All That n Dim Sum: Xiao Long Bao

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

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What’s The Deal With Protein Shakes?

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?

Outside Lands: Wine and Dine Between the Music

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