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CB Book Club

We recently spoke to Lisa Granik MW about her book, The Wines of Georgia (Infinite Ideas, November 2019). Granik became a Master of Wine in […]

Street Food at Home

Several years back, before İstiklal became an open-air shopping mall, reaching old man Sabırtaşı’s streetside içli köfte stand felt like pulling into a safe harbor. […]

Caldos de Gallina Don Beto

Enrique Del Moral (1905-1987) was one of the most important architects of modern Mexico. Together with Mario Pani and Pedro Ramírez Vázquez, he revamped Mexico […]

At Home with Maka Shengelia

Sunday, April 19, was Easter in the Orthodox Christian world, the holiest day of the year. Like most people in today’s pandemic world, Maka Shengelia, […]

CB Book Club

We recently spoke to Joe Yonan, the James Beard Award-winning food and dining editor of The Washington Post, about his new cookbook, Cool Beans: The Ultimate […]

May 20, 2020

Keeping the Faith: This Year in Marseille, Ramadan with a Twist

Marseille |
By 
Holiday Eats -- Outside brightly lit halal butchers, djellaba-clad women line up for lamb to make chorba stew. Tables heave with honey-soaked pâtisseries orientales, covered in plastic to protect them from flies. From fragrant bundles of mint to the mouthwatering smoke of rotisserie chicken, the tantalizing scents on the Rue Longue des Capucins are a sure-fire way to make you hungry. For those fasting for Ramadan, it is the ultimate test of self-control.
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May 6, 2020

CB Pantry Raid: An Instagram Live with Esneider Arevalo

Queens |
By Culinary Backstreets
Market Watch -- The next installment of CB Pantry Raid, a series in which our walk leaders give a guided tour of the local pantry, will take a slightly different approach. Esneider Arevalo, our lead guide in Queens, will be taking us with him as he visits the Jackson Heights Greenmarket, where New Yorkers can buy prepared pantry staples and fresh produce from area farmers. Tune in on Sunday, May 10, at 1 p.m. EDT (GMT-4) on Instagram Live.
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April 29, 2020

Street Food at Home: How to Make Sabırtaşı’s İçli Köfte, an Istanbul Classic

Istanbul |
By Culinary Backstreets
Street Eats -- Several years back, before İstiklal became an open-air shopping mall, reaching old man Sabırtaşı’s streetside içli köfte stand felt like pulling into a safe harbor. Always standing there was the beatific Ali Bey, an angel in a white doctor’s coat offering salvation in the form of his golden fried içli köfte.
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April 27, 2020

Caldos de Gallina Don Beto: A Mexico City Market Vendor Confronts the Crisis

Mexico City |
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Market Watch -- Enrique Del Moral (1905-1987) was one of the most important architects of modern Mexico. Together with Mario Pani and Pedro Ramírez Vázquez, he revamped Mexico City in the 1950s. One of his most important designs was the new La Merced Market, which opened in 1957 (the market built in the 1860s was demolished to make way for the new structures).
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April 9, 2020

Vive Le Pâques: Easter Sweets in Marseille in the Time of Coronavirus

Marseille |
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Holiday Eats -- Though half of France’s population is officially Catholic, only 5 percent of the country regularly attends mass. Yet, les français still remain faithful to their Christian holidays. After Christmas, Easter is the second-most popular fête – perhaps because it falls on a Sunday, when lunch en famille is a French tradition that is as revered as a religion.
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