Sarah Baxter
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Eat your way around the globe with this mouthwatering tour of the tastiest, most inventive, most diverse food on the planet.

A region’s food is truly a window into its rich history and culture – nothing tells the story of a place so profoundly as the food it serves.
FoodiePlaces is a stunning, hand-illustrated guide for gastronomic adventurers intrigued by the rich cultural heritage behind the world's best food. Travel journalist Sarah Baxter visits 25 food capitals from across the globe, including
traditional foodie havens as well as surprising places with their own world-class offering. Accompanied by stunning illustrations, each entry simmers with the flavour and buzz of the location.
The food featured includes restaurant-ready pastries handmade by nuns and pilgrimage-worthy curries, and many more. Featured locations:


  • Marrakesh, Morocco, couscous
  • Sichuan, China, Sichuancuisine
  • Jeonju, South Korea, Bibimbapandbanchan
  • Osaka, Japan, various
  • Hanoi, Vietnam, Pho
  • Udupi & Karnataka, India, Udupicuisine
  • Melbourne, Australia, various
  • Lisbon, Portugal, Pasteldenata
  • Marseille, France, Bouillabaisse
  • Lyon, France, Bouchonslyonnaisrestaurants
  • Bologna, Italy, Ragu
  • Venice, Italy, Cicchetti
  • Nuremberg, Germany, gingerbread
  • San Sebastian, Spain, Pintxos
  • Valencia, Spain, Paella
  • Oostduinkerke & Belgium coast, Belgium, shrimp
  • Copenhagen, Denmark, newNordiccuisine
  • Whitstable, UK, oysters
  • Krakow, Poland, obwarzanek
  • Tusheti, Georgia, dumplings
  • Tel Aviv, Israel, humousetal
  • Lima, Peru, Ceviche
  • Buenos Aires province, Argentina, asado
  • New Orleans, USA, creole,Cajun
  • Montreal, Canada, Jewishfood


Each book in the Inspired Traveller's Guides series offers readers a fascinating, informative and charmingly illustrated guide to must-visit destinations round the globe. Also from this series, explore intriguing: ArtisticPlaces, SpiritualPlaces, LiteraryPlaces, HiddenPlaces, MysticalPlaces, CinematicPlaces and WildPlaces.

Format Hardcover Book 144 Pages
ISBN 9780711287327
Size5.51 in x 8.27 in / 140.00 mm x 210.00 mm
Published Date March 7th, 2024
Sarah Baxter
Sarah Baxter grew up in Norfolk, England and now lives in Bath. Her passion for travel and the great outdoors saw her traverse Asia, Australia, New Zealand and the United States before settling into a writing career. She was Associate Editor of Wanderlust magazine, the bible for independent-minded travellers, for more than ten years and has also written extensively on travel for a diverse range of other publications, including the Guardian, the Telegraph and the Independent newspapers. Sarah has also contributed to more than a dozen Lonely Planet guidebooks.
Amy Grimes
Amy Grimes is an illustrator based in London, UK. Drawing inspiration from nature and the natural world, Amy's work often features bright and bold illustrated motifs, floral icons and leafy landscapes. As well as working on commissioned illustrations, Amy also sells prints, textiles and stationery under the brand of Hello Grimes.
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