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Bringing New Orleans Home: Crawfish Etouffee

New Orleans is a special place for more reasons to count, but its gastronomy certainly ranks pretty high up there (followed closely, perhaps, by its open-container outside drinking laws). It is, after all, where the…

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Posted by: on Thursday, March 4th, 2010
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Designer Eating in Vancouver

Travel is often defined by memories of food. Perhaps it’s the multi-sensory aspect of the experience, but it’s often the meals and snacks we try when on an adventure to some far away place that stick with us…

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Posted by: on Sunday, February 7th, 2010
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An Ode to Colombia’s Bandeja Paisa

While I’m not necessarily a fan of highly caloric, eat-for-protein, “Hungry Man”-type meals, put me in Colombia and I will gladly consume the bandeja paisa with relish. OK, to be honest, I only ate it once during my…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009
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Offally Pretty 1: San Lorenzo Mercato Centrale, Florence

Offal, in the form of animal innards or refuse bits, bounced back to the top of the food trend ladder. Woohoo! Go, North America. In many regions around the world, offal is neither novel nor a delicacy; it’s just a…

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Posted by: on Wednesday, December 9th, 2009
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NYC Cheap Eats: East Village Edition

As one of your New York contributors, I thought it might be useful to highlight some of New York City’s best cheap eats. Heavens knows there’s enough in this city to lighten your wallet—it doesn’t…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, December 8th, 2009
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Diary of a Foodie

Foodists, foodie….whatever you wanna be called, it’s people who love food. Really love it. They can have long conversations criticizing, rhapsodizing and just plain obsessing about it. Sound familiar? On one of my…

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Posted by: on Friday, May 29th, 2009
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In this case, yes looks are everything.

I would be quite remiss if I failed to write about food books that DO include visuals, whether it be sumptuous food photography by the likes of John Sherlock & Quentin Bacon or excellent how-to, step-by-step demos…

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Posted by: on Friday, February 6th, 2009
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Great reads worth digesting

I love to read. I love to travel. I love food. I love all 3 combined. Sound familiar? So what’s a girl (or guy) to do when you can’t carry Thomas Keller’s The French Laundry Cookbook in your purse (or manbag) to…

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Posted by: on Sunday, February 1st, 2009
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Fall for Food in Japan

My family and I enjoyed 2 weeks in Tokyo & Nagano this October which turned out to be a repeat of a humid summer I once had as a kid. As usual, we had amazing food experiences. Some were comfortable flavors from past…

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Posted by: on Saturday, November 15th, 2008
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Spain … on the road Again

Holy crap. I can’t wait to see this upcoming series called Spain…on the road Again about Gwyneth Paltrow, Mario Batali, Mark Bittman, and Claudia Bassols touring Spain, its culture, food and people.

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Posted by: on Thursday, May 22nd, 2008
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Would you eat worms if the packaging was really cool?

My wife, who doesn’t even eat lamb, sent me a link to a company called Edible. Divided into sections: Insectivore, Herbs & Spices, Aphrodesiac, Carnivore, Herbivore, and Apothecary, the company scours the earth…

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Posted by: on Thursday, March 27th, 2008
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This is a new one

I’ve made it no secret that one of my favorite things about living in Denmark is the cheese; I’m a sucker for Danish Blue and I’ve come into an affinity for something called Danbo—which is phenomenal in the…

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Posted by: on Saturday, March 15th, 2008
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My stomach says no

For a long time now Vietnamese food has held a special place in my heart; I can say that hands down—when prepared correctly—it is the best food money can buy. It’s not just the way the Vietnamese prepare food,…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, November 27th, 2007
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The Grains of the Danes

In Denmark there is a lot of great food, but more often than not when the clock strikes noon, Danish people sit down to enjoy some Smørrebrød. Smørrebrød is a traditional Danish open-faced sandwich. It is usually made…

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Posted by: on Sunday, September 16th, 2007
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From Ca Phe to Che

A rainy Sunday evening in a Saigon district known as Dong Khoi, I wandered through a wooden doorframe, past some rusty bicycles, past a cat, and up about thirty worn steps; I found myself face to face with a young…

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Posted by: on Monday, June 18th, 2007
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