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· June, 2007

Stories about Food from June, 2007

29 June 2007

Ukraine: Lviv Coffee and Food

Russia, Sweden: Lavrov and Georgian Wine

Bangladesh: Rediscovering cultural roots, facing challenges and acknowledging successes

“How effectively a society is able to cope with the challenges it faces depend largely on its culture.” Shahzaman Mazumder tries to find the cultural roots of Bangladesh and provides...

27 June 2007

Egypt: Beware of Summer Fruit

Taiwan: Fifth Day Festival

(photo courtesy of judie) Fifth Day Festival is another name for the Dragon Boat Festival or Duanwu Festival because it is May fifth in the lunar calendar (June 19th this...

26 June 2007

Cambodia: Eat and Sleep

25 June 2007

Lithuania: Historical Restaurant Closed

Jordan: Eating off the Floor

I just wanted some stew

Lebanon: Almost Non-Political Questions

What are we eating? Why are our banks flourishing? Who are those clearing cluster bombs? How will Brazil help in recycling Lebanese wastes? Where are some of the children who...

Bolivia: The Coldest Night of the Year

Bonfires and food are a big part of the celebration of San Juan, which takes place on the eve of June 24 and is considered to be the coldest night...

24 June 2007

Japan: Anti-freeze Toothpaste and Toxic Thomas

Last week, reports emerged that two Japanese companies were recalling thousands of Chinese toothpaste products sold to hotels across the country after the health ministry reported finding that they contained...