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Holiday Gift Guide for Foodies 2020

Yes, it's that time of the year again! Time for this year's holiday gift guide for foodies. Rather than spending endless hours searching for the best gifts for the food lovers in your life, just check out our handy guide for the best-rated, most desired gifts that...

The Best Black Friday Foodie Deals 2020

Looking for the best Black Friday foodie deals? Well, if you've come in search of deals, you've come to the right spot. Even before you've gobbled up your turkey and guzzled down your pumpkin spice martini, you can prep yourself to take advantage of all the incredible...

Dan Dan Noodles: entangle your tastebuds in spicy umami

Dan dan noodles (a.k.a. dandanmian or dan dan mian) are a flavorful traditional street food from the Sichuan province of China. "Dan dan" originally referred to the long shoulder pole used by street vendors to carry the noodles. This dish was easily accessible to the...

Trendy Foods

new food creations & food crazes

Mangonada: a refreshing Mexican slushie with a kick

Mangonada: a refreshing Mexican slushie with a kick

A mangonada (a.k.a. chamango, chamoyada and mangoneada) is a blended frozen Mexican drink primarily made of mangoes and chamoy. Its bold sunset colors of orange and deep reds are a visual representation of its bold mix of sweet, sour and spicy flavors. Because of its...

Superfood Lattes: lucma lattes, golden milk, moon milk & more

Where can I get them?  |  How can I make them? What are superfood lattes?  Superfood lattes are milk-based (or alternative milk-based) drinks made with some type of superfood.  They are known as healthy alternatives to coffee and other...

Dragon’s Breath & Liquid Nitrogen Puffs: desserts that give you dragon breathing powers

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Should I Eat It? What are liquid nitrogen puffs?  What is Dragon’s Breath?  Are they the same thing?  Liquid nitrogen puffs are a novelty dessert made of fruity cereal puffs or other light and airy snacks...

Exotic Superfoods: the lesser known healthiest foods in the world

What are they? | Where Can I Get them? What are superfoods?  What are the world’s most healthy superfoods? Superfoods are foods (usually fruits or vegetables) that contain an abundance of healthy benefits as compared with most other foods.  There is no...

Unicorn food: see the rainbow, taste the rainbow

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What is unicorn food?  Unicorn food is any type of food that has been transformed to a multicolored, pastel (and sometimes sparkly) version of itself with the use of artificial or natural food coloring....
Cotton Candy Vodka: soft candy meets hard liquor

Cotton Candy Vodka: soft candy meets hard liquor

Cotton candy vodka is a flavored alcoholic beverage that tastes like cotton candy or spun sugar. It is made with a base of traditional vodka which is combined with natural and/or artificial flavors. What is it made out of? This cotton candy-flavored vodka is typically...

Food Around the World

unique foods & dishes of regional cuisines across the globe

Chinese Hot Pot: the fondue of China

Chinese Hot Pot: the fondue of China

Chinese hot pot (also hotpot or steamboat) is a method of cooking raw meats, vegetables and other raw ingredients in a bowl of simmering soup. This soup is often a basic water-based stock. Origin According to Chinese Cuisine Stories, the earliest version of the...

Oregon foods: the home of notable local and non-chains

Oregon regional food Oregon, generally known by outsiders as the land of forests and hipsters, is the producer of several noteworthy foods & drinks.  Although many of these items can be found throughout the country, what better place to try them than straight...

Halo-Halo: a Filipino sundae unlike any other

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What is halo-halo? Halo-halo (pronounced: ha-loh ha-loh, not hey-low hey-low) is a colorful traditional Filipino dessert that resembles an ice cream sundae.  It literally translates to “mix mix” which is...

Ube Ice Cream: stay cool in these shades of purple

Ube ice cream is the most popular type of ube dessert across the world.  While ube halaya (purple yam jam) is the most traditional ube dessert in the Philippines, the ice cream version of ube is definitely the most well-known for the obvious reason—everyone likes...

Okonomiyaki: the original (savory) Japanese pancake

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What is okonomiyaki?  Okonomiyaki (a.k.a.  savory Japanese pancakes, Japanese cabbage pancakes, or Japanese pizza) are traditional Japanese pancakes. They evolved from simple thin pancakes during...
Char Siu Bao: steamy pillowy pork buns

Char Siu Bao: steamy pillowy pork buns

Steamed buns with barbecue pork filling Char siu bao are Chinese (specifically Cantonese) barbecue pork buns. They are also known as cha siu bao or chashaobao. There are two main types of these buns, steamed and baked. The steamed bao are more common and have a puffy...

Healthy Eats

vegan, vegetarian & pescetarian foods…plus healthy eating tips

Cotton Candy Grapes: Do they actually taste like candy?

Cotton Candy Grapes: Do they actually taste like candy?

What are Cotton Candy grapes? Cotton Candy grapes are a unique breed of grapes that look like traditional plump green grapes, but are said taste like the classic cloud-like county fair snack. These grapes were first made by International Fruit Genetics (IFG) by...

Alaskan foods: explore the last frontier…by mouth

Alaskan regional food Alaska, the largest state in the US, also has the longest coastline of all the states.  This lends itself to wide access of fresh seafood and wild game.  Although you may have had Alaskan king crab legs, king salmon and bison burgers;...

Ube Pancakes: flap these purple jacks

Ube pancakes, a purple version of the traditional breakfast pancake, have gained mainstream attention thanks to the colorful rainbow food trends of the 2010s. While many different versions of pancakes have been embraced by many different countries in various forms...

Pizzushi: Love sushi? If so, you’ll (quite possibly) love this latest hybrid

photo: @pizzushi.la on Instagram Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What is pizzushi?  Pizzushi (a.k.a. pizza sushi) is a contemporary food hybrid made up of a flattened circular bed of crispy fried rice topped with raw poke and other...

Exotic Fruits: this is what heaven tastes like

These exotic fruits probably aren’t stacked into perfect pyramids in the produce section of your supermarket.  Some of them are shoved together in modest handfuls in the “international” produce display.  Others might only be found in specialty or...

Meat Lovers

food for carnivores and pollotarians

Xiao Long Bao: Chinese soup dumplings for the soul

Xiao Long Bao: Chinese soup dumplings for the soul

Xiao long bao (a.k.a. XLB, xiaolong bao or xiaolong mantou) are Chinese soup-filled dumplings. Typically, bao are steamed puffy white buns (or golden brown when baked) with either savory or sweet fillings. However, this type of bao doesn't have a puffy bun at all and...

Naan Pizza: swap out that boring pizza dough

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What is naan pizza?  Naan pizza is pretty much what it sounds like, pizza made out of naan bread instead of traditional pizza dough.  Naan is an oven-baked flatbread that originated in Central and...

Tapsilog and other Silogs: garlic rice & egg are the ultimate pairing

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What are tapsilog and other silogs?  Tapsilog is a popular Filipino breakfast dish.  It is a combination of 3 main components: cooked beef or other meat (tapa in Tagalog)...

Bunny Chow: a South African bread bowl sans bunnies

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What is bunny chow?  Bunny chow (a.k.a. Durban bunny chow, bunny, or kota—short for quarter loaf) is a South African fast food dish that originated in Durban, a city in South Africa predominantly...

Xiao Long Bao: Chinese soup dumplings for the soul

Xiao long bao (a.k.a. XLB, xiaolong bao or xiaolong mantou) are Chinese soup-filled dumplings. Typically, bao are steamed puffy white buns (or golden brown when baked) with either savory or sweet fillings. However, this type of bao doesn't have a puffy bun at all and...
Birria Tacos: the French Dip of Mexico

Birria Tacos: the French Dip of Mexico

What are birria tacos? Birria tacos are Mexican tacos filled with birria (pronounced BEE-ria, with an ever-so-slight rolling of the "r"). Birria is a traditional Mexican dish that, in the most simple terms, can be described as a meat stew. The meat is marinated in...

Glutto Digest is a nationwide food blog based in the US.  We feature unique & relatively esoteric foods & beverages ranging from the traditional to the trendy. Browse through our posts above to discover the best, most unique, newest, and up and coming foods & drinks (including recipes for delicious meals and yummy dishes). 

To break things down, Glutto Digest’s posts focus on these main things:

1. Interesting foods & drinks (based on unique qualities i.e. visual appeal, taste, eating experience and/or health benefits).  Examples of popular articles have included:

  • rolled ice cream – this is a type of made-to-order ice cream made on frozen flat surfaces and scraped off to create rolls of ice cream
  • pani puri shots – these are savory Indian shots that come in an array of eye-catching colors
  • CBD oil edibles and gummies – these are edible goods made of the largely legal component of cannabis, CBD, which is linked with healing properties
  • flaming saganaki – this is a Greek cheese appetizer that is lit on fire 
  • coxinhas – these are Brazilian appetizers similar to chicken nuggets
  • air fried foods – these are a healthier alternative to deep-fried foods and can easily be made at home
  • exotic fruits – these are fruits that are commonly found in tropical regions around the world
  • liquid nitrogen puffs & dragon’s breath – these are snacks infused with liquid nitrogen that make you breathe like a dragon

 2. How you can try these foods & drinks yourself (i.e. where to buy them near you & how to make them—at the bottom of each food article). Click on any of the articles above to find the closest places that serve these foods and recipes on the easiest way to make them (when applicable).

 3. Tips for eating healthy (cause there is a right & wrong way to eat anything). When you feature all kinds of trending foods, some of them are bound to not be the most healthy. 😛  We feel a responsibility educate people to eat responsibly as well.  Here are some examples of articles that provide tips on how to eat healthy and responsibly:

 Other things you can do on Glutto Digest include:

1. Shopping for food-related gifts that you or your favorite food lover might like on our Gift Shop page.  We have pretty much anything you could ever want to need, from stuff you can use for your kitchen to containers to keep your food & drinks fresh on the go.
2. Subscribing to our latest food posts on our Subscription page.  Subscribing to Glutto Digest is like having a really awesome foodie friend to keep you in-the-know about all the best food trends and cultural foods that you probably wouldn’t know of otherwise.
3. Letting us know if you want us to feature a specific food, location or recipe on our Contact page.  Although we have a pretty good pulse on all kinds of foods & drinks to feature, we’re always open to hearing other suggestions.  Don’t hesitate to reach out….We don’t bite (unless you’re hiding food from us). 😉

 

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