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8 08, 2017

Changing Faces: San Gabriel Valley

By | August 8th, 2017|Categories: Los Angeles|Tags: , , , , , , |

My article "Changing Faces: How Immigration and Food Forever Changed the San Gabriel Valley", a proof that Immigrants Make America Great. Published in ARE Magazine, Summer Edition 2017, read it here.

16 05, 2017

Cooking Class in The Gambia

By | May 16th, 2017|Categories: The Gambia|Tags: , |

Ida’s Home Cooking Yabouy is the best cooking class in The Gambia. You will learn how to cook in her home and experience an authentic Gambian meal. Ida Cham Njai has spent the last 20 years working in the tourism industry. Since 2008, she began her cultural cooking experience at her home in the neighborhood [...]

25 04, 2017

Austrian Air: Nonstop LA to Vienna

By | April 25th, 2017|Categories: Austria, Europe, Los Angeles|Tags: , , , |

On April 10, 2017, Austrian Air made an exciting announcement: their first nonstop service to the West Coast, to our lovely town of Los Angeles! Boeing 777-200 aircraft. Photo Courtesy of Austrian Airlines.   Nonstop Flight: Los Angeles to Vienna Starting summer of 2017, Austrian Airlines will offer up to six flights per week between Vienna to LA on the Boeing [...]

10 04, 2017

Chandigarh: India’s Cleanest City

By | April 10th, 2017|Categories: India, Punjab|Tags: , , , , |

India is a huge country separated by 29 states in a vast landscape of diversity. Although I’ve been 3 times, I feel as if I have barely scratched the surface of the country. On a recent trip, I spent one day in Amritsar to see the Golden Temple and took an hour ride to the Pakistan-India border “Wagha Border”. Naturally, I [...]

25 03, 2017

Beef Noodle Soup

By | March 25th, 2017|Categories: China, Los Angeles, Taiwan|Tags: , , , , , , |

My absolute favorite food in the whole wide world is a bowl of Beef Noodle Soup. This is my ultimate go-to comfort food, my guilty pleasure. Any time of the day, any season of the year. There are various versions in which I rarely discriminate against as I appreciate them all, as long as heart and [...]

27 02, 2017

A Vegetarian Dinner in Buenos Aires

By | February 27th, 2017|Categories: Argentina|Tags: , , |

Argentina is known to boast some of the best "Asados" (BBQ) in the world but you could find just as delicious Vegetarian Food in Buenos Aires. The food was certainly one of the main attractions that drew me to visiting in addition to the local wine, pasta and pizzas stemming from their European influence. While [...]

12 01, 2017

A Day in Delta de Tigre, Argentina

By | January 12th, 2017|Categories: Argentina|Tags: , , , |

Argentina is a country with so much to explore from mountain to beaches to countryside. Buenos Aires boasts some of the best nightlife in the world and not a single person I've met who has been has not enjoyed all it has to offer. We took a day trip 17 kilometers (45 minute drive) outside [...]

21 11, 2016

Lobster Taxi

By | November 21st, 2016|Categories: US|Tags: |

One of the main reasons for traveling is to experiment with new dining experiences, to learn about different cultures and to try different types of food with the locals. In most of the world, people afford to eat what's locally grown, caught and raised. For the most part, it's a lot healthier. There will be [...]

26 10, 2016

Ilha Formosa: Taiwan

By | October 26th, 2016|Categories: China, Taiwan|Tags: , , |

My Travel article on Taiwan as published in ARE Magazine, Fall Edition 2016 – Ilha Formosa: The Beautiful Island of Taiwan.

23 09, 2016

Classic Burger: Hamburger Hamlet

By | September 23rd, 2016|Categories: Los Angeles|Tags: , , |

Los Angeles never disappoints when you want a good meal. In fact, it's my favorite city in America for the best food in all categories. We could find virtually anything that our heart desires, and in an instant. But to find quality, we must dig a bit deeper. I'm a huge burger lover and am always [...]