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Rida Bilgrami

Rida Bilgrami is a freelance writer based between London and Karachi. Her recent work has appeared in VICE, Eater and Gastro Obscura and focuses on the intersection of food, migration, and identity.

Nepali Cuisine Comes into its Own

The nation’s cuisine is far more than dal bhat and momos: restaurants are gradually incorporating regional specialties in Nepal — and abroad.

Rida Bilgrami

July 15, 2020

Charting the Resurgence of Sri Lankan Coffee

Sri Lanka, once the third-largest coffee producer, is leaning into its coffee heritage and shaping a new market for single-origin premium coffee.

Rida Bilgrami

March 24, 2020

Pakola, Pakistan’s Iconic Soda

How a neon-green soda helped build a national identity.

Rida Bilgrami

August 12, 2019


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