June 4, 2008 For those in South Korea who hanker for a taste of Pyongyang's most famous dish — naeng-myun, or cold buckwheat noodles — Seoul's Woo Lae Oak restaurant is considered by many to be the best option. Beijing correspondent Anthony Kuhn agrees.
May 22, 2008 Once dinner arrived at Chez Georges, Eric Westervelt understood why the Parisian restaurant has required reservations for 40 years. The NPR Jerusalem correspondent praises the family-owned eatery's traditional Lyonnaise fare.
April 21, 2008 You won't find Marisma, a taqueria in Puerto Vallarta, in any guidebook. But nearly every local Vallarteno knows about the simple, side-street stand that serves up some of the city's best fish tacos.
April 16, 2008 Though it can be difficult to find a truly great restaurant in New Delhi, one qualifies on all fronts: Swagath crackles with life, especially on the weekends when it's full of metropolitan Indians families on a night out.
April 16, 2008 Hanoi-based correspondent Michael Sullivan and his 9-year-old daughter seldom agree on anything. But they do share a favorite restaurant: the elegant Emperor, located in a renovated French villa where tables overlook a beautiful courtyard.
February 4, 2008 Spicy Sichuan-style hot pot is a signature dish in Chongqing, a mountainous city on the Yangtze in southwest China, and small, family-run restaurants draw the real connoisseurs. China correspondent Anthony Kuhn visits one of the best.
January 24, 2008 Housed in a building of the former Imperial Academy of Sciences, Restoran offers classic Russian dishes in a chic-minimalist atmosphere. Russia correspondent Gregory Feifer says it's a welcome change from the neon of the city's other eateries.
January 9, 2008 Lively Alsatian eatery Bofinger — the city's oldest brasserie — dishes up a grand dining experience in a Belle Epoque setting. Paris correspondent Eleanor Beardsley says it's both a historic symbol and a temple to the French way of eating.
December 21, 2007 The River Cafe is frequently hyped as the best restaurant in London, and has prices to match. NPR correspondent Rob Gifford worried that the food might not be as good as the publicity. One dinner proved his worries unfounded.
December 14, 2007 Buenos Aires' restaurant scene oozes with options. The staples, of course, are meat: beef, lamb and pork. But what keeps Julie McCarthy, NPR's South America correspondent, going back to Dominga isn't meat but the raw fish — and the staff.
December 7, 2007 A glass and steel dome designed by Sir Norman Foster is the crowning glory of Berlin's Reichstag, or parliament building. But foreign editor Loren Jenkins says there's another reason to go to the Reichstag's roof: the Dachgarten Restaurant.
November 30, 2007 Located in Paris' Gare de Lyon station, Le Train Bleu is a far cry from Paris' crowded, noisy brasseries. And its priceless ambience is well worth a splurge, at least once, writes Rome-based correspondent Sylvia Poggioli.
November 15, 2007 The former Portuguese colony of Macau has recently overtaken Las Vegas as the world's gambling capital. But Anthony Kuhn, who covers China and Northeast Asia, says visitors would be missing out if they dined only at swish new casinos.
November 9, 2007 Comfort food meets kitsch, and bow-tie sporting waiters serve up warmth, charm and hearty dishes, at Liguria in Santiago, Chile. Here, artists and intellectuals can settle their differences over a bottle of wine from an expansive cellar.
November 1, 2007 Enjoy a whimsical yarn and hearty food at Warsaw's Inn Under the Red Dog. It's where party bigwigs are purported to have indulged in luxury dining during Poland's Communist era, writes Berlin-based correspondent Emily Harris.
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