If you’re anything like me, you travel through your stomach. My camera roll from a college study abroad trip to Spain has as many photos of food as it does the stunning architecture of Barcelona and the friends I met along the way. Particolored ribbons of late night gelato stands on La Rambla; mouth-watering fruit stalls at the St. Josef Mercado de la Boqueria; two-bite montadito sandwiches with jamón ibérico; towering burgers at a Route-66 themed diner in Sitges. For me, travel and food have always been inextricably linked.
In this travel and fashion themed issue, I want to take you on an international culinary tour. From the ginger beer developed by a Liberian-born Plymouth entrepreneur (page 12) to the culinary influences of an international chef
(page 30), Plymouth plays hosts to flavors from around the world.
Food is a universal language. It invites you to travel outside yourself and experience new cultures and flavors. If a vacation is out of the question for you during the upcoming months, at least your taste buds can travel. And, if you are planning a trip, I invite you to taste something new.
Until next time,