A taste of homediary

A taste of home

July 1, 2008 at 12:30 pm

When people talk about ‘English food’ they tend to do so in a derogatory fashion. I don’t mind this, because I think it pays tribute […]

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Food crisisdiary

Food crisis

June 1, 2008 at 8:32 pm

Our house is currently in the grip of a food crisis. It began yesterday morning, when we ordered delivery from McDonalds (we were recovering from […]

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Charmant, Shanghaidiary

Charmant, Shanghai

May 30, 2008 at 12:08 pm

I always forget if it’s desert or dessert…but the interweb tells me: “I would like to have two desserts, but one desert is enough!”. This […]

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CoCo Ichibanya, Shanghaidiary

CoCo Ichibanya, Shanghai

May 24, 2008 at 5:21 pm

I’ve been meaning to write about this place for ages but it kept falling through the cracks…until now! CoCo Ichibanya (Zun Yi Nan Lu branch, […]

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Cow internal organs lunch @ Zhu ji (朱记)diary

Cow internal organs lunch @ Zhu ji (朱记)

April 28, 2008 at 5:57 pm

I’m not a big breakfast person. Waking up early for work for nearly 5 years (and going to bed late) really messed up my eating […]

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Recipe: Reheating a Mcdonald’s Cheeseburger with a Foreman Grilldiary

Recipe: Reheating a Mcdonald’s Cheeseburger with a Foreman Grill

April 21, 2008 at 4:20 pm

Many people buy McDonald’s (should that be McDonald’s’s?) delicious food when their blood alcohol content is around 0.65, but the next day are left with […]

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Quick lunch @ 78diary

Quick lunch @ 78

April 20, 2008 at 1:32 pm

Just like our beloved Ajisen Ramen, 78 is a cheap and fast noodle restaurant near Jing’an Temple (静安寺), on the same road as Burger King […]

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April 16, 2008 at 2:40 pm

So after a chance encounter one day back in 2003, I fell in love with a blue, robotic cat called Doraemon. He became very special […]

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Lunch @ Ya Wang (Duck King)diary

Lunch @ Ya Wang (Duck King)

April 11, 2008 at 7:26 pm

It’s been a while since I had a good duck (or any duck for that matter), so where better to go to than the DUCK […]

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Bi Feng Tang, Shanghaidiary

Bi Feng Tang, Shanghai

April 7, 2008 at 5:54 pm

Bi Feng Tang is a popular chain in Shanghai, serving solid quality and good value Cantonese food. The décor is meant to resemble a fishing […]

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Hooters, Shanghaidiary

Hooters, Shanghai

April 2, 2008 at 6:15 pm

So…true story…we’re looking for an authentic Chinese restaurant to try near Zun Yi Nan Lu when my eyes get distracted… Click to enlarge! Well, in […]

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Orden Bowling + Anadolu Restaurantdiary

Orden Bowling + Anadolu Restaurant

March 25, 2008 at 2:49 pm

Before arriving in China, I read that bowling was MASSIVE here. Huge. Everyone does it. I’d seen numbers thrown around about 15,000 lanes across Shanghai…well […]

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Reeb Min Bidiary

Reeb Min Bi

March 14, 2008 at 1:07 am

China’s currency is the RMB or Ren Min Bi. You can get around 14RMB for every £1 you exchange…and as any travel guide will tell […]

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