10 Trips for Foodies

Like to cook-and eat? Pack a (doggie) bag and head to one of these places.
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Avignon, France

After owning a restaurant for many years in Avignon, France, Mme. Manguin decided to teach cooking lessons. Be her apprentice for a day and learn about traditional Provençal fare. For more information, click here.
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New Orleans, Lousiana

If you love The Big Easy’s food, music and culture, consider a creole cooking class with chef Patrick Mould, a Louisiana native. For more information, click here.
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Santiago, Chile

Visit chef Christian Alvan’s restaurant, Divino Fogón, which specializes in molecular gastronomy techniques, and he will create a 4-course meal to your liking. For more information click here
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Ireland

Become immersed in the rich history of Ireland’s cuisine, taking cooking classes from an Irish chef at The Ballymaloe Cookery School. Don’t forget to gaze at the rolling hills that make up this third largest country in Europe. For more details, click here.
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Burgundy, France

Cruise through Burgundy while enjoying French wines and scrumptious chocolate desserts. (Your sweet tooth will be especially satisfied in Flavigny, where the film Chocolat was shot.) For more information click here
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Fenn Valley, Michigan

No need to travel internationally to experience wine country: Michigan is home to over 70 vineyards-some of which are just 90 minutes outside of Chicago, making them a good day trip for a long weekend in the windy city. For more information, click here.
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Mumbai, India

Mastering the multi-layered flavors of Indian cuisine could take a lifetime; start by getting a taste for the city’s varied and flavorful spices. For more information, click here.
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Yarra Valley, Australia

Take time off from surfing the coasts of Australia to discover the incredible vineyards of Yarra Valley. For more information, click here.
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Rio Grande, New Mexico

Learn from Jane Butel, a well-seasoned chef with 16 cookbooks to her name. For more information, click here.
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Washington, D.C.

Whether you’re craving Ethiopian cuisine or Georgetown’s market foods, our nation’s capital has something that will appeal to your taste buds. For more information, click here. *SICILY IS KNOWN FOR ITS DELICIOUS FOOD-BUT THAT’S NOT ALL THE ISLAND HAS TO OFFER. CHECK OUT THIS SLIDESHOW OF SCENES FROM SICILY.*
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First Published Thu, 2010-10-07 08:07

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