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Getto Gulyas, Budapest

Getto Gulyas, Budapest

November 24, 2020

Budapest's Getto Gulyas is all about the comfortingly soulful stews that have nourished & nurtured generations of Hungarians, revived for this 21st century. Try the rooster testicle & comb stew, with smooth, tender textures, served warm & richly gravied.

Lamprais, Sri Lanka

Lamprais, Sri Lanka

November 14, 2020

Lamprais is one of Sri Lanka's best-loved forms of comfort fare, originally introduced by the Dutch Burgher community in the 18th century - rice is boiled with stock and baked with a variety of ingredients, including meat curries and ash plantains, served all wrapped up in banana leaves for a car...

Wenchang Chicken & Wenquan Goose, Hainan

Wenchang Chicken & Wenquan Goose, Hainan

October 9, 2020

Wenchang chicken, fed on coconut and peanut bran, and Wenquan goose, fattened on bran, rule the roost for poultry pleasure in Hainan, firm and fleshy to the bite, bearing the full-bodied flavour of fowl in each chew.

Pod Temida, Poland

Pod Temida, Poland

October 3, 2020

Pod Temida offers a step back in time to communist-era Poland - this is one of Krakow's enduring 'milk bars,' which once served as popular public cafeterias that offered cheap but nourishing fare. Expect authentic, no-nonsense Polish grub, like steamed potato dumplings and buckwheat groats in hea...

Karak Tea, Qatar

Karak Tea, Qatar

September 26, 2020

Karak spiced tea shops are ubiquitous in Qatar's capital, Doha, serving up the Gulf country's milky equivalent of masala chai. Since staying hydrated is essential here, other popular thirst-quenching treats include avocado shakes and pomegranate juice.

Hrauneyjar Highland Centre, Iceland

Hrauneyjar Highland Centre, Iceland

September 12, 2020

Road-tripping through Iceland is a long, laborious affair, with hundreds of kilometres to travel. If you're heading through the highlands, the Hrauneyjar Centre can be a convenient place to refuel with Icelandic lamb soup, battered fish and local beer.

Camel Qabuli, Oman

Camel Qabuli, Oman

August 29, 2020

Camel meat has long been one of Oman's traditional proteins and remains popular today in recipes like qabuli (essentially similar to rice preparations across the Gulf). Fun fact: Camel is reputedly healthier and lower in cholesterol compared to lamb; it's a little less gamy too (think venison) th...

Ricette Tricolori, Milan

Ricette Tricolori, Milan

August 21, 2020

For a Milanese meal that reflects well on Italian produce, check out Ricette Tricolori for blueberry risotto (for the vegetarians) and patties made of pure Chianina beef (for the meat lovers). Don't forget an aperitif or two, concocted with bitter Campari and Martini Rosso.

L'Adresse, Laos

L'Adresse, Laos

August 12, 2020

It's more than half a century since French colonial rule concluded in Laos, but visitors will still find plenty of French restaurants in the capital, Vientiane: Get your fix of foie gras and magret de canard at L'Adresse.

Taste Of Coffee, Saudi Arabia

Taste Of Coffee, Saudi Arabia

July 31, 2020

The cafe scene in Saudi Arabia's city of Jeddah feels like it's two decades behind Kuala Lumpur's, but it's still possible to have a slice of tiramisu cake paired with an espresso at a fuss-free venue like Taste Of Coffee.

The Manor, Himachal Pradesh

The Manor, Himachal Pradesh

July 20, 2020

Driving up to Dharamshala on the edge of the Himalayas is an hours-long affair, no matter which route you take - have a break at one of the many mountainside cafes that line the journey in India's northern Himachal Pradesh state, stopping at The Manor for a masala-spiced omelette paired perfectly...

Boulangerie Ax-Les-Thermes, France

Boulangerie Ax-Les-Thermes, France

July 16, 2020

French breads beckon across the breadth of this country; even the tiniest commune conceals a boulangerie or three for your fix of croissants and coffee. 

Mimoza, Croatia

Mimoza, Croatia

June 27, 2020

Grilled fish fillets, with the meat of sharks caught off Dubrovnik's Dalmatian coastline and served with a shockingly blue 'seaweed sauce,' are an acquired taste at Mimoza restaurant, with a muddy flavour and sandy texture. The entire fish is commonly utilised for various shark recipes in Croatia...

De'Ceriaa, Brunei

De'Ceriaa, Brunei

June 18, 2020

This youth-powered cafe tackles guilty indulgences with Indonesian inflections - try the Indomie topped with a triple whammy of a beef patty, fried egg and melted cheese, washed down with sirap bandung cincau.

Illiterati Books & Coffee, Dharamshala

Illiterati Books & Coffee, Dharamshala

May 24, 2020

A cosy cafe filled with books, serving wholesome fare such as soy-sauteed local tofu with mixed vegetables and cashews, burgers with paprika-tinged red bean patties, and saffron-infused coffee-almond ice cream, Illiterati is one of the most popular haunts for visitors to India's Dharamshala, with...