Category Archives: Life

I’ve Moved!

Well, I have and I haven’t moved. My blog is still located at anjviola.com, but it’s now self-hosted instead of hosted by wordpress.com. If you subscribe by email, I think I’ve managed to migrate those subscriptions successfully. If you subscribe … Continue reading

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Bangkok Food Tour

A 30-hour layover in Bangkok on our way to Bhutan? Sounds like it’s time for another food tour! Unfortunately, this tour was one of the more lackluster ones that we’ve done. There was some good food, but no real feeling … Continue reading

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Food Coma in Hongdae

Last week, I met a friend for lunch at Ciuri Ciuri, a fantastic Italian restaurant in Hongdae. It’s run by a Sicilian couple, and the owner himself waited on us and told us about all the dishes. I can’t wait … Continue reading

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Old Year – New Year (*Not a Thailand Post*)

I need a break from prepping all of my Thailand posts, so I decided now would be a good time to reflect on 2016 and 2017. Warning: this will probably be a fairly long post, so if you want to read it … Continue reading

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Easy Weekend Breakfast

I love breakfast food, and I like to exercise a little creativity when making breakfast for Domingos and myself on the weekends. This morning, I decided to make breakfast pizzas and they came out perfectly!

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What Really Matters

Eating and drinking, of course! I know you’re all dying to know what I’ve been eating lately. The answer is: there haven’t been a lot of new places to share as I’ve been visiting old favorites, but here are a … Continue reading

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More Food? Don’t Mind If I Do!

… Or, the story of how Anjali eventually doubled in size. It must seem like I’m always eating amazing food here in Seoul. And I pretty much am. I should probably double up on my workouts. A few more delicious eats:

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More Food? Don't Mind If I Do!

… Or, the story of how Anjali eventually doubled in size. It must seem like I’m always eating amazing food here in Seoul. And I pretty much am. I should probably double up on my workouts. A few more delicious eats:

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Cooking Bibimbap

I realize that bibimbap is one of the easiest Korean dishes to make, but I thought it would be fun to sign up for a cooking class while Dirk and Tracy were visiting. This is the class we booked, and it … Continue reading

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Family Visit: All About the Food

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Out and About in Seoul

I have a lot of catching up to do here! Quick hits on some good food and activities over the last couple of weeks: Myeongdong Tonkatsu

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Jagacida – Healthy Version

I love jag – jagacida – a Cape Verdean beans and rice dish that I learned from my mother-in-law. I make a batch of it once a week and my husband eats it for lunch pretty much every day. I decided to try to … Continue reading

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August Hodgepodge

I’ve been pretty lax with my blogging as of late! To be honest, the heat here in Korea is just so miserable that it’s hard to work up the energy or enthusiasm to do much exploring. I’ve just been plodding … Continue reading

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Fabulous Tapas

Yesterday, we went to Alma Restaurante in Hongdae, near Sangsu station. We had the place to ourselves, since it was late afternoon and before the dinner rush. We did notice two of the tables had “Reserved” signs on them, so … Continue reading

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Seryna Shinjuku Shabu Shabu Meal

Here it is, my final post from Tokyo! For our last night, I had booked us in at a restaurant with great reviews, Seryna Shinjuku, that was a short walk from our hotel. We  found the building that the restaurant was located … Continue reading

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