The 5 best things I ate in Paris: October-November 2013

I had this silly notion in my head that whenever I returned to Paris after I’d ‘officially left’, I’d run around revisiting the favorite restaurants I missed. After all, my Paris time was now limited to the occasional weekend here and there — did I really want to take a chance on new places that […]

The 5 best things I ate in Paris: Extended Edition

I found myself facing the most fabulous dilemma this summer: my job in Paris finished at the end of June, but my job in Italy didn’t start until September. (Really put the fun in funemployment, if you can imagine.) So how was I to ever pass all that time? By eating. A lot. Obviously. In fact, I […]

The 5 best things I ate in Corsica

In this series, I round up the five best things I ate in a particular city or country. Once a month I feature a destination from my past travels; on the last day I recap the best of that month in Paris.  Corsican cuisine seems to be a mixture of influences: a bit of French, […]

The 5 best things I ate in Paris: May 2013

In this series, I round up the five best things I ate in a particular city or country. Each month around the 15th I feature a destination from my past travels; on the last day I recap the best of the month in Paris.  May was my last full month in Paris, but of course […]

The 5 best things I ate in Singapore — #1: Black Pepper and Chilli Crab

In this monthly series, I’m counting down the top five things I ate in Singapore. For previous posts, check out number 2, number 3, number 4, and number 5. The countdown is over — time to reveal my absolute favorite thing to eat in Singapore: #1: Black Pepper Crab, Long Beach Seafood // Chilli crab, Mattar Road Seafood  This. Of all […]

The 5 best things I ate in Paris: April 2013

In this series, I round up the five best things I ate in a particular city or country. Each month around the 15th I feature a destination from my past travels; on the last day I recap the best of the month in Paris.  No matter how long you live somewhere, there are always those […]

The 5 best things I ate in Singapore — #2: Lanzhou Lamian

In this monthly series, I’m counting down the top five things I ate in Singapore. For previous posts, check out number 3, number 4 and number 5. #2: Soup dumplings and fried tofu — Lanzhou Lamian There’s a place in Singapore that’s near and dear to my heart; a small unassuming shop slightly hidden amongst the touristy […]

The 5 best things I ate in Paris: March 2013

In this series, I round up the five best things I ate in a particular city or country. Each month around the 15th, I feature a destination from my past travels; on the last day I recap the best of the month in Paris.  Occasionally people will tell me, “I read your blog and can’t […]

The 5 best things I ate in Singapore — #3: Bak Kut Teh

In this monthly series, I’m counting down the top five things I ate in Singapore. For previous posts, check out number 4 and number 5. #3: Bak Kut Teh — Founder Bak Kut Teh  I’m always intrigued by the way different cultures interpret certain foods and flavors. Take bak kut teh. To me, this Singaporean soup is […]

The 5 best things I ate in Paris: February 2013

In this series, I round up the five best things I ate in a particular city or country. Each month on the 15th, I feature a destination from my past travels; on the last day I recap the best of the month in Paris.  February has been my best month in Paris yet — but while I […]

The 5 best things I ate in Singapore — #4: Eight-Flavor Xiao Long Bao

In this bi-weekly series, I round up the five best things I ate in a particular city or country. Currently I’m counting down the top five things I ate in Singapore — see number 5 here.  #4: Xiao Long Bao — Paradise Dynasty During my nearly three years as a pescetarian, I turned down some of my […]

The 5 best things I ate in Paris: January 2013

In this series, I round up the five best things I ate in a particular city or country. Each month on the 15th, I feature a destination from my past travels; on the last day I recap the best of the month in Paris.  Let’s play a game called, Guess which ethnic cuisine Edna was […]

The 5 best things I ate in Singapore — #5: Fish Meat Bee Hoon

In this bi-weekly series, I usually round up the five best things I ate in a particular city or country.  However, I lived in Singapore for over a year — meaning my top five favorite places are also my locals. I’ve shared these meals multiple times with friends and family; over these bowls of soup or […]

The 5 best things I ate in Paris: November 2012

In this series, I round up the five best things I ate in a particular city or country. Each month on the 15th, I feature a destination from my past travels; on the last day I recap the best of the month in Paris.  This was a month of feasting.  Two weeks of hosting duties meant that […]