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Ever wondered how people in other parts of the world eat, or how popular certain cuisines compare to other places? Thanks to the interactive map, TasteAtlas, you can now search to see which foods are popular where.

But besides just being able to see what other people around the globe are into food-wise, this map also serves another, more profound purpose.

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Thanks to technology, this website can now make sure that special recipes that have been around for ages are preserved and passed on to future generations. And that is exactly TasteAtlas’s mission: to preserve traditional recipes as well as promote local authentic restaurants and source ingredients.

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As its description says online, “Our mission is to mark down the world’s dishes and ingredients, to save our grandmothers’ traditional recipes from oblivion, and to encourage travelers to familiarize themselves with different cultures through high-quality, authentic, local food.”

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It is definitely something that all foodies should check out – especially since the interactive atlas gives those who might be traveling abroad a chance to familiarize themselves with the local cuisine. Of course, the prospect of travel is out of the question at the moment, but one can still browse and dream of all the tasty food that we might enjoy once the COVID-19 pandemic is under control and travel is safe option again.

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