Tag Archives: gourmand chic

Chinese Black Bean Stir Fried Clams

This is probably one of the first dishes I learned as a child.  I still remember watching my nanny make this.  Then one day I pleaded to try and help make it to surprise my parents when they came home for dinner.  My nanny agreed and proceeded to teach me a dish that would be […]

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Cute food: edible or not?

For some reason, here in Hong Kong, cute food seems to be a big trend.  Walk into any dim sum restaurant or local Cantonese restaurant, and there will always be a few items on the menu that look like a children’s menu out of a Dr. Seuss book.  Here are for you to take a […]

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Gimme Mah Ribs!

I am always on the lookout for new good ribs places.  Living in Orange County gives me a lot of access to good ol’ American food.  Believe it or not, finding a place to chow down on some ribs isn’t too easy.  When a friend of mine introduced me to The Tulsa Rib Company I […]

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Kit Kat Attack

From time to time, there are certain brands of snack that manufacture many different flavors of one particular product to suit the tastes and demands of a city or country.  This will be a first of many series that I will post when I am able to collect a variety of interesting collections of snacks. […]

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Boiling Eggs at Sankhampang

During my stay in Chiang Mai I decided to start one of my days with hard-boiled eggs at the Sankhampang hot springs.  Take a look at this relaxing experience.

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Daily Prompt: Places

When I saw this theme “places” so many ideas jumped to my mind.  I have traveled the world quite a bit and thought maybe I should show my favorite places.  However, having spent the past 7 months in Hong Kong after being away for 12 years has made me open my eyes to the beauty […]

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Lunch with the Giant Buddha of Lantau

I head towards Lantau, a small island just south west of Hong Kong.  Awaiting me there is a giant buddha, said to be one of the largest in the world, and a vegetarian meal fit for a monk! Hope you all enjoy!

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Lost in Details

My last trip to Chiang Mai really allowed me to explore all the local street foods.  I made it a point to try and find as many places as I could and experience all the delicious looking Thai dishes.  How much more authentic can you get than this?  When I happened to come upon this […]

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Daily Prompt: First Light

You may find me strange but when I see first light and open my eyes from a nice sleep, I think “What will I be eating today?”  I literally do love my food.  Many people enjoy food or find it a necessity to survive.  For me, I savor every bite, I appreciate every dish and […]

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C’est La B

I have been wanting to try this cute little bar & cafe since I knew Bonnie Gokson opened this pastry shop.  There are two locations for C’est La B and I went to the one located at Tai Hang, Hong Kong.  From the exterior you can tell it is a charming little place with a butterfly theme. […]

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