The Food and Wine Hedonist

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California Hedonizing – San Francisco Day 2

In my post about our first day in San Francisco, I pondered whether the city’s reputation as a foodie haven was justified.   There’s no doubt that the abundance of … Continue reading

April 11, 2017 · 3 Comments

Hedonist vs Burger

Did you ever see “Man vs Food” on The Travel Channel?    Adam Richman, the host of the show, would go across the country to restaurants that would have eating … Continue reading

July 6, 2016 · 12 Comments

Mastering the Art of Filipino Part 3 – The Final Exam

If you’ve been following this series of posts, you’ll know that I successfully found a way to cook bitter melon that doesn’t lead to me yakking up lunch and we … Continue reading

March 5, 2014 · 14 Comments

Filipino, Foodie, Failure

I was born in the Philippines, but my family emigrated to the US when I was just a cuddly little 9-month old who would take sips of milk, slurp it, … Continue reading

February 6, 2012 · 17 Comments

Top Chef Episode 12: “Block Party”

Previous Episode          Next Episode Let’s just get this out here now – I hated this episode.  Last week’s was easily the best of the season and … Continue reading

January 27, 2012 · 7 Comments

Ann Arbor Rocks – Eat

I work in the corporate world and, as anyone who works in the corporate world will tell you, I’m in more conference calls than you can shake a stick at. … Continue reading

November 22, 2011 · 6 Comments

Ann Arbor Sucks – Tuptim

One of my first posts was my griping about the lack of good, reasonably-priced Thai food here in Ann Arbor.  There are a few here that taste ok but charge … Continue reading

October 12, 2011 · 4 Comments