1. Buttered Cubanos before the plancha.


  2. Spiral cut fried potatoes on a stick.

    Egg & Cheese Taiwanese "Pop Cakes" (爆蛋糕).

    Stinky tofu (臭豆腐) stand.

    Fried squid stand.

    Jian bing (煎饼) Chinese egg pancake, here with roast beef.

    Braised pork burger with rice paddy buns.

    Fresh mangosteen.

    Indonesian noodles (mi / mie), instant.

    Spiral potato on a stick, Taiwanese pop cakes (爆蛋糕), long lines for fried squid and stinky tofu (臭豆腐).

    Egg pancakes (jian bing /煎饼) with roast beef, rice patty buns on braised pork burgers.

    Fresh Thai mangosteen, instant Indonesian noodles.

    Ramen burger buns, behind bars.

    626 Night Market in LA.


  3. Food culture articles from around the world in multiple languages.

    The Language of Food on Flipboard:



  4. Jugos magazine + tacos at King Taco nearby in L.A.


  5. Beijing Express, Chinese, Mexican & Guatemalan Food in Westlake (MacArthur Park).

    Chicken Soup / 雞湯 / Caldo de Pollo


  6. Duritos, hard wagon wheel shaped dry Mexican “pasta” that puffs when fried like chicharrónes, for sale in West Covina.


  7. Top Round Roast Beef on S. La Brea Avenue in Los Angeles.


  8. Reggie’s local wild boar barbecue at the Anahola Farmers’ Market, Kauai.


  9. The taro fields of northern Kauai.


  10. White mountain apples, the freshest poi, Okinawan purple sweet potatoes at the Kauai Community Farmers’ Market.


  11. Saimin with ham, braised pork, fish cake, egg, bok choy and wontons at Hamura’s Saimin on the island of Kauai, Hawaii.