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· June, 2006

Stories about Food from June, 2006

Poland: Communism Vs Capitalism

An angry comment forces the beatroot to continue an endless debate on whether life was better during communism.

Vietnam: Hanoi Food

Noodlepie asks if there is a single Saigonese who loves Hanoi food and manages to stir up an interesting debate.

Reunion: Fruits and Vegetables

Reunion Passion posts (Fr) pictures of fruits and vegetables of La Reunion as well as shots of underwater Indean Ocean animals.

Armenia: Sunflower Seeds

David Underwood writes on sunflower seed consumption in Armenia.

Costa Rica: Farmers Market Prices and Photos

After posting a photo album of the farmers market in Desampa, Tejas, Rojos, y un Cinco now posts a list of common prices at a Costa Rican farmer's market.

Armenia: Yerevan Dining

Notes from Hareinik has a guide to Yerevan dining.

Vietnam: Street Dessert

Vietnamese God talks about his favourite street dessert in Saigon.

Global Food Blog Report #22

#1: Klephblog, no doubt over-caffeinated,  writes "How Coffee changed the Modern World," a great essay about this fruit of the Gods: This wondrous plant is a native of the new...

What are Indian Bloggers Talking About?

What are Indian Bloggers Talking About? Rudest City, Food, Weddings and Technology...

Costa Rica: New Fast Food Chains Set Up Shop

Responding to the news that fast food chains, Wendy's and Cinnabon will soon be opening in Costa Rica, Tim says that “Costa Rica is not a good place to diet.”

Vietnam: Street Food

Blogger Vietnamese God takes refuge in a Saigon street side eatery to escape the rain and ends up trying Grilled beef rolled in La Lot leaves.

India Changing: Calcutta to Kolkatta and much, much more…

Change is the central theme of the how many ways is India changing, how are the changes coming etc. etc.

India, US: In the 1980s

US for the Indian in the 1980s. Ramesh Madhavan, a veteran online writer kicks off with this amazing post on culture, food and the immigrant experience.

Albania: Restaurants Torn Down

Alwyn Thomson of Our Man in Tirana writes about and posts pictures of the demolition of a number of local restaurants in downtown Tirana: “All the premises that were destroyed...

China: eating cat

There have been much reports about the tradition of cat eating in southern China. What is new this time is that netizen has organized animal rights protest against such tradition....

Japan: whaling

Onemanbandwith notes that Japan has got to be disappointed because they have spent, on average, 100 Million US Dollars each in “foreign aid” to countries who voted down a proposal...

Georgia: The Paradox of Choice

Sue of SueAndNotU writes about Georgia's regional food specialties and remarks that the constant availability of foods in the United States denies Americans some of the great pleasures of unavailability.

Philippines: Fast Food and Health

Dr. Emer at Parallel Universes talks about a consumer group in the US suing a fast food chain for using oil with trans fatty acids that might cause coronary heart...

Laos: Preparing Banana Leaves

Manivan Larprom at Thai & Lao Food Blog has instruction on how to prepare banana leaves for wrapping traditional Thai and Lao food.

Armenia: Stale Bread Strategy

Irina Petrosian writes about the use of the “strategy of stale bread” in Armenia that shopkeepers use to create loyal customers.

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