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Everything I want in life is a charcuterie plate with whiskey pairings. #food (at Root 246)

Everything I want in life is a charcuterie plate with whiskey pairings. #food (at Root 246)

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Spotted at the Newark Airport wine bar: Potato chips covered in bechamel sauce, bleu cheese, bacon bits. French nacho time? #food

Spotted at the Newark Airport wine bar: Potato chips covered in bechamel sauce, bleu cheese, bacon bits. French nacho time? #food

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A Mitraillette (French pronunciation: ​[mitʁajɛt], literally “Submachine gun”), is a Belgian dish available in friteries and cafés. It is thought to have originated in Brussels, but is also popular in Flanders, Wallonia and the Nord region of France, where it is also known as “Américain” (American sandwich).

A mitraillette consists of: A demi-baguette (a smaller version of a Baguette).
Fried meat (as sausage, burger, steak, frikandel). The meat varies with the friterie.
Salted fries
One of a variety of sauces (mayonnaise, ketchup, Sauce andalouse, Garlic Sauce, Bearnaise sauce and many others)

Crudités are often included (grated carrot, fresh lettuce, tomato slices) The crudités vary with the venue. Cheese and cabbage are not uncommon.

Mitraillette - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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If Americans consider themselves connoisseurs of coffee, with a caffeine fix seemingly available on every corner, a journey across Seoul shows that South Korea has more than caught up. One of the world’s biggest retail markets is now perhaps its most competitive coffee turf.

At least 100 academies across the country train baristas — and the unemployed can get the government to subsidize their training. Coffee shops offer valet parking, and some will even deliver cups of coffee to nearby homes.

Behind much of this Asian coffee boom, and uniquely positioned to benefit from it, is the company known stateside for the slogan “America runs on Dunkin’.”

“It’s more than just coffee’s a big deal, or people are into coffee. It is a phenomenon… . It’s a freaking phenomenon,” said Stan Frankenthaler, Dunkin’s executive chef and vice president of production innovation. “It’s more intense than New York by far — the competitiveness, the saturation. You think you’re going to see a lot of coffee shops on one block, and there’s four times more than you even think. It’s incredible.”

From Massachusetts to Seoul, Dunkin’ Donuts finds new markets as coffee craze sweeps Asia - World - The Boston Globe

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In a paper with the awesome title “Tacos al Pastor y Flautas de Cochinita Pibil ¿Sabes qué es lo que comes?” (“Do You Know What You’re Eating?”) in the latest issue of Saberes Compartidos del Consejo de Ciencia y Tecnología del Estado de Puebla (Shared Findings of the State of Puebla’s Council of Science and Technology), researchers put tacos and flautas through a rigorous chemical analysis to determine what exactly constitutes their nutritional makeup, picking the regional favorites tacos al pastor and flautas de cochinita pibil as case studies. (via Chemists: 3 Tacos or 4 Flautas Per Order Make a Healthy Diet in Greatest Scientific Study Ever)

In a paper with the awesome title “Tacos al Pastor y Flautas de Cochinita Pibil ¿Sabes qué es lo que comes?” (“Do You Know What You’re Eating?”) in the latest issue of Saberes Compartidos del Consejo de Ciencia y Tecnología del Estado de Puebla (Shared Findings of the State of Puebla’s Council of Science and Technology), researchers put tacos and flautas through a rigorous chemical analysis to determine what exactly constitutes their nutritional makeup, picking the regional favorites tacos al pastor and flautas de cochinita pibil as case studies. (via Chemists: 3 Tacos or 4 Flautas Per Order Make a Healthy Diet in Greatest Scientific Study Ever)

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Best Israeli-American-Turkish breakfast ever: bacon and egg boreka from Moishe’s.  #food #turkey #israel (at The Original Farmers Market)

Best Israeli-American-Turkish breakfast ever: bacon and egg boreka from Moishe’s. #food #turkey #israel (at The Original Farmers Market)

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