Food and drink are always high on the travel agenda, and whether it’s through the barbecues of Nashville or on a tapas trail of Seville, you can dig into the destination’s history and culture through its kitchens. But with a whole world of cuisines on offer – from the more familiar to the exquisitely exotic – it can difficult to know exactly where to tuck in. In this event, in partnership with Intrepid Travel, our expert panel will be on hand to answer all your culinary quandaries, including the best food tours and the cuisines to look out for on your next adventure.
Feeling peckish? Come and tuck into a trove of Vietnamese goodies, courtesy of award-winning Asian cookery school School of Wok!
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Daniel is a food and travel writer, having written regularly for National Geographic Traveller (UK), including joining a cooking course in his beloved Argentina. A big fan of beer, he’s also an avid collector of cookbooks and is currently working on a book exploring the cuisine of the northern Atlantic islands. @danieljneilson
Victoria is the former food editor at the Evening Standard, and now writes about food and travel for publications including The Telegraph and The Times, as well as her own blog, LondonStreetFoodie. She’s also travelled extensively, including six months in South America and year in Italy, with her favourite cuisines being Vietnamese, Iranian and Italian. victoria-stewart.com
Intrepid Travel’s business development manager Florian grew up in northern Italy’s beautiful South Tyrol region, and has travelled across the world including South East Asia and New Zealand. A lover of good food himself, Florian heads up Intrepid’s food tours in Italy and has recently returned from the company’s Real Food Adventure in Japan.
Camille is the co-founder of VizEat, Europe’s largest social dining and food experience platform. Hailing from France, she worked and lived in Beijing before bringing her love of food, tech and travel to the masses to help transform the way people travel and eat. vizeat.com
Jo’s favourite part of travel is discovering the local cuisine. She likes to try local spirits wherever she goes and loves eating on her own in restaurants all over the world: better for people watching. She’ll try anything once but won’t ever eat century eggs again.
When: Where: Intrepid Travel, 1st Floor, Piano House, 9 Brighton Terrace, Brixton, London SW9 8DJ
Tickets: £10 — includes a free glass of wine, a beer or soft drink, plus Vietnamese nibbles from School of Wok.