2010 Fancy Food Show

On Monday, I attended the 2010 Fancy Food Show at the Javits Center – here are some of my favorite new confections that were at the show! These duets are truffles with two fillings – my favorite was the raspberry and peanut butter flavor: Amella Caramels was started by a husband/wife team and they have [...]

How to Make Zongzi

A couple of weekends ago, I went home to North Carolina for the Dragonboat Festival. The Chinese Association was having a large party and wrapping zongzi for the occasion, so I decided to fly home to learn how to make the rice dumplings and also to spend time with my mom and her wonderful friends. [...]

Weekend New York Diet

I’m always interested to read about people’s New York Diet on nymag.com and thought it would be fun to do a recap from my weekend’s festivities. On Saturday, I started the morning with a quick breakfast of two eggs, whole wheat toast, and a healthy dose of Frank’s red hot sauce. I was introduced to [...]

Shanghai – Day 1

I finally found my pictures from the first night in China so I can finally do a recap of our first meal in Shanghai. After we checked into the hotel, David and I went to check out the pool and gym and then got ready to meet up with my mom’s friend for dinner. Dinner [...]

Shaved Ice

Happy Summer! The New York Times recently did an article about shaved ice, so I figured I’d post my favorite shaved ice from my trip abroad. The night markets all have shaved ice, but the best I’ve had was at Shilin night market. My aunt used to take us there when we were kids and [...]


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