An account of a fascinating conversation I had at a bar in Beijing. We talked politics, guns, and culture, and I got the real Chinese perspective.
If you are looking for a bagel in Hoboken, congratulations, you’ve stumbled upon the right post! There are four notable bagel spots in close proximity to each other, so I did what any foodie would do: I embarked on the journey of discovering Hoboken’s Best Bagel. I had a metaphorical crown at hand, read to…
The world’s setback is offering you one of life’s most valuable assets: time. Here are 6 things you can do to turn Covid-19 from an enemy to a friend.
“Katie will try it….” is a typical response when walking past unusual food. You see, I’m an adventure eater and quick to try anything and everything whether it flies, swims, hops, or slithers. The weirder the better! Unique foods are often linked with a culture’s customs and history, and eating what the locals eat is one of my favorite ways to connect with a foreign place.
Katelyn and I are brunch buddies who go way back from college; there’s nothing quite like become published Astrobiologists together to form a bond. I met her at this Port Chester joint the first weekend in March for one of our infamous Sunday Fundays, and while the company and conversation were 10/10, the food fell flat.
If you’ve seen someone and asked, “How did they even get that job?!”, chances are I’ve done it. The gig economy is a crazy, wild world. Here are some of my experiences, and some tips on how to do it yourself!
“Will eating this make me sick?” It’s a question that rarely comes to mind. I gladly run the gauntlet when it comes to eating questionable food, and amazingly enough, I have only contracted a food born illness twice. Once was off of seafood paella in Barcelona the night before flying back to DC (the plane ride…
This is the first Frugal Foodies post that has absolutely nothing to do with being frugal or food, but it does have something to do with being an informed traveler. I hope you enjoy and learn something new! Elephant tourism has exploded in Thailand, and tourists line up to ride the gentle giants for a…
While the food scene in South East Asia can be intimidating to tackle with odd sounding dishes and unique ingredients, the food in Vietnam is much more “user-friendly”, and some of the most popular locally made cuisine is what you’d find on a menu in a Vietnamese restaurant elsewhere in the world. Here are 5 dishes to try on your next visit to Vietnam.
Getting a Banh mi in Vietnam is like ordering a Philly Cheesesteak in Philadelphia, it’s just something you have to do. Afterall, how can you say know to dirt cheap, delicious local food?