11 delicious maps made from iconic national foods

A love of food is universal. As is, unfortunately, the need to photograph it. But these food maps of your favorite countries (created by stylist Caitlin Levin and photographer Henry Hargreaves) are designed using iconic national ingredients, so they're, like, art. And nothing like the blurry ramen burger pics you should stop posting on Instagram. Get ready to be hungry. 

Africa -- Bananas and plantains

South America -- Citrus

Japan -- Seaweed

Italy -- Tomatoes

India -- Spices

France -- Bread and cheese

China -- Noodles

Australia --  Shrimp

United Kingdom -- Biscuits

New Zealand -- Kiwi

United States -- Corn

To get the full backstory on their food maps, as well spy a sweet picture of a gingerbread Guggenheim Museum, click  here.

Sophie-Claire Hoeller is Thrillist's associate travel editor and was taught never to play with her food. Beer pong doesn't count. Follow her @Sohostyle