Global Gourmet

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...

Russia

A Russian Farmer's Sharp Response To French Cheese Embargo

A Russian embargo bans imports of French cheese and other Western products. But one farmer has th...

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. So a ...

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 their ...

France

Can A Miracle Wine Gadget Win Over Paris?

Coravin, which allows you to sample the finest bottle without uncorking it, is being hailed as a ...

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 ...

Italy

Killing The Art Of Cuisine, From London To Palermo

Master Chef and other TV shows celebrating fine food are all the rage. But in real life, both ric...

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.

Austria

Sniffing Out Heavenly, One-Of-A-Kind Cheese In The Austrian Alps

Here, the cheese is so pure that if the wheel is yellow, you know the cows have been eating dande...

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...

France

It Takes A Vintage - Can You Judge A Bordeaux Ahead Of Its Time?

BORDEAUX - There are always a handful of professional wine-tasters who will question the legitimacy of the Bordeaux ...

Japan

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

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

United Kingdom

What Is The World Drinking? The (Mostly) Non-Alcoholic Edition

Worldcrunch BUENOS AIRES - Last week, a study was released that showed Argentinians ...