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Rio
Capitania dos Copos: Shrimp Ahoy

Ilha do Governador (“Governor’s Island”), the biggest island in Guanabara Bay, was a popular weekend destination for many Rio inhabitants decades ago. Continue »

Athens
CB on the Road: Eating in Rafina

You don’t need the excuse of a ferry departure to head for the port of Rafina, on Attica’s east coast. Its long, open beach is a favorite among windsurfers, its fish stalls carry the catch from most of the central Aegean and, most important, it offers a handful of excellent eateries. Continue »

Barcelona
El Kaiku: On the Waterfront

“We have paper tablecloths and napkins on the tables for two reasons: to not forget our roots as a workers’ canteen and because we prefer to spend the money on good product for our customers.” Continue »

Rio
CB on the Road: Daytripping in Niteroi

From 6 a.m., Tuesdays through Sundays, over 500 customers – from housewives to Michelin-starred restaurateurs – stream into a two-story, tile-front fish market in working-class Ponta d’Areia, a neighborhood in Niteroi, across Guanabara Bay from Rio de Janeiro. Continue »

Athens
CB on the Road: Seafood in Nea Artaki

Chalkida, the small peninsula on central Evia (Euboea) just an hour’s drive from Athens, is an ideal day trip destination for urbanites. Continue »

Rio
Sushi Barcellos: Rolls on the Roll

Once upon a time, there was a fishmonger. Every morning, he would wake up very early and go to the fish market, buy lots of fish and sell it at his stand in the open-air market near his home. Continue »

Shanghai
For a Good Claws: Hairy Crab Season in Shanghai

Hairy crab season is once again sweeping Shanghai’s diners into a frenzy, with the bristly crustaceans popping up on street corners, in streetside wet markets and, most importantly, on dinner plates. This year we’ve even seen reports of elaborate live crab vending machines hitting the streets in Nanjing and an attempt to start a black-market trade in German crabs. Continue »

Shanghai
Eating and Drinking in Tianzifang: Toilets & Noodles

Beyond the stunning juxtaposition of the Bund’s colonial architecture with some of the world’s highest skyscrapers, one of Shanghai’s most charming, local architectural experiences can be found on the southern edge of the former French Concession, in the neighborhood of Tianzifang. Continue »

Athens
Layover in Athens: Make the Most of 5, 10 or 24 Hours

Whether you are arriving in Athens by ship or airplane, both the port and the airport are near enough to be able to venture out and enjoy a little bit of the city if you have at least a few hours.  Continue »

Mexico City
Tacos El Patán: Love at First Bite

The ecosystem that is downtown Mexico City never fails to amaze us. A few years ago, this part of the city was considered dangerous. But after some revitalization efforts from the government and a few private construction companies, much of the area is now safe for tourists and locals alike. Continue »

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