International Cuisine Weekend: Italia

I’m going to be cooking all the cuisines that I learned living abroad over the years this week. It’s a delicious way to spend the night! Today is: Italia. In Italy, I first learned to cook. The focus is on great ingredients and long preparation times, resulting in hours-long food fests that are a regular…

The China Diet

Eat what you want. Cook mostly at home. Teach your arse off. TADA! Back into my skinny dress. Who knew teaching burned more calories than bartending?

Food in the Life: A Day in Shanghai

Here’s a normal day in the life here in Shanghai. A day off, yes. Still a good way to see how things are is to look at my daily food. Breakfast: Coffee, made with my convenient contraption and a dose of olive oil. Convenience store apple, polished on my scarf. Eaten on the 753 bus…

Beer In Situ: Big Beaver Brewing Company

We find ourselves spending a lot of time in brewpubs, brew places, breweries, and tap rooms now that we are doing the visa waiting game for our next move abroad. It’s amazing to have so many places available to us in the Front Range of Colorado. Every time I come back from living abroad, new…

Beer In Situ: Gravity Brewing

We find ourselves spending a lot of time in brewpubs, brew places, breweries, and tap rooms now that we are doing the visa waiting game for our next move abroad. It’s amazing to have so many places available to us in the Front Range of Colorado. Every time I come back from living abroad, new…