Tag Archives: drink

Sugar Bombs of the World: Malaysia’s Teh Tarik

In fact, I had this drink at an Indian restaurant in Batam, Indonesia, but that island, as close as thirty-five minutes to Singapore by boat,  is so filled with unscrupulous Singaporeans – like the city-state itself – that it remains … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Uji City, the Center of Tea Culture in Japan

Uji city is one of the most famous places in Japan when it comes to tea traditions. Mostly famous for Byodoin – the temple on the reverse side of the 10 yen coin – Uji is the perfect place to … Continue reading

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Product Reviews: Harmless Harvest and Raaka Virgin Chocolate

Note: In exchange for a brief review, I received the following products: Today’s mentions include Harmless Harvest‘s coconut water and coconut water with fair trade coffee, and Raaka Virgin Chocolate’s chocolate bars with ghost pepper, pink sea salt, and coconut … Continue reading

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Event Review: Queens Taste 2016

Disclaimer: In exchange for this event review, I received one entry ticket. Queens Taste 2016, produced by the Queens Economic Development Council (QECD), was held on May 3rd at the New York Hall of Science in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.  I … Continue reading

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Event Review: Coffee and Tea Festival NYC (Brooklyn), March 19-20, 2016

Disclaimer: In exchange for an event review, I was offered one entry ticket. The 11th annual Coffee and Tea Festival NYC occurred at the Brooklyn Expo Center in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, New York from March 19-20.  Unlike some previous shows that … Continue reading

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Event Review: Fare Plate NYC – Celebration of Irish Food and Drink, 12 March 2016

Disclaimer: In exchange for review of this event, I was offered one ticket. Fáilte (faal-chuh)!  That’s how you say “welcome” in Gaelic…or at least, that’s how you write it. This past Saturday, March 12th on the rooftop of Manhattan‘s Refinery … Continue reading

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Preview: Fare Plate NYC – Celebration of Irish Food and Drink, 12 March 2016

What do you think of when someone asks you about Irish cuisine?  Potatoes?  From Latin America.  Whiskey?  These days, that’s Japan.  Soda bread?  Ulysses?  You could use a lesson or two… This Saturday, March 12th from 4-8pm, the Refinery Hotel … Continue reading

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