Category Archives: The Food

Thai Food, Installment #???

Whaaaat, almost three months in Thailand (again) and I haven’t done a food post yet?  Something is wrong.   New fruit alert!  They look like miniature coconuts that were left a little too close to the bonfire.  Wikipedia calls these … Continue reading

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Cambodian Food Compendium

Cambodia is not a country that’s particularly well known for its food.  Indeed, even though I spent two weeks or so there back in ‘10, I can only remember one dish: a fish curry, kind of neon green, pumped full … Continue reading

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An Homage to Khmer Street Refreshments

Cambodia in January is hot.  Hot and dry.  Way hot, and way dry.  I’m pretty sure it’s still technically cool season, but it’s hot anyway.  So hot that you sleep naked in your tent, windows wide open to allow maximum … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Food: Can I Fit It All Into One Post?

Friends of mine who managed to make it all the way down south tell me that it’s a veggie paradise down there.  They say it’s like Thailand and Taiwan, where every town has at least one clearly-labeled veg restaurant where … Continue reading

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Comphocomphocomphocompho

We’ve been in Vietnam for…holy crap…three weeks already. Even though we haven’t been moving, you can bet we’ve been eating. Here’s what: First meal: tofu and tomato stirfry, boiled vegetables to dip in salt, and in the background, the worst … Continue reading

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Thai Food: The Last Installment

After an extended period of blogger’s block, I feel like I need to do a food post to ease myself into writing again. No adventures, no analysis. Just grub. Get ready to get jealous… Like every country here in Asia, … Continue reading

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Thai Food, Volume Two

I felt a little lame after my first week in Thailand. I had spent almost all day every day hurrying towards Bangkok, with just a few minutes’ rest to peruse the street foods, enjoy some supermarket airconditioning, and perhaps snap … Continue reading

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Thai Food: First of Many

Korean food in the USA is reasonably loyal to the authentic versions, if only half as good. Chinese food back home, on the other hand, has just about nothing at all to do with the real stuff. Different veggies, different … Continue reading

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Chowing Down at the Organic Mulberry Farm

Organic Farm Vang Vieng, in addition to being my home and office for ten days, is one of the top-rated restaurants in the city. LP even gives it a special mention as having a nice vegetarian menu. I didn’t know … Continue reading

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Lao Food: The Beaten Track, and Off

As you all should know by now, Chinese food was, is, and shall always be amazing. Except for in the deepest mountain non-villages, every restaurant had a fridge stocked with tons of veggies, my choice of which could be fried … Continue reading

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