Episode from the podcastTravel with Rick Steves

3 European Food Culture

Released Sunday, 24th April 2005
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Rick shares some of his delicacy discoveries found in different parts of Europe that make travel a gastronomic treat. Tour guide Jamie Blair Gould discusses different kinds of Italian olives and olive oils, and describes where he lives. Then, he and Rick field listener calls on such topics as white asparagus, porcini mushrooms, in-season tomatoes, paella, truffles, and finding a smoke-free ambiance in European restaurants. For more information on Travel with Rick Steves - including episode descriptions, program archives and related details - visit www.ricksteves.com.