Sure, international travel ostensibly means examining dusty relics and paintings of chicks the world now considers totally fat, but really you're just biding time before exotically stuffing your face. So why bother with a plane ticket, which you could just follow the lead of Man Bites World?
Without leaving the area, Man Bites World chronicles an out-of-work LA playwright's quest to eat at least one traditional meal from a different country "every single day, for as many days as I can" (62-deep, and going strong), mostly at authentic restos, sometimes in peoples' houses (home-cooking invasion). Beyond Japan, France, and other obviousness, he's also feasting on loads of random cuisines, like those of:
Coming soon: an attempt at eating at 11 different regional Chinese spots in 11 hours, and a 12-person Thanksgiving dinner -- an all-American gorge-fest that produces people the world now considers totally fat.
Published: November 7, 2008 at 4:00am EST
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