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Is there a hawker stall selling local food in walking distance from Changi airport?

Yes: more specifically, the staff canteens at the airport are open to the public, serving authentic and tasty Singaporean fare at rock-bottom prices! Despite the name "canteen", these are mini-hawker ...
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What street foods can I eat in Italy?

Main Courses Pizza al Trancio The single best street food that you can have in Italy is pizza al trancio i.e. a slice of pizza on the go. It doesn't get more typical and local than this. You find ...
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Where can I eat medieval food?

It's not a restaurant, but you may have luck with the Society for Creative Anachronism (the SCA), and Renaissance Festivals, which SCA members frequent or work at. The SCA is a group that keeps the ...
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Is there a hawker stall selling local food in walking distance from Changi airport?

The canteen I stumbled upon was much smaller than the others at Changi Airport that jpatokal revealed. It's also less comparable to an actual hawker stall This one is called "Yan's Cafe" and was kind ...
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What street foods can I eat in Italy?

The accepted answer lists the popular foods available in almost all Italy but I think you can usually find some local (and sometimes strange) street food. In Florence, for example, it's very popular ...
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Where can I eat medieval food?

Yes, in many German cities you will be able to find restaurants that serve medieval food. I know some of the places as I am actively taking part on some medieval groups and we sometimes meet in such ...
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How am I supposed to combine items from Italian restaurant menus?

The typical restaurant meal in Italy is made up of four courses: Antipasto - the starter Primo - first course (usually pasta or soup) Secondo e contorno - second course (usually meat or fish) with ...
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Where can I eat sushi with chocolate in it?

If you do a search with the terms sushi com chocolate (sushi with chocolate) you will find plenty of recepies. Nevertheless, it's certainly not a trend, I have ate sweet sushi before but I had never ...
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Is there native cuisine that is typical for Western Ukraine/Galicia, but not for the rest of Ukraine?

There are plenty of them, but you'll hardly find much information unless you know Ukrainian:) Particularly, you can try following dishes: Banosh Gurka Pstrug (trout baked on grill) Rosivnytsa Kulish ...
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How to prepare a picky eater for Thai, Cambodian, and Vietnamese cuisine?

Most typical Thai food is very flavorful. There is certainly a fare share of spicy dishes but there are also plenty of other flavors, herbal, fragrant, salty and sweet. Obviously, the difficult part ...
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Did TGVs have restaurant-style dining?

I travelled on TGV from Paris to Nimes in 1999. I was only eighteen but I travelled first class because my french pen friend's dad was the train manager! I wasn't expecting to be fed, but then one of ...
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Portuguese cuisine in Lisbon

Typical food from Portugal. I will write the names in Portuguese and whenever possible translate it. Some of the dish names are dedicated to someone (their creator or restaurant that first served it) ...
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Where to find dacquoise in Paris?

While the answer from a Parisian is probably 'all over' or 'my local patisserie', for those among us who aren't locals, Pierre Hermé (72 Rue Bonaparte, 75006 Paris, France) is probably a good place ...
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How to prepare a picky eater for Thai, Cambodian, and Vietnamese cuisine?

Vietnamese Pho (most variants anyway- iirc Hue type is already spicy) noodle soup have the spice optionally added by the end user. Similarly the rice and vermicelli dishes are not inherently spicy (...
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How am I supposed to combine items from Italian restaurant menus?

Even for an hungry italian a complete menu is too much! In fact, lot of restaurant suggest some "touristic" menus and all of these menus exclude a part of complete menu; for example are Starter - ...
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Finding Undisclosed Restaurants on the Adriatic Coast

Trabocchi ... Trabocchi Everywhere The Costa dei Trabocchi is a piece of coastline in Abruzzo, spanning Ortona to Fossacesia: Map shamelessly screenshot from GAC Costa dei Trabocchi since the map ...
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What is the indigenous cuisine / dishes of the Languedoc region of France?

The official website of tourism in France on Cuisine of Languedoc-Roussillon: Reputed for its regional products, Languedoc-Roussillon offers authentic and delicious cuisine. Based upon olive oil, ...
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Can food from Indian restaurants in America be found in India?

Kadhai chicken and Jalfrezi is normally on the menu in most decent Indian restaurants (In North India) but I cannot say the same for Madras chicken. Source : I live in Delhi
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Is there native cuisine that is typical for Western Ukraine/Galicia, but not for the rest of Ukraine?

Pliatsky is just another name for Deruny, which are pretty wide-spread in many regions of Ukraine such as Chernivtsi, Zhytomyr or Kyiv. Not that much in Luhansk, but definitely not limited to the ...
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Eating pasta with raw minced meat in Italy

I couldn't find any mention of what type of pasta she used to eat but I found a recipe of a food with raw beef which is called: Carne Cruda Alla Piemontese - I guess she was having a plain pasta with ...
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Did TGVs have restaurant-style dining?

In brief The restaurant car was conceived as a bar/snack shop, mostly (and now on many lines exclusively) stand-up. The meals served at one's seat were introduced on some connections in 1st class and ...
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Trying Hungarian Cuisine in Budapest

This is one of the more controversial topics in Hungary. You need a little historical background: as you might know, Hungary was under Soviet occupation between 1945 and 1989 and had this system ...
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Where can I eat sushi with chocolate in it?

Try searching for "temaki de chocolate" instead. Searching for '"temaki de chocolate" Brasilia', for instance, got me the Sushiloko chain and a number of other restaurant mentions (I think - I don't ...
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How to prepare a picky eater for Thai, Cambodian, and Vietnamese cuisine?

Thailand-specific advice here from someone who doesn’t tolerate any spice at all. In my experience, in Thailand there’s a huge number of small low-key local shops serving basic meals like rice/...
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Where can I eat a guinea pig in Ecuador?

First off it is a highland food. People on the coast will basically say they don't eat rat (I know it is not a rat). I find it easier to get in the smaller highland cities as opposed to say Quito or ...
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Trying local Turkish Cuisine in Istanbul

İmam bayıldı (stuffed eggplant) and Bamya (lady’s fingers) should not be missed. "Okra is a very traditional food that is both healthy and very tasty at the same time: exactly what the discerning ...
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Did TGVs have restaurant-style dining?

I am not sure whether TGVs ever had them but the Nouvelle Premiere introduced in 1985 had dinner prepared under the direction of Joël Robuchon. If that's not fine food, I do not know what is. ...
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What is a typical Australian dish which can be considered a "must-have"?

Ha. Before I moved here, I remember my very first time visiting Melbourne, and asking my friends to take me out to an authentically Australian dinner. They said there's no such thing, and we ended ...
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