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Jamie and I were so fortunate to get to taste and drink our way through Europe. We tried everything from delicate Parisian cafes to hearty Hungarian Goulash, from Tuscan reds to Turkish teas.
Come experience our European food and drink tour and relive our three month trip below!
Parisian style cafes quickly became my favorite. We discovered the joy of prix fixe menus early on!
One of Jamie’s very first pastries in Paris
Who can resist a cocktail like this? When in Paris, right?
Jamie’s favorite hot chocolate, Angelina’s
Parisian pastries on display
Cheese shop in Le Marais district, Paris France
Butcher shop in Le Marais, any cut of meat you could imagine
Cheese plate for desert? Yes please! (with obligatory life-saving lactaid pill)
Taking in the smells and tastes of our favorite cuisine, French!
Pate and salad, Amboise France
Loire Valley breakfast spread, thank you to our kind AirBnB hosts! We miss France
Loire Valley wine cave filled with barrels, France
Exploring the gardens and sipping wine at Chateua de Valmer. Loire Valley, France
I can never pass up a good Negroni, Athens Greece
Gelato selections in Athens, Greece
Santorini sunsets are best paired with a glass of white wine
Fresh grilled Santorini octopus and salad
Drinks overlooking the Caldera, Santorini Greece
Moussaka and the house red, transformative. Santorini, Greece
Medusa in Mandrakia serves melt-in-your-mouth smoked eel. Milos, Greece. One of the best individual bites of the trip.
My go-to order for dinners, a half liter of wine. We need to adopt this in the US. Milos, Greece
M-Eating in Mykonos Greece was one of the best meals of the trip
Seared crusted Tuna with carrot and vegetable compote, Mykonos Greece
Italian desert, truffle ice cream and a white Russian
Gluten free pesto pasta and prosciutto pizza, Rome
Loving the gluten free options in Rome, goat cheese and prosciutto pizza
Not the best photo, but this mushroom risotto was fantastic. Rome, Italy
Carefully crafted deserts in Rome, Italy
Cannoli and espresso, Italian breakfast. Naples, Italy
This entire plate was gluten free! Yes, that is a pistachio cannoli. Florence, Italy
Charcuterie, red wine, grapes and figs in Florence
We ate this delicious Indian too fast for a before photo! Royal India in Florence, Italy
Can’t pass up a bottle of chianti when in Tuscany!
The delicious home made Italian spread at a family winery
Riecine winery in Tuscany is a must visit, They have such beautiful chianti.
You can’t visit Italy without trying Aperol and Campari Spritzes
Fell in love with Italian figs, Ripe and fesh
The best fish market we’ve ever seen, Venice Italy
Venice had great choices of affordable cocktails, Aperol Spritz and Campari Sprit were some of our favorites
Fruits and veggies for sale at the market in Venice, Italy
These Salzburg potatoes were the best of the tip. Central Europe knows it’s meat and potatoes
High end cocktails in Vienna, a must
Perfect Viennese pastries on display
Goulash, schnitzel and every type of potato imaginable! Vienna, Austria
Vienna coffee culture, the best of the best
Vienna offers endless pastries and delicacies, the sachertorte is a classic.
Cute macarons and a glass of champagne, Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
Medieval Restaurant in Prague is divine, an absolute must visit. We got the melted camembert and arugula with the honey chili ribs each time. Don’t miss the honey wine!
Duck confit, my favorite dish of the trip, Prague, Czech Republic
Urban House in Bratislava was delicious, the only tacos I had on the whole trip
Budapest market, fruits on one side, chilis on the other. They take their chilis and paprika seriously
We discovered great spots to eat in Budapest
We found the most adorable café called Deryne. French onion soup in Budapest,
Enjoying the sweet treats of Budapest, Hungary
Salmon roasting on cedar planks, our first Christmas market. Budapest, Hungary
Baklava and salep tea, we loved the unique flavors of Turkey
Slightly overwhelmed by this Village Breakfast from Privato Cafe, which ended up being our Thanksgiving meal!. Istanbul, Turkey
This was only one course of our Turkish “Thanksgiving” feast. We didn’t eat any actual turkey in Istanbul though…
More Turkish delights then you could ever imagine! Istanbul
Lovely fruit stand near Glata Tower, Istanbul Turkey
Munich offered fresh fruit, even when it was snowing
Insane presentation and the freshest seafood, Octopus in Ghent Belgium
L’as Du Fallafel, a Parisian institution for street food. Paris, France
No walk down the Champs Elysee is complete without a stop for some macarons from Laduree. Paris, France
Burgandy escargots and French onion soup from Le Procope, the oldest café in Paris
Paris France, assembled this breakfast spread for Jamie and I, everything bought nearby
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