Posts Tagged‘dining’

Alternative Thanksgiving in Hong Kong

Thanksgiving is probably my least favorite holiday – I’m not a fan of any of the common Thanksgiving foods, and there’s never really anything to do on the day except sit around, digest and make small talk. So there was no love lost on missing Thanksgiving to be in Hong Kong this year. Actually, my favorite holiday memories are ones that I’ve spent abroad. Needless to say, I hadn’t initially made any plans for the Thursday of Thanksgiving in Hong Kong, even though I didn’t have class that day. But then I’d spoken to my friend, Virginia from Humid with a…

Mastering the Art of Dining Alone

At this point, I’ve probably eaten more meals solo than with dining companions and when you do something frequently enough, you start to prefer it. While it might seem that this is a sad topic, I look at it as quite the opposite. In my mind, being comfortable eating out alone is one of the most obvious signs that someone has the utmost confident in themselves and could care less about what people think. Also, if you’re on the road, you’ve gotta eat, and that shouldn’t be something that stresses you out. Here are a few of my tips so…

Montreal is a Foodie Heaven!

I recently found myself in Montreal for a Girl’s Getaway aka my sister’s birthday celebration. I’m ashamed to admit that it was my first visit to the neighbor’s the north. In an attempt to “plant my flag” there, I apparently felt the need to eat my way through the weekend, and through the city. Thank you, Montreal, for the extra 5 pounds I will be bringing home as a souvenir. Just in time for beach season. But I won’t blame myself. Montreal is a Foodie’s Heaven. It’s not all Poutine & Crepes, either (although I had my fair share of both).…