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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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Amazing Local Markets Around the World (PHOTOS)

One of my favorite ways to experience local culture while traveling is by visiting a market. Loud, crowded and colorful, it’s easy to immerse oneself in this multi-sensory slice of daily life abroad. In every destination, I’ve found a market worth visiting, from Tokyo’s Tsukiji Fish Market – the biggest seafood wholesaler in the world, to Bamako’s recycling market – …

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Foodie Adventures in New York City

What I’m Eating – At Home in New York City After flying and eating around the world for three straight years, I’m excited to spend a month (a whole month!) on the ground in New York City, working on my book and planning the next big foodie adventure. I’m not a New Yorker by birth, but I’ve lived in Manhattan …

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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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Foodie International’s Top 11 Eats of 2011

2011 has been one incredible culinary adventure. I’ve had an amazing opportunity to travel over 100,000 miles and eat my way through 21 countries around the world. The stories of my food-fueled travels appear on this blog, and will continue to emerge in the new year. As 2011 comes to a close, here’s a look back at the year’s best …

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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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New York City’s Sushi Master: Yasuda

photo by Alessandra Diana *Editor’s Note: since the publication of this article, Master Yasuda has relocated to Tokyo, Japan. New York’s Yasuda Restaurant is still serving up some of the city’s finest sushi. THERE IS ONLY ONE WAY TO DINE AT SUSHI YASUDA. Those in the know may arguably have the greatest omakase experience of their lives. Midtown East’s Sushi …

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