fusion food

  • These Falafel Tacos Let You Eat the Whole World at Once

    For centuries, through conquest, colonization, and migration, North Africa, and Latin America has been engaged in an ongoing culinary exchange. Fast forward to 2015, and you have things like falafel and shakshouka-filled tacos in South LA.

  • Fusion Food Doesn't Really Exist

    Young chefs now take credit for popularizing "fusion" cuisine. But the merging of global flavors was birthed—by default—long ago in the kitchens of immigrant cities like Los Angeles, New York, Chicago and San Francisco.

  • Can a Third-World Nation Handle a 'Hipster Restaurant Empire'?

    Burma is still riddled with poverty and conflict, but American-born chef Kevin Ching is convinced that the troubled nation has a place for high-end fusion food.