food and people from all around the world in colorful illustrations and photographs, arranged around the outside of the cover

Gastro Obscura: A Food Adventurer's Guide

by Cecily Wong Author, Dylan Thuras Author and Atlas Obscura Author

Gastro Obscura: A Food Adventurer's Guide provides the reader with a detailed look at the history and present of strange and delightful food and drink from around the world. Whether you're interested in sipping coffee in a remodeled Victorian era public restroom, drinking beer distilled from fog, or trying out the diet of medieval crusading knights, this book can point you in the right direction. Replete with historical and cultural anecdotes about the origins of various culinary techniques, ingredients, and strange habits we humans have formed around eating, Gastro Obscura introduces the reader to a variety of unusual dining experiences worldwide. For the traveling foodie in your life, this book would make an excellent addition to their coffee table and provide inspiration for their next adventure.

(This book may contain a sharpie mark on the top or bottom edge and may show mild signs of shelfwear.)