By: Deanna Linder
It’s a pretty common occurrence to hear a song and have it remind you of something, somewhere or someone. For foodies like me, a certain food does the same. There are the obvious, like chicken soup reminding me of my mother, French toast reminding me of my childhood and oysters, oddly enough, bring me back to Las Vegas.
Chicken satay will always make me think of my older brother. Two years older than me, half a world away and still my best friend, my brother is what I like to call a “raw foodie”. He’s not into the snobby part that comes along with the title, but really a lover of simple, authentic flavors and tastes. He knows all the best ethnic ‘hole-in-the walls’ from taco truck to Indian spot in Los Angeles. Chicken is so unpretentiously his favorite protein.
Satay is marinated, skewered and grilled meats found all throughout South East Asia, especially in Indonesia and Thailand. They are generally served with a sauce, and every time I’ve eaten Thai...
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