Mediterranean

Day 49: The Strait of Gibraltar

The intrepid explorers sailed around the world and brought back exotic new foods from the Americas while leaving their stamp on the world as far as the Philippines.  With plenty of tapas to choose from and some of the only Moroccan food it the city, you need to add Andalusia to your list.

Day 49: The Strait of Gibraltar

Day 35: The French Connection

As food travels to the States the local contours are often flattened.  Try Bistro Le Cep which specializes in traditional French country cooking for some unique and delicious surprises. 

Day 35: The French Connection

Day 32: Ελλάς (Hellas)

The love affair with the Greek world runs deep for many westerners.  Bertrand Russell in his History of Philosophy remarks that people often approach the ancient Greek philosophers, architects, and mathematicians with a kind of reverent mysticism.  This is easy to understand when you realize that the Greek mathematician measured the height of the Great Pyramid at Giza based on his own shadow.  An easy trick to replicate in today's world, but 2500+ years ago is a different subject.  Greek influence remains strong on today's world through language, education, music, art, and food

Day 32: Ελλάς (Hellas)

Day 24: Anatolia

"Americans may have the watch, but we have the time" my Turkish friend tells me.  Take some time today and learn about Turkey's influence on the world.

 

Day 24: Anatolia

Day 22: The Gift of the Nile

Egypt is so much more than home to 3,000 pyramids.  Egypt is one of the ancient world's major crossroads.  In modern time Cairo has global influence as the largest city in Africa, the Middle East and the 15th largest in the world.  Come learn how to eat like an Egyptian with us.

Day 22: The Gift of the Nile

Day 6: Back to the Roots of Pizza

Pizaros Napolitan pizza brings the Italian original, fresh made cheese and crust, not greasy, crispy crusted, simplistically delicious pizza to Houston.

Day 6: Back to the Roots of Pizza