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On 5 January, 2011 By Shanti Christensen (湘緹)
Ko Phi Phi, Thailand — Arguably the best pad thai to grace the backpacker’s palette, Song’s pad thai certainly has international fame and the walls do speak for its flavor.
I’m not a huge pad thai fan as I’ve been a little pad thai‘d out and favor the curries, but I will [...]Continue Reading →
On 29 December, 2010 By Shanti Christensen (湘緹)
Ko Lipe, Thailand — After nearly 72 hours without Internet connection, I sit in a restaurant on well-developed Ko Lipe, catching up a little online.Continue Reading →
Taipei, Taiwan — I started my day off with something never eaten; xián dòujiāng (咸豆漿, savory soy milk).
Breakfast: 25NT / $0.84 – Xián dòujiāng (savory soy milk)
In a bowl, youtiao (油条, deep-fried dough sticks), zhacai (榨菜, pickled radish), rousong(肉松, freeze－dried pork floss), dried baby shrimp, scallions, chili, and a splash of vinegar are combined with a [...]Continue Reading →
Taipei, Taiwan — I’ve left the cold of Beijing. I didn’t stick around to prove the snowy weather forecast right or wrong. I’m in one of my favorite Asian cities to visit my husband’s family— Taipei. I walked out of the plane and smelled humidity. While waiting for the express bus I [...]Continue Reading →
Chez Spencer / Mission // French
My special splurge spot, love the sweetbreads, my poetic little hideaway, my girlfriend and I spoil ourselves here, I love this place…
Isa / Marina // French
I love their foie gras, sweetbreads, and rack of lamb…
After four days in Vancouver for a family wedding (Chinese food throughout), my appetite is satiated from banquet gatherings. I love it here! Vancouver reminds me of my favorite place in the world, San Francisco. With ocean and nature nearby, the skies are typically blue when not foggy. From one district to another, [...]Continue Reading →