I had these dishes last night. Oh it was so good. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese food anyone?
Seems so long ago now. Smokey died six and a half years ago from kidney failure due to poisoning at my previous house in the Phu Nhuan District. Thanks to Dropbox, I can still have some memories of him. I miss the little guy. … [Read more...] about Remembering Smokey
This one surprised me. I was cooking some Japanese curry and watched the AQI rise quickly in my livingroom and bedroom. I forgot to close the sliding door between the kitchen and livingroom. The cooking gas was probably the real culprit. I saw readings as high as 205 and 156 in two different restaurants when I was in Saigon last week. My two air purifiers are puffing away … [Read more...] about What happens when you cook curry
I just realized I have a lot of dress shoes. I habe three pairs from Allen Edmonds. One pair wqs custom made in Hong Kong. Another two were made in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, thanks to the House of Brijuni. Each shoe has seven layers of polish. Of course, the custom shoes are better quality. I am disappointed with Allen Edmonds. I will do reviews for both cobblers later … [Read more...] about Lots of shoes
A great flight. China Southern is a pretty good airline from China. Service is good, seats are comfortable. I can sleep on the plane as well and the ground staff at Shanghai Hongqiao amd Guangzhou airports are very helpful. The flight to Guangzhou was nice. Here are some photos. … [Read more...] about China Southern to Guangzhou