Extremefoodies curator creates #CookForSyria

LONDON -- A monthlong celebration of Syrian cuisine will help relieve the largest humanitarian crisis of our time.

London’s Essential Eats: A Guide For Students

As far as student cities go, London is one of the biggest in the world. It has 40 of the finest higher education/ University institutions squashed into a relatively tiny little area - and with a st ... Read more

Barcelona’s Via Veneto: Setting the standard for Spanish haute cuisine

In 1967, Jose Monje was 24 when he began working as a busboy at the newly-opened Via Veneto in Barcelona. Born in 1943 in Pobellà, a small town in the province of Lleida, and the son of a peasant ... Read more

'El Quim’ elevates tapas to gastronomical heights

La Boqueria on Las Ramblas, one of Europe's largest and most famous food markets, is a mecca for foodies visiting Barcelona. One of its hidden gems is El Quim. A tiny kitchen surrounded by a counte ... Read more

A Sizzling Celebration of All Things Bacon

We come across a lot of global celebration dates at ExtremeFoodies, most of which flutter by without a second thought. Turkmenistan’s National Melon Day for instance (Aug. 9 FYI), is not exactly ... Read more

London’s Essential Burgers

The last Thursday in August is probably star-marked on your calendar. But just in case it isn’t, Aug. 25 is the fourth annual Mr. Hyde National Burger Day.