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The world’s 7 most fierce city food rivalries

Excerpt from CNN Go

Jul 13, 2012 8:29 am

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From hummus in the Middle East to fluffy desserts in Australia and New Zealand, just because it’s food rather than a contested border doesn’t make these rivalries any less political.

— Jason Clampet

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In every continent in every era, countries have crossed swords over the origin of traditional dishes.

Feuds over food sovereignty even devolved into diplomatic rifts. Threats have been made. Political alliances have been broken.

For proof that people were given mouths for only two main reasons, 1) to eat, and 2) to argue about what they just ate, read on.

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