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Shanghai
Shanghai’s Top Coffee Spots, Pt. 2

Since we last wrote about the best places for a cuppa back in 2014, Shanghai has become the city with the third-highest number of Starbucks in the world, and these new shops serve flat whites and cold brews from an interactive barista bar. Continue »

Barcelona
Tortell de Reis: Of Beans and Kings

Editor’s note: This is the second of our two-part series on kings’ cake. The first, on the version found in Mexico City, appeared yesterday.
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Mexico City
Rosca de Reyes: A Tradition Fit for Kings

Editor’s note: Unsurprisingly, Mexico and Spain have a number of customs in common, especially during the winter holidays. This is the first installment of a two-part special on a sweet tradition that’s shared by the two countries, and the second will appear tomorrow. 
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Tbilisi
Tbilisi Sketches: Bread, the Georgian Way

Editor’s note: This is the first installment in our new monthly series, Tbilisi Sketches, with illustrated dispatches covering local spots in Georgia’s capital. Contributor Andrew North is an artist and journalist based in Tbilisi who spent many years before that reporting from the Middle East and Asia.

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Tokyo
Café Sakura: Every Hour Is Happy Hour

Roppongi’s Café Sakura serves as a restaurant and seating area for a bundle of businesses under the same ownership. Continue »

Rio
CADEG: 24-Hour Market People

Foreigners tend to see Rio as stretching from the Christ statue to the beachside neighborhoods, from Copacabana to São Conrado; the rest of the city just provides passage to the Atlantic. Continue »

Tokyo
Gontran Cherrier Shibuya: Sweet Dreams

It’s a common fantasy: Accidently locked in a bakery, forgotten overnight, we quickly eat everything in sight and fall into a sugary, carb-filled dream of sweet-spun bliss. Sequestered away where nobody will find us until morning, we wake from time to time and continue to eat cakes until we sleep again. Continue »

Istanbul
Tophane Tarihi Taş Fırın: Fast Break Bake

Every year, for one month only, bakeries across Istanbul churn out round, flat, yeasty loaves of Ramazan pide bread. Before Muslims break their fast at sundown, they hurry to buy these addictively chewy pides, which are essential to the iftar meal here. Continue »

Mexico City
La Joya: Hangover Helper

Mexican diners offer a place for many in the capital to go for simple eats, often for people struggling to make ends meet. The key is to look for a crowded lunch bar lined with clients downing food before they have to head back to work. Continue »

Barcelona
In the House of Cod: Lent and Easter in Barcelona

In Spain, preserving the rituals of Lent – historically a period of 40 days of prayer, penance and pious abstinence from eating meat that leads up to Easter – was up until the second half of the 20th century mostly the responsibility of priests.  Continue »

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