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What Is It Like Eating In The World’s Best Restaurant?

Friday, October 14, 2011

Back in April it was announced that for the second year running, Copenhagen-based Noma was the best restaurant in the world. What — you may wonder as you read this post over a steaming bowl of freshly prepared Ramen noodles — is it like exactly having a meal at the best restaurant in the world […]

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Cooking Class In Thailand: Learning Culture Through The Tongue

Monday, September 12, 2011

“Tan Khao Ma Rue Yung?” asks our cooking instructor, as she holds up ginger root, also known as khing in Thai, its sharp and slightly tangy scent awakening my sense of smell. We are standing in a Chiang Mai market choosing fresh ingredients for the day, and she has just asked us if we have […]

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The Top 5 Coffee Shops In Boulder, Colorado

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

As a recent resident of Boulder, Colorado, I discovered  that when traveling to a brand spankin’ new place to live (sans companion) there are three essentials to secure as soon as possible. Lest you be prepared to camp, the first necessity is to find a place to sleep and store the material possessions you have […]

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My 10 Ways To Revamp Argentina’s Top 10 Foods

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Every food needs a little evolutionary jump-start once in a while. As a fan of mash-ups (some of my favorite foods include shepherd’s pie and bubble & squeak — a post-Thanksgiving swirling concoction of leftovers), I think that combining one’s culinary cultural upbringing with that of another can only bring about good things. Which made me wonder […]

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My Encounter With Hákarl, The Worst Tasting Food On Earth

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Dressed in his full-length overalls, Icelandic fisherman Asgeir leads my guide and me to the edge of the harbor where several shipping containers rest ominously far from the rusted whaling boats tied to the wharf. Asgeir peers back at us with a delighted grin and utters something jokingly in Icelandic. My guide translates. “He says […]

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Top 7 Places To Eat In Bogotá

Monday, June 13, 2011

A destination for backpackers and hip travelers, Colombia is known for its vibrant culture and friendly residents. With Medellín attracting those seeking nightly salsa partners, and Cartagena drawing travelers looking for a Caribbean beach getaway, Colombia continues to fascinate travelers and overcome its sordid reputation. Despite its image to some, one reputation that’s well deserved for this country of […]

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Mercat de Santa Caterina: Barcelona’s Best Untouristy Market

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

As anyone who has visited La Boqueria knows, the famed market in Barecelona located just off Las Ramblas is not just one of the city’s most well-known destinations, but also one of its most touristy. Sure, if you get there around 5 a.m. before the visitors wake up, you’ll likely be the only non-Spainard wadering […]

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10 Great Places To Grab A Drink Around The World

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

USA Today enlisted the help of Men’s Journal to come up with this list of 10 great places around the world go bar-hopping. Not surprisingly, Dublin makes the list with it’s 1000+ bars, as does Portland, Oregon, for its large number of breweries — at last count 28 within the city limits, the most of […]

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6 Best Places To Eat Dessert In Paris

Monday, May 23, 2011

Paris may be known for its decadent, mutli-course meals, but nothing says delicacy like the grand finale: dessert. Actually, it’s not unusual in Paris to mosey into a patisserie or chocolaterie for a midday snack, but one so fantastic that you’d hardly believe it was just a quick bite. The following list includes some of […]

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