I got a shoutout on the show 5 Takes USA today in their New York City episode when Zach goes to St. Mark’s Comics! It’s on Travel Channel this week in the US (check your listings), or for you folks in Asia, Discovery Travel & Living on December 9 at 21:00 – guaranteed to make you homesick.

Old reliable Joya for dinner. Haven’t been there in a while – and the only Thai place that manages wok hei without burning the pad see you. Had their Coconut soup to start for a change – was even better than the Tom Yum Gui soup.

Went to our friends’ house down the street for their holiday/Desperdida party. Tree.. fireplace .. arts and crafts – traditional. They’re moving to Singapore for 2 years on an expat gig. Need to find an excuse to visit…