Adventures in Food

How to Cook Beef Rendang

I always wondered how to cook beef rendang, the famous spicy beef that is ubiquitous in Indonesia and Malaysia. During our cooking class in Langkawi, Cook With Shuk, we were able to learn how to cook beef rendang, even if it was a speedy version of the generally slow cooked dish.

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JW Marriott Seoul – Getting the VIP Treatment

Yeah, we were treated especially well at the JW Marriott Seoul, but I am convinced it was not hospitality that was bestowed upon us because we are travel bloggers. Instead, it is a Korean hospitality, that I just did not anticipate, which was carried through to the Marriott properties where we stayed. It was a hospitality that had me craving a return visit to to explore more of Korea.

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Exploring Hanoi Street Food

I posed the challenge to Buffalo Tours when we signed up for their Hanoi street food tour in the Old Quarter. I figured the challenge would be exceedingly difficult for them as the Old Quarter is certainly one of the more touristy area of town.

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Couples Who Travel Together, Stay Together

So, to celebrate our belief that couples who travel together, stay together, we have launched two t-shirt campaigns over on Teespring, to spread the word, and save marriages! Okay, again, maybe that is taking things too far, but I like to think we inspire at least a few people to travel.

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Learning How to Make Pho

I can’t really remember when I first tasted pho in Vietnam. I imagine it was some time in 2009, during our first trip, and most likely in Saigon. Since that time, though, I have been infatuated with the concept of pho, most notably in eating as much pho as possible while in Vietnam. But, I have always been curious how to make pho.

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How to Travel Like Anthony Bourdain

I have been watching travel TV shows for years, looking for inspiration, living vicariously through the hosts. I remember spending the weekends in the basement of our Chicago condo while planning our first round the world trip, watching GlobeTrekker, Samantha Brown, Rick Steves, and Anthony Bourdain. No Reservations was like no other travel show on TV at the time, and I knew I wanted to travel like Anthony Bourdain.

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Eating Snake in Vietnam

Not many people can say that Dong Ha, Vietnam, is their second home. Nor can many people say that they have traveled to a city like Dong Ha five times. It is one of the most unique places that we have been to so many times. It is no surprise then that when were greeted back to Dong Ha we were invited to eat snake in Vietnam for the first time. Welcome to Dong Ha.

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Im Amber!

I’m a recovering attorney, yoga teacher, and perpetual nomad.  I also travel With Husband In Tow, as we follow our stomachs around the world, in search of Adventures in Food!







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