Top 10 Best Books to Read in Travel Dining Reference - August 2021

Here are our top ten recommendations if you are looking for the best books to read in Travel Dining Reference. We have made sure our list is diverse to cater to the interests of different types of readers.

1. Rick Steves Iceland


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Travel Dining Reference - August 2021

Hike vast glaciers, marvel at steaming volcanic lakes, and explore the land of the midnight sun: with Rick Steves, Iceland is yours to explore! Inside Rick Steves Iceland you'll find: Comprehensive itineraries that can be adapted for 24-hour layovers, 5-day visits, 2-week trips, and more, including the best road trips in Iceland from the Ring Road to the Golden Circle Rick's strategic advice on how to get the most out of your time and money, with rankings of his must-see favorites Top sights and hidden gems, from the stunning northern lights to hidden hikes and cozy bookstores How to connect with local culture: Soak in hidden hot springs, sample smoked fish, and chat with locals in moody and welcoming rural towns Beat the crowds, skip the lines, and avoid tourist traps with Rick's candid, humorous insight The best places to eat, sleep, and relax Self-guided walking tours of lively Reykjavík and art and history museums and mile-by-mile scenic driving tours Detailed maps for exploring on the go Useful resources including a packing list, an Icelandic phrase book, a historical overview, and recommended reading Over 500 bible-thin pages include everything worth seeing without weighing you down Complete, up-to-date information on Reykjavík, the Reykjanes Peninsula, the Golden Circle, the South Coast, the Westman Islands, West Iceland, The Ring Road, the East Fjords, and more Make the most of every day and every dollar with Rick Steves Iceland . Expanding your trip? Try Rick Steves Scandinavia or Rick Steves Northern European Cruise Ports .

  • Author: Rick Steves
  • Publisher: Rick Steves; 2nd edition (April 28, 2020)
  • Genre: Reference, Atlases & Maps
  • ISBN: 978-1641712316
  • Dimensions: 4.6 x 1.4 x 8 inches

                 

2. Rick Steves Greece: Athens & the Peloponnese


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Travel Dining Reference - August 2021

Walk in the steps of Socrates, test the acoustics of the amphitheater of Epidavros, and set sail for Santorini: with Rick Steves, Greece is yours to explore! Inside Rick Steves Greece: Athens & The Peloponnese you'll find: Comprehensive coverage for spending two weeks or more exploring Greece Rick's strategic advice on how to get the most out of your time and money, with rankings of his must-see favorites Top sights and hidden gems, from the Parthenon and the Agora to the small towns and beaches of the Peloponnesian Peninsula How to connect with culture: Go back in time at the National Archaeological Museum, sample olives and feta in the Mediterranean sunshine, or sip ouzo at a local taverna Beat the crowds, skip the lines, and avoid tourist traps with Rick's candid, humorous insight The best places to eat, sleep, and relax Self-guided walking tours of lively neighborhoods and incredible museums Detailed maps for exploring on the go Useful resources including a packing list, a Greek phrase book, a historical overview, and recommended reading Over 500 bible-thin pages include everything worth seeing without weighing you down Complete, up-to-date information on Athens, Nafplio, Epidavros, Mycenae, Olympia, Patra, Kardamyli, the Mani Peninsula, Sparta, Mystras, Delphi, Hydra, Mykonos, Delos, Santorini, and more Make the most of every day and every dollar with Rick Steves Greece: Athens & the Peloponnese . Spending a week or less in the city? Check out Rick Steves Pocket Athens !

  • Author: Rick Steves
  • Publisher: Rick Steves; 6th edition (June 23, 2020)
  • Genre: Travel, Europe
  • ISBN: 978-1641712309
  • Dimensions: 4.55 x 1.1 x 8.05 inches

                 

3. Food Truck Business Guide for Beginners: Simple Strategic Plan to Build and Maintain a Successful Mobile Business


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Travel Dining Reference - August 2021

Do it right, and you could see your food truck trending on Instagram. Read on to make sure it happens… A modest investment in a food truck can result in an income stream of $250k to $500k a year. Couple that with the incredible freedom and flexibility offered by not only starting a business, but starting a mobile business, and it’s easy to see why so many people are drawn to the idea of starting up a food truck. In fact, the food truck is the perfect model for a startup: The start-up costs are low The overhead charges are low You’re your own boss from the word go You need very few staff to run a successful operation The market for exciting and unique food-on-the-go is huge, but so is your competition. And that’s why you need a solid plan before you start hunting for trucks and planning menus. If you have the glimmer of an idea for a food truck, the chances are, you can make it a success . You may have heard that around 50% of startups fail in the first year. That figure is considerably lower in the food truck industry, but nonetheless, knowing how to avoid failure is key to setting up a thriving business. In Food Truck Business: Guide for Beginners , you’ll find a comprehensive guide to setting up a successful food truck. You’ll discover: The most common mistakes that lead to food truck failure, and exactly how to avoid them A step-by-step guide to writing a business plan tailored specifically to your food truck business The most successful ways to secure funding, without making a dent in your own wallet How to find your niche, and why doing so is essential to your success The secret to finding the right customers for a success story as big as Kogi’s BBQ Truck The 6 hottest mobile food options you can choose from -- how to know which is right for you and how to find the perfect vehicle Weird psychological tricks you can use to make your menu sell out Why ‘marketing’ is more than a buzzword -- and how to do it successfully, no matter what your background Up-to-date information on licensing, permits, and regulations Everything you need to know to ensure your business passes its inspections every time How to keep your food truck thriving way past the startup stage Ways to expand your business once you’re a roaring success And much more. If you’ve noticed the vast potential of the food truck industry, you’ve already got your eyes on the prize. What you need to know now is how to make sure you get your business off the ground successfully and stand out from the competition. The good news is that when you follow a clear plan, you’ll start with everything in place to ensure your food truck is a success -- something that will already put you leaps ahead of other startups in the industry. If you can envision your food trending on Instagram and hearing excited whispers when someone spots your food truck at a festival, it’s time to get started. Make that dream a reality. If you’re ready to launch the food truck everyone will remember, then scroll up and click “Add to Cart” right now.

  • Author: Shaun M. Durrant
  • Publisher: Independently published (October 23, 2020)
  • Genre: Business & Money, Industries
  • ISBN: 979-8554862618
  • Dimensions: 6 x 0.44 x 9 inches

                 

4. Wisconsin Supper Clubs: An Old-Fashioned Experience


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Travel Dining Reference - August 2021

Wisconsin Supper Clubs is a resource for and about supper clubs throughout Wisconsin that includes beautiful photographs of the unique supper club interiors, proprietors, and customers, as well as fascinating archival materials. Also recorded in this book are the regional specialties served at these clubs, ranging from popovers and fried pickles in the northern part of the state to Shrimp de Jonghe in the south. One Northwoods supper club even features fry bread, a traditional Native American dish uncommon to most any restaurant. The "supper club experience" is a tradition embodied by many long-standing restaurants scattered throughout the small towns of Wisconsin. It is based around a bygone idea that going out to dinner is an experience that lasts an entire evening. The clubs emphasizing food made from scratch, slow-paced dining, and family-run businesses. Combine this with stately dark-panel decor, complimentary relish trays, and the best brandy Old Fashioned sweet you'll ever have, and you have barely scratched the surface of the Wisconsin supper club's appeal. Author Ron Faiola is the critically acclaimed director and producer of the documentary by the same name. Supper clubs are hugely popular with Wisconsin locals and regularly frequented by all Midwestern foodies "in the know." With Wisconsin Supper Clubs as a guide, these establishments are primed to be choice summer road trip destinations for anyone looking for low-cost vacations this summer. After the successful debut of Faiola's documentary, this book is sure to be a hit throughout the region and beyond.

  • Author: Ron Faiola
  • Publisher: Agate Midway; Illustrated edition (April 16, 2013)
  • Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Regional & International
  • ISBN: 978-1572841420
  • Dimensions: 8.75 x 1 x 11.25 inches

                 

5. Rick Steves Snapshot Naples & the Amalfi Coast: Including Pompeii (Rick Steves Travel Guide)


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Travel Dining Reference - August 2021

With Rick Steves, Naples and the Amalfi Coast are yours to discover! This slim guide excerpted from Rick Steves Italy includes: Rick's firsthand, up-to-date advice on the Amalfi Coast's best sights, restaurants, hotels, and more, plus tips to beat the crowds, skip the lines, and avoid tourist traps Top sights and local experiences: See ancient art at Naples' Archaeological Museum or travel back in time at the Pompeii Forum. Relax on the beach in Positano, go for a cliffside stroll along the coast, or feast on pizza where the dish was first created Helpful maps and self-guided walking tours to keep you on track With selective coverage and Rick's trusted insight into the best things to do and see, Rick Steves Snapshot Naples & the Amalfi Coast is truly a tour guide in your pocket. Exploring beyond the Amalfi Coast? Pick up Rick Steves Italy for comprehensive coverage, detailed itineraries, and essential information for planning a countrywide trip.

  • Author: Rick Steves
  • Publisher: Rick Steves; 6th edition (February 4, 2020)
  • Genre: Travel, Europe
  • ISBN: 978-1641712187
  • Dimensions: 4.5 x 0.5 x 8 inches

                 



6. Rick Steves Rome (Rick Steves Travel Guide)


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Travel Dining Reference - August 2021

Explore ancient ruins and view Renaissance masterpieces in this truly modern Eternal City. Inside Rick Steves Rome,  the most up-to-date 2021 guide from Rick Steves, you'll find: Comprehensive coverage for spending a week or more exploring Rome Rick's strategic advice on how to get the most out of your time and money, with rankings of his must-see favorites Top sights and hidden gems, from the Colosseum and the Sistine Chapel to corner trattorias, cozy wine bars, and the perfect scoop of gelato How to connect with local culture: Indulge in the Italian happy hour tradition of aperitivo , savor a plate of cacio e pepe , or chat with fans about the latest soccer match Beat the crowds, skip the lines, and avoid tourist traps with Rick's candid, humorous insight The best places to eat, sleep, and experience la dolce far niente Self-guided walking tours of lively neighborhoods and sights like the Roman Forum, St. Peter's Basilica, and the Vatican Museums Detailed neighborhood maps and a fold-out city map for exploring on the go Useful resources including a packing list, Italian phrase book, a historical overview, and recommended reading Updated to reflect changes that occurred during the Covid-19 pandemic up to the date of publication Over 500 bible-thin pages include everything worth seeing without weighing you down Coverage of Central Rome, Vatican City, Trastevere, and more, plus day trips to Ostia Antica, Tivoli, Naples, and Pompeii Make the most of every day and every dollar with Rick Steves Rome .   Spending just a few days in the city? Try Rick Steves Pocket Rome .

  • Author: Rick Steves
  • Publisher: Rick Steves; 22nd edition (January 19, 2021)
  • Genre: Travel, Europe
  • ISBN: 978-1641712958
  • Dimensions: 4.5 x 0.75 x 8 inches

                 

7. Moon Coastal Maine: With Acadia National Park (Travel Guide)


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Travel Dining Reference - August 2021

Experience the best of Maine's spruce-studded islands, classic shoreline villages, and rugged character with Moon Coastal Maine . Inside you'll find: Strategic, flexible itineraries like a long weekend Down East, five days in Acadia, and a two-week road trip, designed for history buffs, foodies, beach-goers, outdoor adventurers, and more Must-see highlights and unique experiences: Bike through timberland forests or take a lighthouse cruise down the Kennebec River. Sample wild blueberries, farmstead cheeses, and preserves from roadside farm stands, find the best beachfront lobster shack, or mingle with locals over a "chowdah suppah." Discover maritime history in a traditional fishing village or explore pedestrian-only islands packed with hiking trails. Watch the boats sway in a quiet harbor, unwind on a sandy pocket beach sandwiched between two headlands, or immerse yourself in the secluded wilderness of Mount Desert Island and Acadia National Park Honest insight from Maine native Hilary Nangle on when to go, where to eat, and where to stay, from budget campgrounds to historic inns Full-color photos and detailed maps throughout Recommendations for getting there and getting around by plane, car, train, or bus Thorough background on the culture, environment, wildlife, and history With Moon's practical tips and local know-how, you can experience the best of coastal Maine. Exploring inland? Try Moon Maine . Hitting the road? Check out Moon New England Road Trip .

  • Author: Hilary Nangle
  • Publisher: Moon Travel; 7th edition (May 21, 2019)
  • Genre: Travel, United States
  • ISBN: 978-1640492264
  • Dimensions: 5.55 x 1.2 x 7.5 inches

                 

8. Moon Japan: Plan Your Trip, Avoid the Crowds, and Experience the Real Japan (Travel Guide)


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Travel Dining Reference - August 2021

From the world's busiest intersection to the most serene hot springs, modernity and tradition mingle in Japan. Experience the natural wonder and rich culture of a country unlike any other with Moon Japan . Inside you'll find: Flexible itineraries including a two week 'Best of Japan' and a week in and around Tokyo Strategic advice for spiritual seekers, anime fans, foodies, fashionistas, hikers, and more The top sights and unique experiences: Wander the shrines and temples of Ueno-koen park and stop in Tokyo National Museum for world-renowned Japanese art. Learn about samurai heritage in Sanmachi Suji or zazen meditation at the Buddhist temples of Kyoto, and get an unforgettable lesson in 20th century history at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park Outdoor adventures: Hike the trails of Mt. Fuji or the river-filled valley of Kamikochi and relax in a communal onsen hot spring. Ski or snowboard at a world-class resort, surf in the Pacific off the coast of Shikoku, or dive along the coral reefs of Okinawa The best local flavors: Feast on ramen or an elaborate spread of sushi, sample fresh seafood at the world's largest fish market in Tokyo, and drink your way through the famed beer scene in Sapporo Honest insight from American expat and longtime Tokyo local Jonathan DeHart Full-color, vibrant photos throughout Detailed maps and useful tips for navigating public transportation Focused coverage of Tokyo, Mt. Fuji, Kanazawa, Kyoto, Kansai, Hiroshima and Miyajima, Okinawa, Tohoku and Hokkaido, Shikoku and Kyushu, and more Thorough background information on the landscape, wildlife, history, government, and culture Handy tools including health and safety tips, customs and conduct, and information for LGBTQ, female, and senior travelers, as well as families and travelers with disabilities With Moon's practical advice and insider tips, you can experience the best of Japan. Exploring more of Asia? Check out Moon Vietnam .

  • Author: Jonathan DeHart
  • Publisher: Moon Travel; 1st edition (February 25, 2020)
  • Genre: Travel, Asia
  • ISBN: 978-1631217111
  • Dimensions: 7.55 x 1.2 x 7.45 inches

                 

9. Moon Greek Islands & Athens: Island Escapes with Timeless Villages, Scenic Hikes, and Local Flavors (Travel Guide)


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Travel Dining Reference - August 2021

Soak up the sun, dance till dawn, hike through wild forests, or explore Greek history: Escape to the Mediterranean with Moon Greek Islands & Athens . Choose the right islands for you, with strategic itineraries for different timelines, budgets, and activities, whether you want to lounge on the best beaches, linger in ancient villages, explore the outdoors, or island-hop for a little taste of everything Focused coverage of Athens and 18 Greek islands, including Santorini, Mykonos, Karpathos, Corfu, Lefkada, and more Unique experiences and must-see highlights: Marvel at Oia's picturesque blue and white architecture or take a boat to the birthplace of Apollo and Artemis. Soak in therapeutic hot springs, hike through lush forests to waterfalls in Samothrace, or hop aboard a boat and discover hidden coves and wild beaches. Learn about local folklore in Olympos, explore Athens' contemporary galleries and ancient ruins, and savor authentic Greek cuisine, from roasted lamb and olives to dakos and fiery shots of ouzo Insight from Athens local Sarah Souli on how to experience Greece like an insider, support local businesses, and avoid over-tourism Full-color photos and detailed maps throughout Background information on the landscape, history, and cultural customs of Greece and each individual island Handy tools and practical necessities like advice on getting there and getting around, and tips for solo women travelers, seniors, visitors with disabilities, LGBTQ+ travelers, and families with kids In-depth coverage of: Athens, Santorini, Mykonos, Folegandros, Milos, Naxos, Anafi, Karpathos, Rhodes, Kalymnos, Samothrace, Ikaria, Lesvos, Alonnisos, Skyros, Corfu, Zakynthos, Lefkada, and Crete With Moon's practical tips and local know-how, you can experience the best of Athens and the Greek islands. Exploring more of Europe? Check out Moon Rome, Florence & Venice , Moon Prague, Vienna, & Budapest , or Moon French Riviera .

  • Author: Moon Travel Guides
  • Publisher: Moon Travel; 1st edition (April 7, 2020)
  • Genre: Travel, Europe
  • ISBN: 978-1640491472
  • Dimensions: 5.55 x 1.15 x 7.5 inches

                 

10. DK Eyewitness Paris (Travel Guide)


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Travel Dining Reference - August 2021

Experience the city of love on your next trip! This travel guide is packed with ideas to make your visit to Paris memorable.  Whether you want to be awed by iconic landmarks, lose yourself in the Louvre, or stroll along the Seine, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that Paris has to offer. Inside the pages of this Paris travel guide, you’ll discover:    • Our pick of Paris must-sees, top experiences, hidden gems, and the best spots to eat, drink, shop, and stay     • Detailed maps and walks make navigating the city easy     • Easy-to-follow itineraries to help you plan your trip    • Expert advice and travel tips to help you get ready, get around and stay safe    • Color-coded chapters to every part of Paris, from Champs-Élysées to Belleville, Montmartre to Montparnasse    • Available in a handy format that is lightweight and portable Bonjour Paris! Walk the streets of Paris, pop into a cafe or bakery, or spend an afternoon sightseeing. DK Books’ updated city guide brings Paris to life, and with expert-led insights, trusted travel advice, and lists of top things to do in Paris, you’ll experience this European gem in all its majesty. Filled with world-famous palaces, museums, and galleries, Paris shines with opulence and elegance from the Eiffel Tower to the Notre Dame Cathedral. There is more to this city than glitz and glamor. Explore beyond the well-trodden sights and discover the tiny windy streets, quirky old bookshops, and centuries-old cafés of this cosmopolitan city. DK Eyewitness Paris has been updated regularly to make sure the information is as up-to-date as possible following the COVID-19 outbreak. For more than two decades, DK Eyewitness guides have helped travelers experience the world through the history, art, architecture, and culture of their destinations. Expert travel writers and researchers provide independent advice, recommendations, and reviews. Discover guidebooks to hundreds of places around the globe!

  • Author: DK Eyewitness
  • Publisher: DK Eyewitness Travel; Illustrated edition (May 25, 2021)
  • Genre: History, Americas
  • ISBN: 978-0241509685
  • Dimensions: 5 x 0.8 x 8.5 inches