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Passion Fruit Fanta

Passion fruit Fanta might just be a reason to stay in Tanzania.  Read More

Yum! Dim Sum

Sure, we experienced Hong Kong, but it was our stomachs that led the way. The city is delicious. And though hotels and housing are expensive, pretty much everything else is super affordable. The food in China has been good, but between a combination of language and not knowing what to order to finding most things coated in a thick sea of oil, we were over the moon for both the culinary diversity of Hong Kong and the ability to communicate almost anything... Read More

Mmm… Peasant Flesh

Stumbling through the language barriers in China has been a little more challenging than most of the countries we’ve been to on this adventure. Fewer people speak English or have English menus. Which hasn’t been too much of a problem. But it has been surprising to us that few places in China have picture menus compared to all the other countries we’ve been to. I fear we’ve become semi-dependent on them and I’ve come to... Read More

How to Eat Sichuan Hot Pot

According to the guidebook, the Sichuan region is famous for spicy food cooked with Sichuan pepper. This special pepper numbs your mouth instead of burning it. It’s not for everyone, but we love it. Chongqing is the Sichuan hot pot capital of the world. We have a Sichuan restaurant at home, but we’d never had hot pot. When we arrived we put discovering hot pot at the top of list. We didn’t really know what we were getting ourselves... Read More

Feng Huang Restaurant. Fresh maggots!

We’re pretty daring eaters but there were more than a few things we didn’t venture to try in China and Vietnam. Like dogs, scorpions on a stick and maggots, even if they were fresh. Check out this restaurant from Feng Huang in southern China that shows you all of your menu options before you sit down to order. Mmm.      Read More

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