Join the Project

EYW wants your food photos!

Brunsviger

Denmark
lsr

Upload a photo now

Food Memories

EYW wants your food stories!

Post Diwali Indulgences

New Delhi, India
meghaaluthra

It’s that time of the year again! There is a slight nip in the air and the smells of autumn fill up mornings. Diwali has just gone by but that really hasn’t put a stop to all the festivities. The... Read more

Write a Food Memory now

On a Quest for Meatballs, in Sweden

January 28, 2015

Sometimes you have only a few short hours in a new place, and damn it if you won’t make the most of them. Such was the case for our day trip...

Read More

       On a Quest for Meatballs, in Sweden

Swedish meatballs, or kottbullar, in Malmo, Sweden

Sometimes you have only a few short hours in a new place, and damn it if you won’t make the most of them. Such was the case for our day trip from Copenhagen to Malmö, Sweden, just over the huge Øresund bridge from the Danish capital, where our brief agenda included wandering the streets, stopping in some parks, and eating köttbullar, or what we call Swedish meatballs. Pretty manageable, right?

That’s what we thought, anyway, as we emerged from the train into the bright sunlight last September. Our 17-month-old son was peacefully asleep in a carrier on my chest, and we had plentiful time to wander the quiet, pretty streets and find us some meatballs for lunch. We quickly saw, though, that Malmö is full of international food options—Swedish, not so much.  In Lilla Torg, a pretty little public square not far from the train station, we found a sushi joint, a Scottish bar, some nightclubs, and a T.G.I. Friday’s. We walked on, and on and on, but the streets grew increasingly deserted of people, with nary a restaurant to be found.

Read more

Washington, D.C.
  • Mumbo sauce with fried chicken

    Fried chicken is fried chicken, but mumbo sauce (also spelled mambo, mombo, and a few other ways) is a true D.C. oddity…except that it was actually invented in Chicago first (more on that later)....

    Read more

Manila
  • Sinigang

    Sinigang (“see-nee-gang”) is the sour soup you shouldn’t miss in Manila, hailed by noted food critic Doreen G. Fernandez as “most representative of Filipino taste.” Standard...

    Read more

Charleston
  • Boiled peanuts

    Boiling raw peanuts in salted water till they’re soft and creamy inside is common across much of the South, but there’s good reason to believe boiled peanuts have a special connection to...

    Read more

Food Memories:   Write a Story Learn More
  • Post Diwali Indulgences

    New Delhi, India

    meghaaluthra

    It’s that time of the year again! There is a slight nip in the air and the smells of autumn fill up mornings. Diwali has just gone by but that really hasn’t put a stop to all the festivities. …    Read more
  • Tasting Bali, a sensory adventure

    Bali

    annamcphee

    Bali is a land which borders on the culture of east and west, a popular holiday destination between Australia and Asia. The contrasts reflected in the two very different worlds, one of tourism, the…    Read more
  • Best tastes of Southern Tuscany

    manciano

    maremmatuscany

    The Maremma is known for its cultura contadina or peasant's culture. Every town has its own tastes and take on certain dishes. But no matter where you go, Maremman food is hearty, seasonal and plen…    Read more
  • Fish 'n Chips With My Baby

    Cervantes, Western Australia

    eblech

    For many Western Australians fish and chips on the beach is a well established ritual woven into many trips to the beach, particularly in the evening. This food that is common all over the world is…    Read more

Read more entries

 

EYW City Guides

London Food and Travel Guide, by Eat Your WorldGoing somewhere and wish you could take all of a city’s Eat Your World info with you? With EYW’s Kindle and City Guides, you can! Don’t miss out on any local foods or drinks during your next trip.

View available Kindle and City Guides




Forgot password