Reina Gattuso, Atlas Obscura

Reina Gattuso

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New Jersey, United States

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Recent articles by Reina:

Mie Lethek Garuda – Srandakan, Indonesia

In this rare traditional factory, three generations of know-how, several strong cows, and a one-ton mortar come together to make Yogyakarta's famous "ugly noodles." → Read More

The Culinary Legacy of Brooklyn's First Free Black Community

Weeksville residents set a precedent of self-determination that is still visible at Brooklyn restaurants. → Read More

Abu's Homestyle Bakery – Brooklyn, New York

Discover Abu's Homestyle Bakery in Brooklyn, New York: This family-owned bakery is one of the last places in Brooklyn to sell the Nation of Islam–inspired bean pie. → Read More

The Chocolate-Brewing Witches of Colonial Latin America

The Inquisition persecuted women who used cacao to entice lovers and spurn enemies. → Read More

Eat Like a 1970s Radical With 'The People's Philadelphia Cookbook'

The 1976 book included contributions from the Black Power and Gay Liberation movements. → Read More

Papa Joe's Biersalon Klimperkasten – Cologne, Germany

Discover Papa Joe's Biersalon Klimperkasten in Cologne, Germany: If the tunes of antique organs and musical marionettes don't intoxicate you, the draft beer certainly will. → Read More

How Aboriginal Hunting and 'Cool Burns' Prevent Australian Wildfires

The current crisis has pushed the country to consider cultural burning. → Read More

Le Boudoir – Brooklyn, New York

Discover Le Boudoir in Brooklyn, New York: Just your average Marie Antoinette–themed speakeasy in an abandoned 19th-century subway tunnel. → Read More

Museu do Pão – Seia, Portugal

Discover Museu do Pão in Seia, Portugal: Come for the bread-themed puppet show, stay for the buffet. → Read More

Sold: Charles Dickens’ Liquor Log

Dickens spent the days before his death counting casks of whiskey. → Read More

The Japanese Ghost Town Buried Deep in a Canadian Forest

Archaeologists have dug up sake bottles and delicate rice bowls. → Read More

The Famous River Hot Dog Man

Discover The Famous River Hot Dog Man in Milford, New Jersey: The only thing better than tubing down New Jersey's scenic Delaware River is doing so while eating a hot dog from a giant floating stand. → Read More

Queen Adelaide Restaurant

Discover Queen Adelaide Restaurant in Keswick, Australia: Dine aboard the historic Ghan train while retracing early explorers' journey through the Outback. → Read More

Found: Slime-Covered Notebooks Full of Conservation Data and Fish Scales

Century-old data paints a grim picture of salmon populations in British Columbia. → Read More

Eat Like Royalty With This Cookbook From the Emperor Who Built the Taj Mahal

Shah Jahan developed one of the most famous cuisines of India. → Read More

Agra ka Petha

The city of the Taj Mahal hosts another wonder: Crystallized pumpkin candy. → Read More

Baniwa Jiquitaia

Discover Baniwa Jiquitaia in : Pivotal to the culture and cuisine of Brazil's Baniwa people, this piquant pepper-and-salt seasoning now provides the community with sustainable income. → Read More

Andarinos di Usini

Made only in one Sardinian village, these sun-dried pasta spirals are crafted twist by painstaking twist. → Read More

Pure Kona Coffee

Discover Pure Kona Coffee in : Grown only on the volcanic soil of Hawaiʻi’s Big Island, this coffee is known for its subtle, rich flavor and hordes of unscrupulous imitators. → Read More

Horchata Lojana

Discover Horchata Lojana in : Made from dozens of regional flowers and herbs, this tea reflects the unique flora of Loja, Ecuador. → Read More