It’s the mix of sweet, savory and spicy — and a hankering for culinary adventures — that keeps drawing me back to San Diego’s restaurants. Quality food and intriguing tastes distinguish my favorite places, where high-ranking chefs have descended en masse in recent years.
The city took its name from Athena, goddess of wisdom, strategy and war, and protector of the city. The financial, political and administrative center of the country and an all-powerful city-state in antiquity, Athens is a major center of culture. A visit to the first-ever museum dedicated to Byzantium, a stroll around the National Garden and a trip to the Olympeion archaeological site will take you back through time.
Call it the ultimate wine challenge: choosing bottles that will travel from winery to storage to airport to airline and still fly right, 35,000 feet in the sky. At its annual Wines on the Wing competition held at the Millennium Broadway Hotel in Manhattan this spring, Global Traveler amassed 151 wines submitted by 31 airlines offering international, long-haul, business-class service. The wines were served in coded glasses to 34 prominent wine judges. The goal? To find the airline with the best “wines on the wing.”