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Snapshots from El Salvador: Best Things We Ate in Juayúa

Jessica Allen and Garrett Ziegler 7 comments

In the misty volcanoes of western El Salvador is a little town called Juayúa. Show up on a weekday and you'll see some interesting murals and a few picturesque buildings and you'll think it's a pleasant enough but rather sleepy place. Show up on a weekend, however, and you'll find the madre of all Central American food festivals. Papas fritas, pupusas, tortas, iguana (!) and more bites! More

Snapshots from Asia: Sapodillas, The Potatoes That Grow on Trees

Wan Yan Ling 10 comments

If you’re of South East Asian descent, you know that being called a “potato eater” is a grave thing. It implies that you’ve rejected your culinary heritage of rice as the basis of, and main source of carbohydrates in, your diet. Instead, you’ve embraced the “white man’s” dietary staple of potatoes. More

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