Food & Travel
The world’s tastes and treasures.
Will breadfruit be the next superfood?
Breadfruit has a long, sordid history. Now, researchers in Hawaii are hoping it can shake its past and help alleviate world hunger.
Meet the young chefs behind these healthy, globally inspired recipes
These four creative cooks are talented, worldly, and all under 12.
Your Machu Picchu Tinder photo makes me angry. But I'll get over it.
The Andean mountains will humble you.
An Indian court will decide whether a palm is, in fact, a tree
When is a tree not a tree? When it’s a coconut palm in the Indian state of Goa, apparently.
In search of okonomiyaki, the addictive Japanese pancake
Okonomiyaki hasn't caught on in the United States, but perhaps it's time.
Why bún cha was the perfect dish for Obama and Bourdain to eat in Hanoi
By now you've seen the photo: President Obama and Anthony Bourdain at a little Hanoi diner sharing beers and supper. Here's more on what was in their bowls
Forget the latest diet fad — this class teaches how to eat better with traditional African dishes
Leonard Tshitenge grew up in the Democratic Republic of Congo eating food from the region. Now he and his wife are teaching Americans how to eat like Africans.
Closure of BBC recipe website cooks up storm in UK
The public broadcaster is mothballing 11,000 recipes. Many Britons are wondering what they will eat in future.
Only three people in the world know how to make this Portuguese pastry
Every morning, behind a metal door marked “secret," Carlos Martins and two other bakers get to work.
This Thai dish is so delicious, it just might kill you
Welcome to northern Thailand, where bile is a flavor enhancer.
These airport sniffer dogs are great at finding sausages. Heroin? Not so much.
Manchester airport spent more than $1.5 million on six sniffer dogs. They were trained to detect heroin and cocaine, but they ended up finding cheese and sausages instead.
Plane crashes in Russia, all 62 people on board killed
The plane crashed on its second attempt to land at Rostov-on-Don airport on Saturday.
It's time to put down the civet-poop coffee
And not just because it's passed through an animal's anus.
Vegan cheese is coming to a store near you
People who dropped dairy started missing 'funky, smelly, stinky cheeses,' so they made some out of nuts.
Astronaut Scott Kelly is back to his normal height after a year in space
One of the effects of spending such a long time in the absence of gravity was that Kelly's spine expanded temporarily.
Thailand's scandalous Tiger Temple is forced to release its captive cats
Thai authorities have begun removing tigers from the popular tourist attraction, where Buddhist monks are accused of wildlife abuse.
Hamburg just became the first city to ban coffee pods
You won't see a 'Kaffeekapselmaschine' in any government buildings in Germany's second largest city.
Tourists in Thailand have no idea they’re riding killer elephants
Elephants that attack humans are simply recycled back into Thailand's tourist trade, wildlife rescuers say.
9 love letters to some of our favorite places on Earth
The world can be a dark, violent place. But there are still plenty of reasons to love it.
Why cow-loving India wants to keep bullfighting
Cows may be sacred to India's Hindu majority, but many are campaigning to allow a tradition that involves competing to 'tame' bulls by force.
US student detained in North Korea 'over hotel incident'
Mum's the word on what exactly Otto Warmbier did that has everyone in Pyongyang so upset.
Vietnam mourns the death of its legendary anti-imperialist turtle
The revered creature's demise, right before a key Communist Party conference, has the superstitious worried.
No one wants to shop in China’s giant Pentagon-shaped mall
State media says the building's 'confusing inner structures' are to blame.
'Disney Laos' might be Asia's most brazen knockoff to date
'Yes, we're worried about lawsuits.'
Why a flaming bowl of kale is ruining Australia Day for vegans
A new viral ad celebrating Australia's version of Fourth of July is making vegetarian Aussies feel downright discriminated against.
Macau has gone from the world's fastest-growing economy to its biggest loser
Luck has turned for Macau, China's gambling mecca.
Air France flight makes emergency landing in Kenya after bomb alert
An Air France flight from Mauritius to Paris was forced to make an emergency landing in Kenya early Sunday after a suspected bomb was found on board, police said.
North Korea now runs a cheesy museum at Cambodia's famed Angkor temples
Think a 3-D cinema, monumental mosaics and overpriced souvenirs. It's just the latest installment from North Korea's 'overseas projects' unit.
7 harvest festivals around the world that make Thanksgiving look boring
There are better things than turkey and pumpkin pie.
Why India’s Uber rival had to replace its cabs with boats
'Your boat will arrive in six minutes.'
Should India get its cows off the streets?
India agonizes over how to deal with stray dogs, but there's another problem animal on its streets: holy cows.