The food in Indonesia was phenomenal. Specifically, my favorite meal of the day, breakfast. Smoothies, toast, jam, 'pancakes,' it was all amazing. I didn't indulge in lunch too often because we were out touring quite a bit, but dinner was divine. I'll have a few blogs coming soon about a few of my favorite restaurants, but … Continue reading Eating (Everything) In Indonesia
I was lucky enough to interview Kim - owner of Kay's Vegan Bistro on Nguyen Dinh Chieu in District 1. My inspiration behind this interview came from Kim herself. The first time I went to Kay's, Kim practically held my hand through the menu describing each and every dish I had a question about and … Continue reading Eating In Vietnam: Kay’s Vegan Bistro + Interview
December was an absolutely insane month. We pretty much had visitors coming and going and it seemed as if I was busy every single second of every day for a month straight entertaining. I took a ton of photos but as you know I can't Instagram everything. There are rules people. Here are the unlucky ones. … Continue reading The Instagrams That Never Made It Pt. 4
Over the past couple of years I have develop a very particular and critical style of eating. I have been Pescatarian, Vegatarian, Vegan, Gluten Free -- a lil restrictive. I didn't look at it as a burden (still don't!). Eating fruits, vegetables, drinking smoothies and juices makes me feel great. My favorite part of the … Continue reading What I Whipped Up
Too many districts. Two Days. Plus Teaching. May the odds be ever in your favor. The morning after I arrived in Ho Chi Minh City, I went to lunch with the other Language Corps teachers to discover that HARDWELL (I love Hardwell. We share the same birthday. And I love his hair color) had DJ'd in … Continue reading Two Days Of Fun
The lord threw me a bone by placing organic down the street. Between a mini Vietnamese style liquor store is a beautiful, bright green grocery store called Organica. How did I discover this place? Technically, Megan did. One of the many days we were being rained on during our 3pm walk home Megan says, "OMG … Continue reading Supa Fresh
I know I'm in Vietnam and I want to "culturally immerse myself", but sometimes I want to feel like I'm in Whole Foods in Manhattan Beach spending money on the most expensive sugar-free, gluten-free, locally grown, organic, vegan products I can put my snobby little hands on. Annam Gourmet Grocery Store is the place for me to … Continue reading Whole Foods?
This post is long. I'm sorry. But it's mostly pictures of really good food (even if you can't tell from the photo--making the food look presentable isn't the street vendor's #1 concern)! Really really really good food. I've been in Vietnam for five maybe six weeks now. I've eaten a lot ALOT of food. My first … Continue reading Eating In Vietnam: Street Food
This is a short post, But a post full of love and appreciation. If you ever find yourself in the ancient city of Hoi Na and you would say you're a person who enjoys juices, smoothies, granola, any type of healthy foods GO TO COCOBOX When I went after getting my TESOL certification it had … Continue reading OMG IS THAT HOMEMADE GRANOLA!?