Xiao Long Bao (小笼包) is one of my most favorite dishes when I go out for dim sum (or when I go 饮茶 ). A delicacy from Shanghai, xiao long bao, often abbreviated as XLB, is a delicious soup dumpling. I guess a dumpling filled with soup would be a more accurate description as they come … Continue reading All That n Dim Sum: Xiao Long Bao
One of the most common things you might hear at the gym is the rattling of blender bottles as people slush up their protein shakes and guzzle them down after a workout. Also infamously known as brotein shakes to bodybuilders, this drink is a combination of protein powder and water consumed after and sometimes before … Continue reading What’s The Deal With Protein Shakes?
Whether you’re a nine-tailed fox or a college student cramming before midterms, ramen has always been your delicious dependable friend. This savory noodle soup has transcended beyond any ordinary bowl of noodles to a Japanese cultural icon. There are festivals, even a museum located in Yokohama devoted to the dish. Nowadays ramen is so popular … Continue reading How to Make Your Own Ramen Burgers
I don't think that my Sundays are complete without a family grocery trip to stock up for the week. And whenever my mother and I feel like splurging a tiny bit, we head to Whole Foods for a nicer cut of meat or my mom's newest 365 obsession (right now it's apparently their hand sanitizer). … Continue reading The Moistest Cornbread Ever
Between, during, pre, post-- the food at Outside Lands was delectable at anytime. Not only were our ears fed, but the festival catered to our hungry stomachs and selective tongues. Dozens of restaurants gathered together at the event to bless us with a "taste of the bay area." The menus ranged from soulful delights such as mouth-watering fried chicken and buttery waffles … Continue reading Outside Lands: Wine and Dine Between the Music