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Katsu Sando: the OG crispy chicken sandwich

Are you a fan of fried chicken sandwiches? If so, the katsu sando is a must-try. Katsu is defined as "a Japanese dish consisting of a piece of meat, usually chicken, or vegetable, covered in bread crumbs, fried, then usually cut into strips and eaten with a sauce."...

Fruit Sando: the work-of-art you can eat guilt-free

Feel like something light but also want something on the sweet side? The fruit sando (フルーツ" or "furutsu sando") is a great option. It is a Japanese fruit sandwich that is satisfying in its simplicity. It consists of fluffy shokupan (Japanese milk bread), light whipped...

Wagyu Sando: a simple yet “extra” sandwich

If you're looking for a sandwich but you're feeling extra, the wagyu sando is for you. It is a simple traditional Japanese cutlet sandwich served katsu style made with shokupan (Japanese milk bread) and wagyu, one of the highest-quality meats known to man—making this...
Jalapeño Beer: throw back a “hot” cold one

Jalapeño Beer: throw back a “hot” cold one

If you're a beer drinker who enjoys hot peppers, you may want to try jalapeño beer. Like, jalapeño wine, it can still hold the flavor of the original beverage while adding a dimension of spiciness. However, because it is made by different breweries in a multitude of...

Jalapeño wine: spicy rosé all day

Jalapeño wine: spicy rosé all day

The mighty jalapeño has evolved beyond dishes into drinks. Jalapeño wine, beer and cocktails (and mocktails) have made their way into bars and restaurants for their alluring, fiery flavor. The growing public desire for spicy flavors over the past few decades...

Trendy Foods

new food creations & food crazes

Jalapeño Beer: throw back a “hot” cold one

Jalapeño Beer: throw back a “hot” cold one

If you're a beer drinker who enjoys hot peppers, you may want to try jalapeño beer. Like, jalapeño wine, it can still hold the flavor of the original beverage while adding a dimension of spiciness. However, because it is made by different breweries in a multitude of...

Egg Waffles: a waffle for bubble wrap poppers everywhere

What are egg waffles? Egg waffles are a variation of traditional waffles.  They are known by many names: bubble waffles, Hong Kong style waffles, eggettes, egg puffs, puffles, pancake waffles, pancake balls…and its Cantonese name gai daan jai (translation: “little...

Cotton Candy Wine: know your cotton candy varietals

Cotton candy wine is a type of wine that is known to taste like cotton candy. Usually, these wines are made from grapes that yield a naturally sweet flavor that is likened to the popular fluffy treat. Are there any varietals that naturally taste like cotton candy?...

Cotton Candy Ice Cream Cones: get your head in the clouds

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What is a cotton candy ice cream cone?  Cotton candy ice cream cones (a.k.a. cotton candy-wrapped ice cream, cotton candy cones, cloudy ice cream, cloud cones, sugar clouds, candy floss ice cream...

Dirty Bread: the messier the better

What is dirty bread?  Dirty bread (a.k.a. muddy buns) is a chocolate cream-filled croissant, coated in chocolate ganache and generously covered in cocoa powder.  Its mass appeal is that it inevitably gets your face “dirty” when you eat it. This food craze started...
Jalapeño wine: spicy rosé all day

Jalapeño wine: spicy rosé all day

The mighty jalapeño has evolved beyond dishes into drinks. Jalapeño wine, beer and cocktails (and mocktails) have made their way into bars and restaurants for their alluring, fiery flavor. The growing public desire for spicy flavors over the past few decades...

Food Around the World

unique foods & dishes of regional cuisines across the globe

Katsu Sando: the OG crispy chicken sandwich

Katsu Sando: the OG crispy chicken sandwich

Are you a fan of fried chicken sandwiches? If so, the katsu sando is a must-try. Katsu is defined as "a Japanese dish consisting of a piece of meat, usually chicken, or vegetable, covered in bread crumbs, fried, then usually cut into strips and eaten with a sauce."...

Fregola: pasta pearls of Sardinian history

What is fregola? Fregola (traditionally known in Italy as fregula) is the common term for a specific type of Italian pasta shaped like small pearls or beads. It is made with semolina flour, water, and salt. The dough is rolled into small balls, which are then baked in...

Prebiotic Drinks: quench your thirst by feeding your gut (bacteria)

What are prebiotic drinks? Prebiotic drinks are a category of beverages that are infused with prebiotics. So what exactly are prebiotics? Prebiotics are the non-digestible food components that stimulate the growth or activity of beneficial bacteria in your gut....

Northern California & Bay Area foods: dutch crunch, cioppino and more

What are Northern California and Bay Area regional foods?  Since California is so large and diverse, we had to split it into two parts.  Here we focus on Northern California a.k.a. NorCal.  The most populated regions in Northern California are the San...

Soursop: the tart yet sweet fruit that’s super healthy to boot

What is soursop?  Soursop is a fruit that is indigenous to tropical areas around the world including South America and southeast Asia.  It’s scientific name is annona muricata and is also known as graviola, guanábana, guyabano, corossol and thu-rian-khack.  One...
Fruit Sando: the work-of-art you can eat guilt-free

Fruit Sando: the work-of-art you can eat guilt-free

Feel like something light but also want something on the sweet side? The fruit sando (フルーツ" or "furutsu sando") is a great option. It is a Japanese fruit sandwich that is satisfying in its simplicity. It consists of fluffy shokupan (Japanese milk bread), light whipped...

Healthy Eats

vegan, vegetarian & pescetarian foods…plus healthy eating tips

Fruit Sando: the work-of-art you can eat guilt-free

Fruit Sando: the work-of-art you can eat guilt-free

Feel like something light but also want something on the sweet side? The fruit sando (フルーツ" or "furutsu sando") is a great option. It is a Japanese fruit sandwich that is satisfying in its simplicity. It consists of fluffy shokupan (Japanese milk bread), light whipped...

Sushi Donuts: a 2000-year-old tradition has “evolved”

What are sushi donuts?   Sushi is a traditional food that has been around for thousands of years and the process of making sushi has been a serious Japanese tradition. However, with sushi becoming mainstream internationally, chefs have been looking to...

Hawaiian foods: taste the islands with lilikoi, guri guri and more

Hawaiian regional food Hawaii is the only state in the US that is entirely composed of islands.   Because of its geography, Hawaii is naturally known for its fresh seafood…Thanks for the poke craze, Hawaii (and btw, it’s pronounced POH-keh).   Other...

Jianbing: the healthy Chinese street food crepe you’ve been missing out on

What is jianbing?   Jianbing is popular street food in China that means “fried pancake.”  However, this Chinese pancake not your typical syrup-laden pancake; it’s more like a rolled crepe with layers of savory flavor.  It resembles a...

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...
Tamago Sando: the egg salad sandwich of perfection

Tamago Sando: the egg salad sandwich of perfection

A tamago sando is the Japanese version of an egg salad sandwich. If you are familiar with Japanese culture, you are aware that Japanese people pride themselves on efficiency and perfection (or as close to it as humanly possible). This sandwich is a reflection of this...

Meat Lovers

food for carnivores and pollotarians

Wagyu Sando: a simple yet “extra” sandwich

Wagyu Sando: a simple yet “extra” sandwich

If you're looking for a sandwich but you're feeling extra, the wagyu sando is for you. It is a simple traditional Japanese cutlet sandwich served katsu style made with shokupan (Japanese milk bread) and wagyu, one of the highest-quality meats known to man—making this...

Jibarito: The Puerto Rican sandwich with plantains for bread

What is a jibarito?   A jibarito (pronounced: hee-ba-REE-toh) is a savory Puerto Rican sandwich that originated in Chicago. Instead of bread, it’s held together with fried flattened plantains…and yes, that makes it gluten-free. It’s usually...

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

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) + garlic fried rice (sinangag) + egg (itlog).  There...

Biltong: the high protein South African snack

If you're a carnivore or looking into eating more varied forms of protein, you may want to consider biltong, a South African dried, seasoned and air-dried meat snack. The word biltong comes from the Dutch words bill (strip) and tong (strip). It is probably one of the...

Impossible Pork and Impossible Sausage: vegan pork for meat lovers

What are Impossible Pork and Impossible Sausage?   Impossible Pork and Impossible Sausage are meatless alternatives to pork and sausage created by Impossible Foods.  Like the widely-available Impossible Burger, both of these plant-based “meats”...
Biltong: the high protein South African snack

Biltong: the high protein South African snack

If you're a carnivore or looking into eating more varied forms of protein, you may want to consider biltong, a South African dried, seasoned and air-dried meat snack. The word biltong comes from the Dutch words bill (strip) and tong (strip). It is probably one of the...

Glutto Digest is a nationwide food blog based in the US.  We feature unique foods & beverages less known to the masses, 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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