I used to be easily lured in by the sweet and eggy scent wafting from egg puff stands in Manhattan's Chinatown—until I realized the cakes tend to smell far, far better than they actually taste. Thanks to Lee Keung Kee North Point Egg Waffles in Hong Kong, I now know what they're supposed to taste like. That is, awesome.
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As we traveled north from Mumbai through Rajasthan, then east to Varanasi, we tried to drink as many lassis and eat as many mithai ("sweet" in Hindi) as possible. Here are our snapshots of a few of the delicious highlights.
Today we chat with Max Kraushaar of the Piecycle in Seattle. "It gets difficult when I have two whole pies in my bag, but luckily I live uphill from everyone, so my journey is downhill."
Bananarchy is proof that watching Arrested Development is good for the world. Co-owner Anna Notario was sick when she embarked on an Arrested Development marathon, "and what else do you do while sick?" explained her business partner Laura Anderson. Anyone who's seen the now-retired series knows the frozen banana stand, which was inspired by a couple of real ones on Balboa Island in Newport Beach. Anderson decided to start her own stand in Austin.
Note: It's time for another edition of Street Food Profiles. This week we scoot to SoCal for architecturally inspired ice cream sandwiches, where even the wrapper is edible! Name: Coolhaus Ice Cream Sandwiches Vendors: Freya Estreller and Natasha Case Twitter:...