chocolate con churros

we spent a week saying no to churros in korea, of all places, and set foot to try out this local dish so the last time i’ve had a churro was at taco bell about 20 years ago, a far cry from anything legitimately spanish.  a lot has changed since then… churros have gone designer […]

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shaved ice, ice baby

ah desserts.  everyone’s favourite crutch to fall back on to make themselves feel better about themselves before they can go back to hating themselves.  in the continent where desserts run wild, taiwanese desserts are more fruit-centric, refreshing and can be relatively low on the sweet scale while still making you lick your lips like ll […]

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the multiple dessert fail

we’ve been quite gluttonous in our diets thus far and went bonkers in japan with desserts after almost every meal.  we took a small break from sweets once our ramen ingestion increased in tokyo but seoul has so many dessert cafes with some amazing looking pastries and pies so we caved… on our way back […]

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laid back afternoon in shimokitazawa

the last area we explored in tokyo was shimokitazawa aka the hipster factory.  i suppose they’re all over the world but the concentration was definitely higher here although more in the mid to late 20 year old range.  we both really liked the vibe in shimokitazawa; very chill, friendly and genuine.  most of the stores […]

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