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In the spirit of the last post, I resolved to try mooncakes this year. What is a mooncake? (quotes are from Wikipedia) Mooncake (simplified Chinese: 月饼; traditional Chinese: 月餅; pinyin: yuè bĭng) is a Chinese bakery product traditionally eaten during … Continue reading

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Voodoo Donuts, Portland (Oregon)

I’m not sure exactly when or where I first heard of Voodoo Doughnuts.  It’s likely that it was a special on the Food Network or the Travel Channel.  But I remember thinking it sounded really cool…a donut shop open 24/7, … Continue reading

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Thailand, Part 1

Getting to Thailand was fairly uneventful.  The flight was on time, our luggage arrived without problem, we got local sim cards for our cellphones at the airport, and were picked up by the scheduled transportation.  It was about an hour … Continue reading

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Hawker Stand Food, Part 2 of a billion or so…sugar cane juice (edited)

This is sugar cane juice. Freshly made at the Hawker Stand (the ONLY way to get it, according to my in-laws…or it will suck), the Hawker grinds or crushes sugar cane. They take a cane of sugar and squeeze all … Continue reading

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Hawker Stand Food part 1 of a billion or so…Tornado Potatos

This is a potato tornado…it is, in essence, a bag of chips on a stick. Tons of hawker stands sell them, but the one pictured above was bought on the B4 (basement level 4) of Ion Orchard (which also has … Continue reading

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