Please pardon my tardiness in updating. I’ve been swamped. With what? *breathe in*
In 1 breath, I just came back from vacation and am busily catching up with Vancouver Food Tour operations while freelance writing for Serious Eats et al. with a project for Google on my hands and had to write 2 certification exams before starting my school year of teaching again while preparing for grad school to begin.Read More
Last night was the 2013 CultureMap Tastemaker Awards. I did not attend this year. Instead, I was at home battling taxes and baking cheesy popovers to go with some leftover crawfish and okra bisque. Woo!Read More
This Lunar or Chinese New Year, we attempted to make as much of our Chinese meal from scratch as possible. In reality, depending on who you ask, it wasn’t a traditional menu. There were no whole steamed fish or chicken, abalone slices on vegetables , dried oysters stewed with hair-like seaweed, or any of those typical Chinese New Year dishes that we grew to love (or despise) as kids. We did, however, tried to keep it Chinese-y.Read More
I’ve never been a chocolate fan. If you slid a slice of black forest cake or a propped a stack of brownies in front of me, I might take a bite or two. I will, however, unabashedly face-plant into any dessert made with fresh, seasonal fruit. Add whipped cream or a fluffy mousse and I’m all yours.
Takano in Tokyo is the ultimate mecca for fruity dessert lovers.Read More
In the Best Restaurant Meals series, I curate my most noteworthy nosh from the past week(s) with mobile photos.
So much for fitting in that wedding dress in 35 days.
September 8 – October 7Read More
How DO Parisians stay so thin? It’s near impossible to find vegetables that aren’t smothered in butter at restaurants. Croissants and baguettes are diet staples, and purchasing fine, yet affordable wines is way too easy.Read More