The Secret History of America’s Oldest Tofu Shop
The Japanese immigrants who brought tofu to America, decades before hippies and health nuts discovered it.
Life in Little PyongyangSeoul’s Haebangchon neighborhood was founded by isolated North Koreans but is now an epicenter for diversity.
Taste of the Silk RoadA feast in a remote village in Kyrgyzstan tells a story of centuries of exile and migration.
Meet Turkey’s First—and Only—Queer ChoirIn a small city in Turkey, one group of queer singers is banding together against an increasingly authoritarian government.
The Civilization in the BackyardA family in rural Ecuador fights to defend a piece of ancient history on its land.
Seeing the Forest for the TreesIn the Democratic Republic of the Congo, conservation comes at a price.
Fork in the RiverThe lives of tens of millions of people are about to be transformed by a series of ambitious dam projects in Southeast Asia.
The Visa TempleIndians are still praying for the chance to come to the U.S., even in the age of Trump.
The Dark State of British RhubarbFarmers growing a regional speciality contemplate a post-Brexit future.
The Swiss InvasionThe unexpected effects of an open border, an ailing euro, and German sales-tax policy on one border city.
Where Europe Begins, or Where It Ends?Georgia insists that it’s in Europe. What does that really mean?
Exit the StrongmanThe world saw the Gambia’s Yahya Jammeh as a brutal, eccentric dictator. But his hometown still loves him.
Shifting CurrentScotland’s fishing industry voted overwhelmingly for Brexit, but as negotiations drag on, it might not end up with the deal it hoped for.
A Khmerican TaleCambodians brought to the U.S. as children face a jarring new life when they are deported back to a homeland they’ve never known.
Grindr-ing in HavanaAs more Cubans get online, an increasing number of men use apps to meet other men.
Annexation SymptomsRussian rule has cut Crimea’s drug addicts off from the treatments they depend on, with sometimes deadly results.
Earth Chicken CityAboriginal restaurants in rural Taiwan are dishing up chicken with a side of identity politics.
Diamonds Aren’t ForeverIn the Democratic Republic of Congo, artisanal mining is a remnant of the once-booming gem industry.
Why Should a Melon Cost As Much As a Car?Japan’s high-end fruit market elevates produce to works of art.
The DisorientCountries on the fuzzy edge between two continents are grappling with what it means to be in Europe or Asia today.