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History Comes Alive at Zurich’s National Museum and Haus Hiltl

by Sandy Bornstein / Nov 25, 2019 /
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When you only have time to visit one museum at a destination, how do you narrow down your choices to just one? Most major cities have a plethora of options. Sometimes, selecting an attraction ends up being decided by logistics. Zurich's National Museum satisfied both my interest in history and was conveniently located near the Zurich central train station. I continued with my history theme when I perused my options for dinner. I was able to find a restaurant with a notable history offering healthy food choices.

22.33 Stories: The Food We Eat, Part 2

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Featuring first-person stories of people finding themselves in the middle of a culture that is foreign to them; each week, 22.33 will deliver interesting tales from people who share how they were able to create mutual understanding through cultural exchange. 

22.33 Stories: The Food We Eat, Part 2

Season 1, Episode 13

Another selection of unique, scary, strange, and sometimes delicious food stories from around the world.

Getting Right to the Core of Picking Apples with Expert Sarah Brown

by Culinary Spelunker / Aug 27, 2019 /
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“Everyone can tell you an apple experience,” says Sarah Brown, a touch of nostalgia in her voice. “For me, it was Yellow Transparent. Growing up we had a Yellow Transparent apple tree and I would just sit and eat and eat. Every few hours my mom would come by and say, ‘You’re going to get a tummy ache.

5 Reasons You Need to Try Korean Patbingsu

by Culinary Spelunker / Jul 23, 2019 /
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Italians serve up silky gelato. In India, expect kulfi for an icy dessert. Mexico’s popsicle-like paletas come in endless fruit flavors. For Japanese, ice cream mochi encase spoonfuls of ice cream in flavors like sweet mango, green tea, strawberry and more in a thick, rice shell. Americans make towering sundaes with multiple scoops of ice cream drenched in hot fudge before being sprinkled with chopped nuts and topped with a sticky-sweet maraschino cherry.

Where to Eat in Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Wondering where to eat in Grand Rapids, Michigan? Wonder no more: the latest location of our favorite, City Barbecue, is open and full of smoky goodness!

Where to Eat in Grand Rapids, Michigan. (Tip: City Barbecue!)

We went late this spring for a soft opening, and let me tell you how delicious it was...

Exploring Spain, one bite at a time

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One of my favorite ways to explore a new country is at a dining table, sampling local cuisine. I’ve eaten bouillabaisse in France, pasta in Italy, pad thai in Thailand, summer rolls in Vietnam, and ceviche in Peru—to name just a few.
 
Exploring Spain, one bite at a time
 

22.33 Stories: The Food We Eat

Christopher Wurst's picture

Featuring first-person stories of people finding themselves in the middle of a culture that is foreign to them; each week, 22.33 will deliver interesting tales from people who share how they were able to create mutual understanding through cultural exchange. 

 The Food We Eat

Season 1, Episode 7

22.33’s first monthly mash-up of unique, scary, strange, and sometimes delicious food stories from around the world.

Did You Know? Learn More About Japan’s Melon Pan

by Culinary Spelunker / Feb 03, 2019 /
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At first glance, melon pan may seem a curiously misleading name – especially if you happen to choose a double chocolate melon pan (and you should – actually, order a few) or matcha melon pan.

Did You Know? Learn More About Japan’s Melon Pan

How to Take A Delicious Cultural Odyssey, Close to Home

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On a quest for more global goodness in your life? We’ve shared the One Place to Visit, wherever you travel–and now I’d like to share a cultural travel tip that lets you dig deep into different cultures, both here and abroad. It encompasses books, food, language, hobbies, and cultural artifacts. Take a delicious cultural odyssey that captures many facets of a culture. And, your cultural travel might not be too far from your own home.

5 Surprising Czech Christmas Celebrations

by Culinary Spelunker / Dec 25, 2018 /
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Cookies. Carp. More cookies. A side of potato salad.

While many Christmas festivities in Czechia are similar to those in other parts of Europe, this nation of just under 11 million has some unusual – and noteworthy – holiday traditions all their own.

A little Czech history

Admittedly, Czechia, a country circled by Germany, Poland, Slovakia and Austria, is known more for its culture and history, than cuisine.

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