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Uni, xiaolongbao, and beef sushi rotary

Fresh post! Furusato/Hometown Festival has been held from January 10th up to today at Tokyo Dome (where it is the home ground for the Tokyo Giants), and it made my … Continue reading

January 19, 2014 · 2 Comments

Asian fusion night

With all these eat-out entries, I’m going to add my asian fusion night for variety. My friend, Megan, is currently in Shanghai and re-exploring the country after our study abroad … Continue reading

June 12, 2012 · 1 Comment

Xiao long bao

Xiaolongbao, or sometimes known as steamed soup dumpling, is popular in Shanghai, China. It is often found in bamboo baskets that is delivered to your table at a dim sum … Continue reading

March 27, 2012 · 2 Comments

Myers + Chang

I had the┬áprivilege┬áto dine at Myers + Chang, an Asian fusion restaurant, or what they say, “very personal interpretation of Chinese, Taiwanese, Thai, and Vietnamese specialties,” located in the South … Continue reading

December 20, 2011 · Leave a comment

Asian-style Braised Pork

This is last night’s creation. I had to start really from step zero, though, because I had the pork pieces frozen, thus had to defrost before the cooking began. I … Continue reading

July 26, 2011 · 4 Comments

Oyster Sauce Chicken Breast

“Investment,” read the title on my mom’s email. It was an suggestion of oyster sauce investment for me to buy for the daily cooking that I do lately. She said … Continue reading

July 11, 2011 · Leave a comment

Mapo Doufu

Had to eat it, that day. I wanted mapo doufu so badly the other day, I quickly took myself to Trader Joe’s to buy the ingredients. I was in too … Continue reading

July 7, 2011 · Leave a comment

Fanqie Chaodan – Eggs and Tomato

Refer to this for step by step instructions. This time, I added sliced ginger, minced garlic, and green onions for more flavoring. I hadn’t made it in a while and … Continue reading

July 7, 2011 · Leave a comment

Japanese and Chinese

These are my mom’s creations… the question is, will I be able to make them, too? They look so delicious! Chinese: green bell peppers with beef, sesame on top Eggplant … Continue reading

June 12, 2011 · 1 Comment

Lobster at Gourmet Dumpling House

Round two to Gourmet Dumpling House in Boston Chinatown for dinner tonight, but with special guests: Jeff’s parents! They brought the warm weather to Boston. It’s finally above freezing temperature … Continue reading

March 5, 2011 · 1 Comment
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