Hoi An Ancient Town: The Venice of the East

Hoi An is about one of the most charming cities I’ve ever seen. It was here that I realized Vietnam is one of my top three favorite countries in Asia. With its immaculately preserved buildings and history, this old trading port and UNESCO heritage site offers the perfect mix of foreign and local Asian influencesContinue reading “Hoi An Ancient Town: The Venice of the East”

Viatnamese Beef Noodle Salad- Bún Bò Nam Bo

Bún Bò Nam Bo Recipe: I recently had the great oppurtunity to join a cooking class in Hoi An, Vietnam. We learned how to cook four traditional Vietnamese dishes on Thuan Tinh island in a serene outdoor setting. Bun Bo is the best beef noodle combination I’ve ever tried, and I couldn’t stop thinking about theContinue reading “Viatnamese Beef Noodle Salad- Bún Bò Nam Bo”

Malaysia, Where We’re All Food Fanatics

It’s a funny thing being in a country like Malaysia. People here love food. It’s said that Malaysians live to eat, not the other way around. Most countries have a specific food culture, some stronger than others and some better than others, but Malaysia really walks the walk when it comes to food pride. Here, everyone gushes about the diverse cuisineContinue reading “Malaysia, Where We’re All Food Fanatics”

Food For Thought: Dining In The Dark

“Food for Thought” I‘ll never think of that expression the same way again after eating at Dining in the Dark. Last weekend, I completely changed my perspective on the meaning of dining and what I really enjoy most about sitting down to a meal, whether simple or extravagant, What I’ve come to discover is the stunningContinue reading “Food For Thought: Dining In The Dark”