Global Gourmet

France

Faith In Food: When Kosher And Halal Go Haute Cuisine

It's hard to find a starred halal or kosher restaurant, but scattered about the French capital, s...

Colombia

A Quick Primer On Yapura, Colombia's Pungent "Jungle Butter"

BOGOTA — During the difficult months of the rainy season, when daily downpours put a damper on hunting and fishing, the Tatuyo indigenous people of Vaupés, in ...

Hong Kong

Hong Kong' Seafood Appetite Threatens Marine Species

HONG KONG — Hong Kong's enormous appetite for seafood and its role as a hub for the ...

France

The Humble Brioche Goes Haute Cuisine

Every French region has its own version of brioche, which has a solid but modest history. But now...

Brazil

Brazil's Magic Food Truck Recipe: Culinaria, Crisis, Creativity

After spreading in the U.S. in the wake of the financial crisis, food trucks are arriving in Braz...

Greece

My Big Fat Greek Vacation: A Pregnant Woman's Athens Food Odyssey

ATHENS — We were staying in the downtown area close to Athens' Kotzia Square, walking distance from the local fish market, the hardware market and local spice vendors. ...

Central African Republic

In Bangui, A Grizzled Expat Feeds Hungry Kids With Algae

The protein-rich algae spirulina is abundant and affordable in the Central African Republic, maki...

Vietnam

Vietnamese Foodie Delights On Moped Tour Of Ho Chi Minh City

HO CHI MINH CITY — The night begins with a concerto of motor bike horns as the heat lies like a damp rag over everything. All the mopeds take off at the light, tooting ...

United States

The Italian Mozzarella Bar Conquering The World

A second Obica location has now opened in New York, bringing the global chain's high-end authenti...

Italy

In Italian Forests, Where The "Bread Of The Poor" Grows

LAURINO — On the way to the mill, I stopped in Stazzema, in the heart of the ...

Italy

It's The Menu, Stupid: 4 Ways Restaurants Trick Diners

TURIN — As surprising as it may sound, what we order in restaurants has very little to do with what we actually want. It's all about the ...

Germany

Craft Beer In Germany: Microbrews Finally Spread In Land Of Oktoberfest

MUNICH — At a simple café near the main street, a group of mountain bikers comes in, and they're thirsty. "What kinds of beer do you have?" one of them ...

France

Putting The French In Fast Food

Quality matters even if you want to eat-on-the-go, and pay less. Paris is putting its touch on fa...

Brazil

Tales Of An Expat: A Touch Of Paris In Buenos Aires

French hotelier Alain Auneveux moved to Buenos Aires eight years ago and is utterly enchanted by ...

Italy

Tradition vs. Hygiene? A French Case For Preserving Old Cheese

PARIS — For the last few years, cheese has been at the center of a debate that is as gastronomic as it is economic and sociocultural. Facing increasingly strict ...

Palestinian Territory

Palestinian-Brewed, Bavarian-Inspired Beer Is A Hit In Israel

Taybeh was also the toast of a unique Oktoberfest celebration in Ramallah.

United States

How The Temperature Of A Drink Changes The Taste Of Food

GENEVA - From one culture to another, the temperature of what people drink during their meals can vary. In many Asian countries for ...

Chile

You Haven't Really Tasted Oysters Until You've Tried Them In Chile

SANTIAGO - We know that Chilean writer and Nobel Prize for Literature laureate Pablo Neruda (1904–1973) was a ...

France

The Gatherer: Cedric Denaux's Secrets To Wild Cuisine

SAINT-PAUL-TROIS-CHATEAUX - Three steps in from the side of the path are enough for Cédric Denaux to identify a veritable pantry. Where we only see a field of ...

Germany

Fresher Than Raw: Extreme Foodies Savor Fare That's ... ALIVE!

Eat that octopus before it slithers away, call the maggots to your turning cheese, and other movi...

Chile

Stranded On Robinson Crusoe Island? Enjoy The Lobster

SAN JUAN BAUTISTA - For days, Teresa Maldonado has only had bad news for waiting passengers. "No room on the plane today! We’ve got to fly the ...

Japan

Eleven Coffee Foam Masterpieces From Japan's "Cappuccino Painter"

Worldcrunch OSAKA - Tired of getting the same cup o' Joe every morning? Think your ...