Forks and Jets

The true story of a couple or amateur foodie travelogues going around the world


Before there was McDonald’s, there was Döner. Read more

Donner Party

You arrive in eastern Europe a wee pea, and soon the layers pile up. Before you know it, your once-self fits inside you about five times. Read more

A Culinary Babushka

It’s not easy to find the real Bulgaria — sex tourism, “Happy” processed cheese and Antiquity keep getting in the way… Read more

Life of the Party

Whether you call it Rakia, Ouzo, Mastika or Raki, a small war has been brewing for generations across countries and cultures. Most drinkers of the world are familiar with Greek Ouzo, and maybe even a few dedicated tipplers like the strong anise flavor. The reality is most of the Mediterranean and Balkans claim this liquor as their creation and national drink. Greece just has better marketing and distribution. Read more

Ode to Anise

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