Crazy cool food from around the world to add to your bucket list. It’s the authentic gumbo you tasted in New Orleans that threatened to burn your face off or the Shake Shack burger and double thick milkshake you had at 2 in the morning in Times Square that defines your memory of a place. Follow your stomach with Travelstart as we highlight droolworthy travel stops from Michelin star noodles in Singapore for $3, a famous emoji brought to life as a churro to the tallest stack of pancakes you’ve ever seen in Tokyo.
The Naughty Churro, L.A.
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One infamous emoji brought to life in the form of a delicious Chocolate Churro Sundae is reason enough to head to California’s glammest city, L.A. baby!
Find the Naughty Churro at the 626 Night Market and check their Instagram to see where they’ll pop up next.
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Purple doughnuts, Manila Social Club, NYC
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2016 is the year of crazy cool purple food. These purple doughnuts are made using ube, a yam found in the Philippines. You can get your fix at Manila Social Club, Brooklyn.
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Michelin Star Noodle Restaurant for half the price of a Big Mac, Singapore
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Michelin star food doesn’t have to come with a hefty price tag. Hong Kong Soya Sauce Chicken Rice & Noodle has just been awarded a Michelin star and the noodles cost half the price of a Big Mac.
The catch is there is an epic queue but it’s definitely worth the wait.
Chinatown, 335 Smith Street, Singapore
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Rainbow bagels from the Bagel Store, Williamsburg, NYC
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Scot Rossillo is the bagel artist behind these incredible multi-coloured bagels. Say hello to psychedelic foodie fun. He’s also responsible for the cragel- a bagel meets croissant hybrid.
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The tallest, fluffiest and puffiest pancakes, Japan
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For the tallest, puffiest pancakes in the whole world head to Uzna Omom in Tokyo.
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Burger & Lobster, Cape Town
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Bree Street in Cape Town’s CBD is buzzing with the news of new restaurant opening Burger & Lobster. Order a half burger, half lobster roll, half green salad, half chips with a friend and enjoy the best of both.
105 Bree Street, Heritage Square, Cape Town
Call: 021 422 4297
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