Last time I was in New York… https://youtu.be/Rfk3AOmBruI

Other Travel Vlogs / Food Diaries:

San Francisco – https://youtu.be/PKbuSKmHtdA

Ann Arbor – https://youtu.be/OBYMKweBqY4

—- Places Mentioned In This Video —-

Forma Pasta https://www.formapasta.com/

Yung Bae https://yungbae.com/

Alligator Lounge https://www.alligatorloungebrooklyn.com/

Alimama https://www.alimamanyc.com/ SOHO Ink https://soho.ink/

Kopitiam https://www.kopitiamnyc.com/

Atoboy https://www.atoboynyc.com/

Nur https://nurnyc.com/

Fishs Eddy https://fishseddy.com/

Levain Bakery https://levainbakery.com/


homemade sushi bake & palomas!

Sushi bake has been on my mind the past few weeks – so glad I got to try making it at home. Saturday night is also a nice excuse to break out the cocktail kit and make my version of a paloma… The sushi bake is rich and delicious, and the paloma was sweet and refreshing.

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Sushi Bake Recipe – Keeping It Relle


* I used less cream cheese & mayo

* I used both real & imitation crab meat, about 4 oz. of each

China Food Diary – Part 2: Drinks, fast food and etiquette

Read Part 1 of my China Food Diary, outlining basic meals – breakfast, lunch and dinner – consumed in China!Image-1


I drank a ridiculous amount of Chinese bubble tea so you don’t have to. I used to work at a bubble tea café, after all, so naturally I was very concerned with how it’s made and consumed in China, which probably does it better than America, but worse than Taiwan, where it originated. Continue reading

China Food Diary – Part 1: A day in meals

This article covers the basic meals – breakfast, lunch and dinner – consumed in China. Keep a lookout for future posts, detailing fast food, dining etiquette, alcohol and more!

I’ll tell you all about Chinese meals based on what I’ve consumed over the past few weeks, the best way I know how: by comparing them to American meals.

Chinese pancake street food, stuffed with cooked meat, veggies, egg, and spicy sauce. Cost ~$US 1

Bagels are to you tiao as oatmeal is to xi fan, also known as zhou. You tiao are fried savory cruller sticks that are eaten with rice porridge, either whole or chopped up. Zhou, or rice porridge, can be sweet, savory or plain, flavored with foods like pumpkin, red bean, green bean or just vegetables and meats. Continue reading