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Hojicha: the roasted green tea made for relaxation

What is hojicha? Hojicha is a type of Japanese green tea known for its unique roasted flavor. Although it is most commonly found in Japan, it has quickly been growing in popularity across the world. origins of hojicha The history of hojicha tea dates back to the early...

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...

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...

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...

Food Cart Restaurants: where foods of all cuisines come to you…dim sum style

What Are They?  |  Where Can I Find Them? What are food cart restaurants?  Food cart restaurants are eating establishments that use small push carts to serve their ready-to-eat foods directly to their guests.  These serving carts or trolleys...

Goth food: the dark side of food is surprisingly healthy

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What is goth food?  Goth food is any type of food that has been dyed with activated charcoal, squid ink, black sesame, black truffle, or some other type of black food coloring so that it appears black, or...

Weird Food Combinations: surprisingly tasty pairings

Weird food combinations are two ingredients that are virtually never seen together, but somehow, someone ate them together and discovered that they actually taste pretty good. These "odd couples" work well since their primary flavors and/or textures complement each...
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

Hojicha: the roasted green tea made for relaxation

Hojicha: the roasted green tea made for relaxation

What is hojicha? Hojicha is a type of Japanese green tea known for its unique roasted flavor. Although it is most commonly found in Japan, it has quickly been growing in popularity across the world. origins of hojicha The history of hojicha tea dates back to the early...

Japanese Sandos: the most perfectly assembled sandwiches ever

What is a Japanese sando? Japanese sandos (a.k.a. Japanese sandwiches) is the Apple product of sandwiches. It is minimalist, clean and traditionally white. It's a popular snack and lunch item in Japan. It consists of fillings such as meats, vegetables, fruits and/or...

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...

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...

Goong Sarong: these prawns are all Thai’d up

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What is goong sarong?  Goong sarong is a Thai appetizer made of cooked shrimp or prawns wrapped in crispy noodles.  It’s usually accompanied by a chili sauce to dip the prawns in....
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."...

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...

Seacuterie board: charcuterie ideas for seafood lovers

Hosting a seafood dinner party? Hosting any dinner party? Change things up with a seacuterie board! What is a seacuterie board? A seacuterie board is a food board (although not necessarily a charcuterie board in the strictest definition) that features seafood. This...

Truffle Pizza: cookin’ up pizza that’s bougie

What is truffle pizza? Truffle pizza is any type of pizza that is either topped or infused with truffles. These truffles are a type of fungi (like mushrooms, not chocolate) that grow underground and are prized for their unique flavor. They can be difficult to harvest...

Sushi Burritos: sink your teeth into sushi like never before

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What is a sushi burrito?  Simply put, a sushi burrito is a large sushi roll wrapped up like a burrito.  The ingredients are typically those of a traditional sushi roll: protein,...

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...
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...

Coxinha: Brazil’s answer to chicken nuggets and drumsticks

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What are coxinhas?  Coxinha (a.k.a. “coxinha de frango” co-SHEEN-ya dee FRAHN-goo, or “coxinha de galinha” co-SHEEN-ya dee ga-LEEN-ya) is a popular Brazilian street food which is a boneless...

Arepas: stuffed sandwiches filled with Latin flavor

Where Can I Get it?  |  How Can I Make It? What are arepas?   An arepa is a savory food that originated from Venezuela, Colombia and Panama.  It is consists of a cooked corn flour patty (either maize meal or flour) usually topped or...

St. Patrick’s Day Charcuterie Board

Looking for a fun, family-friendly way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day? Instead of going out and getting mobbed by a crowd of green beer-guzzling drunkards, make a St. Patrick's Day charcuterie board for your friends and family to enjoy. What is a St. Patrick's Day...

Charcuterie: everything you must know about food boards

What is charcuterie? Charcuterie is technically defined as a collection of cold cooked meats, traditionally pork-based. Charcuterie boards (a.k.a. charcuterie platters, charcuterie trays, meat & cheese boards, cheese boards, food boards, grazing boards and tasting...
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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