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Shanghai
Fu Chun Xiao Long: Shanghai Snack Attack

We’ve raved about the Shanghai-style soup dumplings at Fu Chun for years now, but let us let you in on a secret: there’s more to this tiny hole-in-the-wall than its xiaolongbao. Continue »

Athens
Sesame Sweet: Making Pasteli in Amorgos

George Vassalos is a beekeeper, farmer, master distiller. He lives in Lagkada, in the center of Amorgos, at the southern end of the Cyclades, and which was made famous by the movie Le Grand Bleu (1988). Continue »

Athens
Melitinia: Island Easter

The Holy Week in Greece is full of scents and flavors. Ovens work overtime baking brioches (tsourekia), Easter biscuits and melitinia, diminutive sweets that originate from Santorini. 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 »

Mexico City
CB on the Road: The Best of Puebla Under One Roof

Among the regions of Mexico that are best known for their culinary wealth, Puebla is near the top. Continue »

Istanbul
Fatih Sarmacısı: A Jelly Roll with an Ottoman Soul

Settling into our first cross-country journey in Turkey many years ago, we were pleasantly surprised by the comforts of Turkish bus travel. Continue »

Tokyo
Yelo: Ice Dreams

Why eat kakigori in the middle of winter? At Yelo, the smash-hit shaved ice cafe in Roppongi, it’s merely because one can. Continue »

Delhi
Delhi Winter Foods: Street Sweets

Old Delhi overflows with recent – and not so recent – migrants who have left a rural farming life. Over 55 percent of India’s workforce, in fact, is engaged in some aspect of agriculture. Continue »

Shanghai
Dwarf’s Pastries: Little Bites, Big Flavor

Shouning Lu is known as Crawfish Street, with street food vendors often stewing, grilling and frying up the same seafood dishes up and down the one-block stretch. But there’s one land-lubbing vendor that has carved out a niche for itself: Ǎizi Xiànbǐng (矮子馅饼), or Dwarf’s Pastries. Continue »

Tokyo
Naniwa Café: Fortune Fish

It’s always tempting to try and take on all three major museums in Tokyo’s Art Triangle in one day. It would be easy to be overwhelmed by the delicious treasures of the National Art Center Tokyo, the Suntory Museum of Art and the Mori Art Museum, so we usually opt for just one and head to Naniwa afterwards for a pot of tea and their delicious taiyaki, a popular form of Japanese sweets (wagashi). Continue »

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