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Cactus Popsicle

In Mexican cuisine, sweets are for the most part simple treats that are enjoyed at the park, market or beach, such as caramelized fruits and […]

The Giving Tree

In Greece, where the land is mostly rocky and steep and the climate hot and arid, the olive tree thrives, and for millennia, olive oil […]

A Da Cong You Bing

In September of last year, Shanghai eaters were shocked when Mr. Wu shuttered A Da Cong You Bing, the city’s best scallion pancake shop. The […]

Moving Fast

The Slow Food movement may be all about slow living, but its spread around the world has been nothing short of speedy. What began as […]

Bar Bunda & Beer Lab

Autumn in Rio finds the city at its the best. The days are sunny, the scorching heat of January and February has subsided, and it’s […]

July 6, 2017

Moving Fast: The Rise of Slow Food in Catalonia

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Market Watch -- The Slow Food movement may be all about slow living, but its spread around the world has been nothing short of speedy. What began as a protest against the opening of a McDonald’s in the Piazza di Spagna in Rome in 1986 has morphed into an international organization that safeguards some of the most authentic and unique local food products in 160 countries across the world, and even receives UN recognition and support for this important work.
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June 27, 2017

Bar Bunda & Beer Lab: A Tale of Two Bars

By Danielle Renwick
CB Sips -- Autumn in Rio finds the city at its the best. The days are sunny, the scorching heat of January and February has subsided, and it's low season for tourists, which means the beaches are less crowded. The only problem with fall days is they end too early—the sun sets by 6:00 pm in April. If you want to keep the day going, one good option is to head to one of the city's many beachside pé sujos (literally, dirty feet), ultra-casual outdoor bars.
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June 26, 2017

Pasquale ‘o Nummararo: Running the Numbers

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Market Watch -- His name is Pasquale De Stefano, but everyone knows him as Pasquale ‘o nummararo, “the number man.” In this era of plotters and laser printers, De Stefano continues to hand-paint his signs, using ancient paintbrushes on wooden boards, which are then planted in the baskets of all Neapolitan fruit sellers. And even the wooden signposts are still cut by hand.
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June 23, 2017

Here Come the Grills: A Lisbon Club’s Sardine Moment

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Holiday Eats -- For a few weeks during June, large swathes of Lisbon turn into one extended outdoor cookout. It’s the festival of Santo António, Lisbon’s favorite local saint, and the city celebrates his memory by way of grilling up copious amounts of sardines, so much so that during this period the scent of sizzling fish rolls through the streets of the city’s historic neighborhoods like a bank of fishy fog.
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