spring rolls laos

Eating through Vientiane

Vientiane provided my introduction to Laotian cuisine. It was a great sampling of refreshing and spicy food that made me crave more.
seoul fireworks

Independence Day in Seoul

Celebrating Independence Day in Seoul, South Korea, with a spicy burger and some beer in Noksapyeong with a surprise fireworks show.
taipei night market

Night Markets of Taipei

Taipei's night markets are popular with locals and tourists. They're crowded, but still the best places to find a wide variety of food.

Short Stay in Phnom Penh

“Behind them were the lights of the market, the lanterns and candles and witch-lights and fairy glitter, like a dream of the night sky...

Chili de Mayo

Yesterday was the Jersey City Chili Cook-off on 4th Street. There was chili, music, and artsy vendors. All I could think about was Homer...
smoked duck salad italy

Eats and Drinks in Florence

Eating and drinking my way through Florence, Italy. Making stops at Mercato Centrale for food and cocktails.
jerk fish

Alligator Is Seafood, Right?

On Saturday, I joined my friends for the Belmar Seafood Festival. I haven't been to the Jersey Shore in a long time (a few...
monkfish iceland

Thanks for All the Fish, Iceland

A sampling of the great restaurants Iceland has to offer, filled with plenty of fish and even smoked puffin breast.
Baba Nyonya penang

Best Meal in Penang

When I go on vacation I seek two things: culture and food. I had plenty of culture in Malaysia, and I had to balance...
Angkor Wat

Finding Food at Angkor Wat

It's not easy finding good food at a decent price right at Angkor Wat, but it is possible...and delicious.
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Walking Amador Causeway in Panama City

A walking tour of the Amador Causeway in Panama City on the way back to Casco Viejo with a stop at Mi Ranchito for ceviche and a view.

Eating on the Street in Yogyakarta

The secondary purpose of my trip to Yogyakarta was to eat as much Indonesian food as possible. But three days in the city just wasn't enough to eat it all.
mezcal gravlax

Eating Through San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

It's not easy getting your fill of Mexican food in San Miguel de Allende when battling food poisoning, but I managed to find some tasty options.

A Very Taipei Thanksgiving

"Turkey: A large bird whose flesh, when eaten on certain religious anniversaries has the peculiar property of attesting piety and gratitude." - Ambrose Bierce, The...
portuguese stew taipei

Eating Around Taipei

There are a lot of great and interesting restaurants in Taipei. Here is just some of what I ate in Taipei, including Modern Toilet and Din Tai Fung.