Category Archives: restaurant

Border Crossing

We drove to the outskirts of Phnom Penh–because cycling out of their would have been… difficult…life threatening really.  We got on our bikes and cycled 50km to the border. We said goodbye to our bikes and our Cambodian guides.  Then … Continue reading

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The Night Before the Cycling Begins

My first night in Thailand featured a chance to experience Thai street food. Of course, no vacation meal would be complete without some beer. The group for this trip is much smaller than the Vietnam trip.  There are only four … Continue reading

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Unexpected

so, out for a walk around the hotel, I came across a Japanese memory.  I ducked into the large shopping complex, to get out of the heat.  MOS burger appeared out of nowhere.

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Three Layers of Skin

A long time ago, I heard that the translation of this Korean dish is “three layers of skin”.   I don’t know whether that is true or not.  What I do know is that it is delicious.  

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Catching Up on Perfect Moments

I have neglected some of my recent Perfect Moments.  This post is intended to rectify that. As of late, food seems to be the theme.  As themes go, it isn’t a bad one.  Thursday saw me dining on German food … Continue reading

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Korean Food

After work, before Today’s Perfect Moment, I went to my favourite bar where they make their own beer, As you can see from the photo, the beer looks awesome.  The waiter was kind enough to give us some samples of … Continue reading

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When the Weary Search for Food

Today’s Perfect Moment is a celebration of food and conversation in a great setting. When I write those words, I am convinced that all of you reading this are probably nodding your heads in agreement.  You know what I am … Continue reading

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Like a Comfortable Sweater

Some restaurants just seem to fit me like a comfortable sweater. They keep you warm, they make you feel same, and they welcome you regardless of how long you’ve been away.  Some places just seem at home to me.  That … Continue reading

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Brazilian, Anyone?

It is the end of my current teaching session. My students will take their big test next week (CAE) and I will be keeping my fingers crossed that they are all successful.  Seeing as it was the last day, tradition … Continue reading

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Perfect Moments of the Near Past

I’m laying catch up with the Perfect Moments. Sunday’s Perfect Moment was a combination of three great things (in no particular order):  Japanese food, an interesting cafe, and friends from a long time ago.  Having reunited with an old friend, … Continue reading

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