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iPhone Video for My Upcoming Food & Travel Adventures

March 9, 2014

As some of you may or may not already know, I’ve been essentially location independent for the last 3.5 years, working on my business Umami Marketing while traveling around the world. That’s how I’ve managed to be able to support all of my adventures, and show you a variety of interesting food and restaurants from […]

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Italian Cheese Cake

September 15, 2013

Check out this amazing cheese cake I had yesterday, while attending a wedding in La Morra, Piemonte, Italy!

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Top 10 Differences Between Laotian and Thai Cuisine

February 3, 2013

Since this is my first time traveling to Laos after being to Thailand many times as an adult, I can now differentiate a few things between the cuisines of both countries. This is all based on a few conversations with the locals, as well as what I noticed when I was eating at more authentic […]

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Best New York Restaurant Dishes

July 26, 2012

So I know that I’ve been AWOL for the past little while, as I’ve been traveling around a lot (through Thailand, Myanmar, Australia, and the Philippines this winter, to be exact). Shortly after coming home to Vancouver in mid-June, I went on a ¬†week-long trip to New York City – my first trip to this […]

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Khao Yam, Baan Ice Restaurant, Bangkok

February 1, 2012

After visiting Thailand four times (as an adult when I actually remember, at least), I thought that by now I would’ve tried most types of food and dishes possible. This has definitely not been the case during my travels this winter, and I’ve discovered a new favourite! This dish, called Khao Yam, is a traditional […]

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Thai Creations by Sam

June 9, 2011

As I’ve probably mentioned on my blog before, my mother is a wonderful cook – not just of Thai food, but everything she touches. Well, she is a very creative person and continues to amaze me with her talents. Late last year, when my mother (Sam) was in Thailand, she took fruit carving lessons from […]

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