April 5, 2016

Conbini Creations: The Ultimate Umami Grilled Cheese

by Sarah Han

Ultimate Umami Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Mayonnaise. It’s such a divisive condiment. People loooove it or haaaate it passionately. Working at Umami Mart, I overhear a lot of conversations between people when they see we carry Japanese Kewpie Mayonnaise in our conbini (Japanese for convenience store) food section.

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March 7, 2014

Postcard from Nahoko: A Pale Tone

by Nahoko Morimoto

A popular snack in Taiwan, these sandwiches contain a fried egg, rousong (pork floss), and cucumbers.

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August 19, 2013

Casa de Kei: Sato-kun Sausage Sandwich

by Keisuke Akabori

4 mini pork sausage links (Satokun sausage from Mitsuwa or Nijiya)
1/2 avocado (sliced thin)
3 shiso leaves
1 heirloom tomato (small and thick slices)
1/2 pack bunshimeji mushroom (sautéed and seasoned with salt)
3 tbsp chili aioli (mayo, siriacha and sesame oil)
1 brioche bun (sliced in 1/2 and toasted)

Stack layers: bottom bun, chili aioli, avocado, sausage, sautéed mushroom, tomato, shiso, chili aioli spread and top part of bun!

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December 3, 2012

The Forest Feast: Persimmon + Brie Sandwiches

by Erin Gleeson

I had some left over persimmon after making this salad for Thanksgiving, so I sliced them into wedges and made these little appetizer sandwiches, which people seemed to really like!

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October 23, 2012

Slightly Peckish: Pâtisserie Deux Amis (LDN)

by Sakura Gooneratne

Hello all, it’s been a while, hasn’t it? It’s been a hectic year and my food mojo has done a runner.

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January 3, 2012

Parisian Panini

by Johnny Lopes


By Johnny Lopes

Being in Paris for the first time, I wanted to see the city life — the real hustle and bustle.

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August 26, 2011

Super Faminto: 5 Days in Paris: Cojean’s Toasted Sandwich

by Bryan Sanders

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After a painfully long day of marching shop to shop near Opera, we needed to eat something.

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August 17, 2011

Skankynavia: The Open-Faced Sandwich at Aamanns (CPH)

by Anders Arhoj


You either hate them or you love them–the open-faced sandwich. Most Danes love them, it’s what they’ve eaten since they stopped being breastfed.

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August 16, 2011

Super Faminto: 5 Days in Paris: Kebab + Falafel

by Bryan Sanders


Paris is packed with things like bad service, people who don’t wear color, restaurants with funky bathrooms, people who embody blasé, park benches older than both of my countries, and street food that will screw your brains out, call you lover, and often never call you back.

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December 1, 2010

Skankynavia: Foodshop No. 55 (CPH)

by Anders Arhoj


Last night there was a big snow storm here in Copenhagen. At some point I looked out the window and saw huge lightning flashes across the horizon.

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