Posts Tagged ‘Food’

What I Talk About When I Talk About Eating

What I Talk About When I Talk About Eating

No discussion of Singapore would be complete without talking about the food. As diverse as the people themselves, the food in Singapore is a vast array of Indian, Malaysian, Indonesian, and Chinese cuisine, with a sprinkling of colonial England. Coconuts, curries, spicy rice dishes, duck, satay, fish ball noodles and fresh fruits are just a […]


I have a question

I have a question

If, say, you were to stumble upon some fresh radishes at the market behind your apartment, and you happened to chop them up with japanese cucumbers and your favorite Korean green that you still don’t know the name of…if you squeezed a lemon over it and drizzled some good, chilled olive oil over it and […]


One morning, last November…

One morning, last November…

One Saturday morning last November, after inadvertently closing down Baby Guinness the night before, Youngdoo and I slept late and then meandered our way down Namsan Mountain, through the winding streets of Haebangchon, in search of hamburgers. Along the way we stumbled on a tiny little shop with ddeokbokki steaming in the window. For $1, […]


Over and over and over again…

Over and over and over again…

Ever get in a rut? My tire is currently stuck in a skipping record of Japanese food. I don’t know what prompted it, but lately I cannot get enough of the whole izakaya, udon, Sanuki Bore, agedashi tofu, Lunch Set B, tempura sweet potato, soba noodle, miso, sashimi, gingko nuts on toothpicks thing. It could […]