Origin: Burma
Key ingredients: Tea, mango, coconut
Flavors: Sweet, spicy, light

Burmese food has been growing in popularity, especially in cities like New York and San Francisco. The latter boasts excellent restaurants like Burma Superstar and Yamo, while New York’s Cafe Mingala is a foodie favorite. Still, the flavors of Burma deserve to experienced by more than just a few. Burmese cuisine is defined by its many salads, lahpet — a pickled tea leaf that you can both eat and drink, and curried and pickled fish dishes.