Breakfast at Creekside Cafe in Steamboat Springs, Colorado

We were very global this week. We visited subjects including Bavarian sausages, Burmese cuisine, Finland’s school lunches, Italian olive oils and more. We also looked into the restaurants that have kept New Yorkers buzzing all winter long. And if you’re looking for an excuse to ski and eat in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, we rounded up a list for you. All that and more on this week’s Hot Topics.

  1. Here’s a guide to the essential dishes of Myanmar.
  2. These are five NYC restaurant trends we’ve noticed this winter.
  3. Swedish researchers have found that “shocking” herbs retains their flavor.
  4. Skiing in Colorado? This is where you should eat in Steamboat Springs.
  5. Finland thinks better lunches help kids’ test scores.
  6. Bavaria, Germany, is home to some very specific sausages.
  7. New York City’s first fermentation festival is this weekend.
  8. Go against the grain tonight with one of these 10 creative rice dishes.
  9. Get healthy with this vegan soba bowl.
  10. The world of Italian olive oil is very nuanced. Educate yourself.