cookbook Awards are delighted to announce that EAT SMART GUIDES is the winner selected to represent the U.S. in the Series category. The awards event will be Saturday, May 26 and May 27, 2018 in Yantai, China. You would be most welcome. Your book will now compete in its category against other countries for The Best in the World. The results will be announced on May 26, 2018, at the annual Gourmand Awards Ceremony.”
Congratulations to all of our authors who have contributed to this series!
"This series? It’s the best thing you can read if you love food and are traveling."—Jessie Voigts, Wandering Educators
Now Available! Eat Smart in Portugal
The EAT SMART Culinary Guidebook Series
Have a perfect trip. Take along an EAT SMART guide and dine with confidence! You can easily determine what's on the menu, what's in the market, what's on your plate and what you can ask for as you travel!
NEVER OUT-OF-DATE! Each EAT SMART Culinary Guidebook offers an upbeat look at culinary history and regional food differences, has recipes contributed from chefs, and much more, PLUS two fast and easy translators for food and beverage terminology—the Menu Guide and the Foods & Flavors Guide. Look for the EAT SMART Culinary Travel Guidebooks in paperback, eBook and Kindle editions.
The Award-Winning Eat Smart Culinary Travel Guidebooks series is published by Ginkgo Press, Madison Wisconsin. We also lead culinary tours around the world.
Special Culinary Event
Eat Smart in Portugal -
Dinner with the Authors
by vomFASS - delecTable
Thu, February 22, 2018, 5 PM – 8 PM CST
Local authors Ronnie Hess and Joan Peterson are introducing their new book “Eat Smart in Portugal.” Chef Edward Chwae will be preparing five delicious dishes from the book and pairing each dish with a wine. The authors will discuss the dishes, Portuguese food from
a historical standpoint, and their experiences
in Portugal. Join us for a memorable
family-style Portuguese dinner!
Carpaccio de Polvo
Octopus carpaccio with micro green salad
Bolinhos de bacalhau
Caldo Verde and Broa
Greens and potato soup with bread
Porco à Alentejana
Pork with Clams
Papos de anjo em calda de tangerina
“Angel’s double chins”
FIVE COURSES | FIVE WINES
Bar Seating: $64/person*
General Seating: $69/person*
Chef's Table: $79/person*
*Price includes dinner and drink pairings. Tax and 18% service charge will be added at event.
One seating, 5:00 p.m. - reservations required. $25 deposit per person required for reservations.. Remaining payment to be made when checking in prior to start of event.
Please feel free to contact us if you
have any questions.
Attendees are welcome to arrive up to an
hour early to select their tables, enjoy a cocktail from our bar, and shop vomFASS.
Join us in getting to the heart of the culture through an exploration of Jordan's tantalizing cuisine. Sample the most authentic regional cuisine in homes, neighborhood eateries, and elegant gourmet restaurants. Delve into the secrets of Jordanian dishes by participating in a cooking class. And enjoy talks on culinary topics and visits to bustling markets to learn about the herbs, spices, and condiments that are prevalent in Jordanian cookery.
We will also see major tourist sights, including the Dead Sea, Petra, and Wadi Rum, yet still have time to shop and relax along the way. You’ll come away with a knowledge of the culinary traditions of Jordan and a deep appreciation of the magnitude of history and culture that this ancient land possesses.
THE TOUR IS LIMITED TO 12 PARTICIPANTS
$2790 Per Person Double Occupancy, $500 Single Supplement.
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