Tagged With "Market"

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Re: Regensburg, Germany, offers Medieval Holiday Magic

George G. ·
Visited Regensburg twice as it was a very convenient stop on our drives from my US Army base in Augsburg to Pilsen and Prague in the Czech Republic. There is so much to see in Regensburg that two half-day visits didn't seem to touch the number of historical landmarks here. I've included a photo of my wife Diane standing in front of the Prinzess Cafe which the historic sign says it is the first cafe house in Germany established in 1686. The other photo is of the Regensburg Cathedral that was...
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Re: Portland, Oregon — Part I - Eating

PHeymont ·
Not a Voodoo fan (I'm more into old standard flavors and sizes), but I'll second the Tastebud Pizza, which I had recently at another of the Portland Farmers Market locations...
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Re: Local Flavor: Pearl Brewery Farmers Market, San Antonio

GarryRF ·
I'm so tempted to buy the wonderful foods I see in street markets. But being a tourist with nowhere to store and cook I regret I must pass. Much of the fruit and veg I have never seen before and I'm eager to try. Which is true I suppose for most folks in England. If we don't recognise a sweet potato - then we don't buy it. I do miss the vanilla flavoured Apples ( Custard Apples ) I had in Australia.
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Re: Canters Deli and the Original Farmers Market, Los Angeles

PHeymont ·
Somehow, I never knew about Canters...have to try them next time! How do you feel they compare to Langers, which is my favorite (I tell people the pastrami is as good as but different from Katz's, and the bread is better).
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Re: Canters Deli and the Original Farmers Market, Los Angeles

Travel Rob ·
Canters menu is expansive, their bakery is great and it's open 24 hours a day. I'll leave it to others to decide which deli is best but I think it's one of those iconic places that won't let you down.
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Re: Canters Deli and the Original Farmers Market, Los Angeles

PortMoresby ·
My Cantor's story is one day in the late '80s while living in LA, I got a call from the manager of the restaurant. I had a wallpaper installation business and Cantor's wallcovering needed repairs. So I and my worktable spent an afternoon in the dining room, surrounded by people enjoying their sandwiches. I also have fond memories of the Farmer's Market, where I first went with my Aunt Ruth and many times thereafter. Thanks for the memories, Rob.
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Re: Food walking tours: a great way to meet a city

Travel Rob ·
Great information ! You've convinced me to try one.
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Re: Gallery: Fuli Town Market, Guangxi, China

PHeymont ·
Gorgeous pictures, thanks! I think I'm doing well to be able to identify about 2/3 of what I see (thanks to Chinatown markets here), but it all looks wonderful (except the hotter peppers).
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Re: Gallery: Fuli Town Market, Guangxi, China

DrFumblefinger ·
What a fabulous market!! Beautiful photos. I'm ready for the first course whenever it's served!
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Re: Gallery: Fuli Town Market, Guangxi, China

GarryRF ·
First visit to Bondi Beach in Sydney they had a stall at the side of the road. "Freshly Made Smoothies" The fruit was uncut and drinks were made to order. The display looked so amazing -but what were they all ! Even when someone tells you its Starfruit - you've no idea what it tastes like. So I had the best smoothie - ever. Fresh sliced Pineapple and Root Ginger. With extra Ginger. Nothing else added. Heaven in a glass ! Been to so many countries since that insist you have to have Yoghurt or...
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Re: Gallery: Fuli Town Market, Guangxi, China

IslandMan ·
amazing pictures! I can almost smell the aromas and hear the sounds of the market
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Re: Gallery: Hill Tribe Market, Inle Lake, Burma

IslandMan ·
Good one, Port Morseby. Markets are always fascinating places to visit and this one looks exceptional. Very colourful people as well as the wares they sell and your pictures certainly tell a story.
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Re: Ottawa – NOT the coldest Capital in the world!

Todd ·
Nice article, but have to point out that the "Capitol" is a building in Washington DC while Ottawa (and Washington DC itself for that matter) are the "capitals" of their countries. One letter, but very different meanings.
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Re: Ottawa – NOT the coldest Capital in the world!

DrFumblefinger ·
So noted, Todd!
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Re: Mercado Centrale - Cadiz, Spain

DrFumblefinger ·
Excellent photo, JohnT! I can smell the market all the way here in my office! Love the fish head. An excellent marketing prop!
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Re: Mercado Centrale - Cadiz, Spain

Theodore Behr ·
Wonder if they'd sell me that fish head? Wouldn't mind stuffing it and putting it in my rec room. Would be a good conversation piece
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Re: Mercado Centrale - Cadiz, Spain

Travel Rob ·
JohnT- Your photos have been sensational! Thanks again.
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Re: Visiting Markets in Lima Peru

DrFumblefinger ·
A great day in Lima, Peru. The only place I've encountered even worse traffic than Lima was in Bangkok, although I'm told several Chinese cities top that. Nice piece, Jonathan, thanks!
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Re: Visiting Markets in Lima Peru

Travel Rob ·
Great piece Jonathan!
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Re: In Egypt: Islamic Cairo

Marilyn Jones ·
I'll be in Cairo in April...I learned a lot from your descriptions here...thank you!
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Re: Back to Oaxaca: Sunday Market, Tlacolula

DrFumblefinger ·
Another great market!
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Re: Jetlagged in Rome

DrFumblefinger ·
I've never thought of combining zucchini blossoms and anchovies on a sandwich. The combination would have to be either really terrific or really bad. Which was it?
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Re: Jetlagged in Rome

PortMoresby ·
You can be sure it never would have made it to this page if it was bad. It was delicious. I never eat sweet in the morning so this was perfect for me and a something I'd never had before.
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Re: Gallery: St. Lawrence Market. 2) Seafood and the rest

GarryRF ·
That sounds absolutely gorgeous ! Love finding foods I've never tried. Nothing better than a bacon sandwich, toasted and some HP on the side. One thing you never get when you travel - decent bacon. No - Turkey is not the same ! And some Vintage Canadian Cheddar. Hmmm....
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Re: Gallery: St. Lawrence Market. 2) Seafood and the rest

DrFumblefinger ·
The "Peameal bacon" sandwich has received a lot of attention on a number of the Food Channel shows. If you like the taste of bacon, you'll certainly love the sandwich. The cornmeal on it has a minor impact on its taste.
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Re: Gallery: Boulder County Farmers Market, Colorado

GarryRF ·
What an extravaganza of colours ! That's the type of market I love. All the fresh produce in front of the counter so you can select your own choice. When I'm on the road touring I have to be reminded that I cant cook all those delicious vegetables. There's a few there I couldn't name - never seen them before ! Wonderful display !
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Re: Gallery: Boulder County Farmers Market, Colorado

Travel Rob ·
Thanks for reminding me of my time in Boulder. The city's been such a pioneer in healthy foods for years .
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Re: Gallery: Boulder County Farmers Market, Colorado

PHeymont ·
I love markets...and the history they embody, from those like Basel that have been in the same place for hundreds of years to the 19th century enclosed markets that many cities developed (and some kept!) but I have an especially good feeling about markets like this one, and our New York Greenmarkets that have revived the market tradition in places where it was nearly gone, and made a success of it. What a long sentence!
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Re: Granville Island Market, Vancouver. 2) Seafood and the rest

GarryRF ·
When I bought this computer it had 16 Million colours. Who would use that many ? Well congratulations DrF !! I think you just did. An extravaganza of colour and diversity. Even the photos are fattening !! You've excelled yourself again DrF. You certainly have an eye for the finer things in life !!
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Re: Granville Island Market, Vancouver. 2) Seafood and the rest

DrFumblefinger ·
Thank you for your kind words, Garry! Besides the good food and their freshness, I love markets for all their colors and smells, and for the hustle and bustle of the crowd. It's the stuff good travels are made of!
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Re: Street Food and Market: Istanbul

IslandMan ·
It all looks so tempting and delicious....
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Re: The Minturn Summer Market

Dr.Y ·
Lots of good stuff. Thanks for sharing Dr.F! Enjoy the summer.
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Re: Gallery: St. Catharines Market, Ontario

Ottoman ·
Great photos. I would comment further but suddenly I feel very hungry and need to get a snack.
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Re: Gallery: St. Catharines Market, Ontario

GarryRF ·
I give in !! What are those yellow Cucumbers with a green hat (below the Tomato's) ? Never seen them in the UK before !!
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Re: Gallery: St. Catharines Market, Ontario

DrFumblefinger ·
GarryRF -- They are one of a hundred varieties of squash. I believe you guys on the Isles like to call everything of this type "pumpkin". Excellent in stir fry, in a pasta sauce, or grilled with olive oil and pepper.
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Re: Gallery: St. Catharines Market, Ontario

GarryRF ·
I've seen different "squash" varieties - never this one locally. Pumpkins have always been the Hallowe'en type. But - I'll learn ! I've always loved Home Made Cranberry Sauce in the UK. Made with American Cranberries. Never seen them from anywhere else. My amazement at a US Thanksgiving dinner to see so much home made produce. But Cranberry Sauce from a can ! Oh what sacrilege !
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Re: A day at The Forks Market: Winnipeg, Canada

Dr.Y ·
Looks like a fun place to go in the deep freezing Winnipeg winter! Nice collection of photos. Thanks Karl.
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Re: Gallery: Borneo, Market in Sibu

PHeymont ·
You can always get me with a market, but this one was especially interesting because of the display of canned goods. Living in a neighborhood with many Caribbean, Asian and South Asian neighbors, I see some of those brands and products in our local fruit stands and small groceries. Truly "world food!"
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Re: Smart marketing: publisher targeting Wright Brothers book at airports

DrFumblefinger ·
McCullough is a great researcher and writer, and this book will do well regardless of where it's placed.
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Re: Eating our way through Istanbul (Part 2)

GarryRF ·
That was an amazing tour of gastronomic delights Paul. It takes some courage to indulge in something we don't recognise. But on a tour designed for tourists you know you'll be safe. So now you've acquired a taste for fish lets hope you continue indulging. You must have tried the Baklava ? Makes searching out a Turkish bakery worthwhile. And all that variety in winter too. My friends are in Turkey today and they're still waiting for spring to arrive !
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Re: Eating our way through Istanbul (Part 2)

PHeymont ·
Of course we tried the baklava...several places, several flavors and more... Which gives me a moment to mention something I forgot in the blog...chicken-breast pudding, or tavuk göğsü. On Wednesday, Katerina mentioned it, and joked that people make faces when they hear about it. Didn't sound so odd to me. On Friday, Senem brought one to the table so we could try it...and it basically was a protein-enriched blanc mange. The chicken is boiled and separated into fine fibers and mixed with milk,...
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Re: Calgary Farmers' Market

Lestertheinvestor ·
Great photos of a very enticing place to be.
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Re: Calgary Farmers' Market

Jonathan L ·
Wonderful pics. Is this the market on the former military base? That was one of our favorite reasons to drive into Calgary when we were in Canmore! The was a wonderful pit shop in the food court - best savory pies around!
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Re: Calgary Farmers' Market

DrFumblefinger ·
Thanks for your comments, Lester and Jonathan. There are several Farmers Markets in Calgary because it is a fairly large city (well over a million people). This featured market is the one on Blackfoot Trail, close to 77th. There is a market more on the western end of town which would be closer to Canmore. And both have those great savory pies, which are delicious
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Re: Calgary Farmers' Market

Mac ·
Great pics Dr. F, wonderful bountiful Calgary produce of all shapes sizes and hues, makes me hungry just to think what I could do with them all! Lovely memories of our trip over there to meet you!
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Re: Calgary Farmers' Market

DrFumblefinger ·
Originally Posted by Mac: Great pics Dr. F, wonderful bountiful Calgary produce of all shapes sizes and hues, makes me hungry just to think what I could do with them all! Lovely memories of our trip over there to meet you! It was delightful to meet you and your lovely wife. Next time you come, we'll not only have to put away a great steak by try some of those great pies in the market!
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Re: Calgary Farmers' Market

Mac ·
My slack's belt is being adjusted in anticipation!!!!
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Re: La Vucciria Market, Palermo

Travel Rob ·
Years ago, I went to that market and the thing I remember about it was how packed the streets were.
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Re: La Vucciria Market, Palermo

PHeymont ·
Can't help wondering at the similarity of the name, allowing for common letter/phoneme substitutes, to La Bouqueria Market in Barcelona. There's not a lot of agreement on where that name came from, by the way, but the best-sounding bet is that it comes from Catalan 'boc' for goat.
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Re: A Fall Visit to Krakow's Hala Targowa Market

Samantha ·
Hey, I love apples and the ones on this post look amazing. I recently did a post on the Oak Glen Apple Harvest in California. Have you ever been? I haven't, but have had friends bring me back some. They were wonderful. Glad you had a nice time at the market. Thanks for sharing.
 
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