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The McLobster Roll from Sweden

What McDonald’s Looks Like Around the World

Julia W., Editor June 10, 2022

With over 36,000 locations in more than 100 countries, McDonald's is one of the most recognizable fast-food restaurants in the world. Driving down the road, it feels almost as if one pops up every few...

The beloved chocolate chip cookie was invented by accident.

Disaster-Induced Delicacies: Foods Created by Accident

Evelyn Y., Editor June 10, 2022

Most foods are the results of carefully concocted recipes, crafted with the utmost care and thought of culinary geniuses. Others, however, are… not as delicately planned out. In fact, these are the foods...

Bun Bo Hue

History of Bun Bo Hue

Quyen N., Editor June 10, 2022

Bun bo Hue, a popular Vietnamese dish, was thought to have originated in Hue, a city located in central Viet Nam. This savory soup - spelled Bún bò Huế in Vietnamese - is served all around the world...

The Russia-Ukraine War has left many homes in ruins.

A Travel Guide is Fleeing Ukraine and Hosting Free ‘Tours’ Along The Way

Amy S., Reporter June 10, 2022

Ukrainian tour guide Olga Dudakova’s virtual tours around the capital city of Kyiv typically drew around 30-100 people. But when Russia invaded, she arranged a tour that attracted over 1800 viewers with...

Chocolate originated from Mexico.

History of Chocolate

Chelsea C., Reporter June 10, 2022

Ever wonder who invented chocolate or where it comes from? Chocolate was originally from Mexico, and its history began in Ancient Mesoamerica back, 4,000 years ago. There is where the first cacao plants...

TV Dinners rose to popularity thanks to the Swanson company

The Rise of TV Dinners

Nicholas T., Reporter June 7, 2022

In 1925, the Brooklyn-born inventor Clarence Birdseye engineered a machine capable of freezing packaged fish that would eventually reinvent the storage and preparation of food. Fast forward 20 years later,...

Over the years, sushi has grown in popularity all over the world, including the US.

History of Sushi

Michelle S., Editor June 7, 2022

Sushi's past is shrouded in stories and folklore, as is the case with many old dishes. According to an old Japanese wives tale, an elderly woman began hiding her pots of rice in osprey nests, worried that...

The Sherman Library has beautiful gardens

Hidden Gems in OC

Emily B., Reporter June 7, 2022

Located in Southern California, Orange County is home to many popular tourist destinations. A few of these include Disneyland, Knott’s Berry Farm, and so much more. However, there are many other places...

Maple Syrup Cola

Pepsi and IHOP Collaborate for New ‘Maple Syrup Cola’

Evelyn Y., Editor May 27, 2022

New soda flavors have been progressively getting wackier and weirder; take the bacon and grass flavored sodas for example. While these might have been a shock in the culinary world a few mere years ago,...

Lake Powell when water levels were normal.

Lake Powell’s Lost Canyon

Nisha A., Editor May 27, 2022

Lake Powell, sometimes considered the most beautiful place on Earth, has also had its fair share of ugly names. It lies about two hundred and fifty miles south of Salt Lake City in what’s known as Slickrock...

The Aquarium of the Pacific is a fun place to visit.

The Aquarium of the Pacific

Brian C., Reporter May 27, 2022

Oceans are extremely large and vast, and this makes it very hard to see all the unique sea animals up close. However, aquariums make them much more accessible to almost anyone. One such collection of exhibits...

Boba from Sunright Tea Studio

Best Boba in OC

Melody S., Reporter May 27, 2022

Made in Taiwan during the 1980s, boba or tapioca pearls have taken the world by storm. The market size value of bubble tea in 2020 was around 2.3 billion and is expected to almost double by 2027 to 4.2...

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