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· November, 2007

Stories about Food from November, 2007

Bahrain: Japanese Let Down

Bahraini blogger Mahmood Al Yousif rants about a Japanese restaurant, which didn't meet his expectations, as he celebrated his daughter's 18th birthday, here.

Trinidad & Tobago: Fruits of the Caribbean

My Chutney Garden is reminded of “how lucky we are to have so many delicious things growing around us in the tropics.” Posted with some mouth-watering photos.

Egypt: A Billion Pounds of Beans

Egyptians eat more than 1 billion pounds of beans a year, reports Elijah Zarwan.

Israel: Hooters Opens

Benji Lovitt reports on the opening of Hooters in Israel – along with photographs.

Trinidad & Tobago: Come Into My Parlour

“The concept of the ‘parlour’ is a distinctly Caribbean one,” writes My Chutney Garden, as she makes a trip to one of her favourite roadside shops.

Guyana: The Food of Love

“If this be the food of luuuve eat on, go on, have another”: Guyana-Gyal indulges in some “chawklit”.

Argentina: Restaurant Recommendations from Taxi Drivers

Who better to know where the best places to eat than a cabdriver? Go Where the Taxista Takes You is a blog by freelance writer Layne Mosler and “each week,...

India: Where to find Ladakhi food

A run-down of food options in Ladakh – where sadly enough it is hard to find Ladakhi food in a restaurant at Feringhee.

Africa: Protests over rising food prices

In Africa, rising food prices [Fr] have led to protests in Morocco, Mauritania, Cote d'Ivoire, DRC and Senegal, writes the ADP blog.

Paraguay: Ice Cream on a Hot Afternoon

As a child, Muna Annahas of Muna's Blog recalls the ice cream vendor that would visit her neighborhood on those hot Asuncion, Paraguay afternoons.

China: Recently, Can You Afford Meat?

The Chinese National Bureau of Statistics reported that China's October inflation rate had reached 6.5 percent which was the highest during the last 10 years. Although the government described the...

Slovenia: St. Martin’s Day in Ormož

Jennifer Dorroh writes about and posts pictures and video of the celebration of St. Martin’s Day in Ormož.

Jordan: No Thanks. I am Muslim.

Jordanian blogger Qwaider argues that observing Muslims should politely refuse offers of alcohol and pork saying that they don't want it instead of apologising for being Muslim.

Arabeyes: Halal Pork?

Islam, like Judaism, bans its adherents from consuming pork. But what happens when rumours about 'Halal' or religiously sanctioned pork appear in the market? Here's what some bloggers and participants...

Grenada: Walking Trees

Ever heard of trees that can walk? Free Spirit explains.

Cuba, USA: Giving Thanks

“Thanksgivings are perhaps the truest proof of our Cuban-Americaness,” writes Babalu Blog: “On the fourth Thursday of every November we have on our tables…the best of both worlds.”

China: Yangcheng Lake's Hairy Crab

Imagethief blogs about his recent trip to Yangcheng lake, a place where hairy crab is planted.

Vietnam: Why Preya Loves Vietnam

Preya on why she loves the Vietnamese capital city Hanoi.

Bahamas, Cuba: At The Crossroads

WeblogBahamas.com links to US Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez's speech at a Heritage Foundation series called Cuba at the Crossroads.

Dominica: Cost of Living

Living Dominica thinks that the island has some of the highest prices in the Caribbean.

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