Dragon: the Other White Meat

TimesOnline: A spicy sausage known as the Welsh Dragon will have to be renamed after trading standards’ officers warned manufacturers that they could face prosecution because it does not contain dragon. The sausages will now have to be labelled Welsh Dragon Pork Sausages to avoid any confusion among customers. Jon Carthew, 45, who makes the […]

Thanksgiving in Bangkok

A and our friends Ploy, Dan, and Beau headed to Bangkok’s Great American Rib Company last night to celebrate Turkey Day with ample and tasty portions of turkey, gravy, stuffing, potato salad, coleslaw, pumpkin pie, and even jalapeno cornbread. All that I found lacking was a Lay-Z-Boy on which to recline post-meal and dream about […]

Thaksin: Neither Out of Sight Nor Out of Mind

Seth Mydans, in the IHT: Really, he is not up to anything. Just doing a little shopping, taking a well-earned rest. What is everybody so worked up about? From China to Hong Kong to Bali, Thailand’s deposed prime minister, Thaksin Shinawatra, ousted in September in a coup, has been circling his country, mostly shopping for […]