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· August, 2006

Stories about Food from August, 2006

Peru: Peruvian Cuisine in California

Alejandro is inspired to start blogging again after a visit to the Peruvian restaurant, Los Balcones del Peru in Hollywood, Calornia.

India: Is The World Really Flat? It looks like.

This round-up is a patchwork quilt of blog postings with a global flavor. And flavor is the key word since we end our journey with a culinary post that takes...

Serbia: Beer Festival

Belgrade Blog reports on the 4th Belgrade Beer Festival, which featured 30 types of beer, a treasure hunt and a Miss Wet T-Shirt competition.

Vietnam: Social Dinners in Vietnam

The blogger at antidote to burnout talks about the dynamics of social dinners in Vietnam and links to another blog post on the same topic.

Global Food Blog Report #29

#1: Maika's Blog on Haitian Food: "Griot" (pronounced: greee-yo ) a popular Haitian original.  Which is fried pork shoulder accompanied with a spicy hot as habanero cole slaw like condiment...

Japan: 12 metre grilled chicken

Lee in Tokyo times blogs about the competition between two towns, Kawamata and Hidakagawa, in producing over-sized snack. Kawamata residents recently produced a record breaking 12 metres 27 cm grilled...

Mongolia: Fast Food

Alexa surveys Mongolia's fast food market.

Vietnam: Prawn and Banana Snacks

Hanoi resident Vietnamese God invites us to try his recipe for Prawn and Banana Fried Spring Rolls.

Czech Republic: Socialist Grocery Store

My Czech Republic Blog writes about a “socialist grocery store” project run by a Czech newspaper: “For at least a year, readers have been sending in photos of the products...

Trinidad & Tobago: Oil down

Franka Philip makes good on her promise to cook oil-down, the classic Trinidadian dish made with breadfruit, and offers two recipes.

Cambodia: New Story Tellers on the Internet

According to a research report released recently by Pew Internet, most webloggers don't consider themselves doing journalism. In most cases they are not up to what a journalist does. In...

Vietnam: First KFC in Hanoi

The blogger at Vietnamese God visits the first KFC outlet in Hanoi and finds that it is attracting a lot of people. “I wonder why people like to eat fast...

Kyrgyzstan: Dining on the Silk Road

Aigul of Go Kyrgyz! writes about Kyrgyz cuisine.

Venezuela: Politics, Philosphy, and Gastronomy

Two more translated op-eds from Venezuela. Miguel Octavio has translated “Escape from Ramo Verde” by Teodoro Petkoff while Guillermo Parra has Héctor Silva Michelena's “The Postmodern Philosopher and the Human...

India: What are they writing about?

What is India? How do you define it? Tigers, bollywood, masala chai, technology, food, old India and new India, English etc. etc.?

Global Food Blog Report #28

#1: From Tanzania, spices up the day with an incredible easy and delicious recipe to prepare "Chatini Ya Ukwaju" (Tamarind Chutney). It is great with bread, and a tasty...

India: Independence Food Parade

On the occassion of India's Independence Day, Mahanandi has an Indian food parade with dishes from other bloggers to mark the day.

East Timor: Broken ATM and Restaurant Scene

Dili-gence in East Timorese capital Dili has the latest on the restaurant scene in East Timor. The blogger also talks about the latest target of vandalism in the city.

Pakistan: Dhabas in Islamabad

Metroblogging Islamabad on the changing culture of road side eateries in the city.

India In Blog Posts: Cola, Newly Weds, Travel and Bollywood

What are bloggers talking about India? Lots...the cola affair, wifi, newly weds, travel and Bollywood.

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