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Entries Tagged as 'Eating'

The Real Hell’s Kitchen

March 28th, 2020 · No Comments · Adventure, Eating

Bookseller and former desert rat Karen Wright recalls a cooking gig in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert. The Black Rock Desert is best known as the location of the famous “Burning Man” event, where the ghosts of all those naked hippies and yuppies return from time to time to float like specters across the plain. The […]

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A Wedding Feast in Poland

November 27th, 2013 · No Comments · Ceremonies, Eating

In the New Europe, with its common citizenship and consolidated finances,  citizens of  member countries not only can easily dwell and work in other EU countries, but also marry across national borders. But some traditions of the Old Europe nonetheless linger and thrive.  Judith Pierce Rosenberg, the American author of the award-winning cooking memoir, A […]

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Swept Away in Felton, California

June 18th, 2011 · No Comments · Eating, travel near home

On Father’s Day, Shelley Buck discovers an exotic destination may sometimes lie quite close to home. “Write about a cultural stretch,” the instructor in my TEFL* program had told me, raising fantasies about dining on lamb’s eyes or chocolate-covered crickets at some exotic San Francisco eatery. But since it was Father’s Day, and the choice […]

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Japan: Tea and Sweet Potatoes?

October 17th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Eating, Travel Memoir

Food writer Judith Pierce Rosenberg unexpectedly finds a sweet potato restaurant in Kyoto. In one of the most elegant and minimalist shopping plazas in Kyoto, a city of elegant and minimalist Zen architecture, a city known for its tea shops serving mochi, traditional sweet rice cakes, is Chaimon, a restaurant devoted to tea (cha) and […]

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