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Lazduá

Gathered in the parks of Oaxaca during the early 2000s, groups of high school friends, including our dear Roberto, would herald in the end of […]

Tortas Oaxaqueñas

The thrill of hanging out in Oaxaca’s historic city center is something that has always made me happy since I was young. Almost every afternoon, […]

Slow Drinking

Years ago, we were traveling with a friend through Belgium during a particularly cold spring when, after a long day, we decided to warm up […]

Building Blocks

Some of my strongest childhood memories are of warm afternoons spent at my grandparents’ garden in Oaxaca, sitting around a big table eating all sorts […]

tamales oaxaca

Tamales de Tia Tila

It’s a cold December afternoon when we arrive at the headquarters of Tamales de Tia Tila in San Gabriel Etla, about 45 minutes outside of […]

November 15, 2018

Spring Trees: Sichuan for Everyone

Beijing |
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Beijing -- In Beijing, it’s not uncommon for a waiter to ask “有忌口吗?” before you start ordering. It translates as “Anything you don’t eat?” With a large Hui Muslim minority population, Beijing is more accustomed to diners with dietary restrictions than southern cities like Shanghai.
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February 1, 2017

Toros: Tantuni (the Kreuzberg Remix)

Berlin |
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Berlin -- (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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April 27, 2015

Biyou’Z: African Roots

São Paulo |
By Brooke Swartz
São Paulo -- Melanito Biyouha's restaurant in São Paulo’s gritty Centro is a social sort of place. The salmon-pink dining room opens to the street, inviting passers-by to stop, bate-papo, talk football and grab a cold drink from the fridge.
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