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Kristina & Aaron

FoodTravelers_NY are a couple based out of Long Island, New York who both have a passion for great food and traveling to find it! Together, Kristina Basil, a fifth grade special education teacher, and her boyfriend Aaron Weisner, an environmental scientist, are always on the lookout for new places that serve authentic and delicious cuisine. The two love exploring local areas, as well as foreign countries, ranging from Spain to Japan. Finding the most authentic cuisines in any destination, near or far, is paramount to them. Oftentimes the best restaurants are the hidden gems that only the locals know about.

8 Amazing Street Foods To Try In Dōtonbori, Osaka

View of the street foods to try In Dōtonbori, the famous food market in Osaka, Japan.

Dōtonbori is one of Osaka’s premier tourist destinations, boasting numerous large, flashy billboards, a bustling nightlife, and some of the best food in Japan. The street on the south side of the Dōtonbori Canal is home to a bevy of restaurants with huge signs that depict what they serve. This …

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5 Best Sushi Restaurants in Long Island

sushi restaurants in Long Island

New York is constantly burgeoning with new sushi restaurants, and Long Island is no exception. But what separates the good locales from the best? To the novice or occasional sushi eater, this can be a tricky question. If there’s one thing that all sushi lovers can agree on, it’s that …

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5 Authentic Noodle Places In Long Island, NY

noodle places in Long Island

Noodles are a staple of many cuisines around the world, especially Asian cuisines. From ramen to pho, few things are more satisfying than a bowl of noodles soaking up a delicious broth. Many areas of Long Island are home to a wide variety of authentic Asian restaurants that serve up …

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