Category Archives: Food from around the world


World’s Coolest Restaurants

 For an unusual and mind-boggling dining experience, check out one of these extremely unique and totally awesome restaurants around the world! Ithaa Underwater Restaurant- Maldives This first underwater restaurant in the world was opened in 2005 as part of the Hilton Maldives Resort. Ithaa (meaning


5 Northern Thai Specialties Not to Miss

Having moved to Chiang Mai a month ago, exploring northern Thai cuisine has been a top priority of mine (tough job, right?) and luckily, there is no shortage of opportunities to try all the local specialties at incredibly cheap prices. From food stalls at the


Seven Strange Foods from Around the World

One of the coolest parts of traveling the world is trying the local specialties of a region- sometimes exotic and delicious, and sometimes just plain weird!! It can be quite disorienting to be faced with a dish made of animal parts not normally utilized in


A Taste of Viennese Kaffehouse Culture

Vienna’s charming coffee house culture is part of what makes it such a unique and enjoyable city to visit. Often called “public living rooms”, the many ornately decorated coffee houses lining the city’s streets display tempting cakes and pastries as patrons chat, reflect and sip


8 Foods to Try in Malaysia

Such a multicultural country such as Malaysia is fortunate to have many influences over their cuisine, including Chinese, Indian, and other South Asian countries. Here are 8 great things to try when you’re there: Satay A simple yet staple and delicious Malaysian specialty, the satay


Eating Your Way Through Istanbul’s Kebabs

Vegetarians, be warned! While Turkey has plenty to offer you, from falafel to stuffed grape leaves, it’s time to focus on purely about Istanbul’s signature dish: the meat kebab. What exactly is a kebab, you may ask? While we hear about “kebabs” in everything from

eating fugu, a type of sashimi, in Japan

Japanese Cuisine: Top 7 Foods to Try

Asian cuisine features a rainbow of delicious dishes and flavours that will tantalize anyone’s taste buds. In Japan, the geography lends itself to an expansive fishing industry. Seafood, along with beef, pork, chicken and numerous veggies, are used in a myriad of delicacies and comfort


5 Specialties you Must Try in Sicily

Sicily…largest island of Italy, with a culture, dialect and lifestyle all its own from that of its Italian neighbor. This place truly embodies the culture of the South- if you ask for directions, the Sicilian you asked for directions will probably walk you where you’re


Portland’s Mobile Food Scene

[one_half last=”no”][/one_half][one_half last=”yes”][/one_half] I don’t know what it is about Portland and food carts, but somehow the combination of hipster culture in the rainy Northwest and simple, gourmet food on wheels has created a mobile food culture all its own here. In fact, mobile food


Exploring the Easter Markets in Krakow

There’s no better time to travel to Poland than at Easter, when the country blossoms with color in a cultural and religious celebration. In the days leading up to Holy Week, the Main Market Square in Krakow fills with colorful market stalls selling all kinds