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Milk Street Magazine
January-February 2018
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The Best Soup in the World

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Editor’s Note

The Iron Curtain

We started by hitchhiking from the Munich airport to Salzburg. It was the summer of 1971 and a college friend was headed to Turkey to work on an archeological dig. I was along for the ride with just a few hundred dollars in my pocket, long hair, a knapsack full of books, a small bundle of clothes, a sleeping bag and a camera. Europe on $5 per day. After traveling to Istanbul, I would return to Salzburg to take a...

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