Georgia Ranked #4 Among 48 European Countries Based on Food and Drink. Georgia sits in the middle of the ancient spice route between Europe and the Middle East and Asia, so the country’s dishes are imbued with an incredibly rich and unique use of herbs & spices, like cilantro and dried marigold, that are used in combinations not seen in the other individual regions and are layered for bold, but balanced dishes. And the pinch-hitter of those dishes is khachapuri, a boat-shaped pastry filled with a glorious amount of melted cheese and… Read More
Is Georgia on you travel bucket list?
Is Georgia on your travel bucket list? If not, you should put it on and get in there right away, before it becomes too commercial and too expensive. If you love nature, sightseeing, historical places, food and wine, creative artists and cobble stone streets, wooden balconies hanging over narrow streets, cable courts, place which looks a bit like Paris, with books for sale along Mtkvari River and a bit like Istanbul with rounded cupulas over some building, Georgia is where to go. What the interview below does not mention: in ancient Georgia, being one of the… Read More
Why Georgia (The Country) Is The Next Great Food And Wine Destination (Part I)
The Motsameta Monastery in Kutaisi, Georgia Adam Morganstern I only had to learn two words in Georgian to enjoy my way around the country: “thanks” and “cheers.” There were other phrases I’d prepared, but with all the endless food, wine and genuine warmth that was thrown my way, I was about three days into the trip before I even needed to say anything else. I’m not sure people even knew I wasn’t Georgian. There is wonderful hospitality around the world — and then there is Georgian hospitality. So for your next food,… Read More