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Bittersweet: How a Cacao Plantation is Saving the Lives of Costa Rican Women

A cacao plantation in Costa Rica is providing shelter for women fleeing abusive relationships. Read about their stories here.
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A Look Inside Zilte, Belgium's Newest Three-Star Restaurant

Zilte in Antwerp is the latest restaurant to be awarded a third star in the new Belgium and Luxembourg Michelin Guide. Take a closer look inside and at some of their stunning dishes.
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10 of the World’s Best ‘Hidden’ Restaurants You’d Never Find on Your Own

Sometimes, the best dining experiences are the ones that are hard to find. Here's a handy guide to some of the best hidden restaurants in the world.
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A Tale of Three Cities: How these Nordic Capitals are Fighting the Pandemic

It's been the worst of times for the restaurant industry all over Europe and beyond. But in Scandinavia, the cities of Stockholm, Oslo and Copenhagen have faced their own challenges. Discover how they are dealing with the Pandemic.
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Christmas Continental: Food Traditions Around The World

A look at some of the different Christmas traditions around the world, from malva pudding in South Africa to pastel de quinoa in Peru.
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The Digest: The Dark Side Of The White Truffle

The white truffle found in Alba, in Italy's Piedmont region, is highly-prized all over the world, and while the ancient tradition of the 'trifolau' still continues in the region, there is a dark side to truffle hunting.
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Goose Barnacles: Shellfish To Die For

Percebes or goose barnacles are notoriously dangerous to harvest, and many fishermen have lost their lives trying to collect them. Kaja Sajovic joined the intrepid goose barnacle hunters of south-western Portugal in search of the highly sought-after shellfish.
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The Basque Country: the Building of a Culinary Nation

The Basque Country is known for having some of the best restaurants and food in the world. But it's positioning as a 'culinary nation' didn't happen by chance. Discover the story of how a region reinvented itself according to its love of food.
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The Best Sandwiches in Philly Are Not Cheesesteaks

It might seem like sacrilege to suggest the best sandwich in Philadelphia isn't a cheesesteak, but we have news for you - and a whole list of Philly sandwiches that put the limelight-hogging cheesesteak in the shade.
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Noma Burger is Back at New Restaurant POPL

The hugely successful Noma burger is returning as a permanent fixture in Copenhagen at René Redzepi's new restaurant POPL.
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Garima Arora’s New Breakfast Restaurant is HERE

Garima Arora, the first Indian female chef to be awarded a Michelin star, has opened a new restaurant, based on the traditional Indian canteen, in Bangkok.
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How Many Michelin Stars Does Marco Pierre White Have?

Marco Pierre White currently holds zero Michelin stars - because he handed them all back in 1999.
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How Many 2-Star Michelin Restaurants Are There in the World?

As of 2021 there are 417 2-star restaurants in the Michelin guide. These are spread across 26 countries. The country with the most 2-star restaurants is France, although Kyoto, Japan has more than any other city.
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Donnafugata, a Wine Nightly Grape Harvest
Donnafugata, a Wine Nightly Grape Harvest

In love with her native Sicily, Italy,  whose land she describes as a “rich and generous”, José Rallo has managed to make her wine company Donnafugata into much more than just a renowned name among sommeliers and wine lovers for more than 150 years.

FDL met her during the traditional nightly grape harvest... Don't miss our exclusive video!