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Beef noodling

Here’s a secret. Up until recently, I thought Taiwanese Beef Noodles were overrated. *GASP*. Yes, it’s true. Let’s go back a bit: Beef Noodle Soup is one of the National Dishes of Taiwan. In fact, it has it’s own wikipedia … Continue reading

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Off to the other side of the straits

Until I flew over, I didn’t realize it had actually been 4 years since my last visit to Taipei, but it’s a real shame, because Taipei is one of my favorite cities in east Asia. As a tourist, there’s actually … Continue reading

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Singapore in Shanghai

Newly opened iAPM Mall has been talked about quite a bit here in Shanghai. Three years ago, during my last visit to Singapore three years ago, Mylinh and Sandra took me to Jumbo Seafood at East Coast Parkway Seafood Centre. … Continue reading

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Accidental Thanksgiving

So there I was with a couple of co-workers after the Shanghai marathon after party pre-party. Yes, that’s right it was the after-party pre-party. Instead of continuing on to the actual after-party, we decided that dinner would be a preferable … Continue reading

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Running Shanghai

So the Shanghai Marathon came and went again – and I ran it. It was awesome! First, something new we did, we listed every single runner’s names at the Marathon Expo. Here Tracy and I point out our names!

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Crab crab crab crab

My co-worker Elton was given a case of Shanghai hairy crabs, but with no way to cook them, he asked if I had a steamer. Well, of course I do! We called some colleagues, made some side dishes and served … Continue reading

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Upteenth Post about Hong Kong

Long time readers of youusedtobealright will remember that a couple of years ago, I screwed up a trip to Cambodia to meet my friend Brian Hopkins and only ended up seeing him for breakfast in Siem Reap. (post here) So … Continue reading

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Airpocalypse 2013

So you’ve probably seen the hundreds of stories about the pollution in China and air quality and how terrible it is to live here. Those are all pretty much true. However, the last week or so, an temperature inversion has … Continue reading

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Northern Barbarians

The guy who sits next to me at work was having his birthday and he said he wanted hot pot. I suggested Dong Lai Shun a Beijing chain which is famous for it’s “shuang yang rou” – thinly sliced lamb … Continue reading

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Wow. Look at that. So many days without posts. No excuses – but some catching up. First, a couple of weeks ago, we had some global running folks in from Oregon, with including some of Portland’s Stumprunners hosted by Nike … Continue reading

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