Stories about Food
13 February 2016
30 January 2016
"I’d love for people to take away an appreciation of Mokko’s culture, the beauty in simplicity, and start to think about where their food and energy comes from."
27 January 2016
Peruvians can be protective of their national cuisine. Radio Ambulante's Daniel Alarcón spoke with two people who dared to speak their mind about the food, with very different results.
20 January 2016
Finance Minister Imbert says the shift is necessary to rescue the economy from its precarious state, as oil prices continue to plummet. The previous administration's overspending hasn't helped matters, either.
13 January 2016
There are 4,500 varieties of potato in Peru, whose International Potato Center has been tasked with helping NASA find the best one for potential farming on Mars.
8 January 2016
"At the root of the story is a profound problem [...] the fundamental lack of mutual understanding between Kyrgyz- and Russian-speaking sections of the population."
7 January 2016
Mexico took Día de Los Reyes seriously, and transformed it into a celebration among family and close friends. At the center of the holiday is a delicious cake.
5 January 2016
Harrowing photographs of residents of Madaya, Syria, are making the rounds online, drawing attention to the plight of its 40,000 residents who are facing starvation and a slow death.
4 January 2016
Michael Mcfeat will soon learn whether or not he will face criminal proceedings for falsely claiming the Central Asian country treats horse penis as a delicacy.
31 December 2015
24 December 2015
Japan has its own unique approach to Christmas that includes amazing light displays, delicate cakes and delicious fried chicken.
“Vitello tonnato” in Argentina, Russian salad in Venezuela and turkey in Peru. Explore the sweet and savory of the festive season in Latin America, as told by Global Voices contributors.
20 December 2015
19 December 2015
14 December 2015
13 December 2015
The Michelin Star has turned out to be the kiss of death for several small restaurants in Hong Kong, as landlords raise rents to profit off anticipated earnings boom.
2 December 2015
20 October 2015
Koppu is the second strongest storm to hit the Philippines this year. Aside from causing floods and landslides, Koppu also destroyed agricultural crops in the country's "food basket."
9 October 2015
Sellers of doubles, the nation's most beloved breakfast food, caused outrage when they announced a one dollar price increase, despite the fact that the raw materials cost has remained the...
24 September 2015
Cafeteria Culture (CafCu) has produced an engaging informative video that provides great insight into how school lunches are a fundamental part of learning in Japan's schools.