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Globetrotting Foodies Can Find a Home at Afar

If you’re a foodie with a fully stamped passport, Afar editors want to hear your stories, but only if your far-reaching adventures break away from the tourist traps and allow you to enjoy indigenous, authentically prepared meals.

And it will take more than a simple recipe to cinch the deal. Editors want queries centered around a local authentic dish, putting it in a historical context and exploring how it connects to the people and community that birthed it.

“So it’s not food as food, but food as culture,” editor-in-chief Julia Cosgrove emphasized.

Get contact info for editors and more guidelines in How To Pitch: Afar.

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