The Brooklyn Museum Photo Gallery

I never would have guessed there was another big museum out in Brooklyn on the north end of Prospect Park, but some friends of ours asked us if we wanted to meet up out there and take a look around there and the Botanic Gardens. It turned out to be a really good trip. TheContinue reading “The Brooklyn Museum Photo Gallery”

Fake Chinese Food

Once upon a time, before I actually visited a mostly Chinese ethnic country, I thought I knew what Chinese food was, and it looks like this: Imagine my surprise to not find egg rolls over there.  No one knew what an egg roll was, unless they’d been here.  There’s something similar called lumpia, but it’sContinue reading “Fake Chinese Food”

Fort Santiago, Intramuros, Manila, Philippines

The Intramuros area of Manila is actually pretty big.  There are still sections of the original wall wall running through the city, complete with rusty cannons and stone guardhouses, which people can still walk on.  These areas aren’t maintained well, though they’re kept relatively clean.  The inner area of the wall seems to have beenContinue reading “Fort Santiago, Intramuros, Manila, Philippines”

Singapore’s French Toast is Not French Toast

Singapore is often hailed as a ‘food heaven’, and in some cases that’s true, especially if you have the money to afford the ‘authentic dining’.  More often than not, it’s impractical to constantly go to high end restaurants, so I get excited when I see cuisine from ‘home’ that’s listed at an affordable price. ItContinue reading “Singapore’s French Toast is Not French Toast”

Singapore’s First Wendy’s Is Great, But Why Lau Pa Sat?

We’ve known Wendy’s was here in Singapore for quite a few weeks but we just never took the time to get out to it.  The reason is that it’s not situated in a very easy to get to area.  It’s way out in Lau Pa Sat.  First off, that’s a good distance away from whereContinue reading “Singapore’s First Wendy’s Is Great, But Why Lau Pa Sat?”