Recipes

12 Best Dishes | Year of the Monkey Edition

Hello friends and readers! (Mostly still friends at this point, I know) 2016 was the year I finally got a blog out into the world, but I have done a terrible job of regular posting. I started 2017 with lots of adventures (Singapore and Australia posts on their way, I promise), but needed a bit … Read more

Lemon Gingerbread Bars (Sponsored Post)

When Epermarket, one of my favorite online grocer’s, asked me to create a Christmas cookie recipe for them, I immediately thought of my grandmother’s wonderful lemon squares. Lemon recipes are a big favorite in my family and we are known for upping the citrus significantly compared to other people’s recipes. This even applies to savory … Read more

Desert Discovery (California)

When I’m in Shanghai, I often see my friend’s vacation posts on Facebook and Instagram and am most jealous of the fun they get up to when renting a house in Palm Springs and lounging around the pool for days in the hot hot heat. So jealous that I insisted they take me along on … Read more

Very Bene Brunch at Va Bene

The DJ Sunday Brunch at Va Bene has been on my list of must eat brunches for a while and I was super excited when I got invited to a tasting with a group of other food bloggers. Yes, we didn’t pay and we were given a special attention. That being said I would definitely … Read more

Shanghai’s Best Home Cooks?

On May 4th, my friend Mark and I (Team Flava Flav) participated in a competition to find “Shanghai’s Best Home Cooks” as part of online grocer, Kate & Kimi’s, three year anniversary in China. This competition was a community event run by the awesome step by step cooking app, Sidechef. This wasn’t my first cooking competition in … Read more

Potato Head Beach Club

It has been almost a month since I went to Bali and I keeping thinking about how badly I want to go back to there. I was lucky enough to be there for a momentous occasion celebrating the wedding of two of my closest friends. We spent the majority of the trip in the villa … Read more

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12 Best Dishes | Year of the Monkey Edition

Hello friends and readers! (Mostly still friends at this point, I know) 2016 was the year I finally got a blog out into the world, but I have done a terrible job of regular posting. I started 2017 with lots of adventures (Singapore and Australia posts on their way, I promise), but needed a bit … Read more

Lemon Gingerbread Bars (Sponsored Post)

When Epermarket, one of my favorite online grocer’s, asked me to create a Christmas cookie recipe for them, I immediately thought of my grandmother’s wonderful lemon squares. Lemon recipes are a big favorite in my family and we are known for upping the citrus significantly compared to other people’s recipes. This even applies to savory … Read more

Desert Discovery (California)

When I’m in Shanghai, I often see my friend’s vacation posts on Facebook and Instagram and am most jealous of the fun they get up to when renting a house in Palm Springs and lounging around the pool for days in the hot hot heat. So jealous that I insisted they take me along on … Read more

Very Bene Brunch at Va Bene

The DJ Sunday Brunch at Va Bene has been on my list of must eat brunches for a while and I was super excited when I got invited to a tasting with a group of other food bloggers. Yes, we didn’t pay and we were given a special attention. That being said I would definitely … Read more

Shanghai’s Best Home Cooks?

On May 4th, my friend Mark and I (Team Flava Flav) participated in a competition to find “Shanghai’s Best Home Cooks” as part of online grocer, Kate & Kimi’s, three year anniversary in China. This competition was a community event run by the awesome step by step cooking app, Sidechef. This wasn’t my first cooking competition in … Read more

Potato Head Beach Club

It has been almost a month since I went to Bali and I keeping thinking about how badly I want to go back to there. I was lucky enough to be there for a momentous occasion celebrating the wedding of two of my closest friends. We spent the majority of the trip in the villa … Read more