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Puebla: Experiencing The City Of Angels
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Puebla: Experiencing The City Of Angels

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to experience Mexico outside the all-inclusive resorts, away from sprawling Mexico City? Francine Prose did. She checked out Puebla, a two-and-a-half-hour drive southeast of Mexico´s capital. Founded in 1531 by […]

Valparaíso: South American Dining Mecca
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Valparaíso: South American Dining Mecca

You know there’s something going on in a city’s dining scene when the NYT’s gets wind of it. This week’s travel section highlighted the Chilean port city of Valparaíso where, with over 40 new restaurants […]

What Exactly Is Bánh Sèo Anyway?
Bourdain In Vietnam To Close Out Season 5A (Yes There’s A “B” Coming In August)

What Exactly Is Bánh Sèo Anyway?

Bánh xèo means either “sizzling cake” or “sound crepe,” depending on what your Google search turns up, but either way, the name refers to this southern Vietnamese crepe made of rice flour, water, coconut milk, […]

When Has Your Meal Had A Story Like This?
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When Has Your Meal Had A Story Like This?

So much more than the “leeks, onions, garlic, and other greens” that swim amidst the odd presence of sliced hotdogs and Spam, one of Korea’s favorite dishes, Budae Jjigae, is a stew with a backstory […]

What Time Do The Basques Eat Dinner?
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What Time Do The Basques Eat Dinner?

Trick question. The answer is that it depends. Are you in Spanish or French Basque country? What’s the difference? To find out, the NYT takes a road trip through both countries, starting from the westernmost […]

Eating Weirdness Around The Globe
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Eating Weirdness Around The Globe

Traveling is about new experiences, right? No matter where you are, from Philly to Phuket, there is a local cuisine to try. Good, bad, repulsive, or even responsive, there are some things people put down […]

Raise Your Steins: Here’s To A Great Oktoberfest
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Raise Your Steins: Here’s To A Great Oktoberfest

This weekend, some six million people will head off to the start of Munich’s infamous festival celebrating everything Bavarian. The ceremonial tapping of the first keg, by the mayor of Munich, will happen this Saturday […]

Nothing Like A Nice Cup Of…Weasel Regurgitation?
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Nothing Like A Nice Cup Of…Weasel Regurgitation?

Wandering the labyrinth of streets that makes up Hanoi’s Old Quarter district, by no other skill than dumb luck, I found myself on Hang Hanh Street, in other words, “Coffee Street.” I claim not to […]

What’s The Skinny on Argentine Beef?
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What’s The Skinny on Argentine Beef?

Welcome to the Southern Hemisphere, Matt! As our fearless Expeditioner was kind enough to mention yesterday, my name is Hal and I’m currently calling Buenos Aires home. To be honest, it doesn’t feel quite like […]

Video: Sunday In The Plaza With Jose
Video: Sunday In The Plaza With Jose

Video: Sunday In The Plaza With Jose

Located in Guanajuato in Central Mexico, Sunday in the central plaza of San Miguel De Allende means ice cream, fresh fruit, and most likely a parade, something this town is very good at doing. Often.