Food

Eating Cheaply in London: How to Spend Only £4 a Day on Meals

Eating Cheaply in London: How to Spend Only £4 a Day on Meals

SGMT – It’s surprisingly easy to eat cheaply in London — one of the most expensive cities in the world — if you’re not too picky and don’t mind convenience store food. It’s a big if, but when traveling you have to work with what you […]

No, Anthony Bourdain didn’t say Zubuchon was “the best pig ever”

No, Anthony Bourdain didn’t say Zubuchon was “the best pig ever”

* As someone who: loved Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations so much, it inspired her to write about travel, actually watched the episode where he came to Cebu and other parts of the Philippines, lived in Cebu her whole life, and grew up eating lechon, sometimes for Sunday […]

Thrifty eating: How to save on food while traveling

Thrifty eating: How to save on food while traveling

“Where to eat” is one of the last things I research for a trip, if at all. I usually eat wherever I happen to be at mealtime as that just makes sense to me time-wise. Plus, it seems to me an exercise in heartbreak to […]

Amsterdam

Amsterdam

Rain puddles reflected the somber sky as I stepped outside Centraal station. The giant Christmas tree in front was brightly lit, though the clock inside clearly said 9:30. Where I lived, the 9:30 sun would render Christmas lights irrelevant — it would be high in […]

An egg tart from Macau is a little piece of heaven.

An egg tart from Macau is a little piece of heaven.

Because a rainy Saturday night is as good a time as any to remember this delicacy with nearly desperate fondness. And because Elstira and I wanted to figure out if these and pastel de nata are the same thing. We could probably Google it but this is […]