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Tyler Luiten

A Spoonful of Old Sugar Helps the Medicine Go Down

A Spoonful of Old Sugar Helps the Medicine Go Down

by Tyler Luiten February 4, 2011

When I find myself experiencing a bitter, cold, winter day in Madison, I often ask myself why anyone chooses to live in such extreme environments. Then, being an optimist, I take matters in my own hands to make the frozen tundra less miserable. And although […]

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Welcome to Locavoria

Welcome to Locavoria

by Tyler Luiten December 13, 2010

It was only a short while ago that I found myself looking up the word locavore. Thinking it was some obscure Italian opera term, I couldn’t figure out why in the world I saw it in an article discussing food. Upon further investigation, I discovered […]

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Bonn Voyage

Bonn Voyage

by Tyler Luiten August 16, 2010

This is Tyler Luiten’s final post as correspondent in Bonn, Germany. Tyler will continue to blog for The Eaten Path as a contributing writer from Madison, Wisconsin. Hindsight is what forces us to look back on an experience and understand or appreciate it with a […]

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The Sunny Side of a Foreigner's Frühstück

The Sunny Side of a Foreigner’s Frühstück

by Tyler Luiten August 2, 2010

Sizzling bacon, frying eggs, the smell of hash browns and freshly brewed coffee lingering in the air: these scents and sounds epitomize an American breakfast. They’re what I look forward to on a Saturday morning, what I will always associate with starting the weekend off […]

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Give Us This Day Our Daily Brot

Give Us This Day Our Daily Brot

by Tyler Luiten July 18, 2010

It’s time to talk about getting back to basics. I feel like we try to overcomplicate things in our lives with the idea that more is always better. The more money we spend on something, the better it will be. When some people cook, they […]

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Kuchen Value

Kuchen Value

by Tyler Luiten July 5, 2010

I’ll admit it: I enjoy the sweeter things in life. If given the choice between savory or sweet, I’m almost always going to reach for the sweets, though at times I do want to have my cake and eat it too. Fortunately, this predilection has […]

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In the Garden of Bier

In the Garden of Bier

by Tyler Luiten June 21, 2010

I’m not wont to talk about clichés or stereotypes, but I’m afraid the topic of beer is inescapable when writing about Germany. The world’s most renowned producer of this beloved libation simply cannot be discussed without at least some mention of it. Before you roll […]

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Spargelzeitgeist

Spargelzeitgeist

by Tyler Luiten June 7, 2010

We all know the usual signs of spring’s arrival. Flowers begin to bloom, the days become longer, birds are chirping, and love is in the air. Here in Germany the same signs are present, but there is one additional indication that a shift in seasons […]

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Bonn's Immigration Rotation

Bonn’s Immigration Rotation

by Tyler Luiten May 24, 2010

I’ve never understood why immigrants in any country get such a bad rap. Most anti-immigrationists share the mentality that immigrants “need to learn the language!” or that they “took our jobs!” or that they “need to adjust to our way of life!” Yet, you never […]

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