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It’s Food. You’re Supposed to Eat It.
Is it food? You might ask that question at a buffet, or in-flight or just to tease your friend. But can food be art? I’m not sure, because I’m too busy eating it. How about that? Is that art? No, … Continue reading
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Given Name: ჩურჩხელა (churchkhela) Alias: pestil cevizli sucuk Place(s) of Origin: Georgia (the one where many people can stay for nearly a year visa-free) Place Consumed: Ankara, Turkey Common Features: Grape must*, flour and nuts, and fruit juices wouldn’t hurt … Continue reading
Ikinari Dango (Japan)
Given Name: いきなり団子 Alias: Ikinari Dango*, Imokoi* Place(s) of Origin: Kumamoto, Japan Place Consumed: Kitakyushu, Japan Common Features: Glutinous rice, sweet potato, red beans Background: I get a kick out of wandering about the depachika* of Japan, collecting food samples, … Continue reading
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