No, I consumed no turkey in Turkey. Chicken indeed, fish and olives in abundance, however.
Another edition of food. In China. Mostly in Beijing, but I get around once in a while.
I landed, or dragged myself up to, the Inle Heart View restaurant, off the road and through a field and up the hill, exactly at noon. The ladies tending the front if their house half way up the hill seemed a bit surprised and alarmed, and I saw why as I made it finally toContinue reading “Chef Entrepreneurs in Myanmar”
Jamaica’s Burmese community, I am told, is about 300 strong now. When my friend Jo arrived about 18 years ago, there were fewer than 100. Initially drawn by the availability of professional medical jobs in Jamaica (the island suffers from aÂ chronicÂ shortage of highly skilled medical professionals), friends followed friends, and families followed families, and theContinue reading “Jamaica’s Burmese: A Hope for Democracy Back Home”
I forgot Â who recommended So So Seafood, on Chelsea Road, but the claim that they had the best steamed fish in town just may have to be declared true. I’m pretty sure a planted suggestion did not become a self fulfilling prophecy – my search for the best steamed fish on the island has honedContinue reading “Search for the Best Steamed Fish”
Biking through the posh neighborhoods, and gully communities, which seem to pass one into the other so abruptly in this bifurcated city, on a quiet cool Sunday morning can be a wonderful thing. Especially when there is rum to sweat out of the system, and the church choirs are just picking up steam in theContinue reading “Bless this coffee…”
The rainy season makes it a little harder to enjoy the beaches of Portland, on the North Coast of Jamaica. But that can’t stop us from indulging in the bounties of the sea! Saturday had us at a nice place on the outskirts of Port Antonio, in the Parish of Portland, called Anna Banana. TheContinue reading “King Fish in Port Antonio”