Macarons from Fauchon
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#563 Eat Macarons in France

Macarons have become a French icon. These pastel coloured sweets are as beautiful as they are delicious. They are notoriously difficult to make (like many French delicacies). I can vouch for this, as I've tried my hand at making them and ended up with only 10 viable macarons after a full afternoon of work. For… Continue reading #563 Eat Macarons in France

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#141 Eat at a Michelin Star Restaurant

If you're a foodie like me, eating at a Michelin star restaurant is a must for your bucket list.  Michelin stars are an international benchmark that indicate restaurants with dishes of exceptional quality. You may be wondering why a gourmet restaurant rating system shares a name with a brand of tires. The Michelin Tire company… Continue reading #141 Eat at a Michelin Star Restaurant

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#783 Drink Port in Portugal

If you want to drink port in Portugal, they place to be is Porto.  The second largest city in the country situated in the north is the home of this type of wine.  Nothing can be called Port unless it comes out of the duoro valley region of Portugal.  While I have never tried port… Continue reading #783 Drink Port in Portugal