Tag Archives: Food

5 Myths About Thai Food

I love Thai food! Then again, who doesn’t? But much like Chinese food, there are serious differences between real Thai food, and the Thai food served in the West. The names are similar, but Western Thai food has been toned ...

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Anyone for Corpse Soup?

In my blog post last week, I tried to explain how I often end up genuinely enjoying “weird food” in countries where I stay a while. I was reminded of this at lunch today, when I felt a craving for¬†cheonggukjang, ...

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There Is No Such Thing As Weird Food

“Have you eaten any weird food lately?” I get this question often from friends back home. Discovering new food is one of the joys of travel, and my friends know how much I love exploring the cuisines of the world. ...

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The Tailgate Markets

I used to think fresh markets were the best spot to buy good food, but Korea’s giving me second thoughts. As far as I’m concerned, there’s a new king of freshness in town, and he drives a pick-up truck. The ...

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The Vegetarian Experiment: Conclusions

Back in January, I decided to go off meat for 3 months in what I called The Vegetarian Experiment. It turns out I didn’t last 3 months; but I definitely feel the experiment was a success. Here are a few ...

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