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Best food in Petra?

by unamuno200 22 days ago

Any recommendations for authentic traditional Jordanian food around Petra would be much appreciated.


ferret commented 21 days ago

Dubai trip report

by Giannis 2 years ago

I was in Dubai earlier this month, so after some searching in the web I finally made two restaurant reservations. ...

estufarian commented 22 days ago

Cape Town and around again

by granjan 5 years ago

I attached this on the last Ct post but no one responded so I'll try again. We are leaving in 2 weeks and I would lov...


haiku. commented 1 month ago

Capetown South Africa

by IPcook 3 months ago

Any suggestions for restaurants, particularly for dinner, in Capetown other than Tech Kitchen?


haiku. commented 1 month ago

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by IPcook 2 months ago

Any suggestions for dinner in Stellenbosch? Quality cooking but perhaps not tweezer food

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Need great ideas for 5 days cheap and yummy Jerusalem dining

by redenvelope 2 months ago

Hello! Traveling with one teen to Jerusalem very soon for our first time and we are very excited. Our dining budget...

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Best knafeh in Istanbul?

by unamuno200 3 months ago

Where can I find The best knafeh in Istanbul?

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Best Authentic traditional turkish restaurants in Istanbul?

by unamuno200 3 months ago

I will be staying in Istanbul for 2 nights. What are some essential restaurants that I have to try? I'm looking for t...

Recs needed for Zamalek, near Cairo Marriott & Omar Khayyam Casino.

by f00die 7 years ago

My family will be spending a couple of days in Cairo, Egypt this summer, and we'll be staying at the Cairo Marriott &...


PatrickK commented 4 months ago

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Cape Town and Stellenbosch

by Foodiehoward 9 months ago

Hi there, my wife and I will be in Cape Town May 5-11. Right now we have booked The Greenhouse, Stardust Theatrical D...

Turning 40 in Tel Aviv - Best Restaurant?

by delpesco 1 year ago

Longtime listener, first time caller : ) My wife and I are in Tel Aviv for work this month, and our visit coincid...


milklady commented 9 months ago

Hummus Diplomacy: Israeli Cafe Discounts Meals Shared By Jews And Arabs

by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

"...On Oct. 13, Kobi Tzafrir, owner of the Humus Bar in a shopping mall in Kfar Vitkin, north of Tel Aviv, advertised...

Melanie Wong commented 10 months ago

Ethiopia 2015 itinerary

by hyperbowler 1 year ago

I'm taking a trek to Ethiopia and need food recommendations for Addis Ababa, Lalibela, Bahir Dar, Mekele, Arba Minch,...


dkennedy commented 10 months ago

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South Africa is first African country attempting to tax sugary beverages

by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

" . . . Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan introduced the tax on everything from carbonated soft drinks to flavoured wat...

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4 days in marrakech (report)

by shipshape 11 months ago

Spent 4 days in Marrakech, staying in the medina. Had some lovely meals and some great experiences (and not so great ...

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7 Day Foodie and Bar Itinerary Dubai

by MrGaglianos 11 months ago

I'll be in Dubai next week from Wednesday Feb 24th to Wednesday March 2nd. I'll be staying at the CityMax in Al Barsh...

Carnivore's Restaurant in Nairobi

by industry worker 9 years ago

I was recently in Nairobi and went to the famous Carnivore's for dinner. I was anticipating being able to try a wide ...


Snabb commented 12 months ago

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by rikk 1 year ago

Will be going to Tanzania summer 2015 for 3 weeks, safari and Zanzibar (island). Anyone go? Anyone have any suggestio...

Restaurants in Istanbul

by yossiw 1 year ago

We will be in Istanbul for 4 days and I am bewildered by the variety and number of restaurants. Some of the ones we a...

ibew292 commented 1 year ago

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by matika 1 year ago

Hi, We a re about to leave for Turkey and will be in Istanbul, Cappacovca, and Kudasi . Would love to hear from ...