Carnitas — arguably the most decadent taco meat in existence — is made by frying every part of the pig you can imagine in its own lard for two-four hours. Read on for a brief history of this indulgent dish and a roundup of the best carnitas tacos we ate in Mexico City.
Shenkeng Old Street has all the characteristics of a classic tourist trap except for one minor difference: most storefronts sell stinky tofu, and stinky tofu only. Its outskirts offer a looking glass into traditional Taiwanese folklore and culture.
Taiwanese beef noodle soup was created by Chinese Civil War refugees who missed the taste of home. The warm concoction of flour noodles, braised beef, and slow-simmered broth is now the comfort food of an entire nation.