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Market Scene: Market Hall in Gdansk, Poland

Most tourists are too busy admiring the ornate pastel buildings of seaside Gdansk, Poland to visit the massive Market Hall just a few blocks away. Reminiscent of a nineteenth century train station, crowned with a wrought iron and glass roof, it houses an overwhelming selection of food vendors. You can fulfill your Polish food fantasies for paczki, herring, kabanosy sausages, and every variety of E. Wedel chocolate, all in one place. More

Poland Attempts World's Longest Pizza

From BBC News is a video (sorry, not embeddable) of a group of Poles' attempt at making the world's longest pizza. The report says three and a half tons of flour was used and that it's thought to be more than a kilometer long. (That's more than 0.62 mile, if, like me, you can't convert in your head instantly.) You know, despite all the Polack jokes out there (and I've heard them all, given that I'm half Polish), the fact that they're using an impinger oven to cook it in a continuous sheet (as required to capture the record)... More

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