Chili lime flavor
Thailand

Chili Lime – Thailand

Flavor: Chili Lime Country: Thailand When Seen: January 2021 In a Bite: Artificially sour, with mildly spicy notes In a Haiku: Harry had it wrong. Lime goes better with chili; than with coconut. Origin Story: Chili and lime are two widely used flavor enhancers in Thai cuisine, like salt and pepper in the US. Given …

Lu Rou Fan flavor
Taiwan

Lu Rou Fan – Taiwan

Flavor: Lu Rou Fan Country: Taiwan When Seen: November 2020 In a Bite: Salty with slightly sweet and smokey notes and a smattering of pork. In a Haiku: Creepy man with beard, stewing up the finest meat, served on rice in chips. Origin Story: Lu Rou Fan, a braised pork over rice dish, is considered …

Hot sauce flavor
USA

Hot Sauce – USA

Flavor: Hot Sauce Country: USA When Seen: September 2020 In a Bite: A kick in the mouth and a burning in the nose on the first bite, followed by sour. This taste lingers on the tongue for awhile but not unpleasantly. In a Haiku: Put that sh*t on chips? This will save you on Flonase. …

Carnitas flavor
USA

Carnitas Street Taco – USA

Flavor: Carnitas Street Taco Country: USA When Seen: August 2020 In a Bite: Untasted. Have you tried it? Email us and tell us what you thought. In a Haiku: We pity the pig; who was shredded for this meal. Amen, time to eat. Origin Story: Literally “little meats“, this Mexican classic was made famous (in …

Nasvhille hot chicken flavor
USA

Nashville Hot Chicken – USA

Flavor: Nashville Hot Chicken Country: USA When Seen: August 2020 In a Bite: A hint of chicken skin, followed by lingering heat on the back of your tongue. In a Haiku: This chicken’s got zest. Goes down finger-lickin’ good. Exits you aflame. Origin Story: Nashville is perhaps best known for its music scene, but it …

Philly cheesesteak flavor
USA

Philly Cheesesteak – USA

Flavor: Philly Cheesesteak Country: USA When Seen: August 2020 In a Bite: Untasted. Have you tried it? Email us and tell us what you thought. In a Haiku: Shout “Yo, Adrian!” With provolone or cheez whiz. Liberate thy mouth. Origin Story: Philadelphia is known for four things: the Liberty Bell, rowdy sports fans, Rocky Balboa, …

NY style pizza flavor
USA

New York Style Pizza – USA

Flavor: New York Style Pizza Country: USA When Seen: August 2020 In a Bite: A heavy dose of oregano, followed by a tomato-y, cheesy flavor. In a Haiku: Fuhgeddaboudit! The pizza king has been crowned. Next up, Napoli. Origin Story: Finally, the century old debate as to which pizza is the best in the US …

Honey bbq flavor
USA

Honey BBQ – USA

Flavor: Honey BBQ Country: USA When Seen: August 2020 In a Bite: Light, airy, with a typical BBQ flavor. Not sure where the honey is though. In a Haiku: So light it could fly; On wings of a honey bee; dipped in BBQ. Origin Story: Barbecue (or BBQ as they say in the USA) is …

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