Yuck or yum? Swiss offer insect burgers of mealworm larvae

GENEVA: Swallow deeply, pinch the nose and repeat the mantra: "Tastes like beef, tastes likes beef." Then bite into the burger of rice, chopped...

Cheddar cheese row chef named as ‘immortal’ of French cuisine

A French celebrity chef who is suing the Michelin guide for suggesting he used cheddar cheese in a souffle was named as...

Hong Kong festival mooncakes get a protest makeover

At the back of her tiny shop, Hong Kong baker Naomi Suen pulls out a fresh tray of mooncakes-each one sporting popular...

Ageing Singapore: 90-yr old noodle vendor helps keep foodie culture alive

Hawker Leong Yuet Meng, 90, of Nam Seng Noodle House, poses as she cooks noodles at her shop in Singapore. —Reuters...

UAE expats get taste of Ramadan traditional sweets

Nida Mohammed drove for more than an hour from Fujairah to Sharjah in the UAE just to buy special Iraqi sweets and...

At beloved falafel shop, Syrians get taste of pre-war Raqa

 Raqa is still mostly a sinister ghost town of gutted buildings and rubble-strewn streets but there is one place teeming with activity in the...

Au revoir, baguette! France goes mad for le burger

For the first time in history, hamburger sales in France have soared higher than the classic baguette jambon-beurre sandwich as French diners surrender to...

‘Superfood’ craze makes big business of Africa’s baobab

Taerou Dieuhiou has been shinning barefoot up baobab trees in Senegal's southern Casamance region to collect the oblong fruit since he was 15. Business...

Kuwaiti men break the mold, seek to become topnotch chefs

Chef credits female relatives for teaching him secrets to excellent cooking Kuwaiti chef Ziyad Hamada. —KUNA photos

Emperor burger: Tokyo chef whips up $900 monster for new monarch

A Tokyo restaurant is honoring the crowning of the new Japanese emperor next month with a football-sized wagyu beef hamburger served between...

Chip labor: Robots replace waiters in China restaurant

The little robotic waiter wheels up to the table, raises its glass lid to reveal a steaming plate of local Shanghai-style crayfish and announces...

In Cambodia, fears tarantula may go off the menu

 While a plate piled high with hairy, palm-sized tarantulas is the stuff of nightmares for some, these garlic fried spiders are a coveted treat...

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