Working downtown has been a great excuse to eat out, though I do try to meal prep and bring lunch when I can. Other days, however, I love to explore the food offerings near my office in Streeterville.
Last week, I got a glimpse into the foodie’s paradise that is New York City. Continue reading
Read Part 1 of my China Food Diary, outlining basic meals – breakfast, lunch and dinner – consumed in China!
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
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.
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
Check out my Hong Kong travel diary!
Korean Shaved Ice
We split Korean shaved ice dishes from Hanbing in Harbor City, Hong Kong’s largest mall. The desserts were gorgeous and extremely well made. Blocks of milky ice are shaved into tiny ice crystals, yielding a soft and light-textured snow. Packed into bowls and scattered with toppings, they are more delicious and beautiful than what I’ve had in mainland China or America. Though they are not cheap (80 $HK or $10 each), the texture is really the game changer. Continue reading