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Ask CB: Shanghai Wet Markets?

Dear Culinary Backstreets,
I’ve heard about “wet markets,” but what are they exactly? And where can I find the best wet markets in Shanghai?
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Maya Café: Back to Basics

If there is a word to describe the Laranjeiras (“Orange Trees”) neighborhood, it is “pleasant.” Agradável. Agreeable. As you walk up its main drag, Laranjeiras Street, you pass by the creamy yellow and white façade of the elegant 19th-century National Institute for the Education of the Deaf on your right. Continue »

Norte: Northern Exposure

On a beautiful corner of L’Eixample sits Norte, a small yet warm, inviting and light-filled bar with a constellation of shining lights spelling out its name inside and a few tables with fresh flowers. Continue »

Breakfast in Beirut, Part 2: Bohsali

An iconic Middle Eastern dessert, knefeh is to Lebanon what waffles are to Belgium. There are no records of its origins, but according to local legend the cheese-filled pastry comes from the Palestinian town of Nablus, and now it exists in different variations around the region, including in Lebanon. Continue »

Breakfast in Beirut, Part 1: Abu Hassan

Breakfast in Beirut can be a lavish affair and would make even the Ottoman sultans of old jealous. Although Beirut is known as a 24-hour city, with a lively nightlife scene fused with an endless amount of social gatherings, people still find time to enjoy a long morning meal with loved ones on weekend mornings. Continue »

Mexico City
Café de Raíz: Veracruz in the D.F.

The cuisine of Mexico City has long been influenced not only by waves of international immigrants but also by regional cooking from around the country. Continue »

Mexico City
Señora Ema: The Wild Brunch

The tianguis, or street market, has been an essential part of Mexican culture since pre-Hispanic times. In Mexico City, every neighborhood has at least one weekly tianguis, most selling produce, fish, meat and household goods, so families can buy all they need for the week in a single place. Continue »

Cape Town
Mariam’s Kitchen: Cape Town Masala

In Cape Town, good eating is easy to find, but the best salomie roti flatbread wrapped around curry – is worth searching for. Continue »

Zifantuan: Belle of the Rice Ball

One of the seven necessities of Chinese daily life, rice is eaten in many forms throughout the day, including – and especially – at breakfast. Congee is undoubtedly China’s best-known breakfast food, but less famous globally, and wildly popular locally, is the unassuming rice ball (饭团, fàn tuán).

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Van Kahvaltı Evi: The Kurdish Breakfast Club

In Turkey’s predominantly Kurdish eastern provinces, breakfast is not just for breakfast anymore. Continue »

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