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2017 New York Times Travel Show "Taste of the World" Exhibition is next week

PHOTO: Courtesy of The New York Times Travel Show

The New York Times Travel Show has announced several new features for its Taste of the World exhibition, a culinary travel showcase featuring celebrated chefs and culinary personalities from around the world. Taking place on Saturday, Jan. 28 and Sunday, Jan. 29 at the Javits Center in NewYork City, some of the features and speakers found on this year’s Taste of the World stage include:

  • A Taste of Japan Discover the joys of okonomiyaki, a savory Japanese-style pancake.

  • Savory Pies From London A taste of international diplomacy, including specialties from London culinary ambassador, chef Bill Yosses; and Karen L. Christensen, deputy assistant secretary for overseas citizens services at the U.S. Department of State. Special feature: chef Bill’s meat pies from the upcoming Broadway production of “Sweeney Todd.”

  • The New Wave of Costa Rican Traditional Cuisine Discover the country’s flavorful cuisine with Greentique Hotel’s take on two traditional dishes with a twist, presented by the Costa Rica Tourism Board.

  • South African Tourism Presents “A Taste of Cape Town” Sample some of the city’s most famous culinary inventions, and delight in The Mother City’s unique blend of adventure, culture and safari offerings.

  • Celebrity Chef Roy Yamaguchi showcases an authentic Pan-Asian dish that will be featured in his first restaurant-at-sea aboard MSC Cruises’ revolutionary new ship MSC Seaside, debuting in Dec. 2017.

  • I Hopped a Plane Just for a Barbecue Sandwich. I’d Do It Again.New York Times Travel editor Monica Drake brings a recent food travel article to life with writer Ethan Hauser, Skylight Inn pit master Sam Jones and some delicious barbecue.

  • Home-Grown Street Food Take a journey with the Costa Rican Epicurean Club to Costa Rica’s traditional street food and learn more about the country’s growing organic food festival scene, presented by the Costa Rica Tourism Board.

  • Biscuits on Parade: How One Celebrity Chef Uses Southern Comfort Food Favorites to Charm the World Join celebrity chef Art Smith as he prepares his signature biscuits and serves them with his favorite shakshuka (Mediterranean eggs) that he learned on a U.S. State Department Diplomatic Culinary Partnership trip to the West Bank in Israel.

  • Savoring Adam Richman Join famed culinary cultural traveler, Adam Richman, as he cooks up one of his favorite tastes from Rome — Cacio e Pepe — featured in his cookbook, Straight Up Tasty.

  • Chocolate Crush -- The Costa Rica Tourism Board whips up some tasty organic chocolate treats, compliments of Sibu Chocolates.

  • The World’s Best Cup of Coffee Taste the difference of a fresh cup of organically grown Costa Rican coffee and find out how Hotel Finca Rosa Blanca’s high-end tourism is affecting positive change in local communities. Presented by the Costa Rica Tourism Board.

  • Fresh From Florida Chef Justin Timineri creates an Open-Faced Florida Shrimp Sandwich with Avocado, presented by Visit Florida.

  • The Costa Rica Tourism Board serves as the Taste of the World and Trade Day Sponsor for the 2017 New York Times Travel Show.

One day admission is $20 for the general public and for two days is $25. Tickets can be purchased here:

PHOTO: Courtesy of The New York Times

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