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America’s Top 8 Pizzas

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If you were anywhere else in the world, a pizza would just be a pizza. That is, of course, unless you’re actually in Italy, which is the pizza capital of the world. Away from its motherland, though, the pizza has also gained quite a following in the United States. If you want more than just another slice of pizza, here is a list of the best pizza places you can find in America.

New York: Co.

If you want authentic pizza, you should visit Jim Lahey’s eatery in Chelsea. The restaurant itself if sparingly decorated, which would lead you to believe that it’s not much of a pizza parlor. That is, of course, you smell their dough. Lahey, who owns the Sullivan Street Bakery as well, cooks his pizza over EarthStone oven. A whole pie might cost a lot, but nothing beats the taste of the pizza’s artisanal (if not scorched) dough.


Top 15 of Asia’s Finest Restaurants

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Looking for the best restaurants to visit in Asia? Indulge in a different kind of gastronomic experience in any of these restaurants that feature dishes from the traditional down to the innovative dishes with an edgy twist.

Robuchon à Galera

Macau, China


A high-end restaurant made for the movers and shakers who visit Macau. The neo-empire theme is suggestive of the 3-Michelin star reputation as well as the culinary legends who ensure that each and every dish served at this restaurant is as elegant as the name suggests. It is the very first restaurant in China that has received a Wine Spectator’s Grand Award because it has one of the most impressive arrays of wines around 5000 labels more or less.

Iggy’s

Singapore



Eating Your Way through Vietnam: Every Traveler’s Food Guide

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If you’re going to Vietnam for an educational tour, or simply to get some nature into your city-stricken body, then the best way to truly dig into the culture is to dig into your plate. This is one of the most culture-rich countries in Asia, and you will practically taste the diversity in their native dishes.

It’s interesting to note that almost every aspect of the Vietnamese native’s life revolves around food—from the cultivation of crops to the preparation of the dishes and finally, to the communal pleasure of sharing something that warms the tummy. Even the country’s commercial side is dominated by food. If you’re traveling to Vietnam with fresh eyes, you’ll realize that the economy of this Asian country depends on food.


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.


4 Reasons to Ride the Singapore Flier

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The Singapore Flier is arguably one of the best places to visit in all of South East Asia. When I first heard of its construction, I did not believe that such an enormous structure could fit in the tiny city island but once I see it upon completion, I am awed beyond belief because the Singapore Flyer is indeed larger than life itself.

1. Enjoy 360 panoramic view
If you want want to enjoy a beautiful 360 degrees panoramic view of the city, you don’t need to sneak up to the tallest skyscraper in Singapore. All you need to do is get a ticket to ride the Singapore Flyer and you will be rewarded with sights that will take your breath away! On a clear day you can see the bustling streets of Orchard Road, the scenic Straits of Singapore and even Batam Island in neighboring Indonesia! Being in this gigantic Ferris Wheel does not mean that you will only be contained in your seat for the entire 45 minutes – in fact, you get to take a stroll, take in the views and get excellent snap shots as souvenirs!


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.


Top Restaurants in 10 of the Best Cities Across the Globe (Part 1)

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It’s hard to navigate around a foreign city in search of the best places to eat. Amidst all the banners and the neon signs of food establishments in the sprawling city, there are only a select few worth visiting. Unfortunately, unlike the locals, you do not have the time to wander around and taste every place that strikes your mere fancy. In this article, we guide you to the best restaurants in one of the top global cities of the world so you know where to eat when you’re there.

New York

  1. Locanda Verde – Andrew Carmellini helms this Italian restaurant in TriBeCa. The dish that most reviewers recommend is the sheep-milk ricotta served with herbs. The patries of Karen DeMasco gives a hearty breakfasts in the restaurant its muffin top with her signature lemon tarts and coffee cake.

Top 7 Places for Food Lovers

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If you’re out to find the best spots for the city’s local culinary delights, here are the top 7 cities that will surely meet every foodie’s great expectations.

Lyon, France

The French’s influence is evident in every part of the globe and what better way to enjoy authentic French cuisine than going to the country itself. France is all about good food but the best of palates are not limited to Paris. Lyon is next to Paris in term of land size and here, you can savor the authentic French cuisine that has made the rest of the world take notice. Fresh local sausages and Bresse poultry are served everyday at various bistros and restaurants that are found in Lyon. La Tassée is famous for the best of the city’s cuisine with its best sellers veal kidney and pike served in matelote sauce. L’Alexandrin is not only famous for its Bresse served in a rich and sinful cream sauce but also for the warm and friendly greetings by the wait staff. If you want to whip up your own French dishes, head to any of the 40 plus food markets in the city for the freshest finds.