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A Memorable Ramen Encounter


On a cold winter evening in Kyoto, I coincidentally found a minuscule ramen shop concealed in a tranquil rear entryway. Sitting at the counter, I watched the talented culinary specialist fastidiously... Read more

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  • Agra

    Roughly 125 miles south of Delhi in the state of Uttar Pradesh, Agra is, like much of India, a study in contrasts—where the truly spectacular Taj Mahal and impressive Agra Fort loom large and grand over a dirty, congested city where bicycles and tuk-tuks compete for street space with wandering water buffalo, monkeys, goats, and donkey-pulled wagons. This was India’s capital for more than a century…   Read more


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    India’s high-profile capital city, New Delhi, is every bit as complicated as the country itself, a dynamic crush of humanity at turns glittery and cosmopolitan as well as dysfunctional and destitute. It’s where perpetually traffic-clogged, tree-lined highways, the sides of which see a virtual stream of homeless migrants, lead to affluent gated communities and overcrowded Islamic enclaves, high-end…   Read more


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    Known as the City of Lakes, Udaipur is often hailed as the gem of Rajasthan, in the country’s northwest corner. Unlike much of that immense, arid state, which encompasses the inhospitable Thar Desert, Udaipur is dotted by manmade lakes—the most beautiful of them Lake Pichola, its sparkling, peaceful blue waters reflecting many an ornate palace. There’s an undeniable romance about this city, and…   Read more


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    • Childhood Memories of Samosas

      Bangalore Karnataka

      Rising up on my toes at the age of three to catch a glimpse of what was causing such happy commotion at the dinner table is my earliest memory of the samosa. Being an only child in the group, …    Read more

    • Paneer Pakora


      Paneer Pakora is a vegetarian dish that is made for parties, functions and weddings. The ingredients are simple: cottage cheese cubes, chickpea powder, salt, pepper, mango powder. The pakoras …    Read more

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  • Top 10 Street Foods in Mumbai

    Courtesy of ©Rajesh Pamnani 2018 It may be the financial capital of India and the home of Bollywood, but Mumbai is also a true food lover’s paradise. And if you love street food, you’re especially in luck, as every corner has…   Read more

  • Delhi Food & Travel Guide: Now on Kindle!

    Traveling to Delhi? The local food scene can be pretty overwhelming there: What’s safe to eat? Where should I go? Why am I lost (again) in the congested backstreets of Old Delhi?? We’ve been there, done that, and put together this, our…   Read more

  • Recipes From Afar: Mango Sandesh, Calcutta

    In this guest post, Sukanya of the food and travel blog Saffronstreaks shares with us the recipe for a favorite Bengali milk-based sweet from Kolkata (Calcutta): aam sandesh, or Indian fudge infused with mango. Of course, this “fudge”…   Read more

  • Top 10 Old Delhi Foods

    Last spring, North India provided one of our most memorable eating experiences, especially within the walled confines of Old Delhi, where, among the dilapidated surrounds and overall crush of humanity, each delicious bite felt like a small…   Read more

  • Video: One Minute in…India

    We’d like to introduce a new recurring feature in Eat Your World: trip-recap videos! Every time we travel somewhere for EYW, we’ll create a one-minute video—compiled of photos and video footage we shoot on the road, edit, and set…   Read more

  • Recipes From Afar: Chole Bhature, Delhi

    If you’re still hungry for North Indian food after our post on papri chaat and butter paneer masala, check out this post on, in which we expound on our discovery of, and love for, chole bhature (curried chickpeas with fried…   Read more

  • Recipes from Afar: Papri Chaat & Butter Paneer Masala, North India

    A half-year after returning home from a few weeks in North India, I thought it would be a good idea to cook some Indian dishes for friends. Twelve friends, to be exact. It wasn’t long after I emailed said friends that I began questioning…   Read more

  • 20 Hours in Agra

    We often feel like we’re on a scavenger hunt when we travel for EYW. Sometimes we have just three days in a city to find all the foods we’ve researched, come up with good alternatives, entertain new ideas suggested by locals we…   Read more


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