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Food + Drink Guides Archives - Page 5 of 7 - The Cultureur | For the Modern Global Citizen

The Best Macarons in Paris…

November 13, 2012
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can be found at the original 1862 Ladurée bakery, located on Rue Royale. Famed as the creator of the double-decker macaron, Ladurée not only offers the elegant dessert in a rainbow assortment of flavors, but it also holds as one of the oldest tearooms in […]

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Photo Essay: California’s Chocolates Through the Lens

November 11, 2012
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America may not be known for churning out the finest in chocolate, but it still has its share of chocolatiers and artisan brands that are worth exploring. And two of those brands hail from California! That’s a proud moment for this native Californian. 🙂

If you’re in […]

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The Best Martini in London…

November 7, 2012
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is the classic dry at Duke’s Bar (housed in luxury boutique hotel, Duke’s Hotel), a hidden gem in London’s bar scene. Rumor has it that, as a seasoned Duke’s Bar patron, Ian Fleming (of the James Bond fame) coined the catchphrase “shaken not […]

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The Best Lemon Tart in Paris…

November 5, 2012
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can be found at Jacques Genin, one of Paris’ most reputable pâtisseries and chocolate shops, located in the 3rd arrondissement. But don’t go asking for a lemon tart; ask for a tarte au citron instead. You’ll be received with much better service, and maybe even […]

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The Best Custard Tart in Lisbon…

October 29, 2012
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and arguably, the world is the Pastel de Nata (also called the Pastéis de Belém) from Antiga Confeitaria de Belem–the purported birthplace of the eggy dessert. Think of it as one of Portugal’s culinary gifts to the world. These unbelievably creamy, flaky custard tarts […]

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“Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950” Exhibition at the V & A Museum in London

October 25, 2012
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I love London. I love British culture. I love fashion. Fuse all three and you get the new exhibition–Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950–at the Victoria & Albert Museum in Kensington, London.

Pardon me, while I let out an effusive scream. *unrestrained excitement*

The exhibition opened on […]

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The Best Rose-Raspberry Croissant in Paris…

October 24, 2012
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can be found at Pierre Hermé, one of Paris’ premier pastry shops, nestled in the Saint-Germain-des-Prés area (my favorite location out of the 7). I often hear people say croissants are not pastries, but instead of getting into an argument about how wrong they […]

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Newport Beach: A Honeymooner’s Paradise

October 18, 2012
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The sweet fragrance of love is in the air, and this time it is in Newport Beach, California. Think classic, not cliché. Look beyond the usual destinations such as Bora Bora or Hawaii for your honeymoon, and let the coastal gem of Orange County captivate your love-struck […]

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London School of Economics (LSE) Public Events: A Break from Sightseeing in London

October 17, 2012
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With more than 240 museums and countless other landmarks, sightseeing is a never-ending process in London. So if you’re in need of a break, whether you live in London or you’re just visiting, and are interested in the social sciences, check out some of the […]

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The Best Fresh Juice in Mumbai…

October 15, 2012
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is most definitely at the Haji Ali Juice Centre, located at Haji Ali Circle near Cumballa Hill. Founded in 1937, it’s an institution in Mumbai, with listings in almost every guide book. It’s a juice stall/fast food joint on the side of the road that […]

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