africa

alcohol

'Four Drink Maximum' Drive-Up Bar Stirs Up Controversy, Which Was the Point

Ah, the old bait and switch.
Jelisa Castrodale
12.13.18
Fast Food

Toto's 'Africa' Is Playing On Loop in a London Burger King All Day Today

Bless the rains and eat your Whopper, too.
Hilary Pollack
8.7.18
refugees

How an Afghan Refugee Is Changing Venice's Restaurant Landscape

Hamed Ahmadi now has five restaurants in northeastern Italy's Veneto region and has helped employ many young refugees from the Middle East and Africa.
Marco De Vidi
1.16.18
soda

Nigerian Judge Rules that Coca-Cola Drinks Are ‘Poisonous'

The soda company says there is no scientific basis to these claims.
Nick Rose
3.29.17
WTF

This Pizza Chain Is Flying NYC Water to Africa to Make Authentic Dough

Apparently New York tap water has a certain something that just can’t be replicated.
Wyatt Marshall
2.28.17
africa

How Edible Gardens Are Helping in the Battle Against HIV

This small community in Lesotho, Africa is using unique gardens in the fight against HIV.
Charles Parkinson
2.16.17
Best of 2016

The Most Inspiring, Remote, and Strangest Places We Traveled This Year

What a long, strange year it's been.
Munchies Staff
12.24.16
africa

Researchers Project Sub-Saharan Africa Will Not Be Able to Feed Itself by 2050

Of the five major grains grown in the region (maize, millet, rice, wheat, and sorghum), maize is the most important in terms of yield and caloric value—but yields of the grain must be at least doubled in the coming decades if there is any hope of...
Gigen Mammoser
12.14.16
africa

Report Says that Global Warming Is Killing Off the Fish In Africa’s Deepest Lake

Since the 1940s, species in Lake Tanganyika—the second-largest freshwater lake in the world—have lost 38 percent of their suitable habitat in the water.
Wyatt Marshall
8.13.16
café

Cafes, Croissants, and Peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo

After decades of civil war, the cafe scene in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is slowly beginning to take off, providing both new delicious food options and a sense of normalcy to a conflict-scarred region.
Didem Tali
8.11.16
Health

Chickens Could Be the Secret Weapon to Fighting Malaria

Chickens could be crucial in fighting one of the deadliest diseases facing humanity.
Nick Rose
7.22.16
africa

How to Run a Restaurant in the Middle of the Indian Ocean

Situated on a tiny coral structure off the East Coast of Zanzibar, The Rock is an almost painfully postcard-perfect restaurant.
Jay Court
7.1.16
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