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Shanghai
Tangyuan: Light Up First Night

Lantern Festival (元宵, yuánxiāo, or “first night”) is the 15th day of the Chinese New Year, and marks the last day of Spring Festival.  Continue »

Istanbul
CB on the Road: The Young and Funky in Turkey's Edremit

Turkey has a rich dairying tradition, beginning thousands of years ago with nomadic tribes herding goats through the Anatolian steppes. Continue »

Rio
Rio’s First Gastro Bloco: Making Delicious Carnival History

For Carnival in Rio, new blocos, or free street parties, are born every year when creative friends put their heads together to dream up a theme and a combination of musicians that will tempt partygoers for a magical few hours. Continue »

Shanghai
Auspicious Eating: Ringing in the Year of the Sheep

As the moon starts to wane each January, people throughout China frantically snatch up train and bus tickets, eager to start the return journey to their hometown to celebrate the Lunar New Year (春节, chūnjié) with their family. Continue »

Istanbul
Lakerda: Istanbul's Salty, Fishy Soul

The fatty torik – the Turkish name for a large, mature Atlantic bonito, similar to the little tunny – courses the straits of the Bosphorus and the Dardanelles for just a short period each year in November and December. Continue »

Elsewhere
Levantine São Paulo: A New Start in the New World

If stepping foot in Brazil doesn’t make your taste buds start tingling in anticipation of kibes (bulger wheat croquettes), esfihas (thin meat and cheese pastries), tangy molho arabe and hummus, it’s because you haven’t studied up properly on the rich history of Arab migration to Brazil –  Continue »

Shanghai
First Stop: Fuchsia Dunlop's Shanghai

Editor’s note: For the latest installment in our series First Stop, we asked Fuchsia Dunlop where she stops first for food when she heads to Shanghai. Continue »

Mexico City
Tamales: Good Things in (Mostly) Small Packages

As we mentioned in our piece about Rosca de Reyes, February 2 is an important date in the Mexican calendar – for Candlemas and, relatedly, for tamales. Continue »

Istanbul
Bean Week: Istanbul's Top 5 Beaneries (Updated)

Editor’s note: Readers protested vigorously when they saw that we had left Ali Baba off our list, so we’ve put him back on the list, by popular demand. Continue »

Mexico City
Bean Week: Mexico's Mealtime Mainstay

In Mesoamerica, beans have been a pillar of culinary traditions – not to mention civilizations – from time immemorial. Pre-Columbian peoples depended on legumes as their primary source of protein, but they were more than mere sustenance. Continue »

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When it comes to exploring a city's authentic dining scene, while the stomach should ideally serve as the best compass, the truth is that it's hard to find your way without good local advice. That's where Culinary Backstreets' food walks come in.
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