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How Jewelry Is Helping Underprivileged Girls In Bangladesh Gain An Education
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How Jewelry Is Helping Underprivileged Girls In Bangladesh Gain An Education

Like all good stories, this one began a long time ago in a faraway place. It started in the small town of Bogra in Bangladesh before Nur-E Farhana Rahman was even born. It was the 1960s and her great grandfather, a social reformer, founded the Bhandari Girls’ School. A progressive visionary […]

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What Do Pig Trotter Ice Cream, Dexter And Pickled Blood Oranges Have In Common? Find Out At NYC’s Louro Restaurant
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What Do Pig Trotter Ice Cream, Dexter And Pickled Blood Oranges Have In Common? Find Out At NYC’s Louro Restaurant

Walking into Louro Restaurant feels like coming home. I immediately relax as I enter its laid-back West Village neighborhood, whose quiet parks and bookstores provide an oasis of serenity amongst the hustle and bustle of New York City. Louro’s unassuming entrance opens up to a cheery and classy interior, where […]

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How You Can Have A Global Table Adventure Without Leaving Home
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How You Can Have A Global Table Adventure Without Leaving Home

For those wanting to expand their palate while immersing themselves in exotic cultures, you don’t have to leave home to be a more worldly global citizen. Epicure & Culture caught up with Sasha Martin of Global Table Adventures to learn how to connect with other cultures — and foster world […]

Black Tree Burger. Photo courtesy of Black Tree.
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Innovative Eats: How Black Tree Is Converting Vegans In NYC

While we here at Epicure & Culture love farm-to-table ventures, there’s no denying the concept has been talked about to death. That’s why it’s always exciting to find delicious venues taking the “eat local” philosophy above and beyond what most are doing, immersing their guests in a world of delicious […]

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Big Impact: How Bikes Are Empowering Women In Afghanistan [Video]
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Big Impact: How Bikes Are Empowering Women In Afghanistan [Video]

Liv Beyond – Shannon Galpin as Liv Ambassador from LET MEDIA on Vimeo.“Riding in Afghanistan is like nothing else in the world. It’s hot, it’s dusty, you’re in layers and layers of clothing, and yet you’re surrounded by these epic mountains. It’s incredibly beautiful, but obviously also dangerous.” – Shannon […]

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