Borough Market – What To Eat at London’s Most Famous Market


One of the most famous places to visit in London, especially if you love to eat, is Borough Market. The market was established in 1885, and it’s one of the most renowned markets in London for artisan prepared food, and fresh organic produce. Though it mainly attracts tourists visiting London these days, it’s definitely worth a visit, especially […]

Foodie Alert: Tasty $1 Chinese Lunch Special


Lunch in China is a big meal (and a big deal), and for myself, it’s probably my favorite meal of the day. While in Yangshuo, there were a number of options for lunch, one of them being a huge assortment of pre-cooked dishes all set up buffet fast food style on a table – you […]

Mexican Huevos Rancheros – A Heartwarming Breakfast

Huevos Rancheros

Along with chorizo and eggs, it doesn’t get much more heartwarming for breakfast than a Mexican dish known as Huevos Rancheros. When I visited the United States, I made it a point to take my fill of Mexican food. One morning I went over to visit my buddy Carlos, an expert cook and eater of […]

Loco Moco – Hawaii’s Most Sloppy and Comforting Delicacy

Hawaii Loco Moco

WARNING: What you are about to witness is a graphic display of protein surrounded by a pool of oozing juices. Proceed at your own risk. What is a Loco Moco? The basic components of this Hawaiian delicacy are really quite simple; It begins with a bed of Japanese style rice topped with thick grilled hamburger […]

Dangerously Tasty Steamed Chinese Baozi Buns


Comforting, filling and lip-licking-tasty. I’m talking about Baozi (包子), the ubiquitous steamed Chinese bread buns stuffed with porky goodness and other heavenly fillings. Growing up with a Chinese mother, we normally referred to these steamed buns as “bao” or “bau,” or by their Hawaiian nickname of “Manapua.” When I was a kid, it was a […]

Alicia’s Market Honolulu: Hawaii Food Served the Local Way

Hawaii Food

Honolulu, Hawaii is one of the greatest food cities in the world. While of course I’m a fanatic fan of the culinary wonders from Bangkok street food to Sri Lankan cuisine, Honolulu packs such a diverse collection of international (with an Asian focus) cuisine into such a dense little city on an island, making it […]

Hawaii’s Number One Shave Ice at Waiola Store

Waiola Shave Ice

Just down the street from my grandmother’s home in Honolulu, Hawaii, is a little store known as Waiola. Although they sell an assortment of local snacks like spam musubi and Hawaiian Sun, they are most famous for shave ice. In my opinion, they make the BEST shave ice in Hawaii. I used to go to […]

Have You Eaten Dog (or Cat) Meat? You Might Be Surprised…


A lot of people HATE the thought of eating dog (or cat). But, I’m not going to lie to you… … dog can be really delicious. Note: Keep in mind that this is not an article about whether it’s right, wrong, or ethical to eat dog or cat meat; This is simply an article about eating […]