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Where to Eat When in Krakow, Poland

Choosing a restaurant in Krakow can be a challenge. Poland, the land of pierogis, borscht, and oscypek, serves up traditional foods that are as delicious as they are difficult to pronounce. This article will get you past the quasi-hieroglyphic names so that you can eat at some of the best restaurants in Krakow while savoring …

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France’s Marvelous Macarons

  I’ve mentioned macarons (“macaroons” in English) in my past posts. These small meringue-like cookies filled with a thick layer of cream have always played a prominent role in my European culinary adventures. I realized the other day that, even though I’ve been known to plan a day around a visit to a famed macaron …

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A Guide to Romanian Food

Start with the soup. That might be the best advice for anybody who is about to be intoduced to Romanian food. The country’s cuisine is at its very best when it comes to the various types of tasty soup – “ciorba” – with which it is traditional to commence any sit-down meal. Bits of chopped meat, …

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German Appetizers and Cocktails

  Feierabend and Appetitanreger in Germany As is the case with most German cuisine, German appetizers tend to be a bit heavier than their neighbors’ to the west and south. That’s OK, they also have plenty of refreshing beers, light wines, and German cocktails to lighten your stomach’s load (at least it’s easy to tell …

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