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Zoe Komarin

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WHAT I CRAVE

Sweating into worn out wooden benches waiting for our bus to leave the station, Udi and I rattle off a wishlist of foods that we are desperate to eat right at that very moment. You might know this game if you’ve ever traveled or lived abroad for a considerable about of time. “Pizza!” I open […]

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Ramen: Not Your Grandma’s Noodles

To visit Japan on a quest for great food is like jumping off the tallest diving board into the deep end of the pool. Only imagine for a moment the pool is filled with noodles and you are wearing a suit made of meat. In other words, (just in case my analogy is lost on […]

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Thai Food A-Go-Go

THIS IS US RIGHT NOW Scratch that. This was us a week ago. Time flies! But I can’t even begin to cover everything I want to say about Thailand. It’s just too big. There is too much to say! We are jumping from one part of the country to another and everywhere we go the […]

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An Island Miracle

Wake up, stretch in bed, swim, eat fruit, drink coffee, read, collect shells, swim, nap, stretch, beer, eat fish, rum, swim, shower, relax, repeat. A tough regimen of chilling is required when visiting The Philippines. Which is appropriate considering the breathtaking environment all around you. In fact, the experience of being a tourist in The […]

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Bun-Cha Cha Cha

Let’s back up a little bit. Before I tell you about dumplings in Hong Kong, or rice and fish in Palawan, we must go back to Vietnam, to Hanoi to be exact, a place where we found a love for flavors we didn’t even know existed. So, bend those knees, work those hips, and buckle up […]

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Accidental Residents of Hong Kong

Let me explain. I wasn’t planning on such a long hiatus in posting. But, we were in the Philippines. Access to internet was a funny game of ‘find the signal’, and let’s face it – WE WERE IN THE PHILIPPINES! Looking at a computer screen wasn’t really high on my to do list. That list […]

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1,2,3…PORK!

Venturing away from the hectic fervor of Saigon, we deliberately chose the smaller- more picturesque city of Hoi An as the next stop on our Northbound route. Hoi An, deemed the ‘gem’ of central Vietnam sounded too good to be true. And it was.  In fact, while many guide books and blogs alike recommend Hoi […]

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Eating Ho Chi Minh

What in the world!? Seriously. Only a few days into our trip and we’ve already eaten insane amounts of food, met some incredible people, and drank enough sweetened Vietnamese coffee to keep us buzzing through 110 degree heat (+humidity). There is much to say upon landing in this fast-paced-crowded city of motorbikes and street food […]

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Back on the Horse

pressing pause on this blog did not come about on purpose – it got snubbed… because life. and work and stuff-like-that.  now, i have decided to jump back on said horse, and begin cooking again both for myself and because it’s no fun keeping a blog about cooking when you aren’t finding the time to cook. this salad […]

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