Culinary Experiences of 2016, #1

Kumparička, backroads of Istria, Croatia When I started in on ranking my favorite food experiences of the past year I didn’t know what all would be making this list but I knew who was going to be taking the top spot. It’s like listening to Casey Kasem’s year-end...
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Culinary Experiences of 2016, Fave #2

Hiša Vin Rondič, Vipava Valley (Slovenia) If we were coming here just for the wine it would have been amazing enough. But alas, no, we had to interrupt the tastings of fresh Pinela and Malvazija with delectable home-cooked dishes of jota (Slovenian soup of sauerkraut, potatoes...