Jordana Weiss

The World in Street Food

As we get busier, and we spend more time on the go, the quick and easy phenomenon known as street food rises to fill the gap that was previously occupied by long dinners in restaurants or at home. Street food varies widely from place to place — many cities offer relaxed regulations, which allows vendors...

7 Strange Halloween Traditions from Around the World

When the first frosts begin to appear in the night, many people young and old start eagerly anticipating the start of Halloween season. For most Americans, Halloween means trick-or-treating, parties with orange and black foods, and lots of miniature candy bars. For people of other nationalities, Halloween can signify a completely different type of celebration.

The World in Chili

Chili is one of those comforting fall dishes that just hits the spot on a cool, crisp day. A good bowl of chili is warm, spiced just right, and features enough protein to keep you full for ages. We can all agree on the merits of a bowl of chili, but for a lot of...

9 Must-See Landmarks That Celebrate Women

Although there are plenty of national landmarks that celebrate women scattered around the United States, they never seem to get as much recognition, funding, or celebration as the many monuments that exist to celebrate the accomplishments of our nation’s great men. This summer, if you’re feeling like you haven’t been exposed to as much women’s...

The Best Comforting Drinks for Fall from Around the World

As the weather starts getting colder, we start looking for comforting drinks that will help keep us warm.  Some of the most popular options in America are also the easiest to find — there are more than 13,000 Starbucks locations in the United States alone, and they have a huge percentage of the market cornered...

The Best Burritos in the United States

Popular data analyst Nate Silver took a break from politics to turn their attention to another pressing matter that’s deeply affecting the United States — burritos. Burrito connoisseurs from all around the country have always been deeply divided on what makes a good burrito. Many people are loyal to a particular style — the Mission...

The Best Sandwich Shops in the World

The humble sandwich is probably one of the most underrated and unjustly mutilated foods in the entire world. Instead of seeking out superlative sandwiches for our lunch time, we take our business to chains like Jimmy Johns and Subway, who churn out tasteless, insipid meals that smell better than they taste. Instead of thinking of...