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World's Best Food Markets

Andrew Zimmern names his favorite food markets around the world: “Through all of my travels, I’ve found that there’s no better way to fee...
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Marrakech, Morocco: Djemaa el Fna

Located next to Marrakech’s historic Medina, this bustling main square is always at the top of the list for travelers, and for good reason. It’s a lively thousand-year-old cultural spectacle, with snake charmers, costumed acrobats, Berber musicians, herbalists and beggars. There are lots of surrounding restaurants that offer upper-level ringside seating, but I’d prefer to take my meal in the midst of all the action. Follow your nose to the vendors hawking méchoui. This pit-roasted whole lamb is pulled by hand, topped with cumin and salt, and piled high on a napkin. Teamed with a glass of mint tea, this might be my all-time favorite market meal. Getting lost in the Djemaa is half the fun. Go in deep and try to head back out where you came in. Good luck.

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