July 2021: As Mark and I began our Sarajevo food tour with Džana, we quickly realized that she has a gift for seamlessly weaving together the history of the cuisine with the history of the city. What an unexpected treat!
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2020 Hvar, Croatia: When our sister-in-law Allie asked if we were in for some wine, food, and blues in Croatia, we enthusiastically agreed, “Yes! We are IN.”
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2021 Istria, Croatia: Mark and I set double alarms to ensure we did not miss our opportunity to learn about truffles in Istria. We laced up our boots and met our Eat Istria guide, Goran. Hopping into his car, we headed north towards Motovun with great anticipation.
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2015 Sydney, Australia: Mark and I are on a mission, looking for the elusive Mr Wong. It’s not as easy as you might think. We read about its legendary menu and carefully plot 3 Bridge Ln on Google Maps. But, Mark and I began to doubt our sanity as we walked up and down the alley trying to locate the door.
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2015 Hong Kong: Mark and I drag our jetlagged bodies to the front desk of our hotel seeking information about Hong Kong street food. A lovely, petite young woman greets us. As is typical for us, we start the conversation with a warm greeting and a bit of small talk, followed by the inevitable question.
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2020 Stonington, Maine: After months on the road, Mark and I set our eyes on a leisurely week and seafood in Stonington, Maine, with visions of lobster, clams, and mussels. After settling into the charming family-run Boyce’s Motel, we grabbed a bottle of red and headed down to their private deck overlooking the harbor where the fishing boats setting out to sea for the night.
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