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On the hunt for Italy’s greatest plate of pasta

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Merge Records started in a bedroom in Chapel Hill 25 years ago. Today, they are one of the most influential indie record labels in the world.

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Your complete survival guide to the Catalan capital.

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One of Tokyo's coffee kings calls it quits after 38 years pursuing perfection

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Can the United Nations save something as intangible as a cooking style?

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We’ve traveled the world taking pictures of the most delicious food on the planet. Today, we unleash the library through Roads & Kingdoms' new Instagram feed …

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Matt Goulding on why he loves airline cuisine (and why you should, too)

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Why McDonald’s has become an unexpected defender of local taste.

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Eating through Singapore, Bangkok and Saigon, in search of the soul of street food

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Coke dealers, meta hipsters and the gods of indie rock: A night at Barcelona's Primavera Sound

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To understand the chefs behind the newly-crowned best restaurant in the world, start with a meal at their parents' restaurant

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His brother may be the most famous chef in the world, but Albert has carved out his own kingdom in Barcelona

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Federo Motos is a farmer, a cave dweller and a master of migas, the humble creation of Spanish shepherds

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Chicken rice, the world's most complex simple food.

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On the road in Vietnam with one of the world's most famous close-up magicians

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Ten bites of survival intel for a trip to the Rainbow Nation

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The modern coffee movement, as seen through a small café in Stockholm

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A long walk through the Luberon Valley, in search of the soul of Provence

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Around the Western Cape in 42 dishes

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Luke Dale-Roberts' The Test Kitchen represents the most ambitious face of South African cuisine

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From seared horse steak to contentious chili sauce to a bowl of perfect sardine-laced pasta, the plates that shaped the first year of Roads & Kingdoms

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Inside the workshop of a caganer craftsman

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The shitting figurine has been a staple of the holiday season in Catalonia for over 300 years

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Without this guide, you'll be confused, broke and hobbled with food poisoning within hours of your arrival. Read up.

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These are tense times in South Africa's wine country, but one farmer is facing the industry's troubled past head-on

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From farmer strikes and abalone poachers to beach barbecues and experimental kitchens, R&K takes to the ground in the South Africa

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One American's attempt to cook a traditional Thanksgiving feast for a crew of Europeans

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How did one of the world's best bars end up in a country with so little love for beer?

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One man's decade-long pursuit for perfect paella wasn't always the delicious journey he expected

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How one very famous restaurant is changing the cuisine, image, and even economy of an entire country

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We talk with the force behind Legal Nomads, about the wisdom of taxi drivers and the dangers of llama empanadas

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We make the rookie mistakes so you don't have to

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An inside look at the creative sessions that fuel the Copenhagen superstar

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What 5 hours, 26 courses, and $902.47 worth of food and booze looks like

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How the most-hyped restaurant in the world manages to exceed expectations

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Can a country be both a treasure trove for tourists and an economic and political disaster? An adopted son explores

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Around the island in 41 dishes

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The sites, bites, and characters that make Palermo one of the most under-appreciated cities in the world

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Redder than a fire truck, sweeter than a mother's love, the Pachino tomato holds the secret to Sicilian cuisine

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Few cultures know how to gild the lily quite like the Sicilians. Three island-wide examples of delicious excess

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Two Americans, a dozen Sicilians and a four-hour al fresco dinner in the coastal village of Ribera

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Roads & Kingdoms goes to Sicily in search of the early roots of American food and culture. Now you can participate.

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Anchovies, eels, urchins, swordfish and early-morning smokers slinging their wares in Piazza Carlo Alberto

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Cheesy, savory and red as a firetruck, one of Sicily's most iconic pastas bears a striking resemblance to a staple back home

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Loud, complex and big enough to feed a village, the Mission burrito is American to its core.

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On the hunt for Spain's greatest shawarma

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The first time I drank a gin tonic, a real gin tonic, it was three in the morning in an old converted castle in the tiny town of…

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It’s a pizza with an Italian body and an American soul—and a taste that will haunt you for weeks

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Trout, beer and serendipity in the valleys outside of Cusco, Peru

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The dinner table may be dead in the States, but a hot grill attracts family and friends like a tractor beam

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AOC is cooking some of the most exciting food in the world's hottest eating city. R&K gives you the blow-by-blow

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With the help of one of our heroes, Naomi Duguid, we discover how to make the food one of the best parts of any trip to Burma.

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Denmark may be better known for pickled fish than for emulsified meatstuffs, but it warms the heart to see the love of a good tubesteak is alive and…

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The tortilla has no better friend than the spit-carved, chile-rubbed pork of the al pastor taco, perhaps Mexico’s most heroic hand-held food. We offer an ode, plus a…

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The blueprint for outdoor bliss, no matter where you decide to spread your blanket

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In the wake of last night's Best Restaurants in the World announcement, we offer a taste from the "second best restaurant in the world"

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For the third year running, Noma has been crowned the best restaurant in the world. Roads and Kingdoms has a dinner date with the champ next week.

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Mountains of grilled onions, sauce stained to your cheeks, cava in your belly: It must be springtime in Spain.

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Metal skies loom over gargoyles and ironwork: who needs sun in the City of Light?

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Uncovering the secret sauce at Le Relais de Venise, a Parisian Steak Frites powerhouse

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South America's most infamous export has a softer side. R&K explores

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All birds are not created equal, a lesson best learned from the rotisserie masters of Peru

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It may be a traditional source of protein in the Andes, but that doesn't make it go down any easier.

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The king of Peruvian street food has made its way indoors

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Soak up the heart-stopping details behind Peru's most indecent dish.

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After six weeks on the road, Matt finds Barcelona deep in strikes and rioting

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Matt heads to the high Andes bread capital, but gets swept up in a mind-bending troutfest

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His first question wasn’t “Do you have any drugs?” but rather, “where are the drugs?”

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After all that blood and salt and fallen acorn, finally a taste.

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Peru's national cocktail is a strong candidate for world's finest alcoholic beverage.

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For the next eight days, we’ll be just below the equator, reporting on that heady mix of food/culture/war/death/rebirth.

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In a matter of 90 minutes, every quaint stereotype that I held about the Germans crumbles like an overbaked Bavarian pretzel.

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Vietnam runs on ca phe sua da, rocket fuel for the body and soul.

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In this sweaty stew of dissidence and reclining Buddhas, hip-hop is king. R&K hangs with one of Burma's most famous MCs.

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When salt meets flesh, magical things can happen.

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This is the tough part, but if you want to make ham, you have to spill some blood.

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When the acorns stop falling, pigs start dying. And thus begins our tale.

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Most men think they were born to grill, but Victor Arguinonziz has smoke and fire in his DNA.

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If you were reared on Double-Doubles, every other burger is fighting for second place.

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These potatoes barely register on the Scoville scale, but damn are they delicious.

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Shrimp paste, purple kryptonite for white people, is the soul of Burmese cuisine.

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Inside the pages of one of the world's most pathetic publications.

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Pork, lemongrass, chilies, cilantro: What more could you want?

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These beauties come from one of the main thoroughfares in Bruges, where tourists make easy prey for any Belgian with a waffle iron.

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Dripping with ocean water, gilded with garlic and ginger, these crustaceans make the famous chili crabs of Singapore seem clumsy by comparison.

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The concentrated broth is good enough to flood your dome with a rush of umami-triggered endorphins.

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Hangovers tremble in fear at the sight of breakfast udon.

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The French have their fingerprints all over many of Vietnam’s greatest culinary contributions, including this bowl.

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What started out as a lifeline has turned into a routine: squid, eggs, bread, cava.

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When an Italian pizza master told me Japan is making the best pies in the world, I had no choice but to investigate.

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Kaiseki cuisine at its finest, elegant and sophisticated enough to eat in a kimono on a tatami mat, but just willd enough to leave your head spinning.

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This isn't just America's most decadent piece of poultry, it's also a glimpse into the future of the South.

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For the Western traveler, uninitiated in the deeper contours of Burma’s spiritual eccentricities, Mount Popa really boils down to one thing: misbehaving macques.

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