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May 2003


  • Pioneers: Cape Crusaders

    Nearly 300 years ago, his Cape Town ancestors built, then abandoned, a small winemaking estate. Now one South African-born writer revisits the place and discovers an incredible legacy.
  • Rating the Guides

    There's a world of travel guidebooks out there. So which to pack in your bag and clutch while navigating an unfamiliar street? Here, F&W rates the big titles and the small specialists, evaluating them for usefulness, armchair appeal and hipness.
  • Japanese Made Simple

    Tokyo food fads come and go faster than you can say “Oishi!” (delicious!), but some traditional dishes are always in style. Here are eight with a touch of innovation—silky stir-fried noodles, crisp pork cutlets, spicy beef and broccoli—inspired by the city's hyperhip department-store food halls.
  • Captain Bacon

    Captain Bacon + his crew of one travel through Kentucky + Tennessee to go hunting for America's best small smokehouses
  • 10 Top Dishes from South America

    For her forthcoming book on Latin America's best dishes, chef Maricel Presilla searched restaurants, home kitchens, libraries, museums—even hardware stores. Here she shares 10 classic dishes from 10 major South American countries.
  • Bacon Basics

  • To The Manor Reborn

    These historic English manors look like Brideshead from the outside, but inside they've been thoroughly updated, with streamlined modern style and up-to-the-minute food.
  • Tokyo's Food Hall Craze

    The basement food halls of Tokyo's department stores have become hot places to see and be seen. A writer examines the depachika madness.
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