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So you call yourself a kebab aficionado? Not if you haven’t eaten at Adana’s Kazancilar Kebab.
On the thin line between adornment and superstition. Everyone has a story about the evil eye.
In Canada, writes Brian McKanna, poutine is more than a fad: Poutine is not on the menu at The Globe in Montreal, but Chef David McMillan will serve up the French fried potatoes with duck skin sauce and Stilton upon request.
Learn more about the poet who taught Somalis how to love: “Some say Elmi was an idiot, weak. Some say he was a genius, the ideal lover. To me, it doesn’t matter which he was. What matters is the question his story raises.”
Learn about the curious phenomenon of Xinjiang Time, a self-imposed time zone adhered to by the Uyghurs of far west China, which allows them to stay two hours behind Beijing.