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A New York food pilgrimage from Katz to lobsters

July 21, 2011
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Being “The Tourist” is usually an unsavoury concept for those who deem themselves as worldly and widely travelled. They are words that are spat out with arrogant contempt and unbridled pity when you’re in the know and count hole-in-the-wall joints and speak easy underground bars amongst your “local hangouts” and are on first name terms […]

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Chinese New Year – blending old and new traditions

February 11, 2011
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Gong xi fa cai! Wishing you: The vitality of dragons and horses (龙马精神, long ma jing shen)  >  good health A dragon’s vision and a tiger’s power (龙精虎猛, long jing hu meng)  >  good health Safety when going to and fro (出入平安, chu ru ping an)  >  safety and good health A long Centurian’s life […]

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A lobster feast at Golden Globe Seafood Restaurant, Burwood

May 9, 2010
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If you saw my last post, you’d know that it was my birthday recently. Well, it was also my mother’s as this year her birthday fell on a date 2 days before mine. How is that possible? Well, she celebrates her birthday by the lunar calendar – the traditional Chinese calendar that shifts every year […]

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Dreaming of Shanghainese little lobsters…

March 11, 2009

Have I mentioned I have a slight obsession with crustaceans? I love them in every form and if it appears on a menu, I’m going to order it. I have now eaten various crustacean species all over the world, from the delicious Alaskan King Crab in Miami, to the alien insect-like mantis prawns in Hong […]

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