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The market stalls are overflowing with spring bounty; join our tour and check it out.
April 18, 2017

Spring in Tbilisi: Tarragon, a Love Story

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Tbilisi -- At the cusp of winter’s end, men across Georgia balance on wobbly ladders and trim their grapevines. The clippings will be used later for baking bread in traditional tone ovens and for roasting mtsvadi, skewered chunks of pork, on the embers. Read more
Tbilisi -- At the cusp of winter’s end, men across Georgia balance on wobbly ladders and trim their grapevines. The clippings will be used later for baking bread in traditional tone ovens and for roasting mtsvadi, skewered chunks of pork, on the embers. Only after the trimming is completed throughout the land is springtime allowed to arrive. And when it comes, it does so in teasing bursts of bold flavors, juicy colors and luscious aromas.

The first indication of spring is the arrival of tarkhuna – tarragon – at the central bazaar, where we love to shop for produce.Read more
March 20, 2017

Amber Bar: Georgian Wine Rebel

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Tbilisi -- On the left bank of Tbilisi’s Mtkvari River in the Plekhanov district is David Aghmashenebeli Avenue, a thoroughfare long associated with wallet-friendly Turkish restaurants and discount clothing boutiques. Read more