A lesson in Thai cuisine and culture - Raw beef, innards and fresh cow's blood were among the delicacies facing three culinary students of travel cookbook author Naomi Duguid as they made their way through a morning market in Chiang Mai, Thailand, who seeks to provide the same intense encounter with local cuisine and culture that she and her husband, photographer Jeffrey Alford, have gained from their culinary adventures in Asia.
Chiang Mai - 'OK guys, this is not the supermarket," says Naomi Duguid to the three women beside her. They're at the entrance to Chiang Mai's morning market, a sprawling grid of lanes lined with vendors selling everything ...
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... A Moveable Feast - Learning to cook local in Thailand; By ROBYN ECKHARDT
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What keeps restaurant regulars coming back? - "It's the only place I go where I know everyone and they know me," says one regular at Denver's Snooze restaurant. A regular at the Edgewater Inn says he returns several times a month because "it's a comfortable gathering place" that holds good memories.
Regular customers are as much a fixture of the restaurant on the corner as the artichoke tortelloni that's been on the menu since it opened. ...
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TOKYO - A clash over a historic fish market could sway municipal elections here Sunday - and have national implications when Japan's voters head to polls later this year for parliamentary balloting.
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