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You need to try these unique regional and international foods in 2021

To get our travel fix at home in 2020, we brought international and regional flavors into our kitchens. Here are 10 guides for how you can do the same – and inspiration for where to travel when it's safe again.

International takes on pancakes

In America, pancakes are often seen as a sweet start to the day, but around the globe, the pancake is more like a blank canvas for a variety of sweet and savory meals.

Fairy bread

Take a deep dive into this colorful and sweet Australian snack made of just three simple ingredients. It's super easy to make, too.

International hot dogs

Did you know that hot dogs are a tradition that's beloved around the world? You might be surprised to learn how some countries prefer to serve up their wieners.

Kentucky Hot Brown

The recipe for a Kentucky Hot Brown originated from the need to feed hungry party guests at the Brown Hotel. It's a Roaring Twenties-era dish that's rich in both calories and flavor.

International ice creams

There are all sorts of unique frozen treats to be enjoyed across the globe. We covered 13 destinations with ice cream you'll really want to try.

International breakfasts

It's not uncommon to start the day with a balanced breakfast, but what's on the plate can vary greatly, especially from one country to the next – from savory and hearty to light and mild.

Regional hot dogs

If you've been a ketchup loyalist all your life, we can show you a better way to top your hot dog, with seven regional toppings and treatments from all across the U.S.


The winds of change may blow through Kansas, but they'll always carry the scent of bierocks. This sandwich is a local dish that induces nostalgia.

Regional burgers

Burgers may be an all-American delight, but how we put them together changes from region to region. Learn about some of the different burger variations across the United States.

Regional BBQ styles

There's so much more to BBQ than Memphis, Texas, Kansas City and the Carolinas. Find out more about seven regional barbecue styles you should try.

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