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· July, 2006

Stories about Food from July, 2006

Czech Republic: Moravian Folklore

Bored in Brno posts a report from the 49th “annual celebration of local music and folklore in the town of Velka nad Velickou in South Moravia”: “Being a Czech festival,...

South Korea: green tea

Sanshinseon in Marmot's Hole blogs about the recent Tea World Festival in Seoul and gives the readers some background about Korea green tea culture.

Food Blog Report #26

#1: From Denmark, KristianPetersen.com and his original "Peach, chili and garlic soup with chicken" It´s essensial for a starter to have a great, not to spicy taste, to be light,...

Thailand: Pad Thai Pho Noodles

Manivan Larprom in her Thai Lao Food Blog has text and video instructions for preparing Pad Thai Pho Noodles.

USA: Ukrainian Sunflower Festival of Detroit

Greg of Reflections on Ukraine writes about the Ukrainian Sunflower Festival of Detroit, scheduled to take place Aug. 25-27, 2006.

Global Food Blog Report #25

#1: From Malaysia, Tham Jiak on Tastes of YesterLife: If one's life can be determine by food preferences, I believe that I might be an Indian in my past life....

Serbia: Belgrade Beer Festival and Accomodation

Belgrade Blog writes about the upcoming Belgrade Beer Festival. Desperate Serbwife describes a possible accomodation option: a nice, tiny hotel in Belgrade's center.

Russia: Fast Food Chain

Vilhelm Konnander writes about a Russian fast food chain, Russkoye Bistro: “There is a well-known popular story on how the Russian troops that defeated Napoleon in the 19th century, sat...

French-Speaking Bloggers on Rabat Conference on Migration

What Will the Conference Bring? Says France-based African blogger Le Pangolin, Du 10 au 11 juillet 2006, s'est tenue à Rabat au Maroc, la première rencontre interministérielle euro-africaine sur les...

Singapore: Beancurd Brothers

Sparklette compares tau huay, a local beancurd dessert, from two rival stalls located next to each other. The stalls are run by feuding brothers.

Moldova: Corruption and Middle Eastern Food

Peter Myers of Adventures in Moldova writes about corruption and Middle Eastern food in Moldova.

Ukraine: Hutsul Wedding Video

Stefan of Dykun offers his readers a break from Ukrainian politics: an annotated video of a Hutsul wedding. “The wedding was that of a cousin of a friend, Anna. Much...

Romania: “Ask a Romanian”

Owlspotting are introducing a new “(hopefully) weekly” Q&A feature, Ask a Romanian. The first question answered is on whether “Romanians drink vodka tonic.”

Tanzania: Organic wine company

Timbuktu Chronicles discovers a new wine organically produced in Tanzania by a company called Cetawico, which aims to “create employment, stimulate local initiative and develop new agricultural skills.”

Polish Blogosphere Update

Better late than never… That's what PolBlog hopes bloggers will think in response to its latest foray into blogging technology. Its new “Talk Back Attack” features an audio comment option...

Big six-O, Brunei in July

15th July, 2006 marks the Sultan of Brunei's 60th birthday. Let the celebrations begin! Nonnie has a post in her blog, Spiritual Garden about Bandar Seri Begawan, the Brunei's capital...

Ukraine: Eating Out in Kyiv

WuWei writes about eating out in Kyiv: “We had breakfast in the Kofe Haus cafe near the Opera, which was friendly though its pricing seemed odd. You could have a...

Burkina Faso: No Big Macs

“Blessed are the poor,” writes missionary blogger Keith at Under the Acacias, “for they shall not have a Big Mac.”

Peru: Cuisine Today and Yesterday

Diana Zorrilla Ríos takes a look at how Peruvian food has evolved over the past century (ES).

Russia: Papa John's Pizza vs Russian Police

Konstantin Dlutskiy of Russian Marketing Blog posts pictures of a Russian take on Papa John's Pizza Delivery's “guerilla marketing trick.”

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