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7 lbs heavier but I ain’t mad

I just got back from my first trip to Asia and reluctantly weighed myself and learned that I gained a good 7 lbs. That’s right, 7 lbs. Normally, I would be upset but I can’t even be upset because I ate so much delicious food and I had to take advantage of my time there. Here are my top 7 favorite meals: shen jian bao at Yang’s Dumpling in Shanghai: these fried soup dumplings were so good- a little crispy on the outside, filled with hot soup that hit the spot. grilled prawns with garlic, onions & noodles at Baan Chom View in Phuket old style sausage burger with egg in Chinatown, Kuala Lumpur: so simple, so delicious with a little bit of a kick. fried fish with chili sauce at Sea Hag Restaurant in Phuket: we ate so much steamed fish on this trip but this was the best- fried on the outside but soft & flaky inside with a spicy sauce. sesame noodles with pork in Shanghai: this was at a hole in …