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  • May 22, 2011 • Reporting Trips • Views: 543

    Southern Hospitality

    by Ali Friedman Where I’m from there’s a well-known custom we like to call ‘Southern hospitality.’ Much to my and my fellow Southerners’ delight (I’m talking about Nathan, Rae, and Raffi), Southern hospitality extends to our...

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  • May 21, 2011 • Reporting Trips • Views: 1439

    A Taste of Turkey: Cypriot Meze

    by Cathy Huang The Greek Cypriots have an apt saying for mealtimes: “Siga, Siga!”, which translates to “Slow, slow!” Even those with the largest appetites need to heed this advice when meze dining in Cyprus. Meze, which translates...

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  • May 20, 2011 • Reporting Trips • Views: 722

    A Taste of Turkey: street eats

    by Emily Ullmann              Our first few nights in Istanbul, the Globalist reporters and I dined in restaurants, sampling kebaps and shish. Although we all found the food delicious, we quickly realized that sticking to street...

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  • May 19, 2011 • Reporting Trips • Views: 1011

    A Taste of Turkey: çay and kahve

    by Emily Ullmann The first word I learned here in Turkey was çay (pronounced chai), or tea. In Turkey, tea is more than just a beverage; tea also represents a common courtesy and means of social interaction. Shopkeepers, cafes, and even...

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  • November 28, 2009 • Tanzania, Theme • Views: 553

    Cassava: Finding a Trigger for a Golden Bullet

    The race is on to unlock cassava's potential to alleviate hunger in Africa. by Courtney Fukuda...

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