Modern Thanksgiving

We’ve come a long way from the old days of families with 2.5 kids, fathers that work at the same company for 40 years, and…


Fennel Sausage Bread Pudding

Thanksgiving is almost here! It’s one of my favorite holidays of the year because it’s all about food. Every year we try to come up…


Eggplant Sofrito Ramen

I’m Chinese-Canadian, and have lived in the US for the last 6 years. What I’ve learned living in the US is that Americans ask all sorts of…


Spice Braised Lamb Noodles

People often ask if I follow recipes when I cook. The answer is always a resounding no! I love to read recipes and pick out an…


Miso Apple Pie

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, because it 100% just revolves around stuffing myself to the brim with dozens of delicious comfort food dishes. On top of…

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French Bean & Potato Salad

You know what I love to eat most in the summer? A juicy seared steak, charred green onions, and bold salads made with seasonal farmer’s…

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Yamakase is an 11 seat sushi bar on a non-descript corner of Culver City in Los Angeles.  Garnering both rave reviews and negative press, it’s hard to…

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Il Pellicano Review

I recently traveled to Tuscany for a wedding, and nothing excited me more than choosing the fabulous Michelin star restaurants I would visit along the way!…


Sushi Aoki Shanghai

Shanghai has always been a mecca for divine Chinese food.  Being China’s most metropolitan city, Shanghai draws influences from all over Asia, and now, the world….