Introducing a new ‘Street Food‘ series

Posted by Ted on Apr 26, 2011 in Street Food

It was on the corner of 2nd and Howard when it happened. Today was like any workday in SoMa, and truly beautiful weather inspired a long lunchtime walk. On my way back to the lab, hungry, I happened to see a white trailer selling crepes. My resolve buckled at the thought of a Cheese, Smoked Turkey, and Egg crepe. While I waited, I mused about how much I love street food. Whether a beach hut in Costa Rica, a streetside noodle cart in Penang, a b…

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A plethora of food in Penang

Posted by Ted on Feb 25, 2011 in Travel, Vagabonding

Up on the earlier side to go to dim sum again, and was much busier. We sat in the street with Penny, and talked about Bali’s attitudes towards women. We got the egg custards today, and they were the best we’ve ever had. Went back to the 75, where we called into DYC’s house warming party. We were two heads on a wall in Berkeley, a video call from 16 hours in the future. This was the beginning of my journal entry from Oct. 24th,…

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Street Food: Tacos Alonzo, Oakland, CA

Posted by Ted on May 7, 2011 in Street Food

…d to the side of the truck was an advertisement for “The First Annual Oakland Battle of the Taco Trucks“. If there were a food event that I couldn’t resist, this is it. Conveniently enough, it starts in just 2 hours and I already have my tickets. You can bet that the second installment of Street Food will showcase this definitively Oakland taco battle extravaganza. Name Tacos Alonzo Cuisine Mexican Location 27th and F…

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Looking forward

Posted by Ted on Dec 11, 2010 in Travel, Vagabonding

…tive, it feels both forever ago that we were relaxing in our daybed on Gili Air, and just recently that we took a longtail boat through a cave in Kong Lor. Our feet have touched the ground on 6 countries, and we have slept in 18 towns. We’ve seen and missed so much, barely scratching the surface of these places we’ve visited. One thing is for sure – we will be coming back to Southeast Asia. With our trip winding down, knowing th…



Saying goodbye to Chiang Mai

Posted by Ted on Dec 16, 2010 in Travel, Vagabonding

Mid-afternoon on November 13th, we arrived in Chiang Mai intending to stay for just a week, ostensibly so that Liz could take a massage class and we could be in town for the Loi Krathong festival. In fact, we had already purchased train tickets to Bangkok for the 22nd and plane tickets to Hanoi for the 23rd with plans to explore Vietnam. Five weeks later, we are still here, having received a 50% refund for the train tickets, and our airline seat…

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