Something’s Fishy, Tsukiji Market

It is the largest wholesale fish and seafood market in the world. Of course, it is most famous for tuna carcasses weighing over 300 kilograms but the market handles more than 400 different types of seafood. From seaweed to caviar, and from the tiniest of sardines to whale, you can find it here. Tsukiji Market […]

My City, San Francisco

I set out this morning pretending to be a tourist in my own city. I wanted to see how we treat tourists, people with cameras, in our city. I wanted to see if we smiled at visitors. Some cities have mounted police. Camera in hand and sneakers on my feet, I walked from Fort Mason […]

Anusarn Night Market, Chiang Mai

There’s nothing like the street markets in Thailand, especially at night when the cities come to life. You can find anything and everything at these markets, from fresh seafood to tourist souvenirs, foot massages and Lady Boys. The markets are a total visual and olfactory assault. Not for the claustrophobic, either let yourself get swept […]

Vegetable Market Thimphu

Chiles are ubiquitous in Bhutanese cuisine. Rather than a role as condiment, chiles are given center stage, dominating various dishes as well as the masochistic taste buds of foreign tourists. The Bhutanese do buy and sell food products other than chiles, even if nowhere to be found outside the vegetable market. Like dried yak cheese […]