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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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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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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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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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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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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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Availability of low-saturated-fat meals in French restaurants in different regions of France?

At the very least, nearly any restaurant will have salads, and with the exception of a few salads which include lardons, most of them should be free of saturated fats, except possibly the dressing, ...
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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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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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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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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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Did TGVs have restaurant-style dining?

I cannot comment on the quality of sandwiches in the 1980s and haven't found a detailed history but AFAIK there never was a traditional dining car on TGV. At most, you would get an airplane-like meal-...
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Where can I eat medieval food?

I have had some trial bites of real old recipes in open air museums, where they cook to show the houses authentic. But it is hit and miss and under covid rules almost never possible. Some do offer ...
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Where can I eat medieval food?

Bors Hede Inne near Seattle USA: Sumptuous platters of fresh food, prepared from authentic 14th century recipes, are brought before you. Sight, smell, taste, and touch are brought into play as your ...
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Availability of low-saturated-fat meals in French restaurants in different regions of France?

You definitely can find low fat options in typical French restaurants. In Britanny, one of the most famous dish is crêpes and galettes, that are garnished with whatever (the first one is usually sweet,...
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Is there native cuisine that is typical for Western Ukraine/Galicia, but not for the rest of Ukraine?

Here is a great feature in the Lviv Alive Guide Galician and Western Ukrainian Regional Cuisine More than Borsch – A Fusion of Cultures You may associate Ukrainian cuisine with borsch, but ...
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Is it possible to order airag at bars in Mongolia?

I had airag from a roadside ger (that was obviously tourist-friendly) in Ulan Bataar years ago, in late July or early August.
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What are the food specialties of Charleston, South Carolina?

What you're after is Low country cuisine - the cooking associated with the area. Appetizers, soups, and salads Benne-Oyster Soup Cooter Soup (Turtle Soup) She-crab soup Sweet Potato & Crab ...
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Eating pasta with raw minced meat in Italy

There are no raw meat dishes in Italy, with the exception of carpaccio. But that is often considered a somewhat fancy appetizer. But even carpaccio can be cured meat instead of raw. And in some places ...
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Eating fish eye in Japan

The idea of Japanese dish of pickled fish eyes and rice from WW2 you've heard of is apparently the creative invention by Warner Bros. The image of a canned pickled fish eyes with rice can be found in ...
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