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The World’s Hottest BBQ, in Iceland

The World’s Hottest BBQ, in Iceland April 12, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Icelandic tourism is hot right now. And apparently, so is its culinary scene. The recent eruption of Fimmvorduhals volcano got one local chef thinking: BBQ. Why bother with charcoal and gas grills when Mother Nature is providing the hottest pressure cooker around? Fridgeir Eiriksso, head chef at Reykjavik’s...

5 Common Condiments and Their Strange International Uses

5 Common Condiments and Their Strange International Uses April 10, 2010 | Featured, Food Lovers | Read More
What you put on your food says a great deal about who you are, while traveling or at home. I know some people who will put cheese on everything, literally drowning even the most delicate piece of fish with a think layer of melted mozzarella. Conversely, I have friends who refuse to even taint a meal...

Featured Guide: Foodie Guide to Yountville

Featured Guide: Foodie Guide to Yountville April 6, 2010 | Local Insight | Read More
This week’s featured NileGuide comes to us from the heart of California’s Napa Valley, home to gourmet options spanning burgers to Prix Fixe. Local Expert Melanie writes: When Thomas Keller chose tiny Yountville for The French Laundry, foodies the world over had to study maps even to figure...

Get Canucked: Canadian Cuisine from LA to London

Get Canucked: Canadian Cuisine from LA to London January 4, 2010 | Canada, Food Lovers | Read More
As NileGuide’s in-office Canuck, I’m often asked what makes something Canadian, food-wise. While some may assume that Canadian munchies are inherently cold and polite, or that “Canadian Cuisine” is an oxymoron, 2010 may prove to be the year of the Great White Nosh. What is Canadian Cuisine? Think...

Jerusalem to Shanghai: Holiday Eats Around the World

Jerusalem to Shanghai: Holiday Eats Around the World December 7, 2009 | Around the World, Food Lovers | Read More
Despite (or perhaps because of) the shorter days, and colder weather, the holidays and festivals of numerous religions and cultures around the world fall in the mid-winter months. While each celebration is vastly different than the next, they all often center on two things: food and being with family....

Travel Cooking: When Sporks Don’t Cut It

Travel Cooking: When Sporks Don’t Cut It September 24, 2009 | Gear Guide | Read More
Unfortunately, not every vacation or trip comes complete with adorable sidewalk cafes and markets bursting with local produce. Some come with “Don’t drink the water! Or eat the lettuce! Don’t even look at it!” warnings. Some come with meat hanging in butcher windows on a day when...

Chicken Sashimi: The Next Fad for Foodies?

Chicken Sashimi: The Next Fad for Foodies? September 21, 2009 | Food Lovers | Read More
Foodies like to pride themselves on being adventurous eaters. They aim to be worldly and try exotic new foods and like them. And if these foods are considered unpalatable by common folk, then all the better. Offal – what used to be considered the waste parts of a butchered animal – is now...

Camp Treats: What Would Teddy Roosevelt Eat?

Camp Treats: What Would Teddy Roosevelt Eat? July 13, 2009 | Food Lovers | Read More
Teddy Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States, was one of America’s great conservationists. His efforts helped develop what would one day become the National Park Service (NPS), which was formally established on August 25, 1916. Teddy enjoying himself It’s really quite a legacy,...

First Date Dining: Forget Candles and Long Walks on the Beach

First Date Dining: Forget Candles and Long Walks on the Beach June 1, 2009 | Food Lovers | Read More
Have you ever gone to a restaurant and watched people that are obviously on a first date? They tend to have too many silences, there’s always a bunch of awkward nodding and smiling, and they always, always order too much food. While under ordinary circumstances the following possibilities are wonderful...

T-Bone, Rump, or Ribs? A Local Expert’s Guide to Eating Meat in Buenos Aires

T-Bone, Rump, or Ribs? A Local Expert’s Guide to Eating Meat in Buenos Aires May 12, 2009 | Buenos Aires, Food Lovers | Read More
Growing up in central Pennsylvania in a family that usually granted each child anywhere from 4 to 7 dollars at our few-and-far-between meals out, steak dinners were reserved for only the most singular of occasions. In fact, I clearly remember the first (um, and last) time I ordered steak off a menu in...
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