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5 Family-Friendly Places to Eat in Norfolk, Virginia

by Culinary Spelunker / Aug 24, 2015 /
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A gateway to Washington D.C. to the north, Virginia Beach to the east, and touching the James and Elizabeth Rivers, the Chesapeake Bay, and the Atlantic Ocean, Norfolk draws visitors and residents from around the country – and the world. The culinary scene is equally eclectic. While you can catch the occasional chain, more often street corners are home to mom and pop diners, chef-driven hotspots, and unique food finds from Turkish to Creole, Jamaican to European.
 

Traditional Turkish Cuisine to Try Out on Vacation

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Trying the national cuisine is one of the major highlights when travelling to a foreign country. First-time visitors to Turkey are definitely in for a treat and will soon discover that this country has
more to offer than just delicious kebabs.

Turkish food is a mouth-watering mix of Middle-Eastern, Mediterranean, and Asian flavors, and whether you’re buying snacks from city street vendors or visiting a resort, restaurant quality food is one of this country's hallmarks.

3 Ways to Draw Inspiration from Puerto Vallarta’s Famed La Leche Restaurant

by Culinary Spelunker / Jun 22, 2015 /
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The white walls of Puerto Vallarta’s La Leche restaurant stand as a contrast to the vibrant-colored buildings all around it. Black swirls crawl up each side appearing both whimsical and orderly, signaling to visitors they’re in for something surprising at this eatery tucked away from the Mexican city’s main center.

Paula DaSilva Talks Brazilian Cuisine, South Florida, and Hell’s Kitchen

by Culinary Spelunker / May 25, 2015 /
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Cooked, then pureed black beans seeped with onion and garlic then thickened with a handful of manioc flour are the main ingredients giving tutu de feijão its trademark consistency and rich, brownish hue. Growing up, the dish was a favorite of Paula DaSilva, a native of Minas Gerais in southeastern Brazil, whose parents came to the United States when she was seven. DaSilva remembers her mother would add roasted pork, vegetables, and fried egg to the top of the mounded, creamy beans.

3 Great Destinations for a Foodie Break

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Some holidays are meant for sightseeing, some are for rekindling the romance in your life, and yet some more are aimed at reconnecting with oneself. But, the best kinds of holidays are those that satisfy your creative as well as your culinary needs! If you are fed up with the takeaways and the buffets, then these 3 great gastronomical holiday destinations are where you should be heading!
 
Italy

Travel Inspiration: Migrationology

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Jul 10, 2013 /
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Inspiration is one of the best tools in our travel planning arsenal. And inspiration is everywhere, isn't it? From the textiles you see while out and about, to books, to meals, to travel sites - they all contribute to what we want to see, do, and learn about while traveling.

Foodie Finds: Best Food in Bangkok

by Bethaney - Flashpacker Family / Sep 06, 2012 /
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Thailand is one of the best destinations in the world for foodies, known for its’ fragrant and spicy cuisine with flavours of sweet, sour, salty, and hot found perfectly balanced in every dish. You'll find curries, stir-fries, noodles, and yummy deep fried goodies with chili, tamarind, palm sugar, and fish sauce in almost everything.

The Real Ramen

by Joshua Beatty / Jan 07, 2010 /

Just about anyone who went to college in the United States after about 1990 has heard of Ramen noodles. Some Americans pronounce this word as “Ray-man” noodles.

Foodie Finds: Best Place to Eat in Saugatuck, Michigan

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Sep 16, 2009 /
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Foodie Finds: Best Place to Eat in Saugatuck, Michigan

 

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