Thousands of Mexicans polish off massive king cake

Mexico City's giant plaza was girdled with king cake late Friday as part of the capital's traditional Three Kings Day celebration. Some 250,000 people...

Cheesed off: Italian regions highly strung over mozz

Defenders of buffalo mozzarella in the Campania region of southern Italy have vowed to fight a decision made this week by the farming ministry...

Thinking comfort food? Think Ethiopian

 When you crave comfort food during a cold winter night, you're likely to end up having a nice, warm, yet unhealthy meal with thousands...

Of Cabbages and Kims: Korea’s changing kimchis

North and South Korea are radically different societies, one ruled by the same family for decades and the other a freewheeling democracy and thrusting...

The ‘Rat Eaters’ of Bihar: India’s poorest people?

 The rat kept crawling over Phekan Manjhi's arm as he battled to pin it to the ground before he eventually managed to kill it...

Japan, China dominate list of world’s top restaurants

Japan and China have more of the world's best restaurants than anywhere else, according to the La Liste ranking, which will be published next...

Beef in the buff? Paris opens first nudist restaurant

Leave your coats, your pants and your inhibitions at the door: a Paris restaurant has begun serving up classic French fare to diners in...

Taiwan’s foodie cred given Michelin boost

From streetside stalls dishing out one dollar bowls of braised pork rice to upscale eateries tucked away in quiet alleyways, Michelin inspectors are scouring...

In Ecuadorean cave, meals offered in darkness by the blind

On the outskirts of Ecuador's capital, young couples and families venture into a pitch-black cave in search of an unlikely experience: a meal in...

Extreme dining in Shanghai: Chef’s twist on haute cuisine

A van spirits ten guests to a secret location in Shanghai, where they enter a non-descript industrial building as Strauss's theme from "2001: A...

Lisbon’s first Syrian restaurant a welcome sign for new refugees

The queue outside Lisbon's first Syrian restaurant on its opening day showed an appetite not just for Syrian food but for integration in one...

Turning weed into drinks in Lebanon

Sitting among the vines of Sauvignon Blanc and Tempranillo growing on his spectacular farm in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley, Michel Emad remembers the not-so-distant time...

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