Posted on August 23rd, 2009 No comments
When Sunny first mentioned the Mihan (三燔) was an all-you-can eat Nigiri (hand formed Sushi) place, be honest with you I wasn’t interested at all. To me an enjoyable dining experience must be combination of good food, right Read the rest of this entry »
Posted on July 8th, 2009 No comments
Day 4 of my New York trip — The 1lb hot pastrami sandwich and 3” thick cheesecake had me in food coma last night, I was so fed and so heavy to move after dinner, so I had gone to bed early last night. This morning I woke up at 7:30am and was glad Read the rest of this entry »
Posted on July 6th, 2009 No comments
Continue on my trip to New York and hope memory is still fresh; time to boost my memory capacity? SSD should be lighter :-p
So it was the 3rd day in New York City and no signs of this summer shower would come to a stop today. I did not like this cold and rainy day at all, and the original plan Read the rest of this entry »
Posted on June 26th, 2009 No comments
Day two (6/17/2009) of this New York trip and I wanted to revisit the Empire State Building since thismorning the weather seemed to be more outdoor friendly than yesterday. I had been to Read the rest of this entry »
Posted on June 25th, 2009 No comments
Last week (6/15/2009) I went to New York for a full week to be a tourist. Though I have been to the Big Apple or The City That Never Sleeps many times because of work, but never had the chance to Read the rest of this entry »
Posted on May 7th, 2009 No comments
Last weekend I was staying at a friend’s place who doesn’t drink coffee, so the first day was getting really edgy without my morning coffee. I had to drive to a nearby Starbucks in my wrinkled T shirt and crazy hair to get my healthy dosage of caffeine, aah!! The aroma of coffee ignites my day and brings me back to life!
I first contact with coffee came when I was 9 or so; people would give gift baskets to my father Read the rest of this entry »
Posted on May 5th, 2009 No comments
I posted about how to reheat frozen steamed buns yesterday, and that topic sure got noticed and sparked interest, however the interest was in the “buns” – people wanted to know where they can get Ding Tai Fung steamed buns in Bay Area. Well, sorry to break your heart but Ding Tai Fung has only one location in U.S. and it’s in Arcadia, CA.
Posted on May 4th, 2009 No comments
I was down in L.A. over the weekend and of course I went to my favorite restaurant in Sol Cal – Ding Tai Fung in Arcadia. If you like little steamed dumplings (xiao long bao), this place simply is the best of the best. After the meal, I bought some frozen buns and 8 treasure rice/sticky rice dessert to enjoy at home this week.