breakfast

A Japanese Breakfast in Brooklyn

There’s something about Japanese breakfast that makes me want to jump on a 12+ hour flight and never look back. Excuse the superlatives, but it’s my favorite breakfast on Earth. What I’m about to share with you is my top food discovery of 2014: a real deal Japanese breakfast…in Brooklyn, New York. Share This:

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In the UK: English Breakfast Three Ways

3 Ways England Does Breakfast, From Traditional to Unconventional I love a traditional English Breakfast. There’s something extraordinary about the flavor combination of baked beans, buttery mushrooms and bacon. Add a runny, fried egg to the mix and I can’t resist. Sausage, tomato, potatoes and toast round out one of my favorite international morning meals. Share This:

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Sicily’s Granita Culture: Dessert for Breakfast

Sicilians eat ice cream for breakfast. Okay, okay, not exactly. The quintessential Sicilian kick-starter is slushier than gelato, served in a glass and called “granita” but it’s still sweet and cold enough to cause early morning brain-freeze. Often topped with a solid layer of whipped cream, granita is served with a large, freshly baked brioche. In Sicily, the breakfast ritual …

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Traditional Bosnian Flavors in Sarajevo

A Foodie’s 48 Hours in Sarajevo The first thing I notice about Sarajevo is not its beauty or charm, but the intoxicating, hunger-inducing smell of sizzling grilled meat permeating the air. I arrive in the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina (with impecable timing) for lunch. My bags are quickly tossed into the hostel, a group of well-kept spare rooms in …

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The Best Turkish Breakfast in Istanbul: A Reason to Get Out of Bed

If you’re wondering where to eat breakfast in Istanbul, a terrific (some even say “the best”) traditional Turkish breakfast can be found at Çakmak Kahvaltı Salonu “Çakmak breakfast saloon.” Tucked into the buzzing streets of Istanbul’s Beşiktaş neighborhood, this tiny restaurant is continuously packed with a stream of satisfied customers. Apparently everyone comes here for weekend breakfast, including one local couple we …

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In Bangalore: The Best Dosa Ever

It wasn’t until I had settled into my second trans-oceanic flight within twenty-four hours that I realized a four day trip to Bangalore, India was a slightly more ambitious undertaking than anticipated. The immense distance seemed so much shorter on the route map of my inflight magazine. The thing is, when you’re invited to an Indian wedding in India, you do …

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