Sesame sauce hot pot flavor

Sesame Sauce Hot Pot – China

Flavor: Sesame Sauce Hot Pot Country: China When Seen: April 2023 In a Bite: Nutty and subdued In a Haiku: Open sesame. Get hot pot without the pain. Subtle is the word. Origin Story: While Chinese hot pots are perhaps best known as being a deliciously spicy dish, not everyone in China has taste buds …

Chicago hot wings flavor

Chicago Hot Wings – Jordan

Flavor: Chicago Hot Wings Country: Jordan When Seen: February 2022 In a Bite: Caramel, with a dusting of chili and paprika In a Haiku: Best paired with deep dish. A true Chicago classic. Is brought forth today. Origin Story: Chicago is known for many things, but when one thinks of hot wings, it is likely …

Grilled ribs
Georgia Russia

Grilled Ribs – Russia

Flavor: Grilled Ribs Country: Russia (found in Georgia) When Seen: June 2022 In a Bite: Heavy handed paprika, notes of onion, chives, and pork In a Haiku: Take a rack of ribs. Slather them in paprika. All without the bone. Origin Story: As countries around the world restricted trade with Russia in response to its …

Boat noodles flavor

Boat Noodles – Thailand

Flavor: Boat Noodles Country: Thailand When Seen: January 2023 In a Bite: Nice aroma, pork flavor, a bit spicy, with a bitter tail In a Haiku: Without the cow’s blood. Or stench of canal water. Same boat-bred flavor. Origin Story: This iconic Thai noodle soup has its origins in the boat vendors who used to …

Roasted garlic oyster flavor
Canada China

Roasted Oyster Garlic – China

Flavor: Roasted Garlic Oyster Country: China (found in Canada) When Seen: January 2023 In a Bite: Strong taste of garlic, no hint of oyster. In a Haiku: No need to shuck it. Keeps Dracula away too. Don’t forget mouthwash. Origin Story: This classic Southern Chinese street food (or so we’re told) is easy enough to …

Adobadas flavor

Adobadas – USA

Flavor: Adobadas Country: USA When Seen: December 2022 In a Bite: Aggressively sour, no hint of chili In a Haiku: The sour lingers; longer than Team USA; lasted in Qatar. Origin Story: This flavor is a classic from Mexico, which is sold under the Sabritas brand there. It has been introduced to the US market …

Cheddar and sour cream flavor

Cheddar & Sour Cream – USA

Flavor: Cheddar & Sour Cream Country: USA When Seen: September 2022 In a Bite: Cheesy with a hint of sour cream In a Haiku: What do we have here? A loaded baked potato. No bacon or chives. Origin Story: Cheddar and sour cream has become a standard flavor now in the US across many snack …