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CB on the Road

Located in the Atlantic at the same latitude as Casablanca, Madeira may be a small island, but there’s so much to see that it takes […]

Lakerda

The fatty torik – the Turkish name for a large, mature Atlantic bonito, similar to the little tunny – courses the straits of the Bosphorus […]

Jyaken Nou

What is it that’s so dizzyingly addictive about okonomiyaki? It might be the interactive DIY nature of building your own meal and serving it up […]

Al Ahdab

(Editor’s Note: In honor of the immigrants and refugees who have made their new home a better place for us all, this week we are running some […]

Toros

(Editor’s Note: In honor of the immigrants and refugees who have made their new home a better place for us all, this week we are running some […]

February 3, 2017

Al Ahdab: Groceries for the Homesick

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Market Watch -- (Editor's Note: In honor of the immigrants and refugees who have made their new home a better place for us all, this week we are running some of our favorite archived stories about those who have left a culinary mark on their adopted land.)

On a recent sunny afternoon at the tiny Al Ahdab market, a wedge of light slashed through the front windows illuminating posters for condensed milk in Arabic script and one of an energy drink called Hell.

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February 1, 2017

Toros: Tantuni (the Kreuzberg Remix)

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Street Eats -- (Editor's Note: In honor of the immigrants and refugees who have made their new home a better place for us all, this week we are running some of our favorite archived stories about those who have left a culinary mark on their adopted land.) In Berlin, there is no shortage of meatless options, and vegetarians can even rejoice in a seitan-based döner kebab that is given the proper spit roast. What did surprise us is that the ubiquity of vegetarian diets in the city has greatly impacted one version of a meat-centric Turkish street food classic.
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