VIDEOS // Produced, written, voiced and shot by Angela Fairhurst. Edited by Craig Golin.
Some of the best food in Puerto Vallarta can be found on streets carts, taco stands, and in family-run eateries. Join JauntTV as we chow through downtown’s vendors on The Street Evening Taco Tour with Vallarta Food Tours.
CHOCOLATE comes in many forms. It’s usually a sweet food preparation of roasted and ground cacao seeds that is made into a liquid, paste, or in a block. JauntTV enjoys ways to make chocolate treats in Puerto Vallarta with Chocomuseo.
Raicilla is an agave alcohol from Jalisco Mexico. It’s not as well-known as its Tequila or Mezcal but it’s the latest smoky spirit to make its way into the commercial marketplace. JauntTV enjoys a Raicilla tasting with Chef Guillermo Wulff, the owner of La Lulu Raicilleria in Puerto Vallarta, one of only two Raicilleria bars in the world.
Ever wonder how a skinny margarita should be made? JauntTV learns how from the JW Marriott Cancun. And for a bonus, we learn to make a Mojito as well.
Whether eating street food or luxuriating in a fine dining experience, Puerto Vallarta has the finest Mexican cuisine. Join JauntTV for a market and cooking experience with Gaby’s Restaurant in downtown Vallarta where we make classic Mexican recipes with a twist.
JW Marriott Cancun has a “new point of blue” which focuses with a wellness viewpoint of mind, body and spirit, including world-class culinary options. JauntTV enjoyed a cooking demonstration on How to prepare a few healthy dishes including Grouper Ceviche, Green Juice and a Nopales Cactus appetizer.
JauntTV visited the new InterContinental San Diego and got to participate in a lesson in making native Chef Amy’s famous“gnudi”, a cross between gnocchi and ravioli in the kitchen of Vistal the hotel’s signature restaurant.
While at the King George Hotel in Athens, JauntTV got a private cooking class on how to make traditional Cretan cheese pies from Sfa-kia. These thin pies are a cross between a crepe and a pancake and are filled with delicious soft cheese.
To say breweries are popular in Munich, would be an understatement. There are hundreds, maybe even thousands of breweries all abiding by the Bavaria Beer Purity Food Law which means the beer contains only water, malt, hops and yeast. . JauntTV was able to visit a few.
The Peloponnese is a region in southern Greece, with Monemvasia being a magical town from the Middle Ages overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. Kinsterna Hotel is a glorious luxury boutique hotel, a few minutes from the center of town, meticulously restored from a Byzantine-era rural mansion where we foraged for greens their own gardens, and got a cooking lesson in making traditional “Tsaiti” pie.
JauntTV got a private cooking class on how to make Stuffed Zucchini Flowers from Executive Chef Asterios Koustoudis at the King George Hotel Athens.
Within the exclusive residential development of Quivira Los Cabos, JauntTV learned how to cook fresh tuna on hot stones and whip up a homemade salad and dressing at Pueblo Bonito Pacifica Golf & Spa Resort.
In recent years, Toronto has experienced a boom especially in the food and drink scene. JauntTV went with Kevin Durkee on a Culinary Adventure to Toronto’s little India.
The best fish in Greece is served whole. JauntTV visited Nafplio, a seaport town in eastern Peloponnese where Greek Tourism treated us to a dinner that included whole fish, and we learned how to serve it.
Hosted by Arizona Tourism, JauntTV learned how to prepare Nopales in a few different ways taught by Chef Louis Pechan from Hundred Miles Catering. Nopales are the pads of the prickly pear cactus commonly found in Mexico, Arizona and Southern California.
Most people visit Prague for its beauty, but on this little Jaunt, we celebrate Prague for its food and drink.
Join us for an onsite mixology workshop at the AC Hotel Irvine with head mixologist and spirits expert, Luis Delpozo, with a variation on the Classic Manhattan.
JauntTV gets into the kitchen to learn how to make New Mexico’s local dish, SOPAPILLAS at Sadie’s…a restaurant serving the people of Albuquerque for over 60 years.
The Blinking Owl is the very first craft distillery in Orange County.
The AC Hotel Irvine carries their whiskey, and the hotel took us on a private tour of The Blinking Owl’s, tasting room and production facility.
Aloe Vera is anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, and has antioxidant properties that aid in healing. Learn how to make pure Aloe Vera gel, courtesy of Claudine Reimer and the Villa del Palmar at The Islands of Loreto.
Learn how to make traditional Mexican Guacamole and Shrimp Ceviche in our cooking lesson from Krystal Grand Los Cabos.
JauntTV takes us to LIsbon where we watch the making of Portugal’s favorite dessert, Pasteis de Nata, custard tarts at Manteigaria.
On a recent stay at The Gates Hotel South Beach in Miami Florida, we were treated to a Casa Noble Tequila Tasting. Tequila is a regionally distilled alcoholic beverage made from the blue agave plant.
Join JauntTV as we learn to make rare Argan oil with Berber women in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco.
Eberle Winery is the only winery that stores their wines in underground caves.
Enjoy a cooking lesson for a traditional cheese-filled Aruban dish.
At Carter Estate Winery & Resort in Temecula California, JauntTV takes a look at the méthode champenoise process to create their sparkling wines.
JauntTV takes us to I/O, the rooftop bar at Chicago’s Godfrey Hotel where Executive Chef Nate Cayer teaches us how to make a craft cocktail, a Habanero Salted Foam Margarita.
Lion Fish from Belize (and other Caribbean islands).