Sicily is a stunning Mediterranean destination – and not least for its food. Monocle goes on a culinary tour of the island and drops in on a cooking school that promotes traditional food producers and seasonal recipes.
Entrepreneur and gourmet Andrew Tarlow, co-owner of the Whythe Hotel in New York, is proud of developing a close relationship with local producers and a strong sense of community between the source of products and the consumer. "Our guests come here because they want to be able to talk to our staff and understand what they're being served and where it came from," he says.
Friendly, cosmopolitan Fukuoka is tiny in comparison to Tokyo, but it beats the Japanese capital hands down with its cuisine and shopping. That’s why itis Monocle’s choice for our best retail city award.
Rio is blessed with more raw natural beauty than probably any other city on Earth. This, coupled with the conviviality of its residents, the forthcoming Olympics and efforts to finally reduce the poverty gap and improve…