Mid-Autumn Festival & Moon Inspired Looks

Yesterday was 中秋節, also known as the Mid-Autumn Festival or the Moon Festival. This Chinese holiday is a holiday held on the day of the full moon on the 8th month of the lunar calendar. On this day, we gather with loved ones, give thanks, and eat moon cakes! Like gifts, we exchange mooncakes with friends, … Continue reading Mid-Autumn Festival & Moon Inspired Looks

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