Coffee Culture Around the World

From the simple Italian espresso shot to traditional Turkish coffee ceremonies, see how people around the world take their cup of coffee.

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Since 1963, the All-American Drive-In in Massapequa, NY, has offered a simple, gimmicks-free burger. 960 1280

  

For you egg lovers, how about a fried egg burger with spinach, onions, and tomatoes on a focaccia bun with a side of onion rings. 960 1280

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Half Moon in Kennett Square, PA, takes their burgers to a whole new level. Visitors can choose from buffalo, wild boar, kangaroo, antelope and other wild game meats. 960 1280

  

Shake things up a bit. Try a lamb burger with yogurt mint feta sauce on pita bread. 960 1280

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Louis Lunch in New Haven, CT, has served juicy burgers stuck between 2 pieces of toasted bread since 1895. But don't ask for ketchup with these patties. Ketchup is not allowed! 960 1280

  

A classic crispy bacon cheeseburger with a side of french fries. 960 1280

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Simple, no fuss, barbecue cheeseburgers. A great selection to add to any backyard BBQ with a side of lemonade and hot dogs. 960 1280

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Bob's Big Boy in Burbank, CA, serves up their popular "Double Deck" burger with their special house salsa. 960 1280

  

A hamburger with blue cheese, fried onions, sweet potato french fries and a pickle on the side. 960 1280

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How about something new? A mini burger with crispy onions and grainy mustard. 960 1280

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For a quick satisfaction, pop a few of these delicious bacon cheeseburgers. 960 1280

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Old Homestead Steakhouse in Chelsea, NY, established in 1868, serves up a high-class Kobe beef burger for a whopping $41 for a 20-oz. burger. But this isn't your average cattle. Kobe cattle is bred in Japan and the meat is then shipped to the states. 960 1280

  

World Famous Ted's Restaurant in Meriden, CT, offers a unique burger experience to its patrons -- steamed burgers! Ted's burgers are steamed in a steel burger sauna alongside a special cheese that's steamed and poured over the burgers. Yum. 960 1280

  

For a healthy meal, how about a salmon burger with spinach and mayo on ciabatta bread. 960 1280

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Another healthy selection ... a ground turkey burger with spinach, salsa and a side salad. 960 1280

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Kuma's Corner Burger

Kuma's Corner Burger

Welcome to Kuma’s Corner in Chicago! Die-hard metal head Mike Cain realized his rock-and-roll fantasy in 2005, opening a burger joint where the wait staff is covered in tats, top shelf whiskey is on tap and the kitchen crew cranks out burgers more hardcore than Axl Rose. 960 1280

  

Shooting Star's Star Burger

Shooting Star's Star Burger

The menu at Shooting Star, in Huntsville, UT, serves up tasty burgers. We suggest you try the Star Burger, which comes in a basket with potato chips. The double-patty burger is loaded with knackwurst and loaded on the top. 960 1280

  

Johnny Burger at My Brother's Bar

Johnny Burger at My Brother's Bar

Head to My Brother’s Bar in Denver to try the Johnny Burger, loaded with Swiss cheese, cream cheese, American cheese and grilled onions. 960 1280

  

Quadruple Bypass Procedure at Heart Attack Grill

Quadruple Bypass Procedure at Heart Attack Grill

The Guinness Book of World Records proclaimed the Quadruple Bypass Procedure the world’s most caloric burger. Where else would you pick up the oversized burger than at the Heart Attack Grill in Las Vegas. 960 1280

  

Hickory Burger at The Apple Pan

Hickory Burger at The Apple Pan

The Hickory Burger has been around for over 65 years and is still a favorite at The Apple Pan, located in LA. 960 1280

  

Cheese and Jalapeno Burger at My Brother's Bar

Cheese and Jalapeno Burger at My Brother's Bar

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Fratelli's in NYC

Fratelli's in NYC

Mikey Roe stops to pose before diving into the sausage and broccoli rabe hero at Fratelli's. 960 1280

  

Fratelli’s Pizza Café in the Bronx

Fratelli’s Pizza Café in the Bronx

Fratelli’s Pizza Café in the Bronx is famous for their olive oil-drenched, garlicky sausage and broccoli rabe hero. 960 1280

  

Fratelli’s broccoli rabe pizza

Fratelli’s broccoli rabe pizza

Fratelli’s broccoli rabe pizza is also a late-night people pleaser. 960 1280

  

Crif Dogs in NYC

Crif Dogs in NYC

Mikey meets the customers at Crif Dogs, a culinary keystone of St. Mark's Place in New York City's eclectic East Village. 960 1280

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Mikey talks to Abdelbaset Elsaued

Mikey talks to Abdelbaset Elsaued

Mikey talks to the head of Halal Guys, Abdelbaset Elsaued. 960 1280

  

Halal Guys

Halal Guys

Halal Guys, in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, is known for their juicy lamb platters smothered in insanely spicy red and deliciously creamy white sauces. 960 1280

  

Tribeca in lower Manhattan

Tribeca in lower Manhattan

Mikey films a segment in Tribeca in lower Manhattan. 960 1280

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Bubby's blueberry pancakes

Bubby's blueberry pancakes

Bubby's blueberry pancakes, among the many breakfast options available at all hours of the night, draw a crowd. 960 1280

  

Bubby's chicken and waffles

Bubby's chicken and waffles

Bubby's is a favorite spot for top chefs in the city, who stop by after a long night of cooking 5-star meals for this extensive menu of comfort food, including chicken and waffles. 960 1280

  

Bubby's steak and eggs

Bubby's steak and eggs

Bubby's steak and eggs hits the spot when you’re craving a hearty late-night meal. 960 1280

  

Crif Dog’s hot dogs

Crif Dog’s hot dogs

Crif Dog’s hot dogs are delivered right to your bar stool at PDT, because nothing goes better with a cocktail than a deep-fried hot dog. 960 1280

  

Hunts Point Market

Hunts Point Market

Mikey finds himself having to talk his way out of trouble when he runs into an officer at Hunts Point Market. 960 1280

  

Crif Dogs

Crif Dogs

One of Crif Dogs’ 16 different dogs with 23 customizable toppings. 960 1280

  

Crif Dogs' tater tots

Crif Dogs' tater tots

Crif Dogs' tater tots compliment the Jersey-style dogs perfectly. 960 1280

  

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Lepre-Con

Lepre-Con

Lepre-Con – Hoboken, New Jersey
Santa-con is so last December. Ditch your red furry Santa suit in favor of something a little more green, and celebrate all things Irish while dressed in full leprechaun garb.
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Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

I Love the 90’s Pub Crawl – Orlando, Florida
Celebrate your love for the Fresh Prince, Baywatch and snap bracelets by dancing the night away to your favorite 90s hits on this nostalgic pub crawl.
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Harry Potter

Harry Potter

Harry Potter Pub Crawl – Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania
Calling all muggles! Your chance to prove that you really ARE a wizard is finally here. This pub crawl is just one event of an entire Harry Potter weekend – complete with a quidditch tournament, costume contests and a total Hogsmeade-themed town makeover.
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Santa Claus Crawl

Santa Claus Crawl

Santa Claus Pub Crawl – Various Cities
Because what could possibly be more holly or jolly than dressing up like good ‘ole Saint Nick and having a drink (or a few) with thousands of similarly decked-out strangers? Santa Claus pub crawls take place all around the world (this one’s in London) but the annual event in Wollongong, Australia is one of the oldest.
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Superhero Crawl

Superhero Crawl

Superhero Crawl – Reno, Nevada
Pull up your tights, grab your cape and get ready to “save the world, one drink at a time.” You’ll need the stamina of a superhero to survive this pub crawl, which continues until the bars close. Don’t forget your mask-- you’ll want to keep your identity concealed as you stagger home.
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Subcrawl

Subcrawl

The Subcrawl – Glasgow, UK
Glasgow’s circular subway line has inspired a rather unique challenge: buy an all-day pass and get off at each of the 15 stops for a drink at the closest bar. You deserve a serious pat on the back (and probably a cab home) if you make it all the way around. Just to keep things interesting, subcrawlers are required to ride the train without sitting down or holding on, a practice known as “subsurfing.”
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Pirate crawl

Pirate crawl

Pirate Pub Crawl – Florida
Ahoy matey! Why wait for International Talk Like a Pirate Day (September 19th — in case you didn’t already know) to talk like a pirate? In fact, why not combine talking like a pirate, dressing like a pirate AND drinking like one, too! This guided pub crawl in Dunedin, FL, even includes a history lesson about the most notorious pirates in Tampa Bay history. Yo ho ho … and a bottle of rum.
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Tacky Christmas Sweater Crawl

Tacky Christmas Sweater Crawl

Tacky Christmas Sweater Bar Crawl – Washington, DC
Let’s face it – that Christmas sweater that Granny got you is way too embarrassing to wear to anything BUT a theme party, so here’s your chance! Helpful hint: the more 3-dimensional, the better, and sweater vests tend to increase the tackiness.
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Zombie Crawl

Zombie Crawl

Zombie Pub Crawl – Minneapolis & St. Paul, Minnesota
No, this is not a scene out of “Dawn of the Dead,” (admittedly, the makeup was a bit better in the movie). It’s just a zombie pub crawl! Head to Minneapolis/ St. Paul to party like it’s your last day on earth or like you’re already dead.
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Pug Crawl

Pug Crawl

Pug Crawl – Portland, Oregon
Support the Oregon Humane Society at this annual event that features a pug costume contest and a pug kissing booth. More than 600 pugs are expected to attend this year, along with their humans … who are also allowed to come.
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Monopoly Pub Crawl

Monopoly Pub Crawl

Monopoly Pub Crawl – London
Work your way around the London monopoly board on this ambitious pub crawl, with 26 stops at 26 pubs for each of the 26 streets featured in the game. Unfortunately, none of the pubs offer “Get Out of Jail Free” cards – so be sure to stick to half pints.
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Pajama Crawl

Pajama Crawl

Pajamas and Nighties – Portland, Oregon
Crawlers are required to wear slippers , bring a pillow and carry a stuffed animal to this comfy-cozy evening, which includes a game of Twister played on a mattress and a pillow fight.
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Snuggie Crawl

Snuggie Crawl

Snuggie Pub Crawl – Various Cities
Because let’s face it -- when else will you ever have an excuse to wear a snuggie in public?
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Silent Disco

Silent Disco

Silent Disco Pub Crawl – Various Cities
Participants wear headsets and dance from bar to bar listening to an MP3 player on this seriously wacky pub crawl. You may have Top 40 tracks blasting in your ears, but the rest of the world has no idea -- so prepare to get a few questioning looks. Plan your own silent pub crawl with the help of Silent Storm, a company that specializes in “silencing” events.
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