Edible Emporia

By Nicole Weinberg

Published on May 25, 2010

1. Fortnum and Mason (181 Picadilly, London, England; Among the foods sold here are Scotch eggs (invented at the store in 1738) and honey made by its rooftop bees.

2. KaDeWe (Tauentziengstrasse 21-24, Berlin, Germany; Here you'll find 34,000 food products, including more than 1,200 wursts and smoked meats and 1,300 types of cheese.

3. Isetan (3-14-1 Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan; Dried yuba and edible chrysanthemums are displayed like artworks. Eateries range from dumpling stands to a Pierre Herme patisserie.

4. David Jones (65-77 Market Street, Sydney, Australia; Graze on Pacific Rim snacks, or browse on a vast array of foods, from high-grade Wagyu beef to 250 kinds of fresh-baked bread.

5. Siam Paragon (991/1 Rama 1 Road, Bangkok, Thailand; This store sells 200 varieties of fruit and 30 kinds of marinated meat, while its stalls offer pork kebabs, papaya salad, and more.

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