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Say Yes Challenge - New Soup

Saturday, February 20, 2010
As you all know I am doing a 'Say Yes Challenge.' Click here for more details. My friend Karima asked me to meet her for lunch at one of our favorite Thai spots Saturday afternoon.

The challenge: eat soup

This may not sound bad to you but it is to me. The old me would have said "no thanks." When it comes to food I am VERY picky. I'm not adventurous at all. I stick to what I know and I don't order new things. When it comes to soup I only eat: tomato, chicken noodle and clam chowder. That's about it and I'd never order soup from a restaurant.

Flash back: In High School, the entire Volleyball team went to a Chinese restaurant for dinner. At this restaurant they served us some soup. I ate the soup - and the taste was horrific. Ever since then I vowed to NEVER eat a random soup from a restaurant. I stick to Moms homemade, the occasional canned low sodium Progresso and sometimes 'Hale & Hearty' in NYC but only the 10 veggie.

Trying soup from a thai restaurant ... I would have passed on. So I tried the soup and ...

It was delicious! Sooo amazing. I can't even explain to you how great this soup was. It was a basil chicken soup. I wish I knew the recipe so I could make it myself.

(my friend Karima eating the soup)

In addition to the soup. I also tried my first curry puff.

and this was also VERY good as well.

For the main meals I got healthy ginger chicken w/ brown rice.

and my friend Karima tried something new and got red curry chicken with white rice.

We had so much fun and some amazing Thai food. Moral of this story ...
try something new, you may end up just loving it : )

25 comments on "Say Yes Challenge - New Soup"
  1. ! how nice everything! how hungry! The restaurant is very nice, I love this kind of food. Thanks for joining me on my blog.

  2. Thai food is sooooo good. I especially love Thai noodles.

  3. Thai food is delicioussss ... it is really making me hungry now. Thanks for following my blog, I'm going to follow yours too I like it a lot!

  4. Looks sooo yummy. I should take this to heart. Whenever I go out to eat, I always stick to chicken strips or nuggets. lol.

  5. Wow! food looks so yummy! great blog! following you as well ;)

  6. Great job on trying something new! Isn't it great when it is rewarding? I love thai food, but have never had soup, I will do that next time :)

  7. Mmm, looks delicious! I love the idea of a "Say Yes" challenge! I'm excited to see this unfold on your blog :) Thanks for reading my blog-- I'm following yours right back!

  8. Thai food is the greatest!!!
    A "Say Yes" challenge sounds....challenging!!Hurrah!
    Glad to have found your blog!

  9. mhhh what for yummy food! I love thai food! love your blog!

  10. I love how you tried something you normally wouldn't. There are some wonderful soups out there! It's unfortunate you came across a bad one, you should try chicken and sweetcorn, it's one of the most common but a favourite :D
    The food all looks so good!
    & Thank you for your nice comment ^.^

  11. hmm the food looks delicious, i'm getting hungry haha :)

  12. LOL I knew that was Karima from the t-shirt. Is this the spot you two were telling me about before? The soup looked good. One day we should all go (when it's warm lol)

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  13. wooow currrrrryyyyyy puffs. those sound and look delicious.

  14. Yummy! Thai soup is my favorite! Thanks for checking my blog! Yours is super cute too!!!

  15. thanks girl! Your blog is way cute too :D Omg this food makes me want to eat, it looks delicious!

  16. I am so hungry after reading this!! Im totally opposite, I will try everything, and Asian food is my fave!!! Thanks for stopping by, & your comment, Im loving that you're haappy & positive, will def follow too :)

  17. I love Thai food! Those curry puffs look delish.

  18. Oh wow that food looks delicious! So brave of you to try the soup anyway. I am also VERY picky with food haha! Thanks for your comment and for following me! xx

  19. thanks for the lovely comment =)

    I'm a HUGE foodie, and I'll eat anything once so i can't relate hahaha...but i HAVE to give you props for trying! Thai is one of my absolute favorite cuisines!

  20. I dont even like to eat Asian food of any sort, but that stuff looks goood!!

  21. This post is so cute! I am intrigued by this challenge-- keep posting.


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