Mercato Testaccio may be the worst-kept secret in Rome’s culinary scene, but who cares? I’m not worried about highlighting the most exclusive or unknown eateries of the world. A well-made sandwich is always welcome on my itinerary, and it should be for you as well. For the Rome newbie, Mercato Testaccio is a modern food market across the Tiber in…
Nothing conjures up my childhood like a good old fashioned Jewish deli. The corned beef, the lox, the brightly-colored soda bottles, the grumpy regulars and their strange aftershave, but above all else the bagels. No breakfast seemed complete without a warm bagel fresh from the oven, topped with a schmear of alabaster cream cheese to transform the leavened discus into…
Puerto Rico Highway 184 (aka “Guavate” or “The Pork Highway’) is a winding mountainous road lined with lechoneras (roasted pork restaurants) that are famous all over the island. Puerto Ricans come in droves to indulge on lechon (roasted pork), cut fresh off the twirling animal above the coals. Other treats that inexplicably taste better in Guavate than in any other…
I’ve eaten at El Dorado Cantina hundreds of times. No exaggeration, no grandiose foodie hyperbole. My office used to be directly next door to it, which made it an obvious lunch choice over the past three years. Beyond its close proximity, the consistent quality of El Dorado’s menu items (which favor organic, non-GMO, and natural products) keep me coming back…
San Juan is seldom considered one of the foodie capitals of the US. I think it's time we reconsider.
Joshua Chévere Cohen is the founder, editor-in-chief, and creative director of Josh Travels Sometimes. A writer with degrees in both English Literature and History, Cohen brings a poetic, darkly humorous, and helplessly Europhile perspective the world of travel writing.
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