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· June, 2007

Stories about Food from June, 2007

Ukraine: Lviv Coffee and Food

Olechko prepares to spend August in Lviv: in this post, she writes about the newly-discovered local coffee houses and restaurants.

Russia, Sweden: Lavrov and Georgian Wine

Vilhelm Konnander reports that the Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov was drinking Georgian wine banned in Russia during his recent visit to Sweden.

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...

Egypt: Beware of Summer Fruit

Egyptian Zeinobia warns us about her country's 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...

Cambodia: Eat and Sleep

Antidote to Burnout introduces an unique restaurant concept that he encountered in Cambodia.

Lithuania: Historical Restaurant Closed

Wu Wei reports on the shutdown of a historical restaurant in Vilnius.

Jordan: Eating off the Floor

Samir R, from Jordan, tells us why he will never eat anything he hasn't seen prepared in front of him here.

I just wanted some stew

I just wanted some stew. A blogger shows how in a Korean restaurant even when you order one thing, you get a lot of dishes.

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...

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...

Tofu and ketchup sauce

For the weekend, tofu, ketchup sauce, and fresh vegetables? Follow the photo instructions.[ko]

Kimchi is good for a person who suffers from constipation

Do you know about Kimchi? Every kind and all kimchi-related knowledge are here. Check this blog out. It even talks about why kimchi is good for a person who suffers...

French Guiana: Noni and turtles in season

In French Guiana, it's the season for noni and for turtles. Cafe Creole has pictures (Fr).

Cannibalism in Qatar

After a week of rumours about a case of cannibalism amongst a group of foreign workers in Doha, the story has finally been confirmed. Qatari points to an article in...

Hungary: “Gloomy Sunday” in Budapest

Pestcentric writes about a Budapest restaurant where “arguably the most famous Hungarian song was written: ‘Gloomy Sunday.’ Rezső Seress wrote the original lyrics here back in the 1930s.” What's known...

Romania: Economic Relations With Neighbors

Romerican writes about the prospects of Romania's economic relations with its neighbors: “Hungary, Bulgaria, Serbia, and Ukraine all represent logical markets for exporting Romanian-made products and Romanian-performed services sold under...

Russia: Expat Living in Russia

The Turkish Invasion writes on the cost and quality of housing, food and night life in Moscow (the most expensive city in the world, according to a recent report).

UAE: To Hoot or not to Hoot?

Will there be a Hooters in Dubai? UAE blogger Seabee revisits the subject here.

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