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  • How to Eat Like an Anarchist in Copenhagen

    The free town of Christiania in Copenhagen is one of the city's biggest tourist attractions, known for its ingenious DIY houses, cargo bikes, weed stalls, and police raids. It's also a hippie haven for vegetarian cooking, “dream cake,” and 3 AM falafel.

  • Little Arabia Is an Edible Oasis in Southern California

    This improbable corridor of Orange County houses a thriving community of Arab-owned bookstores, clothing shops, halal butchers, and hookah lounges—even the local Baja Fresh and Sizzler offer halal meat choices.

  • This Chef Is Bringing the West Bank to a Texan Town

    Denton, Texas, might be the last place you'd expect to find iconic Palestinian dishes, but step inside an inconspicuous restaurant called Jasmine's Cafe.

  • Israel Likes Its Cheetos Without Cheese

    Made with peanuts and puffed maize, Bamba came into existence when a factory south of Tel Aviv attempted to produce a snack similar to Cheetos. Except most Israelis don’t like Cheetos.

  • Falafel Is More Than Just Fast Food for Swedes in Malmö

    Swedes love their Middle Eastern Food. After all, how can you explain the popularity of kebabs or the gastronomic perversion known as kebab pizza? But the tradition of eating falafel is almost entirely limited to Malmö, where people take their fried...

  • The MUNCHIES Guide to Sweden: Skåne

    In this episode, Ivar’s trip to the Skåne region kicks up a few surprises, from a crazy-looking dessert called Spettkaka to a goose feast in Lund.

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