Happy Friday! Also, Itinerantfoodie.com turns 1!

Posted on April 17th, 2015 in news

First things first. Happy Friday!

I'd like to make a little announcement that about a year ago on this day (April 17th) this blog and domain was first created for the first time. The domain auto-renewal kicked in. I coincidently enabled it yesterday too but didn't know it was going to expire so soon. Some things were meant to be.

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The quest for Khao Soi in NYC...

Posted on April 16th, 2015 in americas, food

Other than Chiang Mai, the spicy dish known as "Khao Soi" is incredibly hard to find. It seems only 5%* of thai restaurants in the entire world (excluding Chiang Mai) seem to make it.

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Coreanos: Korean/Mexican/American fusion in Seoul

Posted on April 13th, 2015 in asia pacific, food, mexican, korean

As a South by Southwest 5-timer myself (Note: South by Southwest is in Austin) I got introduced to a korean/american/mexican dish known as Kimchi fries in the spring of 2012. The name itself looked interesting enough to try it, and the long lineup for it confirmed that it actually is good.

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Ding Din: Another alternative to Tim Ho Wan?

Posted on April 9th, 2015 in asia pacific, food

I found this place on Elgin St in Soho while looking for something else. The place had well placed signage which claimed that they also made the pork buns the same style as Tim Ho Wan.

Perusing the online reviews before stepping in was the next step of the dining journey...

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Oneworld Alliance Lounge at the Tom Bradley Terminal in LAX

Posted on April 8th, 2015 in americas, travel, travelling well, lounges

Another airport lounge review. This time will be doing a writeup on the OneWorld Alliance lounge in the Tom Bradley terminal (TBIT) at Los Angeles Int'l Airport (LAX).

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We're SSL and CDN enabled!

Posted on April 6th, 2015 in news

Lets keep this brief. As of recently have been messing around some advanced infrastructure stuff (which is also R&D for some up and coming projects). 

The end result? A global CDN, DDoS protection (btw.. 你好中國, привет Україна), and also SSL.

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'tis the season for SXSW!

Posted on March 12th, 2015 in americas, news

It's been a while since my last post. This post is all about SXSW (or Spring break for technologists, filmmakers and music artists). The place where there are workshops, sessions, and of course parties (where the booze and food are all free).

And there's usually enough "business" value here to be here if you are either the technology, film or music industry no matter which country you are in. 

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Pat's King of Cheesesteaks: When in Philly....

Posted on February 27th, 2015 in food, americas

Ah America, where different regions have it's own culinary standouts.

When in Philadelphia you should definetly stop by and have a Cheesesteak. Pat's King of Cheesesteaks does not fail to deliver. Proof? They've been open since the 1930s.

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Wai Kee Congee: Cheap congee close to Mid-Levels

Posted on January 16th, 2015 in asia pacific, chinese

This is one of my favorite congee shops in Hong Kong. It's cheap and the "service" is fast. And it's on the same route as my morning commute from Mid-Levels to Central (or Sheung Wan for coffee).

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Sydney T1 American Express Lounge: Initial Thoughts and comments

Posted on January 12th, 2015 in travel, asia pacific, travelling well, lounges

First blog post of 2015! Lets start with something that tastes good and also travel related shall we. The item of business here is one of the newest lounges at Sydney Airport (Unfortunately I'm not a member of the Skyteam alliance there so can't really go into the other).

Have you noticed all the AMEX deals around Sydney Airport lately? Seems like this had to happen sooner or later therefore strengthening the partnership between American Express and Sydney Airport - American Express premium cardholders now have another lounge they can turn to while they are travelling.

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