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Questions tagged [food-and-drink]

Questions dealing with any and all aspects of food and drink except water, for which use tag [tap-water] and alcoholic beverages, for which use tag [alcohol].

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Do I have to buy a Disney world dining plan for the whole stay?

I have a question about the dining plan (quick service) in Disney world located in Orlando. I want to stay in a Hotel in Disney for 20 days, but I only want buy the dining plan for 15 days. So can I ...
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How can I identify wild edible plants of southern and eastern China? [migrated]

What wild edible plants can be found in southern and eastern China? I have combed through various search queries but keep finding information on North American flora. Are there any good resources ...
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Can I put food in my hold luggage for flying?

Am I allowed to take food items (specifically: porridge, rice, pasta, cereal bars, nuts, chocolate, nutella, golden syrup, regular butter, and peanut butter) on my flight with me if they are stored in ...
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Georgia/Tbilisi restaurant etiquette

In Georgia, as a solo diner, if you have leftover half a bottle of wine or whatever with a meal in a restaurant, is it acceptable to take the half-full bottle with you when you leave?
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How do I search for upscale self-service restaurants?

In Europe I'm a big fan of Vapiano restaurants. If you haven't heard of them, their concept is to combine the high(er) quality food of a regular restaurant with the self-service model of a buffet. ...
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What food options are available past security in Bangkok airport’s domestic section?

I am flying in from Sweden through Suvarnabhumi onwards to Krabi. Having been in Thailand before, I know how long the lines can be, so I would like to clear immigration, customs and security as soon ...
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Can I bring chocolate from Belgium to Georgia?

I would like to bring some Belgian chocolate to Georgia (the country) as a gift for a friend. Is that allowed? I've tried to find some information about it, since sometimes it's forbidden to import ...
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Can you also slurp soups that don't have any noodles in Japan

I am writing a paper and couldn't find sources on just slurping the soups could anyone help.
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Should I declare chocolate as “food” when entering the US?

It is being customary we bring a few authentic Russian chocolate bars/sweets to the US but we are always struggling whether we should check that "food" checkbox in the "Customs Declaration" form? It ...
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Is there a non-opinion based way to rate in-flight meals across airlines?

I'm currently planning a flight between munich (MUC) and Kathmandu (KTM) for trekking in Nepal. This is a 11.5h+ flight which costs at least 700 EUR (well, technically two flights - there and back). ...
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Is it safe to drink tap water in Penang?

I am just wondered whether is it safe to drink tap water in Penang?
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Where can I find a list of food items restricted to bring to Malaysia (for personal consumption)?

I'll be travelling to Kuala Lumpur soon from India (via Air if that's important) and I was planning on bring some dried mango pulp for personal consumption and also to gift my friends (in a really ...
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Is there a rule against taking food through TSA security checkpoints?

Twice in the last six months, when I went through the TSA checkpoint at San Jose airport, the screening agents specifically checked that I didn't have any food in my bags. The first time, I asked the ...
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Can I take a home baked christmas cake into Australia?

I have baked a large rich fruit cake decorated with marzipan and sugar icing for my son and his family. Can I bring it with me into Australia?
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Is it acceptable to bring your own food to beer gardens in Prague?

My close relatives in Russia are traveling to Prague during the winter break. As they love beer and this is the Czech Republic we are talking about, they are definitely gonna tour the beer gardens. ...
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Why are airline meal portions so small?

Why are airline meal portions so small, even on long-haul flights ? Sometimes it's not even enough for children, let alone adults. I have some assumptions, but I would like to submit this question to ...
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Gluten free options at Bank of America Stadium

I’m going to a Carolina Panthers game tomorrow at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC. I want to know what food and drinks are available and where to find them. Do any of the vendors carry ...
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Which emergency food for backpacking (meat-like Granola bar?)

I will be travelling for a couple of days to remote regions of Laos. I would like to take some kind of "emergency" food if nothing is around (or nothing trustworthy). People with a sweet tooth have ...
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Can you take normal brownies across the border of the USA and the EU?

I can't Google this out, everyone talks of pot brownies but these are just brownies made by a friend, diabetic and delicious and would love to bring a few with me on a trip. I am flying Vancouver-Los ...
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Is there an Indian food market in Montevideo?

I will be travelling to Uruguay with my family in couple of months. I am pure vegetarian and wanted to find an Indian supermarket where we can get Indian products so that we can bring only necessary ...
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Will I be able to buy food/coffee at 5 am on arrival at Heathrow Terminal 3?

I will be going on a flight that is supposed to arrive at Heathrow at 5 am. I have a car collecting me at 6 am, which should be about right, assuming the plane is on time, and immigration and baggage ...
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What are the borders of the Ti Tree Fruit Fly Exclusion zone in Australia's Northern Territory?

In Australia, State and territory governments restrict the movement of fruit within the country to control pests. A government website says: Ti Tree Fruit Fly Exclusion Zone (FFEZ) The Ti Tree ...
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Can I eat only a crème brûlée in Paris?

I'd like to have a crème brûlée in Paris, but without having to eat a whole meal at a restaurant. However, this seems quite hard to get: Bakeries and patisseries do not sell crème brûlée (at least ...
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Is the new Tokyo Fish Market in Toyosu open to visitors?

The famed Tsukiji fish market closed last weekend, with its replacement the Toyosu fish market opening for business today. Is the new market open to tourists? I'm specifically interested in the tuna ...
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Bringing food into Australia [closed]

I am travelling to Australia and Norfolk Island next week and I wondered if I can bring the following food: Weetbix Tea Bags Marmite
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Is jaggery permitted in a check-in bag on flights to The Netherlands?

Is jaggery allowed in check-in bags for flights going to The Netherlands? If so, how many kilograms one can take? Do we need to declare it at customs?
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Are there other tram bistros like the cancelled U76 in Düsseldorf?

Until 2014, you could have coffee and light breakfast on one of the tram lines in Düsseldorf, Germany. Unfortunately they have discontinued this long tradition since, for the last two years, no new ...
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Bring 200 boxes of slimming coffee to the US

Can I bring boxes of green slimming coffee to my relatives in the USA? Around 200 boxes of green coffee each containing 7 sachets. They are BFAD approved in the Philippines and in Dubai. This is ...
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In Belarus, do norms for a work event include informal bar drinks and snacks in the evening? [closed]

I'm currently planning a work-related trip that involves a day-long event with clients. Typical events in the USA sometimes involve a happy hour event in the evening with food and drinks. Since the ...
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Identify cookies eaten in Corfu, Greece

So, this is silly and irrelevant, but last year when I was in Corfu (St. George), in a local store I found some really delicious cookies, and I mean REALLY delicious. I would like to somehow find ...
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Public places to cook a meal with a portable stove in the UK

I'm traveling to the UK soon and I'm traveling by car and staying in B&Bs and Inns. I'm planning to use a portable gas stove to prepare some of my meals and bring everything required to cook with ...
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Bringing Indian Pulses to the US?

I will be coming to the US from a country where Indian pulses are very easily available. I am coming to US for studying and thus will not have a car. I plan to cook my own food, and since the Indian ...
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Is it illegal to serve baby seafood in Italy? [closed]

It should, but what does the law say? In Greece for example, it is illegal to serve baby seafood of many species, following the over-fishing in the Mediterranean. So, is it illegal in Italy to serve ...
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How to find a restaurant serving Halal food in Munich

I am heading off to Munich this Sunday and I will be staying there for a month. My office is at the Landsberger Street and my residence at Shwere-Reiter-Straße. Does anyone know how to find some halal ...
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Would chocolate liqueur cherries be allowed through Australian customs? [duplicate]

If the liqueur cherries have a stem and seeds will they be allowed into Australia through Australian customs?
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Bring coca leaves from South America to Europe [duplicate]

Soon I will fly back home from Argentina. Here in some places (as in other Andean countries) coca leaf from Erythroxylum Coca are legal and of common use for plenty of reasons, mainly historical. You ...
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Why no cider in Bavaria?

I just came back from a week in Bavaria, Germany and I was rather surprised to find there was no cider anywhere. I stayed in Rothenburg and Nurenberg and everywhere I went — supermarkets, restaurants, ...
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Is there a Philz coffee at SFO airport? Where is it?

I can't see one listed on either the SFO website https://www.flysfo.com/shop-dine-relax/dining or on the Philz site https://www.philzcoffee.com/locations. A friend tells me there is one and I saw a ...
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Can I safely eat whatever goes through the x-ray machine?

This might be an odd question, but I often take a sandwich or fruit to eat while waiting for the airplane. This means that my food goes through the security x-ray machine. I don't understand much ...
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What kind of food can I take with me from the United States to Mexico without customs interference?

I am considering doing some prospecting in Mexico. I plan to arrive in Morelia, Michoacán, and stay at a hotel called Hotel El Carmen Calle Eduardo Ruiz 63 Centro Historico. I called to find out if ...
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Bringing Homemade Trail Mix to Hawaii Given Food Import Restrictions

Because I have hungry, snacky, picky-eater kids, I make homemade trail mix ahead of every vacation. Aside from the obligatory candy, it generally contains almonds, peanuts, cashews, raisins, and ...
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Jain food options in NYC (Wall Street)

I will be travelling to NYC in June and will be staying in the Wall Street area. I follow a strict Jain diet (i.e. strict vegetarian with no onion, garlic, potato, or eggs in any food preparation) and ...
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Where do I buy ground coffee around Kata beach, Thailand?

Could you please tell me where can I purchase ground coffee around Kata beach, Thailand? I've tried various small shops like 7-Eleven and Tesco Express, but they only sell instant coffee.
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Taking produce to Europe

Vidalia onions are in season here at home (Georgia, USA), and I'd like to take some with me on my upcoming trip to Europe. I know some countries are super-sensitive about importing fresh food (U.S., ...
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Can I take unopened sealed tea bags to Mexico from the U.K.?

All official links I can find are in Spanish. I’d like to take some tea bags to Mexico, is this allowed and do I have to declare them?
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Self-catering in Scandinavia [closed]

I'm planning a driving trip from Copenhagen to Norway. I understand that Scandinavia is expensive. If I want to rely on self-catering as much as possible, how much should I budget daily for food for ...
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What are my food supply options sailing the Cyclades?

We are going on a two week sailing trip through the Cyclades, and I was told that we have to stow all the foodstuff we will need for those two weeks on depature, at Lavrio, because "there are no shops ...
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What are these London appetizers?

No idea what these are, my first time in London. I didn't make the order. The thing the egg (middle) The rolled meat in slices (left) I can mostly tell what's in them but what are the proper names?
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How to know ahead of time if food will be served during a flight?

How to know ahead of time if food will be served during a flight? Ideally, at which time(s) and the menu options.
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Indian custom: Gifting sweets when returning from travel

I would be grateful for an explanation of a custom that I have observed among colleagues from India - good Indian etiquette that seems to be extend to co-workers at my new workplace (outside India) ...