Tag Archives: street food

Eating Chapli Kababs in Northern Pakistan

Eating Chapli Kababs in Northern Pakistan

“So as long as you have food in your mouth, you have solved all questions for the time being” by Franz Kafka. Well that’s true for me, I agree with Franz Kafka’s statement. A question was stuck in my mind a few days back, and I had no idea as how to find the bestContinue Reading

LAS CHIVAS  – IN BIRRIA! Football and food in San Juan de Dios Market

LAS CHIVAS – IN BIRRIA! Football and food in San Juan de Dios Market

[ENGLISH + ESPAÑOL] “We invite all the Latinos of the world not just the ones from here!” That’s how you are received when you walk into the smokey birria restaurant at the Mercado Libertad in Guadalajara, Mexico, otherwise known as San Juan de Dios.  “Try this side dish, complements of ‘el Chicharito’!” (el Chicarito, whichContinue Reading

Koththu Roti – a Sri Lankan favourite

Koththu Roti – a Sri Lankan favourite

We Sri Lankans love our food, and we have a wide variety of dishes that can trace their origins back to either one of our many ethnic groups or our neighboring countries. Each dish has its own story, entwined with the history of the country and its people, and the kind of mystery and intrigueContinue Reading

Tortas in Parque Mexico

Tortas in Parque Mexico

Mexico’s cuisine is phenomenal. Mexico City may boast world-class chefs and restaurants, but I maintain the best food is found either on the street or in the tiny hole-in-the-wall places. One of my all-time favorites has to be the tortas place in Parque Mexico. This place is so good it doesn’t even need a name. Good thing,Continue Reading

Oh, the bread of Chile

Oh, the bread of Chile

Bread, you rise from flour, water and fire. […] How simple you are, bread, and how profound! Fragment, Oda al Pan, Pablo Neruda, in Odas Elementales   Today I woke up wishing I could eat avocado on a toasted marraqueta.  The mashed salty avocado spread over a soft crunchy bun… it’s just heaven.  I missContinue Reading

Con chile y limon? (with chilli and lime?)

Con chile y limon? (with chilli and lime?)

Last Sunday I was driving home after a long day at work when I noticed my stomach was growling. For some reason I was immediately transported to an alternative reality, back to my life in Mexico, and I said to myself: “It’s a Sunday night – I’ll just stop by the nearest church and grabContinue Reading

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