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Bombay Chef Rahul Akerkar On Street Food Advice To Bordeaux Pairings

Plus, how he brought a gourmet deli to Delhi
Apr 23, 2014 11:00 am

Rahul Akerkar, owner of Bombay's famed Indigo restaurant, started his career bussing, washing dishes and cooking in the kitchens of New York City. Fast-forward to the epic pairing of Chateau Margaux wines with Indian cuisine, the succulent lox topping the bagels at India's first gourmet appetizing shop, deli and cafe and a few stories from 80s-era New York kitchens that would make Bourdain himself grin. All about this international man of mastery, after the jump.

Speedy Patel: Watch A Street Food Master Makes 14 Dosas In 5 Minutes

India Standard Time doesn't apply at snacktime
Apr 23, 2014 10:00 am

His name is probably not Speedy Patel, I absolutely made that up. Go ahead, top it. Hurry the Currywallah. No no, wait, RACE Malai! So check it: nobody makes one dosa at a time in India, the demand is simply too high. Watch this street food master spin more than a dozen at breakneck pace. And suddenly you'll know what you want for snacktime.

Khichuri, Yogurt And Pickle: Why Today Is Devoted To Indian Food

I would have also accepted a pastrami Reuben
Apr 23, 2014 9:00 am

Welcome to Around The World In 5 Editors. Each day this week, one of Food Republic's editors will present a lineup of stories, recipes and interviews devoted to a different country's cuisine. Next up, Senior Editor Jess Kapadia commandeers the spice ship and hits India hard.

Andy Milonakis Has Taken Over The Food Republic Instagram Account

He’s traveling through Greece RIGHT NOW
Apr 22, 2014 4:35 pm

You can follow our dude Andy Milonakis at @foodrepublic — where he is already going to town. But, first, we wanted to find out about why he was traveling to Greece and basically many more things about Greek food and culture.

15 Recipes For Israeli Food Fans

Ideas for dinner from around the Middle East
Apr 22, 2014 4:00 pm

We added two superb Israeli dishes to the Recipes section today in honor of Around The World in 5 Editors, and here are 15 more for curating your own olive-oil drizzled, herb-infused, lemon-spiked Middle Eastern feast. Switch up your hummus game, get creative with couscous and don't skimp on the eggplant.

Video: 10 Best Israeli Junk Foods

Know your bamba from your krembo
Apr 22, 2014 3:00 pm

If you think about the foods most commonly associated with Israel, chances are that falafel, hummus and shawarma are first to come to mind. Lesser known is a surprisingly strong selection of chocolatey sweets and cheesy snacks native to the country, many of which are available in the United States. A video details a list of the top 10 Israeli junk foods. Read on.

I Interviewed My Israeli Father-In-Law About Food On A 1950s Israeli Kibbutz

Israel in the early days was a different place
Apr 22, 2014 1:00 pm

Yaron Anitai lived on a kibbutz for most of his childhood and recently we got to talking about the food he grew up with. With today being a day dedicated to the food of Israel — a breathtakingly modern society with some of the most advanced food cultures in Middle East, if not the world — here’s a little bit about Israel in the early days when times were a bit tougher.

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Hummus

A Middle Eastern spread with serious history
Apr 22, 2014 11:00 am

Most people have some concept of hummus — you know, that beige-hued spread stuffed into pitas, used as a dip for carrots and veggies at parties and served at just about every Middle Eastern restaurant in the country. While the basis of this tangy, nutrient-packed dish remains the same — chickpeas, sesame paste, lemon juice and garlic — hummus offers nuances depending where you are and who is making it.

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