The Local Markets of France:

Local markets in the Côte d’Azur, Provence, Burgundy, Lyon, Loire Valley and beyond.

Charcuterie at the Les Halles de Lyon in Lyon, France

Charcuterie at the Les Halles de Lyon in Lyon, France

Local vegetables at the L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue market in Provence, France

Local vegetables at the L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue market in Provence, France

Charentais melons and walnuts (noix) for sale in Saint-Paul-de-Vence, France

Charentais melons and walnuts (noix) for sale in Saint-Paul-de-Vence, France

Banon (AOP) goat cheese (chevre) at the Marche Provencal in Antibes, France

Banon (AOP) goat cheese (chevre) at the Marche Provencal in Antibes, France

A view of the market in Chalon-sur-Saone, Burgundy (Bourgogne), France

A view of the market in Chalon-sur-Saone, Burgundy (Bourgogne), France

Baker at La Cabane a Pain at the market in Chalon-sur-Saone, Burgundy (Bourgogne), France

Baker at the market in Chalon-sur-Saone, Burgundy (Bourgogne), France

A vegetable vendor in the Avignon Les Halles in Avignon, France

A vegetable vendor in the Avignon Les Halles in Avignon, France

Fresh fish on display at La Sirène in the Marche Provencal in Antibes, France

Fresh fish on display at La Sirène in the Marche Provencal in Antibes, France

Poissonnerie La Sirène at the Marche Provencal in Antibes, France

Poissonnerie La Sirène at the Marche Provencal in Antibes, France

Scallops (Coquilles St-Jacques) at Poissonnerie La Sirène in the Marche Provencal in Antibes, France

Scallops (Coquilles St-Jacques) at Poissonnerie La Sirène in Antibes, France

St. Benoit Tomme Provence cheese at the L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue market in Provence, France

St. Benoit cheese at the L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue market in Provence, France

Vegetables from Provence at the Marche Provencal in Antibes, France

Vegetables from Provence at the Marche Provencal in Antibes, France

The sign above the Marche Provencal in Antibes, France

The sign above the Marche Provencal in Antibes, France

Strawberries (fraises) with stems still attached in Cagnes-sur-Mer, France

Strawberries (fraises) with stems still attached in Cagnes-sur-Mer, France

Pâté en Croûte at the Cours Saleya market in Nice, France

Pâté en Croûte at the Cours Saleya market in Nice, France

Oysters (huitres) at Maree Provencale in the Avignon Les Halles in Avignon, France

Oysters (huitres) at Maree Provencale in the Avignon Les Halles in Avignon, France

Outside Les Halles de Lyon in Lyon France

Outside Les Halles de Lyon in Lyon France

Relatively rare French cheese (fromage) at the Les Halles de Lyon in Lyon, France.

Relatively rare French cheese (fromage) at the Les Halles de Lyon in Lyon, France.

Mantis shrimp (squilles) at Maree Provencale in the Avignon Les Halles in Avignon, France

Mantis shrimp (squilles) in the Avignon Les Halles in Avignon, France

Local thyme from Provence at the L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue market in Provence, France

Local thyme from Provence at the L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue market in Provence, France

Jambon Ficelle a l'ancienne aux Herbes in the Avignon Les Halles in Avignon, France

Jambon Ficelle a l’ancienne aux Herbes in the Avignon Les Halles in Avignon, France

Fish for soupe de poisson at Toute la Marée in the Avignon Les Halles in Avignon, France

Fish for soupe de poisson in the Avignon Les Halles in Avignon, France

Tomatoes (tomates) in morning light at the Cours Saleya market in Nice, France

Tomatoes in morning light at the Cours Saleya market in Nice, France

Fishmonger with mussels at the market in Amboise (Loire Valley), France

Fishmonger with mussels at the market in Amboise (Loire Valley), France

The exterior vertical garden of the central market Avignon Les Halles in Avignon, France

The exterior of the central market Avignon Les Halles in Avignon, France

Saucisson de Lyon at the Les Halles de Lyon in Lyon, France

Saucisson de Lyon at the Les Halles de Lyon in Lyon, France

A small butcher shop (boucherie) in Roussillon, France

A small butcher shop (boucherie) in Roussillon, France

Charcuterie at a small butcher shop in Roussillon, France

Charcuterie at a small butcher shop in Roussillon, France

Poulet roti (rotisserie chickens) at the market in Amboise (Loire Valley), France

Poulet roti (rotisserie chickens) at the market in Amboise (Loire Valley), France

Brie de Meaux cheese (AOP) in the Avignon Les Halles in Avignon, France

Brie de Meaux cheese (AOP) in the Avignon Les Halles in Avignon, France

Fava beans (feves) at the Cours Saleya market in Nice, France

Fava beans (feves) at the Cours Saleya market in Nice, France

A variety of cheese (fromage) in the Avignon Les Halles in Avignon, France

A variety of cheese (fromage) in the Avignon Les Halles in Avignon, France

Artisan baguettes at the L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue market in Provence, France

Artisan baguettes at the L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue market in Provence, France

Saucisson (dry cured sausage) at the market in Amboise (Loire Valley), France

Saucisson (dry cured sausage) at the market in Amboise (Loire Valley), France

Fresh garlic (ail) at the L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue market in Provence, France

Fresh garlic (ail) at the L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue market in Provence, France

Cured ham and sausages in the Avignon Les Halles in Avignon, France

Cured ham and sausages in the Avignon Les Halles in Avignon, France

 

Nate Gray has captured images of food, cooking and culture throughout the world. His photographs have appeared in several publications including USAToday.com, The Huffington Post, Smithsonian.com, AsiaSociety.org, Salon.com, Frommers.com, Getty.edu, CNNTravel.com and others. (cphotoj.com)

Eating Across Beijing:

Regional Chinese restaurants, local markets and street food in China’s capital city.

Grilled lamb kebabs at Kao Rou Ji in Beijing, China

Grilled lamb kebabs at Kao Rou Ji in Beijing, China

Whole roast ducks on Ciqikou Street in Beijing, China

Whole roast ducks on Ciqikou Street in Beijing, China

Tianjin-style steam buns at Goubuli Baozi in Beijing, China

Tianjin-style steam buns at Goubuli Baozi in Beijing, China

Zhajiang mian (black bean sauce noodles) in Beijing, China

Zhajiang mian (black bean sauce noodles) in Beijing, China

Fresh lotus seeds for sale in Beijing, China.

Fresh lotus seeds for sale in Beijing, China.

Tianjin-style steam buns (baozi) at a street vendor in Beijing, China

Tianjin-style steam buns (baozi) at a street vendor in Beijing, China

A Shandong-style da jian bing (egg pancake) vendor in Beijing, China

A Shandong-style da jian bing (egg pancake) vendor in Beijing, China

Street vendors lined up at the bottom of stairs in Beijing, China

Street vendors lined up at the bottom of stairs in Beijing, China

Shaoxing wine at restaurant Lanxi Xiao Guan in Beijing, China

Shaoxing wine at restaurant Lanxi Xiao Guan in Beijing, China

Shaanxi-style Old Tongguan Rou Jia Mo in Beijing, China

Shaanxi-style Old Tongguan Rou Jia Mo in Beijing, China

Beijing-style meat pies (mending roubing) in Beijing, China

Beijing-style meat pies (mending roubing) in Beijing, China

Chinese cold sliced beef (jiang niu rou) in Beijing, China

Chinese cold sliced beef (jiang niu rou) in Beijing, China

West Lake Beef Soup at Shuntian Restaurant in Beijing, China

West Lake Beef Soup at Shuntian Restaurant in Beijing, China

A vegetable vendor at Sanyuanli Market in Beijing, China

A vegetable vendor at Sanyuanli Market in Beijing, China

Yunnan Crossing the Bridge Noodles (guo qiao mi xian) in Beijing, China

Yunnan Crossing the Bridge Noodles (guo qiao mi xian) in Beijing, China

Wild rice stem (jiaobai) at the Wangjing Comprehensive Market in Beijing, China

Wild rice stem (jiaobai) at the Wangjing Comprehensive Market in Beijing, China

The house special noodles at Zhang Ji Noodle House in Beijing, China

The house special noodles at Zhang Ji Noodle House in Beijing, China

Traditional Beijing-style confections at Huguosi Xiaochi in Beijing, China

Traditional Beijing-style confections at Huguosi Xiaochi in Beijing, China

Scallops on ice at Sanyuanli Market in Beijing, China

Scallops on ice at Sanyuanli Market in Beijing, China

Steamed pork with preserved mustard greens in Beijing, China

Steamed pork with preserved mustard greens in Beijing, China

Beijing Roast Duck at Da Dong in Beijing, China

Beijing Roast Duck at Da Dong in Beijing, China

Mapo tofu at Emei Restaurant in Beijing, China

Mapo tofu at Emei Restaurant in Beijing, China

Old Duck soup (lao ya tang) in Beijing, China

Old Duck soup (lao ya tang) in Beijing, China

Shandong-style da jian bing (giant egg pancake) in Beijing, China

Shandong-style da jian bing (giant egg pancake) in Beijing, China

Large Lid persimmons for sale in the Haidian District in Beijing, China

Large Lid persimmons for sale in Beijing, China

Jufeng or kyoho grapes for sale in Beijing, China

Jufeng or kyoho grapes for sale in Beijing, China

Celtuce (wosun) at the Beijing Organic Farmers’ Market in Beijing, China

Celtuce (wosun) at the Beijing Organic Farmers’ Market in Beijing, China

Renjoy mobile RV convenience store in Beijing, China

Renjoy mobile RV convenience store in Beijing, China

Street vendor selling bread stick twists (ma hwa or mahua) in Beijing, China

Street vendor selling bread stick twists (ma hwa or mahua) in Beijing, China

Chinese hot pot at Dong Lai Shun in Beijing, China

Chinese hot pot at Dong Lai Shun in Beijing, China

Cantonese shrimp dumplings at Jin Ding Xuan in Beijing, China

Cantonese shrimp dumplings at Jin Ding Xuan in Beijing, China

Fried durian stand on Nanluoguxiang in Beijing, China

Fried durian stand on Nanluoguxiang in Beijing, China

Jujube date vendor on a backstreet in the Haidian District in Beijing, China

Jujube date vendor on a backstreet in the Haidian District in Beijing, China

A large selection of Chinese sausage in Beijing, China

A large selection of Chinese sausage in Beijing, China

Sweet roasted chestnut street vendor in Beijing, China

Sweet roasted chestnut street vendor in Beijing, China

Candied hawthorn berries on a stick (bing tang hulu) in Beijing, China

Candied hawthorn berries on a stick (bing tang hulu) in Beijing, China

Beijing-style long pan fried dumplings (dalian huoshao) in Beijing, China

Beijing-style long pan fried dumplings (dalian huoshao) in Beijing, China

Roast Beijing duck at Bian Yi Fang in Beijing, China

Roast Beijing duck at Bian Yi Fang in Beijing, China

Classic Beijing street snacks in Beijing, China

Classic Beijing street snacks in Beijing, China

A steam bun (baozi) vendor in Beijing, China

A steam bun (baozi) vendor in Beijing, China

Grilled oysters on Nanluoguxiang in Beijing, China

Grilled oysters on Nanluoguxiang in Beijing, China

Hand hammered peanut cake for sale in Beijing, China

Hand hammered peanut cake for sale in Beijing, China

A view of the Beijing Organic Farmers’ Market in Beijing, China

A view of the Beijing Organic Farmers’ Market in Beijing, China

A stall selling Beijing-style snacks in Beijing, China

A stall selling Beijing-style snacks in Beijing, China

Sugarcane street vendor in the Haidian District of Beijing, China

Sugarcane street vendor in the Haidian District of Beijing, China

Making wide Lanzhou hand pulled noodles (la mian) in Beijing, China

Making wide Lanzhou hand pulled noodles (la mian) in Beijing, China

Biang Biang Noodles at Xi'an Flavor in Beijing, China

Biang Biang Noodles at Xi’an Flavor in Beijing, China

Flour steamed pork (Fen Zheng Rou) in Beijing, China

Flour steamed pork (Fen Zheng Rou) in Beijing, China

Wotou, cone-shaped cornmeal steam buns in Beijing, China

Wotou, cone-shaped cornmeal steam buns in Beijing, China

 

Nate Gray has captured images of food, cooking and culture throughout the world. His photographs have appeared in several publications including USAToday.com, The Huffington Post, Smithsonian.com, AsiaSociety.org, Salon.com, Frommers.com, Getty.edu, CNNTravel.com and others. (cphotoj.com)

Around the World in Los Angeles:

Filled with people of every origin living side by side, Los Angeles is home to one of the most diverse food cultures in existence.

Vietnamese Banh Mi in San Gabriel, California (LA)

Vietnamese Banh Mi in San Gabriel, California (LA)

Silom Thai Supermarket on Hollywood Blvd in Thai Town, LA

Silom Thai Supermarket on Hollywood Blvd in Thai Town, LA

Fan Tuan Taiwanese Purple Sticky Rice Roll in Los Angeles

Fan Tuan Taiwanese Purple Sticky Rice Roll in Los Angeles

Pickled herring salad at Olson's Scandinavian Delicatessen in Los Angeles

Pickled herring salad at Olson’s Scandinavian Delicatessen in Los Angeles

Salvadoran tamal in banana leaf and pupusa in Los Angeles

Salvadoran tamal in banana leaf and pupusa in Los Angeles

Tkemali (Georgian plum sauce) marked in Russian in Los Angeles

Tkemali (Georgian plum sauce) marked in Russian in Los Angeles

Romanian stuffed cabbage rolls (sarmale) in Los Angeles

Romanian stuffed cabbage rolls (sarmale) in Los Angeles

Peruvian Saltado con Pollo in Hollywood, California

Peruvian Saltado con Pollo in Hollywood, California

Night View of Attari Sandwich Shop in Tehrangeles, Los Angeles

Night View of Attari Sandwich Shop in Tehrangeles, Los Angeles

Sweet rose petal jam (gulkand) from Pakistan in Los Angeles

Sweet rose petal jam (gulkand) from Pakistan in Los Angeles

A view of La Adelita bakery and restaurant in Hollywood, LA

A view of La Adelita bakery and restaurant in Hollywood, LA

Mexican Fruit Salad with chile, lime & salt on Western Avenue, LA

Mexican Fruit Salad with chile, lime & salt on Western Avenue, LA

Lebanese Tawouk : Taouk Chicken plate at Fatima's Halal Grill in Downey (LA)

Lebanese Tawouk or Taouk Chicken plate at Fatima’s Halal Grill in Downey (LA)

Lao Pork Sausage at AJ Asian Kitchen in El Monte, LA County

Lao Pork Sausage at AJ Asian Kitchen in El Monte, LA County

A small Korean fruit market in Koreatown, LA

A small Korean fruit market in Koreatown, LA

Tsukemen (Dipping Ramen) at Tsujita in Sawtelle District, Little Osaka, LA

Tsukemen (Dipping Ramen) at Tsujita in Sawtelle District, Little Osaka, LA

Tagliatelle al Ragù Bolognese at Rossoblu in Downtown Los Angeles

Tagliatelle al Ragù Bolognese at Rossoblu in Downtown Los Angeles

Elite (עלית) ice cream bars from Israel at Beni Kosher Market in Woodland Hills, LA

Elite (עלית) ice cream bars from Israel at Beni Kosher Market in Woodland Hills, LA

Bango Indonesian Kecap Manis (sweet soy sauce) in Los Angeles

Bango Indonesian Kecap Manis (sweet soy sauce) in Los Angeles

Canned Indian pickles (achar) in Artesia, Los Angeles

Canned Indian pickles (achar) in Artesia, Los Angeles

Hungarian bacon (szalonna) at Otto's in Burbank (LA)

Hungarian bacon (szalonna) at Otto’s in Burbank (LA)

Cold Saimin (Hawaii-style Ramen) at Kau Kau Korner in Gardena (LA)

Cold Saimin (Hawaii-style Ramen) at Kau Kau Korner in Gardena (LA)

Tigeorges’ Chicken Haitian Cuisine in Los Angeles

Tigeorges’ Chicken Haitian Cuisine in Los Angeles

Guatemalan Hilachas at Cafe Antigua Guatemala in Los Angeles

Guatemalan Hilachas at Cafe Antigua Guatemala in Los Angeles

Greek Lamb Chops at Papa Cristo's in Los Angeles

Greek Lamb Chops at Papa Cristo’s in Los Angeles

Cured Meats at Schreiner’s Fine Sausages in Glendale, LA County

Cured Meats at Schreiner’s Fine Sausages in Glendale, LA County

Fried Khinkali (Georgian Dumplings) in Glendale (LA)

Fried Khinkali (Georgian Dumplings) in Glendale (LA)

Escargots de Bourgogne (Burgundy Snails) at Taix French Restaurant in Los Angeles

Escargots de Bourgogne (Burgundy Snails) at Taix French Restaurant in Los Angeles

Filipino BBQ skewers on the street in Los Angeles

Filipino BBQ skewers on the street in Los Angeles

Ethiopian Kitfo (spiced beef tartare) at Lalibela in Little Ethiopia, Los Angeles

Ethiopian Kitfo (spiced beef tartare) at Lalibela in Little Ethiopia, Los Angeles

Refugiados, Cuban guava & cream cheese pastries in Los Angeles

Refugiados, Cuban guava & cream cheese pastries in Los Angeles

Elite Dim Sum in Monterey Park, Los Angeles, California

Elite Dim Sum in Monterey Park, Los Angeles, California

Cambodian Amok Trey & Ox Tail Soup in Long Beach (LA)

Cambodian Amok Trey & Ox Tail Soup in Long Beach (LA)

Translucent Burmese rice pancakes (yay mont) in Los Angeles

Translucent Burmese rice pancakes (yay mont) in Los Angeles

Brazilian Coxinhas (Chicken Croquettes) at Squarefritz on Olympic in Pico-Union, LA

Brazilian Coxinhas (Chicken Croquettes) at Squarefritz on Olympic in Pico-Union, LA

Seafood City Filipino Supermarket in Eagle Rock (Los Angeles)

Seafood City Filipino Supermarket in Eagle Rock (Los Angeles)

Karahi pots at a Bangladeshi grocery store in Little Bangladesh, LA

Karahi pots at a Bangladeshi grocery store in Little Bangladesh, LA

Armenian basturma (cured beef) at Garo’s Basturma in Pasadena (LA)

Armenian basturma (cured beef) at Garo’s Basturma in Pasadena (LA)

Arabic, Armenian, English & Spanish on a market window in Glendale (LA)

Arabic, Armenian, English & Spanish on a market window in Glendale (LA)

Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup (Phở Gà) in Chinatown, LA

Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup (Phở Gà) in Chinatown, LA

Chongqing-style Dan Dan Noodles at Best Noodle House (重庆小面) in Rosemead (LA)

Chongqing-style Dan Dan Noodles at Best Noodle House (重庆小面) in Rosemead (LA)

Boiled Fresh Fish with Green Pepper Sauce at Chengdu Taste in Alhambra (LA)

Boiled Fresh Fish with Green Pepper Sauce at Chengdu Taste in Alhambra (LA)

Halo Halo at the Sari Sari Store in Los Angeles

Halo Halo at the Sari Sari Store in Los Angeles

French Dip Sandwich at Philippe's in Chinatown, LA

French Dip Sandwich at Philippe’s in Chinatown, LA

Armenian kebabs at Hamlet's Kitchen in Glendale (LA)

Armenian kebabs at Hamlet’s Kitchen in Glendale (LA)

Pork Gyro with tomato, red onions, tzatziki & fries at Good Greek Grill in Los Feliz (LA)

Pork Gyro with tomato, red onions, tzatziki & fries at Good Greek Grill in Los Feliz (LA)

Guatemalan Pepian de Pollo at Guatemalteca Bakery in LA

Guatemalan Pepian de Pollo at Guatemalteca Bakery in LA

Goan Pork Curry with Basmati Rice and House Indian Pickles at Badmaash in Los Angeles

Goan Pork Curry and House Indian Pickles at Badmaash in Los Angeles

Kalimantan chicken & mushroom noodles in Los Angeles

Kalimantan chicken & mushroom noodles in Los Angeles

“The Sandwich” at Roma Market & Deli in Pasadena, with Rosario’s choice of Italian cold cuts

“The Sandwich” at Roma Market & Deli in Pasadena, with Rosario’s choice of Italian cold cuts

Khanom Buang, a Thai dessert at Bhan Kanom Thai in Los Angeles

Khanom Buang, a Thai dessert at Bhan Kanom Thai in Los Angeles

Cold Udon at Otomisan Restaurant in Boyle Heights (LA)

Cold Udon at Otomisan Restaurant in Boyle Heights (LA)

Spanish Ham Croquetas Ibéricas at the Tumaca Truck in Los Angeles

Spanish Ham Croquetas Ibéricas at the Tumaca Truck in Los Angeles

Korean fried chicken plate at Chicken Day in Koreatown, LA

Korean fried chicken plate at Chicken Day in Koreatown, LA

Wontons in Red Chili Oil at Lao Tao Street Food in Chinatown LA

Wontons in Red Chili Oil at Lao Tao Street Food in Chinatown LA

Fruiteria Huerta Mexican Fruit Market in Alhambra, Los Angeles County

Fruiteria Huerta Mexican Fruit Market in Alhambra, Los Angeles County

Taiwanese Bento Box (bian dang) at Lee's Garden in Alhambra (LA)

Taiwanese Bento Box (bian dang) at Lee’s Garden in Alhambra (LA)

Nicaraguan Nacatamal & Pan Blanco in Los Angeles

Nicaraguan Nacatamal & Pan Blanco in Los Angeles

Ulundu vade (lentil fritters) at Punjab Indian Grocery in Alhambra (LA)

Ulundu vade (lentil fritters) at Punjab Indian Grocery in Alhambra (LA)

Peruvian rotisserie chicken at Pollo A La Brasa restaurant in Los Angeles

Peruvian rotisserie chicken at Pollo A La Brasa restaurant in Los Angeles

Russian pan fried cheesecakes (syrniki) in Los Angeles

Russian pan fried cheesecakes (syrniki) in Los Angeles

Barbacoa and cabeza tacos in East Lost Angeles

Barbacoa and cabeza tacos in East Lost Angeles

Jade Noodles with BBQ Pork, Duck & Crab at Sapp Coffee Shop in Thai Town, LA

Jade Noodles with BBQ Pork, Duck & Crab at Sapp Coffee Shop in Thai Town, LA

Nem Nuong Khanh Hoa Vietnamese restaurant in Alhambra (LA)

Nem Nuong Khanh Hoa Vietnamese restaurant in Alhambra (LA)

 

 

A DECADE OF FOOD CULTURE IN LOS ANGELES >

Nate Gray has captured images of food, cooking and culture throughout the world. His photographs have appeared in several publications including USAToday.com, The Huffington Post, Smithsonian.com, AsiaSociety.org, Salon.com, Frommers.com, Getty.edu, CNNTravel.com and others. (cphotoj.com)

Portraits of Cuisine:

Street vendors, shop owners, fishmongers, cooks and artisans around the globe.

Vegetable Street Vendor in Delhi, India

Vegetable Street Vendor in Delhi, India

A Shandong-style da jian bing (egg pancake) vendor in Beijing, China

A Shandong-style da jian bing (egg pancake) vendor in Beijing, China

A row of butcher stalls at the Central Market in Athens, Greece

A row of butcher stalls at the Central Market in Athens, Greece

Baker at La Cabane a Pain in Chalon-sur-Saone, Burgundy (Bourgogne), France

Baker at La Cabane a Pain in Chalon-sur-Saone, Burgundy (Bourgogne), France

Lady Street Vendor Grills Corn in Mumbai, India

Lady Street Vendor Grills Corn in Mumbai, India

A barman in Paris prepares coffee

A barman in Paris prepares coffee

A street vendor selling simit (Turkish bread) in Kusadasi, Turkey

A street vendor selling simit (Turkish bread) in Kusadasi, Turkey

A coffee shop outside Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo, Japan

A coffee shop outside Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo, Japan

Fishmonger with mussels at the market in Amboise (Loire Valley)

Fishmonger with mussels at the market in Amboise (Loire Valley)

A man sells only grapes (angoor) in Old Delhi

A man sells only grapes (angoor) in Old Delhi

Scallops on ice at Sanyuanli Market in Beijing, China

Scallops on ice at Sanyuanli Market in Beijing, China

Tandoori Chickens in Jaipur, India

Tandoori Chickens in Jaipur, India

A vegetable vendor at Sanyuanli Market in Beijing, China

A vegetable vendor at Sanyuanli Market in Beijing, China

A steam bun (baozi) vendor in Beijing, China

A steam bun (baozi) vendor in Beijing, China

A cooking class in Madhogarh, India

A cooking class in Madhogarh, India

Street Vendor Making Jalebi in Delhi, India

Street Vendor making Jalebi in Delhi, India

Koulouri bread vendor in Athens, Greece

Koulouri bread vendor in Athens, Greece

 

Nate Gray has captured images of food, cooking and culture throughout the world. His photographs have appeared in several publications including USAToday.com, The Huffington Post, Smithsonian.com, AsiaSociety.org, Salon.com, Frommers.com, Getty.edu, CNNTravel.com and others. (cphotoj.com)