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Articles about renovated garage ultimate modern party space on Dwell.com - Dwell

A vacation home’s renovated garage fuses art and architecture.<p>It could have been a Sheetrock box, but as the house’s most frequently used point of entry, it deserved the same architectural...<p>A bay window build-out helps a turn-of-the-century home look forward.<p>With a little faith and a lot of …

I Quit My Studies At The Age Of 18 And Traveled To 97 Countries Since Then

Bored from studies I quit everything when I was 18-years-old and started traveling around the world. Now I’m 27 and have visited 97 countries, From …

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Playful Paintings on the Streets of Tokyo Pay Tribute to Japanese Culture

Spanish street artist Pejac recently finished a tour of Asia, where he decorated the streets of cities in Hong Kong, South Korea, and Japan with whimsical paintings and installations. Tokyo, one of his destinations, became the canvas on which he unleashed his praises and critiques of Japanese …

7 Beautiful Buildings in Unexpected Places

For every brand-name skyscraper, there's an equally interesting building off the beaten path. In fact, some of the most interesting structures require a pilgrimage to a far-flung location—proof that, for these seven projects, the trip is part of the design.<p>Mug Hakdong Hotel, Mongdol Beach, Geoje, …

South Korea's breathtaking deep sea diver women – in pictures

For centuries, <i>haenyeo</i> women from the island province of Jeju have made their living diving for seafood on the ocean floor ... without ever using an air tank. They dive as deep as 10 metres for two minutes at a time, with lead weights strapped to their waists so they sink faster, and they leave a …

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The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>Somehow stairs have become the object of "design porn" of late, and while it seems as likely that lamps or sofas or kitchen...<p>Gone are the days of bathrooms simply being …

Google Tricks That Will Change the Way You Search

Google Search's learning curve is an odd one. You use it every day, but still all you know is how to search. But the search engine has plenty of …

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10 of the best London street food stalls

In this extract from Boat Magazine's A-Z of London street food, we pick 10 of the best gourmet stalls in the capital, offering dishes from around the world, from melt-in-the-mouth pulled-pork sarnies to sweet, hot churros<p>It's no secret there has been a recent surge in the London street-food scene. …

How to make money from street food

It's all about word of mouth – and locking up your van, says Yianni Papoutsis of MeatWagon<br>• Try MeatWagon's hot dog recipe<p>Everyone and their dog seem to be giving street food a go, but how do you make a living from it? If there's a man who knows, it's Yianni Papoutsis. After 15 years as a …

How to eat Indian street food safely

Tucking into street food is one of the joys of travelling in India – here are some tips to help avoid tummy troubles.<p>1. Give yourself a few days to adjust to the local cuisine, especially if you’re not used to spicy food.<p>2. You know the rule about following a crowd – if the locals are avoiding a …

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Thailand Travels: A Quick Guide to Northern Thai Street Food

GalleryThailand Travels: A Quick Guide to Northern Thai Street Food<p>You don't see much Northern Thai food on takeout menus in America. Maybe it's because the flavors of the mountainous, heavily forested region—bitter, spicy, delightfully funky—are harder to translate than the fried noodles and …

Five new street food trends

Street traders are the first to offer the latest food trends, from friands (the new cupcakes) to agua frescas (Mexican drinks). What's cooking on a street near you?<p>Blondies are the new brownies. Burmese is the new Vietnamese. And tea is the new coffee. That's what the trend predictors said about …

Athens: best street foods and stalls

Where should you go for a bite to eat on the streets of Athens? The Culinary Backstreets network can show you the way, for fresh koulouri breads and the Athenian twist on a hot dog<p>• This blogpost first appeared on the Culinary Backstreets blog<br>• Know a great place to eat in Athens? Add a …

35 Mouthwatering Pictures Of Street Food From Around The World

This week, foodies and chefs from around the world are gathering in Singapore for the World Street Food Congress, a 10-day extravaganza that brings together the best street food from around the world.<p>The Jamboree, which lasts until Sunday, offers the best street foods from around the globe. You'll …

Birth and Dearth of Street Food

So we now know there are four types of street food nations and they each come with different views, outlooks, beliefs and aspirations. They all have commentators with views that range from boastful, hopeful, soulful, thankful and sorry-ful. This was observed after the close of the World Street Food …

Chicago's music and street food will feed your soul

Writer Studs Terkel is probably my favourite Chicagoan. He may have been born in New York, but he lived in Chicago from 1922 until his death in 2008. He knew its beginnings, its transitions and its contradictions. "Janus, the two-faced god, has both blessed and cursed the city-state Chicago …" he …

12 Must-Try Street Foods Around the World

"Street food, I believe, is the salvation of the human race."<p>So proclaimed Anthony Bourdain, passionate street food advocate and consumer, at the inaugural World Street Food Congress in Singapore.<p>Held in the Southeast Asian street food Mecca, the WSFC featured extensive panels and discussions about …

A Love Letter to L.A., From Its Street-Food King

Roy Choi invented the Korean taco craze. In his new cookbook, he takes readers on a wild tour of Los Angeles culinary offerings.<p>When describing a plate of kalbi — the thin slices of marinated, grilled Korean short ribs — in his lively new book, <i>L.A. Son: My Life, My City, My Food</i>, the chef Roy Choi …

Anthony Bourdain Is Opening An International Street Food Market In New York City

Now, according to the New York Post's Page Six, the food icon is planning a return to the restaurant world with a new venture tentatively called Anthony Bourdain World Market.<p>Cuisines from all over the world will be featured in the internationally-inspired project, which aims to "introduce …

Surviving the Street Food in China

Wherever we go, people pepper Stephen and me with a steady stream of questions about our worldwide bicycle trip. One of the most asked is "Have you …

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Singapore's Best Street Food

All this for only S$13.50, just an average lunch in Singapore. All photos by Becky Cheang<p><i>By Becky Cheang for Fathom</i> | Toward strangers, we Singaporeans are a pretty reserved group. But mention food and our eyes light up, the conversation gets going, and you have a new friend. I moved to New York a …

18 Recipes Inspired by Your Favorite Street Food

One of the best things about diverse cities like SF and NYC is that you’re constantly surrounded by the cuisines of so many different cultures every time you step out onto the sidewalk. Alas, not all of us live in The Big City, so we’re not always within walking distance of fabulous food trucks and …

The Hanoi Street That Has A Train Track Through It

Most of the time, railroad tracks are expertly marked, warning passersby to keep a look out for oncoming trains, but what if you the tracks were literally steps from your front door?<p>So is the case for many in Hanoi. Amidst a busy city street, people live and work alongside the railroad tracks found …

Behind the scenes with Bill or Beak

Working as a couple in food made sense for us, <i>says Lucy</i>. We met at work during our university holidays, at the Jamie's Italian in Oxford. We'd chat about ingredients we loved and techniques we wanted to try. After we got together, we'd wistfully talk about setting up a food stall. We both moved …

What Makes Thai Street Food so Good?

Thai food out of a cart far exceeds anything in a restaurant. It's spicier, more aromatic, and adventurous in a way only street food can be. It's just too bad there's no air conditioning.<p>Photo by jaaron/FlickrCC