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The Foodie’s Best of the Best, 2012 Edition

Hello 2013! The new year will bring some big changes to foodieinternational.com. It’s all very exciting and top secret (for now) but I wanted to start this year with one last look back at some of the best of…everything from 2012. Think of it as the Foodie International Awards. Categories are chosen at random. These are just a few of …

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The 10 Best Things I Ate in 2012

Looking back on this phenomenal food-filled year, it’s nearly impossible to select my ten favorite foods. My Foodie International adventures took me to some of the world’s most exciting destinations, like the culinary bucket list wonderland that is San Sebastian, Spain, where I can easily name 100 amazing things I tasted that sent me spinning into foodie ecstasy. I had …

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The Weirdest Foods I Ate in 2012

Weird food isn’t my schtick. There’s already a dude who does that full time. Here’s the thing: as much as I wax poetic over local foods encountered in my travels like home-cured prosciutto, hand-pulled noodles and street-side tortillas, everyone wants to know just one thing: “Did you really eat a scorpion?” I like to say, “bizarre is in the eye …

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Foodie International’s Top 10 Foods of 2010

In honor of Valentine’s Day, I’m writing a different kind of love letter. I can remember the first time I fell deeply in love…with prosciutto. For most of my life I’d been eating prosciutto and enjoying it. When I moved to Italy for a year abroad, I encountered a different breed of prosciutto, A reality-shattering, life-altering version of cured pork …

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Six Excellent Egg Dishes in New York City

Six of One, Half Dozen of the Other: Manhattan’s Egg Dishes Worth Taking a “Crack” At: What: Egg “En Cocotte” – Coddled egg with savory chicken, buttered white toast, mixed lettuce, vinaigrette Where: Prune Though served in a traditional brunch setting, Prune’s coddled egg is more stand-out than typical AM standard. The barely-cooked egg rests in a small bowl, covering …

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