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Noodles Above the Pacific Ocean

July 15, 2011

As my summer vacations in Asia came to a close, so did my adventures in Asian cuisine… not! I couldn’t escape the delicious Asian fare on the way back home.

On the plane from Hong Kong to New York, I was given a menu of options to choose from for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Of course, all the meals were inspired by Asian ingredients and techniques. What caught my attention, though, was the snack choice: noodles.

I couldn’t believe it. “My Asian weakness? On the plane?! But how?!” I thought.

So much is my love for noodles that I asked my mom to get a serving of the snack so I could have two noodle bowls. I know, I’m a glutton.

Noodles on the plane!

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Dinner in Singapore

July 14, 2011

This summer, my family and I took a vacation to Asia. Unlike my dad, it was the first time my mom and I had ever been. At first, I was hesitant of going on the trip but, eventually, the foodie inside me spoke up and said “Asia? That means delicious, strange food. You’re going!”


Singapore was first on our itinerary. After taking a taxi around the city, we decided to stop by Little China to grab a bite. We picked a restaurant that seemed pretty busy, considering the long line. It was a Friday night and large groups of people were huddled enjoying quality food and good company.

As I opened the menu, I noticed how thick it was. It could’ve been a scrapbook! The pages were laminated, complete with eye-catching pictures. We decided to share as the servings seemed huge.

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