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...

Culinary Prohibitions

Anyone who has traveled in Southeast Asia is familiar with some of the exotic fruits that the region has to offer. One of my...
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Eating Through Halifax

A taste of Halifax, Canada, with stops at Economy Shoe Shop, Maxwell's Plum, and Boneheads BBQ for crab cakes, a pulled pork sandwich, and mussels.
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From Farm to Halifax

On my first morning, my Airbnb hosts showed me the way to the farmer's market--showing me the way to some wonderful coffee and a beautiful rooftop view.
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Chinese Supermarket Madness

Some important notes and experiences on grocery shopping and going to supermarkets in China.

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...
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Yak of All Trades

Riding a yak along the roadside in Sichuan province.
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Nothing Bare About This Burger

Review of Bareburger on Laguardia Place in Manhattan. They serve organic burgers.
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Big Bug Man

Checking out the fried bug vendor and his free samples along Khao San Road in Bangkok, Thailand.
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Pineapple Anyone?

I traveled with my parents on my second trip to Bangkok--they wanted a few days in Thailand since it was a short flight from...
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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.

Hunger for Alleyways

Wandering through alleys in Macau leading to Dragon Mama Cuisine, a wonderful noodle shop.
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Breakfast with a View

My meals at Sierra Llorona Lodge outside Colon were amazing. And the views from the back porch of the main house out into the...