From the monthly archives: June 2011

Thanks to my nephew Jordan for this great find! Wow! Beaver flapper! Really?

America used to be the place to eat strange animals.  We were world renowned for the quantity, quality, and variety of our game.  We ate wild animals, farmed animals, young animals, [...]

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Beijing, China — My husband and I both come from ‘the land of rice and fish‘ — Hubei Province. As the alternative name suggests, we grew up eating a lot of rice and fish. Before I left home for university, I wondered whether my taste buds could adjust [...]

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Alexander Chow is a friend from my days of design at UC Davis. Last year I received a message from him saying he was moving to Beijing taking on the role of creative director at Vogue China. When we reunited on [...]

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First four readers to send me their name + email + favorite French dish will have their names added to the VIP guest list of this exclusive event. Deadline Thursday, June 16th 10:00 a.m.

Email contact@showshanti.com

Maison Camus welcomes you to their private VIP lounge and outdoor terrace, this Friday the 17th of June 2011.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia — I try to follow my strict rule to discover a new eat with each outing. After a 15-minute cab ride from the ‘Golden Triangle’ I find myself in

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马来西亚,吉隆坡 — 一个同事曾告诉我去马来西亚必须尝尝那里的肉骨茶。根据百科全书的解释,肉骨茶是19世纪由广东或者香港的苦力带入马来地区的。做苦力的人需要吃肉骨茶获得能量。

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Feeling a little better after two days of an energy-draining flu. I was pretty low on energy this morning when I received a call from my friend who lives in the adjacent building of my compound. Kristine is a mix of Laotian, Chinese, Thai and possibly more. [...]

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In China, it is common to see vendors sell yóutiáo (油条, deep-fried twisted dough sticks), dòujiāng (豆浆, hot soybean milk) in a plastic cup, xiàn bǐng (馅饼, buns with different fillings), or jīdàn guàn bǐng (鸡蛋灌饼, naan-like bread, grilled and stuffed with egg, lettuce, and/or or ham (火腿, huǒtuǐ).  in many streets of Beijing. Many office workers eat these street snacks [...]

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