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Nerua-Kokotxa
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Pride, revenge and happiness: the keys of Basque gastronomic success

Even more Basque restaurants are climbing the World's 50 Best Restaurants list. From Arzak and Aduriz to the newest rising stars, let's find out what lies beneath the culinary success of this region
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Dubrovnik
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Dubrovnik mulls five-year ban on new restaurants

The Croatian city proposing a five-year ban on new restaurants because of the struggling with over-tourism of late, brought about mainly due to the town’s location as ‘King’s Landing’ in the popular HBO television series Game of Thrones.
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French wine sent into space. For ageing

A case of French wine was sent to the International Space station as part of an experiment to study the effects of ageing in space.
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French preferences
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French say they love Italian cuisine best (after their own!)

An investigation into the French's food preferences reveals that 94% of respondents prefer Italian specialities, after their own.
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Wheatsheaf's crispy qualis eggs
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Food Made Good Awards: The Wheatsheaf on the top

The restaurant in Wiltshire was named the Sustainable Business of the Year award at the 2019 Food Made Good Awards in London by UK's Sustainable Restaurants Association.
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Chefs cooking in a professional kitchen
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Are you an aspiring chef? Here's you chance to stage at Mirazur, Leo and The Test Kitchen

Applications are open today for the 50 Best BBVA Scholarship which will allow one recipient a life-changing opportunity of three six-week stages in the Mirazur, Leo and The Test Kitchen.
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Dining in a restaurant
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10 annoying things about a restaurant according to a restaurateur

Restaurateur Russell Norman lays into the things that grind his gears about restaurants these days.
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Chef Josh Niland
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Sustainable Tables: Saint Peter's "fish revolution"

Our series focusing on the most sustainable restaurants around the globe makes its first stop in Australia, to tell how young chef Josh Niland is leading a real revolution pursuing sustainability in the ocean
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Vegan dish
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November is World Vegan Month – from obscurity to mainstream

World Vegan Month celebrates a movement that in just 75 years has gone from cultish obscurity to mainstream lifestyle.
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Steinbeisser’s Experimental Gastronomy with Healthy Boy Band

Thanks to Healthy Boy Band, food and art meet in Vienna for the first time. Have a look at the amazing dishes created during the last Steinbeisser’s Experimental Gastronomy dinner.
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The Jugged Hare's game afternoon tea
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How London's chefs are changing the... game

It's game season, not only in Uk. But how to renovate such a traditional food? Discover the creative menu options of these 5 chefs from London.
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Halloween
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Oíche Samhana, the ancient Celtic festival behind Halloween

The festival of Halloween has its roots in the ancient Irish festival of Samhain, a celebration f the harvest and a time when it was believed that the dead could walk among the living.
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A look inside the new "Cité Internationale de la Gastronomie de Lyon"

A new culinary museum and food experience arrive in Lyon in South-East France. We take a look through the keyhole.
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Celele's dish with coca leaf
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How coca leaf is taking fine dining to a higher level

Even more top chefs in Latin America are using coca leaves in their menus both for their bitter notes and as an homage to the indigenous flavours of their lands. Discover more!
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Massimo Bottura
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Private cooking class with Massimo Bottura? Yours for $200,000

US luxury department store Neiman Marcus released its Christmas book with a range of incredibly expensive gifts, including private cooking classes with Italian maestro
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Uber trialing foodie experiences with "Moments" tab

Ride-hailing app Uber is branching out into foodie experiences and sit-down dinners with a new 'moments' tab.
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Culinary Zinema 2019
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Culinary Zinema 2019: the best takeaways from San Sebastián

Watch the trailers of the food inspired films presented in September during the 67th edition of Culinary Zinema
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Foie gras
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Foie gras backlash forces chef to backtrack

Chef forced to pull controversial ingredient from menu before the restaurant even opens.
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Jacob Jan Boerma
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Couple to close three star De Leest to spend more time with son

Three Michelin star De Leest restaurant will close after 17 years in business so the owners can give more time to their son.
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Pizza
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Future Pizza: insects, lab grown meat and robots

The future of pizza could include insect-based dough, lab-grown meat and cheese charred by lasers and it could be coming to a restaurant near you in the next 20 years.
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Sean Brock
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Sean Brock celebrates Southern food in his new cookbook

Sean Brock's new Southern cookbook is here, with 125 recipes celebrating this rich and diverse cuisine, from baby back ribs to tomato okra stew.
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Story on a plate: learning the art of plating step by step

Plating food is an art. It can take years of practice to perfect. If you want to elevate your plating game to fine dining, here are some tips from some of the best. Plate like a pro!