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Street Food Bangkok 2023

In Travel, Food, Thailand by tony4 Comments

Featured Image: Buying a Take-Away Dinner at a Street Stall    Breadtag Sagas ©: Author Tony,  23 June 2023 This is the  second article on street food. Street Food in Bangkok is the companion article to Street Food in Chiang Mai. Another article on Bangkok is about the Klong Saen Saep Transport System. The article on street food in Chiang Mai …

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Street Food Chiang Mai 2023

In Travel, Food, Thailand by tony4 Comments

Featured Image: Cowboy Hat Lady, Chang Phuak Market    Breadtag Sagas ©: Author Tony,  5 May 2023 Street Food in Chiang Mai is the companion article to Street Food in Bangkok. Another article on Bangkok is about the Klong Saen Saep Transport System. Articles in the series on food and restaurants in Chiang Mai are: 1 Akha Tribal Food, 2 …

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Food in Chiang Mai 7: 2023 Update

In Travel, Food, Thailand by tony8 Comments

Featured Image: The 46th Chiang Mai Flower Festival 2023, Parade Float    Breadtag Sagas ©: Author Tony,  8 March 2023 Breadtag Sagas ©: Author Tony,  8 March 2023 Articles in the series on food and restaurants in Chiang Mai are: 1 Akha Tribal Food, 2 Pho Vieng Chane, 3 Khao Soy, 4 French & Italian Restaurants, 5 Airport Plaza, 6 …

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Postcard from McLaren Vale

In Travel, Australia, Food by tony2 Comments

Featured Image: McLaren Vale Vineyards Breadtag Sagas ©: Author Tony,  1 April 2022 My postcard series is idiosyncratic. The postcards are short descriptions of travel and places, but there is no theme or rhyme or reason. They are short snippets about things that you might not have heard about or experienced otherwise. The series so far are: 1 Boudhanath Stupa, …

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AA Gill & British Pubs

In Food, Books, UK by tony3 Comments

Breadtag Sagas ©: Author Tony,  1 December 2020 AA Gill & British Pubs AA Gill & Jeffrey Steingarten Two wonderful food writers are the late AA Gill, UK and Jeffrey Steingarten, USA. Both have a unique voice and have brought something special to ‘foodie’ writing. Both writers have created a persona, which whilst probably not true adds something immeasurable to …

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International Peasant Foods

In Travel, Amazonia, Argentina, Food, Bolivia, Canada, South Africa, Mexico, Peru, USA by tony3 Comments

Featured Image: Poor Indian Girls by Train, Altiplano Peru 1974 Breadtag Sagas ©: Author Tony,  30 March 2020 I’m no longer young. When you are young late teens, 20s, if you are interested in food, you begin to experiment with taste and variety beyond what you have experienced before. You experience new food sensations. This is very rare with me …

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Winnipeg Center of the Food Universe

In Travel, Food, Canada by tony2 Comments

Featured Image: Front of La Vielle Gare Menu Breadtag Sagas ©: Author Tony,  21 February 2020  I’m no longer young. When you are young late teens, 20s, if you are interested in food, you begin to experiment with taste and variety beyond what you have experienced before. You experience new food sensations. This is very rare with me later in …

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The Humble Percent & Food Labels

In Australia, Food, The rest by tony2 Comments

   Breadtag Sagas ©: Author Tony,  24 November 2017 The Humble Percentage and Food Labels Introduction Percent or (percentage) used to be spelled per cent (and sometimes still is). It comes from the latin per centum meaning by the hundred. What percent means is changing any list of numbers that add up to an irregular total into a modified list that …

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Food in Chiang Mai 6: 2017 Update

In Travel, Food, Thailand by tony1 Comment

Featured update image: Mueang Mai Wholesale Market, March 2017    Breadtag Sagas ©: Author Tony,  4 May 2017 Articles in the series on food and restaurants in Chiang Mai are: 1 Akha Tribal Food, 2 Pho Vieng Chane, 3 Khao Soy, 4 French & Italian Restaurants, 5 Airport Plaza, 6 Update 2017, 7 Update 2023, 8 Street Food. Another article is …

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Food writing 3: More Articles I liked from Choice Cuts

In Food, Books by tony1 Comment

   Breadtag Sagas ©: Author Tony,  7 October 2016 Food writing 3: More Articles I liked from Choice Cuts by Mark Kurlansky This is the last of three articles on Choice Cuts by Mark Kurlansky. The reason I am analysing this anthology of food is because of my own and probably almost everyone’s general ignorance of food writers through the ages. …

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Food writing 2: Articles I liked from Choice Cuts

In Food, Books by tony2 Comments

     Breadtag Sagas ©: Author Tony,  11 September 2016 Food writing 2: Articles I liked from Choice Cuts by Mark Kurlansky This is the second of three articles on Choice Cuts by Mark Kurlansky. The reason I am analysing this anthology of food is because of my own and probably almost everyone’s general ignorance of food writers through the ages. …

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Food Writing 1: Mark Kurlansky, Choice Cuts

In Food, Books by tony3 Comments

     Breadtag Sagas ©: Author Tony,  1 September 2016 Food Writing 1: Choice Cuts by Mark Kurlansky, a look at food writing across history (2002/2004) This is the first of three articles on Choice Cuts by Mark Kurlansky. The reason I am analysing this anthology of food is because of my own and probably almost everyone’s general ignorance of food …

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Food in Chiang Mai 5: Airport Plaza

In Travel, Food, Thailand by tony5 Comments

Featured Image: Airport Plaza, entry to Kad Luang Food Hall, pre-prepared meats to take home   Breadtag Sagas ©: Author Tony, 9 April 2016 Articles in the series on food and restaurants in Chiang Mai are: 1 Akha Tribal Food, 2 Pho Vieng Chane, 3 Khao Soy, 4 French & Italian Restaurants, 5 Airport Plaza, 6 Update 2017, 7 Update 2023, …

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British Food — an appraisal of the middle

In Travel, Food, UK by tonyLeave a Comment

    Breadtag Sagas ©: Author Tony  May 2015    Trip to the UK 16 July to 16 September 2014    In Britain or in far-flung outposts around the world in what either used to be the British Empire or in countries influenced by Britain, one meets the British. And when the conversation turns to food, the Brits inevitably bore you about how …