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Taipei Living

Sometimes in my life, circumstances collide and allow me to do something really fun things, even if they are for work. Over the last two weeks, due to the opening of a new Nike store in Taipei and the Nike … Continue reading

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Road Trip: Portland and Seattle

For my last week in the US, I spent a portion of it road-tripping up to the Pacific Northwest coast of the US – mainly the cities of Portland, Oregon and Seattle, Washington. I’ve always had a fondness for the … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Part II

Arrrgh. My time in the US is coming to an end soon and I am 3 cities behind. Los Angeles Part II: After another run on the beach (man, Santa Monica is a NICE place to live) I had lunch … Continue reading

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Los Angeles

I grew up there. And still have great affinity for it. Would love someday to return there on a permanent basis, but for now I’ll have to satisfy myself with occasional visits. Drove down on I-5

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Eating in Russia

As I mentioned previously, a lot of the meals we actually had in Russia weren’t “Russian,” but rather from one of the former Soviet republics like Uzbekistan, Georgia, Azerbaijan, and *cough* Germany and Czechoslovakia. What I think the reason is … Continue reading

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Ultraviolet by Paul Pairet – actually eating there!

Ultraviolet. As mentioned in this space before, I was going to have dinner at Paul Pairet’s new restaurant concept on June 9th. Well, its June 12, and yes, I had dinner there on June 9th. So – where’s the review? … Continue reading

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It’s crawfish time!

One of my favorite things about living in Houston was crawfish season. (Or crayfish. Or crawdads. Or little lobsters). And its mainly a Louisana/Cajun thing. In Houston you’d go to your local ice house, get a bucket of crawfish and … Continue reading

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Wing Hing on Ship Street

A couple of years ago, my friend CP went to Hong Kong with some friends to see the band The Flaming Lips play. As part of his weekend, he went with some friends to some Chinese restaurant in Wanchai and … Continue reading

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the perfect meal

i happen to think the perfect meal is a bowl of wonton noodles. and i think there’s two perfect examples of an ideal bowl, thankfully located right across the street from each other in central district in hong kong on … Continue reading

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i swear this isn’t a food blog

tonkatsu is japanese for fried pork cutlet. and the best and most traditional japanese restaurants tend to specialize in one thing – when in japan, you go one place for sushi, another place for ramen, and a third place for … Continue reading

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