2015 Sydney, Australia: Mark and I are on a mission, looking for the elusive Mr Wong. It’s not as easy as you might think. We read about its legendary menu and carefully plot 3 Bridge Ln on Google Maps. But, Mark and I began to doubt our sanity as we walked up and down the alley trying to locate the door.
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2015 Hong Kong: Mark and I drag our jetlagged bodies to the front desk of our hotel seeking information about Hong Kong street food. A lovely, petite young woman greets us. As is typical for us, we start the conversation with a warm greeting and a bit of small talk, followed by the inevitable question.
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2020 Stonington, Maine: After months on the road, Mark and I set our eyes on a leisurely week and seafood in Stonington, Maine, with visions of lobster, clams, and mussels. After settling into the charming family-run Boyce’s Motel, we grabbed a bottle of red and headed down to their private deck overlooking the harbor where the fishing boats setting out to sea for the night.
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Are you gluten-free and dairy-free, missing the joy of chocolate chip cookies? Our friend Marci was faced with that sad reality and decided it was time to take matters into her own hands. She blew me away with her research and persistence in creating the cookie of her dreams.
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2015 Sydney, Australia: Paddys Market in Sydney, Australia. Oh, how I love thee.
You might think I am joking, but I assure you I am not. I have incredibly fond memories of pulling my little blue trolley behind me, exploring rows of colorful spices, fresh fruit and vegetables… and mushrooms of every shape and size.
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2015 Sydney, Australia: Sydney, Australia, is on my mind. And now, looking at this beautiful street food, it is on your mind, too! Mark and I were fortunate enough to enjoy three delicious months there, all filled with memories of food, culture, and fantastic weather.
How did that incredible opportunity come about? It was another career opportunity for Mark. I was in Charlotte, testing away in my kitchen (where else?) when I got a call from him asking, “So what do you think about a temporary relocation in Sydney?”
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