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Travel the world from the comfort of your kitchen! From taco carts and noodle stalls to hawker markets and gelaterias, it's on the street that you'll find the heart of a cuisine and its culture. From the people who have been delivering trustworthy guidebooks to every destination in the world for 40 years, Lonely Planet's World's Best Street Food is your passport to the planet's freshest, tastiest street-food flavours. Each of the 100 recipes includes easy-to-use instructions, ingredients and mouth-watering photography plus an 'origins' section detailing how the dish has evolved. There are also tasting notes that explain how best to sample each dish - whether that's in a beachside lobster shack in Maine, a hawker market in Singapore or standing at the bar in a Sicilian cafe - to truly give you a flavour of the place. Includes: Acaraje - Brazil Arancino - Italy Arepas - Venezuela Bakso - Indonesia& & Bamboo rice - Taiwan Banh mi -Vietnam Baozi - China Bhelpuri - India Breakfast burrito - USA Brik - Tunisia Bsarra - Morocco Bun cha - Vietnam Bunny chow - South Africa Burek - Bosnia & Hercegovina Ceviche de corvina - Peru Chicken 65 - India Chilli crab - Singapore Chivito al pan - Uruguay Chole batura - India Choripan - Argentina Cicchetti - Italy Cocktel de Camaron - Mexico Conch - Bahamas Cornish pasty - England Currywurst - Germany Elote - Mexico Falafel - Israel Fuul mudammas - Egypt Garnaches - Belize Gimbap - South Korea Gozleme - Turkey Gyros - Greece Hainanese chicken rice - Malaysia & Singapore Hollandse Nieuwe haring - The Netherlands Hot dog - USA Jerked pork - Jamaica & Caribbean Islands Juane - Peru Kati roll - India Kelewele - Ghana Khao soi - Thailand Knish - USA Kuaytiaw - Thailand Kushari - Egypt Langos - Hungary Maine lobster roll - USA Mangue verte - Senegal Meat pie - Australia Mohinga - Myanmar (Burma) Murtabak - Malaysia & Singapore Otak-otak - Singapore, Malaysia & Indonesia Oyster cake - Hong Kong Pane, Panelle e Crocche - Italy Pastizzi - Malta Peso pizza - Cuba Phat kaphrao - Thailand Phat thai - Thailand Pho - Vietnam Pierogi - Poland Pizza al taglio - Italy Poisson cru - French Polynesia Poutine - Canada Pupusa - El Salvador Red red - Ghana Roasted chestnuts - Europe& & Sabih - Israel Samsas - Central Asia Sarawak laksa - Malaysia Sfiha - Lebanon Som tam - Thailand Spring roll - China Stinky tofu - Taiwan Takoyaki - Japan Tamale - Mexico Tea eggs - Taiwan & China Walkie-talkies - South Africa Yangrou chuan - China Zapiekanka - Poland About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in. TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category 'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times 'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)
With quality beer producers popping up all over the nation, you don't have to travel far to taste great beer. Some of the best stuff is brewing right in your home state. Beer Lover's Wisconsin features breweries, brewpubs, and beer bars statewide for those seeking the best beers the Badger State has to offer--from bitter, citrusy IPAs to rich, complex stouts. Written by a beer expert, Beer Lover's Wisconsin covers the entire beer experience for the local enthusiast and the traveling author alike, including information on brewery and beer profiles with tasting notes, must-visit brewpubs and beer bars, top annual festivals and events, and city pub crawl itineraries with maps.
London is an exciting, vibrant and often noisy city but this busy metropolis also has a quiet side. Siobhan Wall encourages Londoners and visitors to the capital to wander away from the crowds and discover calm amid the hustle and bustle. This is a guide to over 100 quiet places to enjoy a delicious meal or tasty snack, to be tempted by treats in gourmet delicatessens, to relax with a drink or enjoy afternoon tea in peaceful surroundings. With evocative photographs and a short description for each location, including travel, access and contact details, Quiet London: Food and Drink reveals hidden, tranquil places in one of the world's liveliest cities.
Famous for "telling it how it is", this handy guide, now in its 21st edition, remains the first choice for discerning Londoners. People-power underpins its authoritative reviews and ratings, which are based on the UK's most comprehensive annual survey of the restaurant-going public (in which many thousands take part). The guide's unique marking system ensures that the best pubs, curry houses and cafes are given the same recognition as the temples of gastronomy. A user-friendly format is key. Reviews are liberally scattered with quotes from "real" people, and ratings (on a 5-point scale) grade the Food, Service, and Ambience for each establishment. There are extensive maps showing individual locations, plus a vast array of indexes to help make the best choice for any occasion.
New York's Historic Inns, Restaurants, and Taverns explores the history of over forty institutions throughout New York City and the Hudson Valley that are still in existence today. Travel to the tavern where George Washington hosted a farewell dinner for his officers at the close of the American Revolution. Eat steak at one of the city's oldest steakhouses. Rest your head in one of the original houses built by Dutch colonists in the Hudson Valley. Part historical record and part travelogue, the book tells tales about the region's most historical and storied establishments.
Great British Pubs is a practical guide that takes you around the very best public houses in Britain and celebrates the pub as a national institution. Every kind of pub is represented in these pages with categorised listings featuring full-colour photography illustrating a host of excellent pubs from the seaside to the city and from the historic to the ultra-modern. Articles on beer brewing, cider making, classic pub food recipes and traditional pub games are included to help the reader fully understand what makes a pub 'Great'. Tours around some of the pubs featured in the book are also provided to give you the opportunity to get out and visit plenty of Great British Pubs.
THE 101 BEST BARS OF LOS ANGELES introduces you to L.A.'s oldest bar and its smallest, and takes you to an odd little tavern that serves neither beer nor wine. You'll will discover the favorite downtown watering hole of J.F.K. and the preferred midtown cocktail lounge of Winston Churchill; the taverns where Marilyn Monroe met Joe DiMaggio, where Elvis left a new Cadillac as a tip, where Janis Joplin slugged Jim Morrison, where Marlon Brando walked off with the waitress and where Frank Sinatra wiled away the wee hours. Read of a long-gone salon that was undoubtedly the West Coast's largest and a mercifully defunct joint that was arguably California's roughest. Plus, every page provides the lowdown on what's happening now. It's the perfect guide to find Everyman's (and Everywoman's) favorite bar.
In the footsteps of bestsellers Where Chefs Eat and Where to Eat Pizza - where the best bartenders go for the best drinks Where Bartenders Drink is THE insider's guide. The best 300 expert drink-makers share their secrets - 750 spots spread across 60 countries - revealing where they go for a drink throughout the world when they're off-duty. Venues range from late-night establishments and legendary hotel bars to cosy neighbourhood 'locals' - and in some surprising locales. The 750 expert recommendations come with insightful reviews, key information, specially commissioned maps, and an easy-to-navigate geographical organization. It's the only guide you need to ensure that you get the best drinks in the most memorable global locations.
Rooted in tradicion mexicana and infused with Texas food culture, tacos are some of Texans' all-time favorite foods. In The Tacos of Texas, the taco journalists Mando Rayo and Jarod Neece take us on a muy sabroso taco tour around the state as they discover the traditions, recipes, stories, and personalities behind puffy tacos in San Antonio, trompo tacos in Dallas, breakfast tacos in Austin, carnitas tacos in El Paso, fish tacos in Corpus Christi, barbacoa in the Rio Grande Valley, and much more. Starting with the basics-tortillas, fillings, and salsas-and how to make, order, and eat tacos, the authors highlight ten taco cities/regions of Texas. For each place, they describe what makes the tacos distinctive, name their top five places to eat, and listen to the locals tell their taco stories. They hear from restaurant owners, taqueros, abuelitas, chefs, and patrons-both well-known and everyday folks-who talk about their local taco history and culture while sharing authentic recipes and recommendations for the best taco purveyors. Whether you can't imagine a day without tacos or you're just learning your way around the trailers, trucks, and taqueros that make tacos happen, The Tacos of Texas is the indispensable guidebook, cookbook, and testimonio.
Have lunch with the inmates of a high security prison, stroll through a sex shop into a Mexican restaurant, sing your heart out in a clandestine Korean karaoke club, tap your toes in a gypsy swing club, get pickled in a marooned Irish pub, join the sixties club that's still swinging, drink cappuccinos made by murderous bikers, play petanque in a central London cellar, tap an oak-tree trunk for whisky... Discover over 140 places with eye-popping decor, eccentric owners, and unusual menus. This guide to London's most peculiar and under-the-radar bars and restaurants is for serious foodies, intrepid drinkers, urban explorers - and anyone curious to discover the infinite possibilities to have fun in London.
Jonathan Gold has eaten it all. Counter Intelligence collects over 200 of Gold's best restaurant discoveries--from inexpensive lunch counters you won't find on your own to the perfect undiscovered dish at a beaten-path establishment. He reveals the hidden kitchens where Los Angeles' ethnic communities feed their own, including the best of cuisine from: Argentina, Armenia, Brazil, Burma, Canton, Colombia, Cuba, Guatemala, India, Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, the Middle East, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Peru, Thailand, Vietnam and more. (set as bulletted list?) Not to mention the perfectly prepared hamburger and Los Angeles' quintessential hot dog.
From the first diner in 1872 to the "rediscovery" of diners in the 1990s, Richard J. S. Gutman's "American Diner Then and Now" covers the history, architecture, menus, and the appeal of this uniquely American creation. With 275 photographs in color and black and white, this book is the landmark work on its subject, a revised and expanded edition of Gutman's classic "American Diner"--the book, published in 1979, that inspired people to buy, restore, and reopen diners across the country. This edition includes a state-by-state directory, "Where the Diners Are," listing locations for currently operating diners.
In this guide Sarah Cisinski and Chloe Roose honour the restaurants, bars and tearooms where one simply feels good, where one can enjoy a brief coffee break or sit and relax all day, where the food is hearty and comforting, and where one can admire the architectural details or chatter for hours with the chef. Every address is selected with this in mind: 'you eat well and you eat in style'. Includes interviews with artisans, chefs and architects, as well as exclusive recipes.
Whether on a grand terrace, in a patio garden, on a rooftop, or at a simple sidewalk table, this unique guide proves that Montrealers love eating and relaxing "al fresco." The author's well-researched and favorite outdoor dining spots are covered in detail, including indexes by type of cuisine and neighborhood as well as information on opening hours, accepted credit cards, and wheelchair access. Small enough to fit in a pocket or purse, this handy food lover's guide is essential for locals and tourists alike.
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