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Year of the Dog

Happy Lunar New Year! That would be the good one. Today kicks off the Year of the Dog (狗), or more specifically, the Year of the Earth Dog. The current Year of the Dog is supposed to be a generally good year, but requiring some hard work, perseverance, and fiscal responsibility. I think things will […]

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Apple roses

Year of the Monkey

Happy Lunar New Year! That would be the good one. Today kicks off the Year of the Monkey (猴), or more specifically, the Year of the Fire Monkey. Depending on the circles that one runs in, it’s either supposed to be a rollercoaster because the Monkey is lively, but I’ll look to 孫 悟 空 (Sun Wu-kong;  […]

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A close-up of the linguini version of Spaghetti Naporitan


What do you do when you’re left with a bunch of wiener middles after spending some quality time practicing knife skills and producing wiener octopus and wiener crab all with the correct number of evenly-proportioned appendages? I guess you could go and eat them on a bun like a typical hot dog, but I’ve already […]

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I don’t have Portuguese cuisine very often, primarily because the Big Croissant’s restaurant options fall into a handful of higher-end eateries and a lot of grill places. I used to go to Ferreira a lot, and thoroughly enjoyed watching Carlos Ferreira popping bottle after bottle of nothing but vintage for his entourage. That became an […]

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Red weenies

I think it’s pretty evident to everyone and their dog that I watch an inordinate amount of food programming, as in I watch almost nothing except food programming. That’s not entirely true: I do also watch select cartoons, CSI (the good one set in Vegas), the odd movie, and Jdoramas, or Japanese drama series. Don’t […]

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Year of the Snake

新年快樂 ! Happy New Year! you know, the good one. 😀 The very eventful Year of the Dragon has drawn to a close and the apparently calm and tranquil Year of the Snake is formally underway. As with every year, lots of last-minute cleaning to sweep last year’s blah out the door and prep the […]

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