Thursday, November 30, 2006
Friday, November 03, 2006
My co-worker has told me stories of this dish, but it took me 3 weeks in Hong Kong to finally find this famous dish on the table. Actually the most startling thing was prior to this serving, I found a plate of stir fried chicken on the table and as my eyes ajusted to the dim light, I noticed a very startled bronzed chicken head at the corner of the dish. The follow up of chicken feet was almost expected.
Three weeks ago, I was at a factory in Shenzhen and my host announced lunch was Northern Chinese style. It was my 2nd day in Asia and I was excited hear stir-fried chicken with chiles had been ordered. It sounded familiar. It was only after I piled my plate full that I noticed the bone, skin and possibly other parts were stired fried together. It appears as though an entire chicken was passed through a wood chipper and stir fried with chilies. I've learned to avoid chicken in Asia.
Sunday, October 29, 2006
I started my hotel stay as an elite member, compliments of my friend who has a friend within the hotel. The deal was elite service for the first week because it was the only room available and then regular service for remaining 2 weeks. I spent the first weekend enjoying 3-5pm “Tea Time” at the 11th floor lounge. The following week I spent 2 days in
Saturday, August 05, 2006
This post is pre-dated to before blog was started but I want to fill in the blanks with some highlights from my life.
In this picture I'm wearing a costume for my friend Christine's wedding; she had asked all guests to come in costume. Mine is inspired by a make-up done on Twiggy which I'll reference if I can ever find my book after our recent move to Maryland! We have over 20 boxes of books to put away!!