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It’s truly a feast of wonder: Created by the ever-curious minds behind Atlas Obscura, this breathtaking guide transforms our sense of what people around the world eat and drink. Covering all seven continents, Gastro Obscura serves up a loaded plate of incredible ingredients, food adventures, and edible wonders. Ready for a beer made from fog in Chile? Sardinia’s “Threads of God” pasta? Egypt’s 2000-year-old egg ovens? But far more than a menu of curious minds delicacies and unexpected dishes, Gastro Obscura reveals food’s central place in our lives as well as our bellies.
Every page includes information for travelers looking to try unique, local foods and visit unusual eateries, whether in a city center or atop a mountain after a breath-taking hike. It also documents food history (the network of ancient Roman fish-sauce factories), culture (four million women gathering to make rice pudding), and festivals (feeding wild macaques a pyramid of fruit at Thailand’s Monkey Buffet Festival). Dig in and feed your sense of wonder.
Hardback: 448 Pages
Product Dimensions: 178 x 265 mm
Published by Workman Publishing