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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Adam talks meat with the owner of Wimpy's Grill. 960 1280


A beautiful shot of the Wimpy's double-stacked cheeseburger, complete with crispy bacon. 960 1280


Adam Richman falls in love. 960 1280


Adam demonstrates the messiness but goodness of the Wimpy's burger. 960 1280


Adam celebrates after successfully chopping. 960 1280


An entrée of barbecue, collard greens and mac `n' cheese at the Backyard Barbecue Pit. 960 1280


Team Food Fighters, including Adam and Dhani Jones, give themselves one last pep talk before the race begins. 960 1280


Adam stretches before his leg of the race. 960 1280


The Doughman Challenge starts off with a breakfast -- eggs sunny side up. 960 1280


Team Food Fighters finishes the race together. 960 1280


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Livingston's main drag. The Stockman makes an excellent burger, by the way -- with a delightful bar up front. 960 1280


With author, poet, screenwriter Jim Harrison in his front yard. 960 1280


With painter and author Russell Chatham. 960 1280


The scale of things. Big. 960 1280


Murray Bar at the legendary Murray Hotel. 960 1280


We rope up some Liebler. And let me tell you, once we got some o' that on the grill? Cooked up real good. 960 1280


Save this moment, I actually catch a fish! 960 1280


Damn gophers! Producer Diane Schutz satisfies her insatiable bloodlust by gunning down scores of them in short order. 960 1280


Anthony Bourdain, taking it all in. 960 1280

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A beautiful seaside town. 960 1280

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Anthony Bourdain with friends at Peter's Cafe Sport. 960 1280

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Every once in awhile, a random dog would show up. 960 1280

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Anthony Bourdain walking past stone paintings. 960 1280

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Kira filming on a hilltop. 960 1280

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Todd has a snack. 960 1280

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Tony chats with a friend at Casa de Pasto Almeida. 960 1280

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The crew standing lakeside. From left to right: Kira, Todd, Tony, Tracey and Nari. 960 1280

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Cinnamon and lots of icing make these sticky cinnamon buns a treat morning, noon or night. 960 1280


The original buns -- freshly-baked hot cross buns served hot with raisins baked inside. 960 1280


Moving away from sticky and into the classics stuck between buns, we first start with Nardelli's Grinder Shoppe. First opened in 1922 in Naugatuck, CT, by 3 Italian brothers, Nardelli's serves authentic Italian meat sandwiches. 960 1280


One more classic from Nardelli's -- a meatball sub. Mmm. 960 1280


The Vortex in Atlanta, GA, opened its doors in 1992. Each burger is a work of art. One specialty burger, called the Elvis Burger, is served with peanut butter, bacon and banana. 960 1280


The Super Fat Daddy sandwich at Munchie's in Sarasota, FL, is loaded with 6 cheeseburgers, french fries, mozzarella sticks, chicken fingers, a pound of Philly steak, mushrooms, peppers and several slices of cheese. Not your average sandwich, but we'll take the goodies stuck in the middle anyway. 960 1280


Juicy cuts of pastrami meat for the best sandwiches can't be purchased just anywhere. Next time you're in New York City, stop on over at Katz's Delicatessen and 2nd Ave Deli for some of the best. 960 1280


New Englanders are proud of their lobster rolls and 2 restaurants in Kennebunkport, ME, claim to be the best -- The Clam Shack and Alisson's Restaurant. Next time you're in Maine, taste them both and see for yourself. 960 1280


Open 24 hours a day, the 75-year-old Primanti Brothers in Pittsburgh, PA, serves 20 different sandwiches. All their sandwiches are prepared on Italian bread with their special addition -- french fries. 960 1280


Do you know who created the first Coney Island hot dog? Perhaps the winner of this war will never be determined, but the hot dogs at American Coney Island and Lafayette Coney Island in Detroit, MI, are delicious. 960 1280


In St. Louis, MO, the Iron Barley's Monte Cristo hot dog is served with 2 filleted Chicago-red hot dogs grilled with strawberry jam and melted cheese. 960 1280


GCS Ballpark in Sauget, IL, has a burger that surpasses all the others and is dubbed Baseball's Best Burger. A burger topped with bacon and cheddar cheese, served between 2 Krispy Kreme doughnut halves -- What's not to love? 960 1280


John Ascuaga's Nugget and The (Little) Nugget in Reno, NV, both claim to have the best Awful, Awful Burger. You be the judge. 960 1280


We think Anthony Bourdain said it best when he visited Chicago's Silver Palm restaurant and devoured a sandwich called 3 Little Pigs, topped with smoked ham, breaded pork cutlet, 2 strips of bacon and 2 fried eggs -- "A work of genius, in an evil way." 960 1280


The Cherry Cricket in Denver, CO, gives its customers the choice of 21 different delicious patties. If their selection doesn't suit you, simply build your own, like this triple-decker cheeseburger. Delicious! 960 1280


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A popular American dish, the grilled cheese can be made with any cheese, but the most common choice is cheddar, featured here with a yummy tomato soup. 960 1280

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Another delicious use of everyone's favorite cheese: meatballs stuffed with cheddar! Yum. 960 1280

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Gouda cheese made with herbs and spices is sliced for tasting at the Jacobs family dairy in Kfar Haroeh in central Israel. 960 1280

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A yummy brie is spread out on a cutting board with crackers. 960 1280


Cheese can be paired with just about anything. You know that saying, 'Everything's better with cheese'? Well, it's true! Check out KFC's 'Double Down' sandwich, consisting of bacon, cheese and a special sauce between 2 slabs of their original- recipe fried chicken. 960 1280

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Who doesn't love warm French bread covered in hot cheesy goodness? 960 1280


Whether you like it thin and crispy or deep and delicious, a mozzarella pizza is hard to beat. 960 1280


Chili cheese fries are popular at baseball games, along with roasted peanuts, of course. 960 1280


Spicy or mild, Mexican enchiladas aren't complete until you add the melted Monterey Jack cheese. 960 1280


Blue cheese makes great dipping sauces as well as tangy toppings for salads and hamburgers. 960 1280

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Provolone cheese is featured frequently on deli sandwiches. 960 1280


For a quick treat, try rolling salami and Swiss cheese together. 960 1280

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Parmesan cheese is one of the most popular. Try it on Italian dishes like chicken parmesan, spaghetti and lasagna. 960 1280


Pecorino is a hard Italian cheese, similar to parmesan, but with a little more bite. 960 1280


Surf ‘n California burrito

Surf ‘n California burrito

Did You Know? While popular for years in the north-Atlantic states, legend has it that the term "surf and turf" was first used at the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair.

Dish 1: Surf n’ Turf Burrito
Where: Lucha Libre, 1810 W Washington St, San Diego, CA 92103
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BBQ Shrimp from Deanie's

BBQ Shrimp from Deanie's

Did You Know? In Louisiana they’ve been harvesting shrimp for 400 years. In the 17th century local fishermen cast their nets into the Gulf to catch the first batch of prized prawns.

Dish 2: BBQ Shrimp
Where: Deanie’s, 1713 Lake Ave, Metairie, LA 70005
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Killer Hogfish Sandwich

Killer Hogfish Sandwich

Did You Know? In 2009, 283,015 lbs. of hogfish were caught in Florida.

Dish 3: Killer Hogfish Sandwich
Where: Hogfish Bar and Grill, 6810 Front St, Stock Island, FL
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Fresh Fish

Fresh Fish

Did You Know? In 2009, the average American ate 15.8 lbs. of fish and shellfish.

Dish 4: Super Fresh Fish
Where: Reel Inn, 18661 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265
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Alligator Ribs

Alligator Ribs

Did You Know? Alligator meat is similar to pork in texture, lower in fat than chicken, and tastes amazing!

Dish 5: Alligator Ribs
Where: Skipper’s Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Rd, Tampa, FL 33613
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