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Food Travel: How to eat kaiten-zushi like locals do

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While sushi is amazing to look at, a lot of people are intimidated with the tradition that comes in the creation and consumption of it. If you want to enjoy this Japanese cuisine in a laidback atmosphere, nothing can beat the convenient conveyor belt sushi or kaiten-zushi. As much as you want to scrape off the plates, you still need to know some basic tips to enjoy your Japanese meal:

Japanese Food

You just can’t sit and grab plates

When you go for a conveyor belt sushi, you just cannot eat away as soon as you get to the restaurant. You need to get settled in. Most likely you will see a spigot for some hot water. Near that will be a container of green tea. You will be given a mug to enjoy some hot tea.


Top 10 Restaurants with stunning views

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Food is a lot better when you have a good ambiance or a spectacular view that comes with the dining experience. If your travel budget is a bit tight and cannot book a luxury hillside hotels, a good meal at a restaurant with a great view from the dining area is always a good splurge. Here are some great places to enjoy good food and spectacular views:

1-Altitude in Singapore

This three level restaurant crowns the OUB Center which is the Singapore counterpart of the Wall Street in the West. It is a perfect place which offers the spectacular view of the city while enjoying your servings of satay, pizza, or Turkish bread and dips. A good chit chat with your travel mate or business colleague is nice with a few cocktails ranging from mojito to modern creative concoctions.


Food Travel: Best ways to Eat Right in Paris

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French food is delectable, but it’s not always the healthiest food choice especially for those who are trying to cut down on calories and fat. It’s absolute sacrilege, on the other hand, to ignore these treats while you’re in the romance capital of the world. Here are simple tips to keep yourself from gaining inches while still enjoying what the city has to offer.

Choose the right type of bread

There is a bakery in almost every corner of France, and more than twenty bread types to choose from in each one of these bakeries. You might want to widen your choice from the usual baguette to something more scrumptious and healthier. Calorie-conscious bread eaters should go for a pain complet, or a whole wheat bread, or a rye bread which they call the pan de seigle.


Food Travel: 5 Best food stalls on the streets of London

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The street-food scene has been surging in the major cities around the globe and London does not want to be left behind. All eyes are on this city as the Queen Celebrates her Diamond Jubilee and as the rest of the world awaits the clash of the best of athletes during the Olympics.

There are more sots in London now that are open to food trucks and food vans which serve different specialties from different corners of the globe. The standard of food is very high and so gourmet that people from different corners of Britain and travelers look for them just like any other excellent restaurant in London.

Here are some of the best food stalls you can find in London now:

Anna Mae’s


Food Travel: Spotlight on the best events of Brusselicious 2012

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Brussels is doing a food festival that will last throughout 2012. The name sounds wacky but very effective to promote the capital of Belgium as a gastronomic destination –Brusselicious.

The organizers prepared a long line of events to convince the whole world that the city is among the top food destinations in the globe. Discover where you can eat the best french fries, eat in a restaurant suspended above the city, or maybe ride the gourmet tram.

The culinary experts from France may disagree that Brussels is a better place to eat than the more popular City of Lights. It is a good argument but we are pretty sure that Brusselicious will reveal some great dishes on plates, spotlight the best chefs, showcase innovations and Belgian originality.


Food travel Denmark: Discovering new Nordic cuisine in Copenhagen

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Copenhagen has been on any gourmands dream food destination ever since it generated buzz about the new craze for Nordic cuisine. The capital of Denmark is also home to the best restaurant in the world according to the S.Pellegrino top 50 restaurants of the world award– Noma.

Noma ruled the gastroscape in 2010 and remains to be on top of the culinary world. Aside from the top restaurant, Copenhagen is also where some restaurants with Michelin stars are located. Add to this the best chefs residing in the city.

The young chefs in Copenhagen spearheaded the transition of the city from a pork and potato meal destination to a gustatory top destination. These young chefs define what new Nordic cuisine is by blending all their skills, creativeness, and ingenuity learned from the best chefs from around the globe.


Food Travel: Best road trips if you are looking for great food

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Who says that road fare always have to be in a chain restaurant? There are various stop over where you can be delighted with local produce while learning a thing or two from the state’s produce just like festivals they held annually such as Vermont’s Cheesemaker Festival, Fort Peach Festival in Georgia, the National Cherry Festival in Michigan, and the Blessing of the Fleet in Mississippi. If there’s one thing worth trying in some new places it’s the food they are famous for that should always be on top of your list. Listed below are our top picks. 

Arizona’s Citrus Fruits


Top destinations for ice cream lovers

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Any world traveller could experience the flavors beyond the ordinary like the strawberry, vanilla, and chocolate. Try Japan’s eel-flavored ice cream and green tea ice cream of Florence. We list down some of the best places where you can enjoy the best ice creams in the world:

 
Buenos Aires, Argentina – Helados Scannapieco

From 1938 there seems to be some changes  from this no-frills, tiny shop, when the Scannapieco couple, Andres and Josefina  migrated to Italy and opened its doors. The lineage of Scannapieco family is still making ice cream just like the old times for 70 long years. Their menu has fifty various flavors like vanilla, chocolate, durazno, lemon champagne, canela, and a Brazilian cocktail called caipirinha that is made from lime and cacha’a.
 

Copenhagen, Denmark – Vaffelbageriet


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