Posts tagged "Food"
Coast at 1 Twenty Six a Different East Coast Park Dining Experience

Coast at 1 Twenty Six a Different East Coast Park Dining Experience

I don’t know why it’s taken me so long to venture out for a meal in East Coast Park. Maybe it’s because an area with a “skate through” McDonalds (that’s right there’s actually a separate line for roller bladers here) just doesn’t seem like my kind of place....
Are You Wasting Money on Vitamins and Dietary Supplements?

Are You Wasting Money on Vitamins and Dietary Supplements?

Do you take vitamins or dietary supplements? Sure they’re working? Information is Beautiful has a wonderful chart that shows graphically the effectiveness of various dietary supplements. The chart shows me two major things: first, there’s way too much money spent on ineffective supplements and second, our diets are...
Asian Holistic Therapies at Kamalaya Wellness Retreat, Koh Samui, Thailand

Asian Holistic Therapies at Kamalaya Wellness Retreat, Koh Samui, Thailand

An endless array of holistic therapies at this tranquil island spa I generally have a rule of not visiting the same place twice. I prefer to expand my horizons and challenge myself to see and do new things. However, I recently returned to Kamalaya in Koh Samui. Our...
Traditional Thai Food at Thanying, Bangkok, Thailand

Traditional Thai Food at Thanying, Bangkok, Thailand

Royal Thai Cuisine from the recipes of the Sukhothai Palace kitchen Paul had been telling me about this place for ages…the former soap opera star owner and the recipes from the Sukhothai Palace. He raved about the pure and traditional preparation and presentation of Thai food, the gracious...
Epicurean Concept of the Week - Lamb or Mutton

Epicurean Concept of the Week – Lamb or Mutton

This weeks Epicurean Concept is relatively simple, but one that we were curious about and so thought maybe others were as well. Often at restaurants I’ll see lamb dishes on the menu, but other times mutton dishes. I wondered if there was really a difference or if it...
Epicurean Concept of the Week - Offal

Epicurean Concept of the Week – Offal

This week’s Epicurean Concept is the current “in thing” for hipsters shopping at overpriced delis and cutting edge restaurants… and oddly enough comfort food for the poor and downtrodden – Offal. Definition from the folks at Merriam-Webster: of·fal Pronunciation: ?o?-f?l, ?ä- Function: noun Etymology: Middle English, from of...
Tokyo Travel – Why I Love this Crazy City of Tokyo

Tokyo Travel – Why I Love this Crazy City of Tokyo

And left Japan kicking and screaming… The first time I traveled to Hong Kong, I fell in love. I had an inexplicable affinity for the place, and on subsequent trips, discovered many new parts that ultimately led to Hong Kong’s classification as my favorite city in Asia. Now...
Healthy Eating and Recipes for Food Lovers

Healthy Eating and Recipes for Food Lovers

Are healthy and delicious oxymorons? I imagine I am not alone in my struggle. I love food and eating out. I am always thinking about, planning and strategizing my next meal – it’s part passion…and maybe part obsession. And while I would like to piously assert that I...
Pondicherry, India - a Guide on Where to Eat, Shop, Sleep

Pondicherry, India – a Guide on Where to Eat, Shop, Sleep

3 days in French colonial India by the sea If any of you have read the Life of Pi, you will remember Pondicherry as the hometown of the main character, Pi, the zookeeper’s son. Well there is no longer a zoo in Pondicherry, there is still plenty to...
Junk Food Reality Check

Junk Food Reality Check

Hey all, Saw this on lifehacker and couldn’t resist posting since we’re about quality and value. The lure of McDonalds in Singapore is strong… their lunch value meal at either 4.50 or 5.00 SGD is a great value considering a coke at 7-11 will run you 2 SGD...