Fathomaway Compass

I travel for the Food

24 Hours in Berkeley's Gourmet Ghetto

BERKELEY, California – A neighborhood so highly concentrated with delicious food your waistband may not survive the day. Go and taste one of everything, then taste one more.

Best Day Ever: Crown Heights, Brooklyn

BROOKLYN, New York – Crown Heights is a hotbed for new restaurants, bars, and shops that co-mingle with classic Caribbean joints and old-school cultural institutions.

Cooking With Chaos in a Stranger's Kitchen

BROOKLYN, New York – As each dish came out of the oven, it was passed around for sampling and sharing. Instead of a seated dinner, it was one, big, joyous jumble of cooking and tasting (and drinking!) simultaneously.

Feed Me in Yangon

BURMA – What do you get when your neighbors include India, Laos, and Thailand? An incredible fusion cuisine. Kate Donnelly has a taste.

I'm Bringing the Whole Damn Family to Bali

BALI – Sites with the kids by day and cocktails by night. Bali is more than a romantic getaway. It's fun for the whole, extended, picky, babies-to-gramps, what-about-me family. 

Sri Lanka: Where the Wild Things Are

SRI LANKA – I'm on a far-off journey of elephants, enlightenment, and escapism. And to think a few days ago, my idea of wildlife was East Williamsburg.

Fathom in Italy: The First Supper

SPOLETO, Italy – For the first meal of our September in Spoleto sojourn, we try some very local fare. Not surprisingly, it's amazing.

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