EYW in the News

Eat Your World has been featured on NY1 and in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, the Star Tribune, the LA Times, The Guardian, Lifehacker, FATHOM, and more (scroll down for complete list).

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Star Tribune (April 2024)
How My Family Aced Our First-Time Trip to NYC
(spoiler alert: they took EYW’s food tour!)

Toast (Jan. 2024)
The 50 Best Food Blogs in the U.S. in 2024


Gothamist (Nov. 22, 2023)
Where to Take Out-of-Towners When They Visit NYC This Season (Queens food tour mention)

The Wall Street Journal (July 7, 2023)
The World’s Best Food Tours—in the Spirit of Anthony Bourdain (Queens food tour mention)

Gothamist (May 27 2023)
23 Low-Budget Ways to Love Summer in NYC 2023 (Queens food tour mention)

NY1 (Feb. 28, 2023)
A Tour of World Cuisines on the Streets of Jackson Heights
Laura takes reporter Estefania Hernandez on a quick tour of some favorite restaurants in Queens. She coordinated interviews with restaurant owners/managers at each spot.

Toast (Jan. 2023)
Top 20 Travel Food Blogs in 2023

Mashed (Jan. 2023)
Andrew Zimmern Believes Houston Is an Overlooked Food City

Feedspot (Jan. 2023)
100 Best New York Food Blogs + Websites


Tasting Table (Dec. 2022)
Big-Butt Ants Are a South American Delicacy

Tasting Table (Dec. 2022)
The 21 Absolute Best Places to Eat + Drink in Lisbon, Portugal

Toast (Nov. 2022)
20 Best NYC Food Blogs in 2022

Tasting Table (Sept. 2022)
Tacos al Vapor: What Makes This Delectable Street Food Unique?

Tasting Table (Sept. 2022)
Akara: The Nigerian Breakfast Fritter You Should Know About

Mashed (Sept. 2022)
How People Around the World Drink Hot Chocolate

Tasting Table (April 2022)
What Makes Danish Hot Dogs So Unique?

DiscoverCars Road Trip Awards (Jan. 2022)


NY1 (July 23, 2021)
How a Queens Chef Turned His Home Kitchen Into a Money Maker
Laura appears as a local expert on Charter Spectrum’s 24-hour news channel in NYC to comment on the home-based chef trend in New York (a story she first reported on in May 2021).

How a Queens chef turned his home kitchen into a money make


American Express Essentials (July 2020)
Summer Solutions: Travel the World Through Your Palate


The New Indian Express (Nov. 17, 2019)
The global traveller’s veg fix

Adelphi University News (Oct. 24, 2019)
The City as a Classroom: Students Learn About Culture and History by Getting a Taste of Queens, New York

The Guardian (Sept. 9, 2019)
Food bloggers reveal their cuisine hot spots

MB Sees (July 21, 2019)
Things to Do With Kids in Queens

NY Metro Parents (June 11, 2019)
A NYC Mom Has Created a Food Tour for Families This Summer

Easy Planet Travel (May 2019)
25 Best Travel Blogs of 2019


Money Magazine (March 2018)
All the Things You’re Doing Wrong When You Travel, According to Anthony Bourdain
“…Bourdain recommends a tactic he likes to call ‘provoking nerd fury.’ It’s a bit out of the box, but genius. It goes like this: If you want restaurant recommendations for, say, Rome, go to a foodie website like Eat Your World or even Chowhound …”

LokaPack (Feb. 2018)
Travel Secrets, Revealed: Our Favorite Travel Sites

Hello Travel

Top Food & Travel Blogs of 2018


FATHOM (Feb. 9, 2017)
24 Best Travel Blogs and Websites 2017

Happy Bellyfish (March 27, 2017)
Top 28 Food and Travel Bloggers to Follow in 2017


LA Times (April 17, 2016) has tips for how to eat locally globally

FATHOM (Jan. 25, 2016)
24 Best Travel Blogs and Websites 2016

Huffington Post (Jan. 8, 2016)
World’s 101 Best Travel Websites: 2016 Edition


TripAdvisor (Nov. 19, 2015)
24 Foodie Travel Bloggers Satisfy Your Vacation Hunger

Travelpulse (Jun. 24, 2015)
Travel Blog of the Day: Eat Your World


The Travel Channel
Featured on The Traveling Type: This Week in Travel (April 25, 2014)
Travel Website of the Week: Eat Your World (April 25, 2014)
“Instead of recommending restaurants to visit when you travel, Eat Your World wants to help you discover regional foods, drinks and other specialities particular to the places you explore.”
How to Ditch Tourist Spots & Build Your Own Kickass Vacation Plan (April 24, 2014)
“If you want a more catered list of restaurants, Eat Your World helps you hit all the local staples.”

The FlipKey Blog (March 25, 2014)
Top 25 Culinary Travel Bloggers to Follow for 2014
Top 25 Travel Blogs: Viator 2014 Travel Awards (Jan. 3, 2014)
“More than anything, Laura and Scott opened our eyes to finding food delights in the places we were least expecting…”


The Culture-ist
18 Best Blogs and Websites of 2013 (Dec. 20, 2013)
“This delicious site helps fellow travelers find these truly authentic eats.”

SilverKris (Singapore Airlines in-flight)
Good Food Hunting (July 1, 2013)
“An impressive resource for local food, with photos, restaurant tips, and travel information on more than 125 destinations”

Black Blog of Travel
Travel Necessities: Top 5 Travel Blogs to Follow (Feb. 26, 2013)
“Five of our favorite [travel sites] to quench your thirst for global getaways”

How to Actually Act Like a Local When Traveling (Feb. 12, 2013)
“Eat and Drink Like the Locals: For hallmark stuff, Eat Your World provides a good starting place to get you familiar with what a city’s known for and its culinary staples.”

What We’re Reading (Jan. 24, 2013)
The Miracle of Maguey, Eat Your World. “Naomi Bishop gives a little insight into the magic of the maguey, or agave, plant.”


What We’re Reading (May 10, 2012)
Sierra Leone: A Traveler’s Perspective, Eat Your World. “The first in a series from Eat Your World, aimed at getting Sierra Leone on travelers’ radars.”

Travel Freak
Eat Your World Defines Food Travel (May 11, 2012)
“Food has always been an intermediary force in bringing people of different cultures together, and with Eat Your World this force is brought to your fingertips. What you find on the site will encourage you to get out and discover a new destination while stuffing your face.”

24 Best Travel Blogs & Websites (April 24, 2012)
“Hungry people the world over can nerd out over the dining details that make meals memorable. Founders Scott Rosen and Laura Siciliano-Rosen are earnest without being indulgent. Their international selections feel like real foodie finds.”

Endless Simmer
Plate It or Hate It (March 30, 2012)
“Plate It: A global guide to local food, bringing you the best street food and under-the-radar finds all over the earth.”

The Interrobang
The Filtered Excellence List (Feb. 10, 2012)
“Eat local may sound like something for hippies and snobs but it isn’t. The website’s mission is to spotlight foods and drinks that are native or traditional to particular places around the world—and tell readers where to find them…Check it out, and you’ll never travel without it again.”

Eat Your World: Find Your Next Meal (Feb. 6, 2102)
“Eat Your World is perfect for travelers who plan their trips around where to eat.”

Eat Your World Shows You How to Eat Like a Local (Jan. 30, 2012)
“Finding a local restaurant can be difficult, but that’s where Eat Your World steps in and shows you where to eat…this site is perfect for finding better food and meeting interesting people wherever your travels take you.”

Eat Your World Tells You How to Eat Like a Local When You Travel (Jan. 26, 2012)
“Fresh out of beta, Eat Your World aims to be a global guide to local grub…a great, budding site for travelers to help other travelers find authentic eats.”

The New York Times’ Diner’s Journal
World-Roaming Web Site Tells How to Eat Like the Locals (Jan. 26, 2012)
“Eating locally doesn’t necessarily mean eating close to home: That’s what one New York couple learned from years of roaming the globe. Now they’ve created Eat Your World, a Web site that steers fellow travelers to indigenous food in scores of destinations, from Detroit to Bali.”


Eat Your World has been featured in many Q&As as well as quoted as an expert source across the web.

6 Resources to Help You Plan Your Next Trip to NYC (May 2020)

Our Food Adventures podcast
Laura talks about the Queens, NYC, food scene and her food tours as well as food and travel around the globe in this hourlong podcast. (May 23, 2019)

Parennial Travel
Tips for Encouraging Kids to Explore New Cultures Through Cuisine (Feb. 2019)

Agence France Presse (AFP)
Mexican regional food drives booming food scene (March 11, 2018)

Tour Radar
How to Decide Between Budapest and Amsterdam (Aug. 1, 2017)

U.S. News & World Report
How to Visit America’s Best Foodie Cities on the Cheap (Feb. 23, 2016)

The Huffington Post
Essential Baby Travel Gear Picks From Family Travel Bloggers (June 5, 2015)
(an offshoot of our usual area of expertise, since we now travel with our kids!)

Business Insider
No, the Curry You’re Eating Is Not Authentically Indian (March 13, 2015)

Daily Mail Online
The Craziest National Dishes in the World (Feb. 5, 2015)

Taste Trekkers: Find Dining podcast (Oct. 2014)
Laura talks about local food and travel with Seth Resler in this 52-minute conversation.
Meet the Travel Experts: Laura Siciliano-Rosen & Scott Rosen of Eat Your World (April 24, 2014)
Food for Thought with Eat Your World (April 4, 2014)

UR Business Network: Food Becomes Me podcast (February 2014)
“By putting forth reliable advice through a mobile-ready interface, EYW allows people to spend less time researching and more time enjoying themselves and the great food of places like New Orleans … [where] reliable recommendations are priceless.”
The Best Restaurant in America Is in a Condominium Complex in Hawaii (Feb. 28, 2014)

Budget Travel
10 Stupidest Things Americans Do Overseas (Dec. 6, 2013)
10 Biggest Travel Ripoffs (Sept. 18, 2013)

University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Letters & Science News
Communication Arts alum presents global grub guide (Sept. 16, 2013)

Hipmunk Blog
Exclusive Interview: Eat Your World (Dec. 19, 2012)

Party Earth
Travel Blogger Series: Eat Your World (Nov. 8, 2012)
Two of our favorite travel bloggers share a little global insight with you.

The Purple Passport
Eating Around the World with Laura Siciliano-Rosen (Aug. 8, 2012)

Just Back From: Amsterdam (April 24, 2012)

Cyrus Farivar: Eat Your World, Pentaquery Edition
Five thoughtful questions for EYW (March 12, 2012)


Though Laura has scaled back on her freelance work (The New York Times, The Washington Post, New York, Men’s Journal, Rough Guides) since launching Eat Your World, she’s written the following on behalf of this site:

The Palm Beaches (tourism client)
Where to Eat With Kids in The Palm Beaches (March 11, 2022)

The Surprise Spot for Curry for Breakfast? Florida (Feb. 23, 2020)
The Krishna Temple Thriving in Mormon Country (Oct. 14, 2019)
An Epic Guatemala Trek That Helps Street Kids (June 21, 2018)
Wisconsin’s To-Die-For Spicy Cheese Bread (Nov. 29, 2017)
A Gator Park in … Colorado? (Aug. 28, 2017)
Why Denmark’s Hottest Porridge Eatery Is … Just Right (Aug. 21, 2017)
The Best Burgers in Jamaica (Feb. 22, 2017)

Kid World Citizen
5 Tips for a Successful Food Adventure With Your Kids (Feb. 26, 2020)

Kids Are a Trip
Best Kid-Friendly Restaurants in NYC (Sept. 2018)

Budget Travel
Eat Like a Local in the Bahamas (July 24, 2016)
Eat Like a Local in Queens (Oct. 26, 2015)
Going to the Derby? Here’s How to Eat Like a Local in Louisville! (April 30, 2015)

10 Delicious Reasons to Give Traditional Danish Food a Try (May 5, 2016)

AARP The Magazine
Our Dutch Treat: A no-frills tour of Amsterdam’s eats (Dec. 2014/Jan. 2015)

U.S. News & World Report
How to Eat Like a Local in NYC (Sept. 2, 2014)
How to Eat Like a Local While Traveling…With a Baby (July 10, 2014)
20 Must-Try Hot Dogs in America (June 2014)
How to Throw a Crawfish Boil (March 2014)
Off-Resort in Antigua (Feb. 2014)
Sinop: Turkey’s Fortified, Sea-Faring Resort (Aug. 2013)
Expert Advice: Where to Find Craft Beer in Amsterdam (April 2013)
Sierra Leone’s Undiscovered Beaches (March 2013)

Home Exchange Blog
How to Eat Like a Local with Eat Your World (Oct. 2013)

BThere (Brussels Airlines inflight mag)
Paradise Found in Sierra Leone (Feb. 2013)
Where to Eat Around the Venues (Aug. 6, 2012)

The Daily Meal
Top 10 Pub Snacks in London (Aug. 3, 2012)

Serious Eats
London: 10 Must-Eat British Foods During the Olympics (July 27, 2012)
Snapshots From Prague: 10 Must-Eat Foods (March 27, 2012)

Top 10 Foods in Old Delhi, India (June 28, 2012)