Monthly Archives: January 2009

Tokyo Part Two

The Food Frenzy Continues…this is a long one. Thank you Jen for your copious notes. The next morning, after coffee at Starbucks (don’t try to order decaf here) we headed to the food courts in Ginza. Trust me when I … Continue reading

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Thailand-Part One

After leaving Tokyo in the frigid early morning, we flew the seven hours to Bangkok. It was clear from the moment we hit the jet way that Thailand was going to be hot! It’s humid and very warm here but … Continue reading

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Tokyo Part One

So much to say I don’t know where to begin. I’ve been gone for several days and while I’m in Thailand now and have Tokyo behind me, I’m going to post about Japan first. I’ll do it several entries as … Continue reading

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Planning Ahead

Monday I am leaving for Asia. I’m lucky enough to be going on a culinary adventure in Thailand after stopping in Tokyo to visit a friend from cooking school. I’ve never been to Asia and, while I really have no … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading Today

The start of a new era! Things may be changing politically but, Mmm…that’s good will remain the same. Here’s what I’m reading today… Maybe I’m just itching to get to Asia but, in today’s SF Chronicle there is a delicious … Continue reading

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Fish isn’t Fishy

I grew up in Seattle with grandparents who owned a fish market. I used to go there as a kid for handfuls of fresh crab meat and it was my favorite treat in the world (still is, as a matter … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading Today

Here’s what I’m reading today… I continue to love everything Marion Nestle writes. In today’s SF Chronicle she answers a reader’s question about a picky eater. Where do picky eaters come from? 99% of the time it is from their … Continue reading

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