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What ‘Is A Hot Dog A Sandwich?’ Can Teach Us About Language

What ‘Is A Hot Dog A Sandwich?’ Can Teach Us About Language

Have you been asked, ‘Is a hot dog a sandwich?’ Before you laugh it off, we’ll tell you why that silly question actually poses an interesting problem.
How To Talk About Food And Drink In Italian

How To Talk About Food And Drink In Italian

Italian food words are perhaps the most important vocabulary you’ll learn when studying the language. Here’s a quick guide to the most common ones.
How To Talk About Food In German

How To Talk About Food In German

What’s the point of a vacation without the food?
How To Talk About Food And Drink In Swedish

How To Talk About Food And Drink In Swedish

Don’t you think it’s about time you had a fika?
How To Host A Dutch Dinner Party

How To Host A Dutch Dinner Party

Following this Dutch dinner party guide is a recipe for success.
How To Talk About Food And Drink In Portuguese

How To Talk About Food And Drink In Portuguese

You’re going to need a few ‘guardanapos’ and ‘obrigados’ where you’re going.
The Babbel Guide To The World Cuisines Of New York City

The Babbel Guide To The World Cuisines Of New York City

Because everyone deserves good restaurant recommendations.
Pancakes Around The World: From Buttermilk To Okonomiyaki

Pancakes Around The World: From Buttermilk To Okonomiyaki

Pannekoek in the Netherlands, scallion pancakes in China, the list goes on. Here’s a guide to some of our favorite pancakes around the world.
Babbel Tries: The Strangely Salty World Of Swedish Candy

Babbel Tries: The Strangely Salty World Of Swedish Candy

Our team tries some Swedish candy, and let’s just say it’s an acquired taste. Read on for language, culture and hilarious reactions.
How To Talk About Food And Drink In French

How To Talk About Food And Drink In French

Get ready to enjoy a delicious meal in any French-speaking country by learning to name and pronounce these French food words.
How To Talk About Food And Drink In Spanish

How To Talk About Food And Drink In Spanish

Once you learn to name and pronounce these Spanish food words, you’ll be ready to have a delicious meal in any Spanish-speaking country.
The Linguistic Origins Of Your Favorite International Cocktails

The Linguistic Origins Of Your Favorite International Cocktails

How do you say “Thirsty Thursday” in Spanish?
From Potatoes To Pirogi: A Culinary Tour Of Russia

From Potatoes To Pirogi: A Culinary Tour Of Russia

Russian cuisine is based around all the exciting traditions of this huge country. Here we’ll introduce you to all sorts of typical and delicious Russian dishes.
The Linguistic Origins Of New Orleans Food

The Linguistic Origins Of New Orleans Food

When it comes to New Orleans food history, language often holds the biggest clues.