Sunday, November 04, 2007


My digital camera took its final shot this week.

This will make posting to the blog even more eratic.

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Sunday, October 14, 2007

Ripping on Food Critics

My friend Napoleon directed me to this great send up of food critics published by The Onion.


warning: a wee bit vulgar, but SO worth it.

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Thursday, October 04, 2007

Am adventurous, but even I have limits.

Typed an innocuous email this morning in my Gmail account and pressed "send".

This is the advertising "link" that appeared at the top of my inbox.

As my 10 year old English students like to say, "EWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW!!!!!!!!!"

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Wednesday, July 25, 2007

An Open Letter

Dear "middle aged lady sitting next to me yesterday on the MRT,"

Please dutifully reconsider carrying a bag of durian fruit on your next metro ride.

Thank you,

The Hungry Rose

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Sunday, July 08, 2007

Lucky number 7

My pal Mei has tagged me for what's probably the 30 gazillionth meme going around the blogosphere. I guess if that's what it takes to make me finally post something...

So, I'm supposed to tell you 7 things you didn't know or might not know about me. Hmmm...well, here goes:

1. As a kid I refused to eat white rice if it had anything on it. I don't know why, but I just preferred eating it plain. Thankfully, I'm over that.

2. I am a huge, huge Golden Girls fan. I have watched every episode at least twice. You know those Lifetime Channel Golden Girl marathon sessions? I've sat through at least 5 of them.

3. I had never owned my own pet till a month ago (D doesn't count...she's the family dog). I am now the proud owner of a goldfish, Doramon. Whoopee!

4. I knew I would go to graduate school (eventually) even when I was in 9th grade. I am such a nerd.

5. I went through a period in high school where I ate 5 kiwis and 10 boiled egg whites after school everyday. Together. All I can say now is, ew.

6. My first distinct memory of a dish that I ate in a restaurant was a fig and prosciutto appetizer.

7. When I was 5 I was such a big fan of the Mister Ed sitcom, I asked my parents for a talking horse for my 6th birthday. I'm still waiting for one.

As I don't want to burden others with continuing this meme, I'm going to leave it up my readers to find seven new things we don't know about them and, well, maybe let others know.

Stay tuned for more!

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Sunday, April 15, 2007

New food blog alert!

There's a new food blog in town!

My friend and foodie in crime has started her own food blog, Mei Eats. My gal has got the low down on food in Taiwan and brings her own "flavor" to food blogging.

Go over and take a look!

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Monday, February 26, 2007

Noodle making...

I'm a bit behind, but here's a clip I shot at the 2006 Taipei International Beef Noodle Festival:

Nothing better than fresh noodles!

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