Port Vila is the capital and largest city of Vanuatu and is located on the island of Efate. Locally the town is most commonly referred to simply as "Vila".
Vanuatu is an island archipelago consisting of approximately 82 relatively small islands of volcanic origin of which 65 are inhabited. Efate is the main island of Vanuatu. The two other small islands on this postcard are Ifira and Iririki.
The stamp is part of a set of four stamps about Vanuatu’s fine cuisine. 'Vanuatu’s restaurants have risen in stature to rightfully claim the reputation as the culinary capital of the Pacific'.