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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Anthony Bourdain and chef Wylie Dufresne in the kitchen at wd~50 in New York City discussing the evening's menu. 960 1280

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Wylie Dufresne in the wd~50 kitchen preparing dinner. 960 1280

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Anthony Bourdain and Amy Sacco. 960 1280

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Anthony Bourdain and food critic, Bill Buford. 960 1280

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Anthony Bourdain with his dinner guests, Chris Wilson, Ted Allen and Amy Sacco. 960 1280

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Chris Wilson and Anthony Bourdain. 960 1280

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Chris Wilson and Ted Allen. 960 1280

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Andrew Zimmern shows off his catch in various forms aboard the boat, "Pure Indulgence." 960 1280

  

The catch of the day, yellowfin tuna, served raw with locally grown Samoan lime. 960 1280

  

Andrew samples his catch. 960 1280

  

Bats are held over the fire to remove the hair in preparation to cook. 960 1280

  

Sunset on the shores of Samoa. 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern with a flying fox or fruit bat. 960 1280

  

Andrew's guide for the day, Gisa Gaufa Salesa Uesele, looks on as Andrew pours a bowl of sea at Maketi Fou. 960 1280

  

The colorful Maketi Fou market in Apia. 960 1280

  

Fresh cocoa in plastic bags. 960 1280

  

Andrew prepares to eat clam on the half-shell 960 1280

  

Kendo is a sport where you actually get BETTER as you age. This master regularly kicks the crap out of men in their 20s. 960 1280

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Crew meal at a crowded izakaya in Roppongi. Our fixer, Michiko, Rennik, Zach, Paul, Todd, me and my old pal Shinji. 960 1280

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Iron Chef Morimoto through monkfish jaws. 960 1280

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Todd at the Ryokan in Kyoto. 960 1280

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Editor Chris Martinez after an evening of sake drinking and chicken bits on skewers. 960 1280

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Todd shoots his dream toilet. 960 1280

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Close up of sandwich

Berlin's most popular street food is the doner kebab -- and Mustafa's Gemüsekebap is the most famous food stall to get it. 960 1280

  

Food on the grill

Food on the grill

Outside of Tokyo's famous Tsukiji Fish Market, fish and giant oysters are on the grill -- almost ready for sale at one of the many hawker stands. 960 1280

  

Close-up of a Japanese omelet

Close-up of a Japanese omelet

Under the train tracks in the Ameyoko area of Tokyo, you'll find vendors selling this unique version of a Japanese omelet. 960 1280

  

A pair of rice flour cakes

A pair of rice flour cakes

A popular Japanese snack is rice flour cakes, also known as age-manjyu. The cakes are stuffed with flavors like pumpkin and sweet potato, then deep fried. 960 1280

  

A thick, spicy potato stew

A thick, spicy potato stew

Pav bhaji is a thick, spicy potato stew -- a popular "on-the-go" lunch at foods stands in Mumbai, India. 960 1280

  

Close-up of crispy roti

Close-up of crispy roti

A quick snack on the busy streets of Mumbai is roti, a flatbread baked in traditional wood-fired tandoori ovens, as it has been for centuries. 960 1280

  

Shot of whole roasted fresh fish

Shot of whole roasted fresh fish

Whole roasted fresh fish, giant prawns and spicy dipping sauce are popular at the floating markets in Bangkok. 960 1280

  

papaya salad with black crab

papaya salad with black crab

Fresh papaya salad with black crab is a spicy and popular dish found at street-food stalls all over Bangkok. 960 1280

  

Close-up of dumplings

Close-up of dumplings

In Hong Kong, you'll find dumplings of every kind similar to these vegetable dumplings sold at hawker stalls across this crowded city. 960 1280

  

Small bowls of food

Small bowls of food

A makeshift kitchen is set up on a boat at a floating market in Bangkok. Wonderful produce is also served at many of the traditional Thai floating markets, such as Bang Khu Wiang and Taling Chan. Many more floating markets can be found all over the country and in close proximity to Bangkok. 960 1280

  

Cookies for sale

Cookies for sale

Baked cookies for sale at Jerusalem's popular Mahane Yehuda Market. 960 1280

  

Juice for sale

Juice for sale

Juice stands are popular across Israel. The fresh juice offers a delicious relief from the subtropical heat. 960 1280

  

Dates and dried apricots

Dates and dried apricots

Dates and dried apricots for sale on the streets of Jerusalem. A tradition dating back 2,000 years. 960 1280

  

Picture of banana leaves

Picture of banana leaves

Sticky rice with banana wrapped in banana leaf is a delicious street food found all over Bangkok. 960 1280

  

Mikey Roe in the kitchen at Frank

Mikey Roe in the kitchen at Frank

Mikey Roe in the kitchen at Frank, home to "the ultimate trinity" of booze, bands and artisan sausages. 960 1280

  

Mikey talks to customers at Frank

Mikey talks to customers at Frank

Mikey talks to customers at Frank, where he's introduced to the Jackalope: custom-made antelope, rabbit and pork sausage, with cranberry compote, sriracha aioli and cheddar cheese. 960 1280

  

Chi'lantro's kimchi tacos

Chi'lantro's kimchi tacos

The food truck Chi'lantro's kimchi tacos are a big hit with Austin’s college scene. 960 1280

  

Chi'lantro's kimchi fries

Chi'lantro's kimchi fries

Chi'lantro's kimchi fries are the ultimate in late-night fusion food. 960 1280

  

Mikey talks to a customer at Sam's BBQ

Mikey talks to a customer at Sam's BBQ

Mikey talks to a customer at Sam's BBQ -- the go-to spot for late-night Texas barbecue. 960 1280

  

Mikey films outside of Sam's BBQ

Mikey films outside of Sam's BBQ

Mikey films outside of Sam's BBQ. The restaurant offers their succulent ribs and brisket until 3 a.m. 960 1280

  

Downtown Austin

Downtown Austin

This bridge in Austin is a well-known hangout spot where spectators gather to watch bats. 960 1280

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Mikey makes some friends in Austin

Mikey makes some friends in Austin

Mikey makes some friends as the sun rises in downtown Austin near the river. 960 1280

  

Mikey outside the Magnolia Café

Mikey outside the Magnolia Café

Mikey talks to a band outside of the 24-hour Magnolia Café, where musicians and roadies eat after their gigs wrap and the last amp is packed ... usually around 3 a.m. 960 1280

  

Mikey at Magnolia Café

Mikey at Magnolia Café

Mikey talks to a band at Magnolia Café, where even the employees are musicians. 960 1280

  

Mikey jams out with The G.O.A.T.

Mikey jams out with The G.O.A.T.

Mikey jams out with The G.O.A.T., a regular in Austin’s Dirty Sixth district. 960 1280

  

Miguel's Cuban Café food truck

Miguel's Cuban Café food truck

Mikey eats a Cubano at Miguel's Cuban Café food truck. 960 1280

  

dog competition

dog competition

A dog competes in an air jump competition at the Colorado State Fair in Pueblo, CO. 960 1280

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contestants in the outhouse race

contestants in the outhouse race

Contestants race to the finish line during the outhouse race at the Iowa State Fair. Participants create their own boxed vehicles for the race that’s held annually, just outside of downtown Des Moines, IA. 960 1280

  

log-rolling competitor

log-rolling competitor

A brave soul competes in the log-rolling competition at the Minnesota State Fair in St. Paul, MN. 960 1280

  

Adult pie-eating contestants

Adult pie-eating contestants

The guys go all-in during the adult pie-eating contest at the Arizona State Fair, which takes place each fall in Phoenix. 960 1280

  

contestant in a llama costume

contestant in a llama costume

And the creative juices continue to flow at the Minnesota State Fair. Here's a contestant from the llama costume contest. 960 1280

  

milk drinking contest

milk drinking contest

Chugalug, chugalug … contestants compete during the "Milk Chug-a-Lug" contest at the Minnesota State Fair. 960 1280

  

child holds onto sheep

child holds onto sheep

A child holds on for dear life while competing in the mutton-busting competition at the Colorado State Fair in Pueblo, CO. 960 1280

  

sculpted butter

sculpted butter

Paula Deen has nothing on these contestants. Butter is formed in the likeness of a pig, during the "Battle of the Butter" sculpting contest at the Iowa State Fair. 960 1280

  

gold toilet seat trophy

gold toilet seat trophy

Again. Having creativity at a state fair is key. Behold. The trophy for the winner of the outhouse race at the Iowa State Fair. 960 1280

  

spirit dancers perform

spirit dancers perform

Native Spirit dancers, a group representing various Native American nations from across the US and Canada, perform at the Arizona State Fair. 960 1280

  

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