I'll admit it. I'm a soccer fan. And on the eve of the World Cup, I have full-on World Cup fever and the only cure is some good food.
I thought I'd try something. Over the course of the next month (the length of the WC) I'd try to eat one meal at a restaurant representing each of the 32 countries. Some are going to be easy to find...some are probably going to be impossible to find in DFW. In that case, I figured I'd try my hand at making one of the "national dishes" of the country.
So...I'm looking for suggestions for my quest. Preferably not too expensive, but if I have to spend a little money, I will...Here's the list of the countries participating...Thanks in advance!
Algeria - ???
Argentina - La Carretera Agentina in OC (something better?)
Australia - there 's gotta be something better than Outback!
Brazil - Fogo de Chao (Something better? Cheaper?)
Cameroon - ???
Chile - ???
Denmark - ???
England - Something better than The Londoner?
France - Should be easy. Open to suggestions.
Germany - Bavarian Grill?
Ghana - ???
Greece - Should be easy. Open to suggestions.
Honduras - I pass a place (Baledas Express - Spring Valley and Coit) every day going to work. Says Honduran cuisine on the sign...
Italy - Should be easy.
Ivory Coast - ???
Japan - Yao Fuzi?
Mexico - Taqueria El Fuego!
Netherlands - ???
New Zealand - ???
Nigeria - ???
North Korea - Easy?
Paraguay - ???
Portugal - ???
Serbia - ???
Slovakia - ???
Slovenia - ???
South Africa - ???
South Korea - There's got to be a decent Korean place around here that serves food from both the North and South. Forgive the ignorance, but I'm assuming there is difference in the cuisine?
Spain - One of the tapas places?
Switzerland - ???
United States - What is an iconic American food? Hamburger? BBQ?
Uruguay - ???
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