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Have Lunch at a Hawker Center in Singapore

Posted by on Jan 24, 2015 in Asia, BY DESTINATION., FOOD., Singapore | 1 comment

Dining in Singapore can get really expensive, really quick. A modest dinner for two on Club Street could easily run you a hundred bucks....

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Eat Worm Cakes (& Other Vietnamese Street Food) in Hanoi

Posted by on Dec 4, 2014 in Asia, BY DESTINATION., FOOD., UNUSUAL., Vietnam | 8 comments

The streets of Hanoi are lined with small cart vendors who set out their miniature red and blue plastic chairs along the sidewalks. In the...

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Eat a Lampredotto Sandwich in Florence, Italy

Posted by on Feb 9, 2014 in BY DESTINATION., Europe, FOOD., Italy, UNDER $50. | 6 comments

In general, I wouldn’t go out of my way searching for a sandwich filled with the cooked stomach of a cow. Who am I kidding? I...

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Indulge in Fried Frog Legs & Alligator in Louisiana

Posted by on Dec 26, 2013 in BY DESTINATION., FOOD., Louisiana, North America, UNDER $50., UNUSUAL. | 8 comments

It was a slow night at Tunk’s Oyster Bar. Today was the first day of squirrel season in Louisiana, evidently a big event in this...

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Drink a Shot of Snake Whiskey in Laos

Posted by on Jun 23, 2013 in Asia, BY DESTINATION., FOOD., Thailand, UNDER $50., UNUSUAL. | 17 comments

In Southeast Asia you will find the Golden Triangle, where the countries Burma (Mynamar), Thailand and Laos meet with only a narrow river...

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Eat Insects at Chiang Mai’s Sunday Night Market

Posted by on Jun 12, 2013 in BY DESTINATION., FOOD., Thailand, UNDER $50., UNUSUAL. | 15 comments

I am not sure what my fascination is with eating bizarre foods, but prior to heading to Thailand there were a couple things that I knew...

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Eat a Preserved Century Egg at a Thai Market

Posted by on May 21, 2013 in Asia, BY DESTINATION., FOOD., Thailand, UNDER $50., UNUSUAL. | 29 comments

While taking a Thai cooking class, we made a stop by Chiang Mai’s Somphet Market to purchase ingredients for our dishes. This proved...

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Eat Squid Jerky in Hong Kong’s Tai O Fishing Village

Posted by on Apr 11, 2013 in Asia, BY DESTINATION., China, FOOD., UNUSUAL. | 12 comments

After painfully climbing the 268 steps to see Hong Kong’s Tian Tan Buddha, Peter and I took a short bus ride to visit Tai O Fishing...

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Slurp Chinese Snake Soup in Hong Kong

Posted by on Mar 25, 2013 in Asia, BY DESTINATION., China, FOOD., UNDER $50., UNUSUAL. | 15 comments

It is snake season. That would be a really bad thing if you are hiking the Dragon’s Back trail at Hong Kong’s Shek O Country...

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Nibble Chicken Feet at the Cheapest Michelin Star Restaurant

Posted by on Mar 11, 2013 in Asia, BY DESTINATION., China, FOOD., TOP PICKS., UNDER $50., UNUSUAL. | 15 comments

Eating chicken feet was not my intention when we decided to dine at one of the cheapest Michelin star restaurants in the World, Tim Ho Wan...

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