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Khanh Nguyen
exploring the world one meal at a time
exploring the world one meal at a time
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After a nice visit to the Kavalan Distillery, we headed into Yilan for some seafood steam pot. If you don’t know what this is, well it’s as the name suggests. The food is cooked with steam. It’s similar to hot pot, where it’s a communal meal. However,…
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Tonight was a night to try out a place I missed last time I was in Taipei, Rakuken. It’s a yakiniku restaurant that’s pretty difficult to get reservations for. This time around we got reservations way in advance, many weeks ahead. It’s located in Da’an…
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It’s a little known fact that the denizens of Taipei really love their unadon, eel and rice. However, if you look up where to have it, there are only a few places people would recommend. And since those places are now inundated with tourists and long wait…
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I’m back in Taipei and it was time to visit a previous discovery from the last trip here, Yoinn. I’ve been keeping an eye on the restaurant page and Instagram account for the past year. The new things they’ve added to the menu has made me want to come…
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During my early ventures into San Mateo and neighboring cities, I ran across Gintei, a modestly sized sushi restaurant. This was several years ago and at that time, I couldn’t get a seat. This was when I ran solo as well. Nope, no walkin seating at the…
Gintei - The Hungry Ox
Gintei - The Hungry Ox
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My flight landed in Austin right before dinner time. Of course, I turned to my list of places to try and decided on Komé. I knew it was going to be busy. However, since it was located outside downtown and I was a party of one, I’d thought I try my luck.…
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Within a week I’ve been to Maruyama twice. It’s not only because I am addicted to sushi (well maybe), it’s because my camera ran out of batteries on my first visit. And what’s the best thing that can happen when you try a place a second time? Well, when…
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Around the corner from the busy heart of Hayes Valley is Nightbird. A quaint little restaurant picked out by our friend. It was her birthday after all and lucky for us, she has a knack for finding great eats around town. This time the restaurant was a…
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Around the corner from the busy heart of Hayes Valley is Nightbird. A quaint little restaurant picked out by our friend. It was her birthday after all and lucky for us, she has a knack for finding great eats around town. This time the restaurant was a…
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People in Ireland are pretty proud of their fish. I figured the saying was true when I brought it up to my Uber driver. Oh did his eyes light up. The next ten minutes where all about places for me to try. Different types of fish to different ways to…
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