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AMONG ALL THE PIZZA PLACES IN LONDON, FRANCO MANCA KEEPS IT PRETTY REAL

Even though it sounds like the best thing ever, we simply couldn’t eat baos all the time during me and my wife’s trip to London. After starting off at Bao London and eating dinner at Bone Daddies  (which deserves a post of its own if it weren’t for the fact that I only blog about …

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Bauru, the Popular Brazilian Sandwich

Lately I’ve been having a hard time getting my mind off South American sandwiches. In just a couple of weeks, articles about the Chivito sandwich from Uruguay, and the Argentinian pebete and sandwich de miga has just popped up. I have an upcoming trip to precisely Argentina soon, and it’s been about 15 years since I was there for the …

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Deep Dish Chicago Pizza: The Definitive Guide

The Pizza Show is pretty much accountable for the making of this post. Never have I seen a warmer, more genuine show about pizza than the latest series from the people at Munchies. What the show basically does to me, is portray the humble, down to earth people that are responsible for maintaining the culture that revolves a …

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How To Eat Tacos

Welcome to the definitive guide on how to eat tacos. We assume that you don’t know how to hold a taco properly, barely know how to eat at all, and probably need help getting your clothes on in the morning. Use this guide as a lesson in etiquette, history and modern trends in taco culture. This guide  will be …

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How The Onigirazu Sandwich Made A Comeback In Japan

The onigirazu has always been a pretty ingenious take on the traditional onigiri rice ball, but in 2015 it got voted as Japan’s number one food item of the year. Pretty sensational knowing that it has been a fan-favorite for more than twenty years. It had been introduced 25 years ago by the Japanime artist Tochi Ueyama in his manga Cooking Papa. In his …

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Japanese Hot Dogs: The Definitive Guide

When it comes to Western food in Japan, strange things have happened throughout the course of history. I’ve seen the likes of ketchup rice, pasta with mayonnaise or deep-fried hamburgers filled with potato salad being born out of the craze called yoshoku. While Western food has been a phenomena in Japan for decades, seeing Japanese ingredients on …

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