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Katuaq Cultural Centre Cafe, Greenland

Katuaq Cultural Centre Cafe, Greenland

June 7, 2021

  For a taste of Greenlandic fare, the Katuaq Cultural Centre Cafe in Nuuk, one of the world's northernmost capitals, is popular with locals and visitors alike, serving up the likes of reindeer hot dogs; open sandwiches heaped with redfish and halibut; and tapas platters comprising everything fro...

Garantita, Algeria

Garantita, Algeria

June 4, 2021

An Algerian street-food staple, garantita is a savoury chickpea cake, spiced with cumin and harissa, stuffed in a sliced baguette, sold on corners all across Algiers, the country's capital - a basic but brilliantly tasty sandwich.

The Bar At Genghis Khan Equestrian Statue, Mongolia

The Bar At Genghis Khan Equestrian Statue, Mongolia

May 30, 2021

While visiting Mongolia's 40-metre-high Genghis Khan Equestrian Statue, stop by the bar inside for a sip of the country's favourite vodka, the Chinggis.

Kung's Cafe, Laos

Kung's Cafe, Laos

May 26, 2021

At the end of a rustic residential laneway, Kung's Cafe is a charming retreat for a simple Laotian lunch of noodles or rice amid a leafy, hidden-secret setting filled with potted plants.

Dar Belhadj, Tunisia

Dar Belhadj, Tunisia

May 18, 2021

Housed in an atmospheric building that dates back over three centuries in Tunis' old town, Dar Belhadj promises classic Tunisian cuisine; try the osban, a large, gamy sausage stuffed with chopped lamb liver and heart - an acquired taste, but one that's typical of Tunisian special occasions.

Arabic Tea & Ayran, Saudi Arabia

Arabic Tea & Ayran, Saudi Arabia

May 14, 2021

Arabic hospitality is potent enough that strangers strolling by might be invited to enjoy a glass of hot tea or cool ayran yogurt beverage to refresh them before they continue their travels.

Kuwaiti Seafood

Kuwaiti Seafood

May 14, 2021

Kuwaitis love seafood, so it's easy to find the fresh catch from the Persian Gulf here, from the sea's signature fish of moist and flaky hamour to lobsters and prawns. 

Omani Seafood

Omani Seafood

May 13, 2021

Oman takes pride in the bounty of its waters - seafood is well-represented at Grand Millennium Muscat's Bahriyat restaurant, where guests take their pick of the market-fresh catch of the day, cooked in preparations like sardine risotto or simply grilled.

Omani Dates

Omani Dates

May 8, 2021

Could Oman's dates be the most delicious among all the Gulf nations? Very possibly - nectarous in taste, tender in texture, it might be impossible to stop eating at just one. Down with a date milkshake.

Sasazu, Slovakia

Sasazu, Slovakia

April 22, 2021

A somewhat surreal stop in Bratislava, Slovakia's capital, Sasazu specialises in Southeast Asian fusion curiosities - this could be the world's only restaurant for a pan-Asian recipe of Malaysian beef rendang and foie gras stuffed in Vietnamese rice paper rolls with Chinese Lao Gan Ma chilli sau...

Rumors Bar, Pearl Continental Lahore, Pakistan

Rumors Bar, Pearl Continental Lahore, Pakistan

April 21, 2021

Pakistan is a dry nation, with alcohol never served in any restaurants. Even full-fledged hotels like Pearl Continental Lahore offer no wine or beer in their eateries or for room service - instead, you'll find gin and beer only in PC's Rumors Bar, tucked discreetly on the hotel's second floor, ou...

Cosmos Coffeehaus, Nepal

Cosmos Coffeehaus, Nepal

February 13, 2021

With its own indoor courtyard, Cosmos Coffeehaus is the perfect place in Nepal's ancient city of Bhaktapur for escaping the crowds and relaxing over a contemporary honey-laced latte in classic surroundings.

Himalayan Java Coffee, Nepal

Himalayan Java Coffee, Nepal

February 12, 2021

Priding itself on Nepali coffee beans cultivated in local hill farms, Himalayan Java Coffee has branches across this South Asian nation - but its most distinctive venue may be at Patan Durban Square, nestled in a heritage building protected by the country's Department of Archaeology.

Hoppers, Sri Lanka

Hoppers, Sri Lanka

January 28, 2021

Hoppers are Sri Lanka's quintessential snack, savoury and sweet appam that can be relished throughout the day - our favourite is the soft-boiled egg hopper, paired with lunumiris spicy sambal paste.

Star Kabab, Bangladesh

Star Kabab, Bangladesh

January 11, 2021

Voted best Bangladeshi restaurant in a 2015 poll by the country's largest English-language newspaper, Star Kabab is a worthwhile stop in Dhaka for hearty, flaky paratha, accompanied by an array of meaty curries and dal.