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What's Your Favorite Gas Station Convenience Store for Snacks?

Erin Zimmer 78 comments

While driving up I-90 to Buffalo yesterday, determined to find the best Buffalo wings and beef on weck sandwiches, Carey and I made a pit stop in Meadville, Pennsylvania. We saw the Sheetz sign off the side of the highway. We needed caffeine. Stretching our legs also sounded appealing. And Carey had never been to a Sheetz before! So maybe that was the real reason. More

Snapshots from South Korea: Convenience Stores Galore

Robyn Lee 11 comments

Last month I visited Seoul, South Korea, for the first time. Here's a look at something I ate from my one-week trip. For more, check out the rest of my Snapshots from South Korea. If I had planned my trip to Seoul better I would've tried to document as prolific themes in food-related signage as I could—some major ones being chicken and hof restaurants, and anything advertising waffles (a huge trend at the moment). But the only one I planned to capture from the beginning was the many different convenience stores throughout the city. What's fascinating about convenience stores? Probably not much if you grow up around them, but for those of us who haven't (such as my Northern New... More

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