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· April, 2006

Stories about Food from April, 2006

World: Farmer's Market International Parade

Melissa De Leon and Elena Hernandez are co-hosting the “The Farmer's Market International Parade” where participants from across the world post photos of their neighborhood markets, which will then be...

China: Culinary journey to the West

In ‘The startling truth behind my Xinjiang pilgrimage‘, Imagethief comes clean on his his real holiday plans: seeking the chuan master. “It is this man who fascinates me. Enigmatic and...

Georgia: Dinner Party

Susan says that it is easy for expats to get on the news on slow news days in Georgia. She took part in a traditional Georgian supra outside the Russian...

Central Asia: Beer

Registan.net discusses the rapid rise in beer consumption in Central Asia.

Loving wan ton noodles

Bunnywunny relishes home cooked food but remembers her childhood craving for a street vendor's wan ton mee, a popular noodle dish in Malaysia and Singapore.

Russia: Klyukva v Sakhare

Konstantin Dlutskiy of Russian Marketing Blog writes about “another nostalgia food product” – klyukva v sakhare (cranberry in sugar).

Hong Kong: Health hazard ignored

sevenyearsinChina‘s Han Girl stayed up late one night last week to show us why it wasn't in Hong Kong television station TVB's best interest to cover a recent report from...

French Antilles: Banana Drama

InternetRapide.com points (FR) to recent efforts to promote Martinique and Guadeloupe bananas, including a commercial and website featuring athletes from the two islands. The blogger cites increased competition from American...

European Inbalance: Trade and Drought

Soul on Ice comments on the drought in Somalia meanwhile in England's Chelsea Flower show, a commentator complains about the lack of water for the poor flowers…and trade inbalances via...

African women this week.

Congratulations to Kenyan women bloggers who have won Kenya Unlimited Kaybee awards 2006. Mshairi for best poetry blog; Gussaurus for best new blog and most interactive blog; Mama's Junkyard for...

Cooking Pleasures

#1: From Caracas, Venezuela: Blog de Zulmy I have just discovered her blog, but it seems to me that she is and will be one of the most active food...

Argentina: “The Yang to Steak's Ying”

In The Argentine Metropolis describes a meal at an Argentine oxymoron: the vegan restaurant. “This was not penance for eating steak; this was a celebration of fresh ingredients, the yang...

China: Taiwanese foods unmentionable

Friend Gram at Holidarity shows us how the One China policy affects even food reviews in mainland China's English-language media.

Panama: Farmer's Markets Worldwide Parade

This coming Sunday I'll be taking pictures of my local farmer's market. You should do the same and submit your photos and posts to the Farmer's Markets Worldwide Parade. Elena...

China: Hu dines with Gates

In ‘A soft leader treats a hard leader to dinner,’ blogger Wu Zuolai posts some photos of Chinese president Hu Jintao's dinner party at Bill Gates’ house yesterday. “How can...

China: Gates hosts Hu

One reader responds to a post on the MindMatters blog which lists what Bill and Melinda Gates served Chinese president Hu Jintao for dinner Tuesday night by comparing the reception...

Argentina: Meat Freak

Beef, beef, beef, and beef. Anglophone bloggers in Argentina concentrate on the cow.

Jamaica: Reggae Falls

Stunner visits Reggae Falls and partakes of various Jamaican delicacies, including “mannish water”. He posts photos too.

India: Delhi and Mumbai for the stomach

While comparisons between Delhi and Mumbai tend to get rather emotional, Dhoomketu takes a grastronomic look at the cities and rates them on the basis of the food and cuisine...

Sweet and Sour

#1: The weirdest and tastiest grilled rabbit for Easter If your quota of cute chocolate eggs and bunnies has been reached for this lifetime already, you will love this idea:...

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