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Simon Majumdar

Simon Majumdar splits his time between London and Los Angeles, where he lives with his wife, who he met while doing the travel research for this book. He and his computer-whiz brother write the award-winning blog www.doshermanos.co.uk, which has earned him thousands of readers a day and a spot on the London Evening Standard’s list of London’s most influential people. He is a judge for Next Iron Chef America.
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Simon Majumdar's mission is to go everywhere and eat everything. At 40, he quit his job to become a full-time foodie, food blogger, and expeditionist--visiting 30 countries in a year in order to meet people who are as passionate about food as he ...

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Go Everywhere, Eat Everything

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. Chairman of Rotherham Utd soccer club

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. Anyone who displays generosity and generosity of spirit

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Count Fosco (The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins)

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. Robin Hood (yes he probably did exist) I'd say "Green? Really?"

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January 20, 2009

As a child, I spent summer holidays with my family in Brittany, on the West coast of France. That sounds impossibly glamorous until you realize that each journey was topped and tailed with a horrific journey that seemingly lasted for days. My parents and three other siblings and I squeezed into the back of a car towing a caravan (or camper). To make it seem more like purgatory, my older brother, Robin, commandeered the front seat and put himself in charge of musical entertainment, forcing us to endure the complete works of various progressive rock bands along the way. Blodwyn Pig anyone? The one upside, however, was that his collection also contained... see more

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