It’s the basic tenet for those who enjoy eating local: the fewer the food miles, the tastier the ingredient. So instead of importing that tomato from Tuscany, why not head to Italy to eat it? Better yet, book a seat at the very site where they are grown. This true type of farm-to-table dining is possible in all corners of the world. Here are some of the best places to sample an agricultural setting, with your eyes and your appetite.
By Kathleen Squires
A serial traveler who often lets a country's cuisine dictate her itineraries, New York City-based writer Kathleen Squires has visited all 7 continents and over 60 countries, with stints living in London, Tokyo, and Buenos Aires. Her work also appears in The Wall Street Journal, Saveur, Cooking Light and National Geographic Traveler.