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Food Journeys of a Lifetime (National Geographic)
"Food Journeys of a Lifetime (National Geographic), a guide to 500 culinary high spots around the world, offers a banquet of information on where to find the best Cajun cuisine and the tastiest Mumbai street snacks, when to catch a Chinese cold food festival and a Thai vegetarian extravaganza." —Francine Prose