Stale Bread with Ham and Rum: Tourism in the Time of Cuba
“Cuba is for traveling, not for living,” said one man I encountered. “We get a ration of five eggs per month, one piece of bread per day, and one chicken leg every 45 days.”
Notes on Eating the World's Largest Living Arthropod
I was on Atafu, an atoll far into the blue nowhere of the South Pacific, when I was offered a taste of the rich, massive coconut crab—which I later found out is endangered.
Photos of the Disappeared Among the Living
In Juárez, Mexico, artists painted murals around the city to memorialize the disappeared. We spent a day chronicling those who continue to live among those they have lost.
The Future of Food According to Andrew Zimmern
I joined chef and <i>Bizarre Foods</i> host Andrew Zimmern in Oaxaca, where we ate stone soup and a salsa made from fatty ants, and talked about whether the future was full of Soylent or insect protein.
In Mexico, Small-Time Crooks Are Kidnapping People's Pets
The weird, sad story of a crime on the rise.