Q&A Edible History

Q&A Edible History

Whether it’s walking on the moon, flying halfway across the globe in less than twenty-four hours or going to the bottom of the ocean—we humans do things that would have been science fiction in the last last century, on a daily basis. Time travel, however, is not one...
Beautiful Brine: Quanzhou Salted Clams

Beautiful Brine: Quanzhou Salted Clams

When Marco Polo arrived at the ancient port city of Quanzhou, China like all Silk Road travelers, one of the first things he must have done was look for something good to eat. Located on the Taiwan Straight, in the south-east coast of China, Quanzhou was one of the...
Women in the Kitchen

Women in the Kitchen

There was a chill in the air and the Trastevere neighborhood in Rome was quiet with no tourists or Vespas in sight. Locals smoked cigarettes as the setting sun cast long shadows in Trastevere — a neighborhood that’s been part of Rome since the time of emperor...
Burger Breakdown

Burger Breakdown

Pulling Apart the Ramen Burger  Sometime in the early 1600’s someone from Japan sailed to China. That person tried a soup made with noodles and liked it so much, that they brought the recipe back to their homeland. From there the dish spread like wildfire and became a...