Posts Tagged ‘Food and Drink’

Cultured Palate: Dishes from Switzerland

Sandwiched between France, Italy, and Germany, Switzerland has long been a country accustomed to living in multiple worlds. Many people speak more than one language, although having a diverse background and still referring to oneself as “Swiss” first is common. Today, we’ll introduce you to the most delicious foods of Switzerland and tell you where you can go to get them.

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Slurp It Up: The Best Ramen Restaurants in the World

One food that has been heavily adapted to the North American palate is ramen, which is available in most large cities and has even made appearances in smaller towns. In Japan, ramen is a national specialty, and each region prides themselves on their own flavor profile, toppings, and preparation method, ranging from the miso broth of Hokkaido to the thin noodles and rich pork broth of Hakata ramen.

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Around the World in Comfort Food

As the winter drags on and on, one way we cheer up after a long, cold day is by indulging in comfort food. Anything that makes us feel good can be considered comfort food. Typically, comfort food is calorific, relatively simple to make, and often has a lot to do with your culture and upbringing. While what comforts each individual person will vary, depending on their tastes, often people within a country gravitate toward the same treats.

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How to Survive a Trip to India

Even if you hear enough negative stories to consider it a no-go area, you should still visit India and have your own experience. Yes, it won’t be easy, but you can rest assured you’ll never forget the adventures you’ll go through, whether they’re incredible or nerve-racking.

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Cultured Palate: Dishes from Ethiopia

It’s never been easier to get hooked on Ethiopian food — and the spicy, primarily vegan cuisine of this small country is spreading rapidly around the world thanks to its vibrant flavors and special home cooked delicacies.

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