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Tacos at Tortilleria Los Hermanos in Bushwick, Brooklyn

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Touchdown in NY! Finally… after 2 years of abstention. You can’t imagine how many cravings have accumulated during that time… Well, maybe you can.

But this visit was ought to be slightly different than previous times since I actually didn’t stay in Manhattan but in Bushwick, the up and coming neighbourhood of Brooklyn. And no, don’t worry, I didn’t abstain on the merits of Manhattan dining (in fact I had a few nice meals there awaiting me), but Bushwick is a florishing hood with more and more “culinarities” to discover and if Read the rest of this entry »

Babi Guling at Ibu Oka in Ubud, Bali

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the Balinese national dish Babi Guling is a spiced roast suckling pig usually served as a portion of carved off meat with a bit of crispy pig skin on rice.

You can find many stalls and restaurants on the island serving Babi Guling, but we decided to take the drive to one well known but also quite touristy restaurant in Ubud to get a taste of this specialty. Read the rest of this entry »

A quick refill of German countryside food before Gotham City

Suddenly we have a golden October in Germany, well at least 2 days of it, luckily on the weekend, and what a perfect opportunity for driving to the Pfalz and have some fresh new wine and rustic meals. In 2 days I’m off for the big apple, and even though there are so many different kinds of restaurants in the city, I guess I won’t see such dishes anytime soon there.
Here’s a real quick guide on how to enjoy the German countryside:

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Step 1: fill up your tank with Federweißer, that’s new wine, or basically grape juice that starts fermenting Read the rest of this entry »

Koulouri Mou!

I was very happy to discover a recipe for Koulouri on Le Pétrain. Koulouri is a Greek bread I fell in love with ever since I went to Athens. It is originally a bread shaped as a loaf stemming from Cyprus. But in Athens it is commonly sold having the shape of a thin doughnut, and somehow, it is the Greek Bretzel, a bread anyone could eat any occasion, a casual and handy snack. They are sold in bakeries and on the street, even very early in the morning in front of nightclubs. Read the rest of this entry »

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