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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...

Paletas: Mexican popsicles with bold flavors

Paletas (pronounced pa-LE-tas) or "paletas Mexicanas" are traditional Mexican popsicles, which come in many types of flavors and combinations. They are a popular snack sold by street vendors, Mexican stores and paletarias. Who invented paletas? There is not one...

Aguas Frescas: fresh water never tasted so sweet

Aguas frescas are sweet non-alcoholic Mexican beverages. Its literal translation is "fresh waters," which describes its refreshing, thirst-quenching nature. These water-based drinks are usually fruit-infused, but they are more than just infused water. Rather than...

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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...

Mochi Donuts: distinctly chewy donuts in global flavors

Where can I get them?  |  How can I make them? What are mochi donuts?  Mochi donuts are a hybrid of traditional American doughnuts and Japanese mochi.  They are made of sweet gluttonous rice which, as you may have guessed, is the primary...

Buddha Bowls: healthy bowls bulging with goodness

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What is a buddha bowl?  Buddha bowls are a hearty, health-conscious meal that consists of lean protein, colorful vegetables, grains and other healthy toppings all piled into a bowl.  They are aptly...

Chimney Cakes to Doughnut Cones: the ice cream cone gets sweeter

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What is a doughnut cone?  A doughnut cone (also spelled “donut cone”) is a dessert pastry that is baked or barbecued on a rotating cone-shaped spit, then covered with cinnamon & sugar.  In...

Whipped Drinks: Dalgona coffee, whipped strawberry milk and so much more

Types of Whipped Drinks | Tips for Making Whipped Drinks In times of uncertainty, many seek some level of escape by gravitating towards the things that provide amusement and comfort. Thanks to the widespread coronavirus-related lockdowns, a food & drink trend that...
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

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...

Roti Canai: curry up and eat it

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What is roti canai?  Roti canai (a.k.a. “flying bread” or “roti prata” in Singapore) is a popular Malaysian flatbread served warm and has a crispy, yet chewy texture.  It is typically served with a...

Korean Hot Dogs: corn dogs with a flair

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What are Korean hot dogs?  Korean hot dogs (or Korean corn dogs) are a variation of the traditional corn dog covered with different crispy toppings such as panko bread crumbs, fried potatoes or...

Flaming Saganaki: this cheese is on fire

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What is flaming saganaki?  Saganaki is a Greek appetizer of cheese fried in a small pan served with bread.  The cheese used in this dish is typically one of these Greek...

Jibarito: The Puerto Rican sandwich with plantains for bread

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? 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...
Paletas: Mexican popsicles with bold flavors

Paletas: Mexican popsicles with bold flavors

Paletas (pronounced pa-LE-tas) or "paletas Mexicanas" are traditional Mexican popsicles, which come in many types of flavors and combinations. They are a popular snack sold by street vendors, Mexican stores and paletarias. Who invented paletas? There is not one...

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...

CBD-Infused Foods: Health Benefits Galore in Cocktails, Dishes and More

Where Can I Get CBD-infused foods?  |  How Can I Make Them? What is CBD oil?  Are CBD-infused foods safe to eat?  CBD oil is a therapeutic oil commonly produced from the cannabis plant.  Without getting too technical, cannabis yields two...

Eating Out Healthy: easy modifications to make your food orders healthier

Eating out healthy on a regular basis is possible.  Just know your options. This is a quick guide on various order modifications you can make so you eat healthier. Here's a list of many foods & drinks commonly served at restaurants and simple substitution requests...

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...

Aphrodisiac Foods: plan a romantic dinner with scientifically sexy foods

What are some types?  |  How can I make them? What are aphrodisiac foods?  Aphrodisiacs are substances that are used to increase the libido.  Aphrodisiac foods (a.k.a. sexy foods or romantic foods) are aphrodisiacs specifically...

Meat Lovers

food for carnivores and pollotarians

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...

The Impossible Burger and Beyond Burger: veggie burgers made for carnivores

(Question: Which of these are meat burgers, Impossible Burgers, or Beyond Burgers? See answer below.) What are they?  |  Where can I get them? What is the Impossible Burger?  What is the Beyond Burger? The Impossible Burger is a...

Air Fried Foods: Dump that deep fryer. Eat healthier with an air fryer.

What are they?  |  Where Can I Get them?   What are air fried foods?  What’s an air fryer? Air fried foods are foods that are “fried” primarily by hot air.  They are healthier than deep-fried, shallow-fried and pan-fried foods...

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)...

Korean Hot Dogs: corn dogs with a flair

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What are Korean hot dogs?  Korean hot dogs (or Korean corn dogs) are a variation of the traditional corn dog covered with different crispy toppings such as panko bread crumbs, fried potatoes or...

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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