Like sugar crystals through a sifter, so are the days I must wait…

I’m going back to California for a couple weeks. One of my best friends has decided to join the faith of marriage. Many days are allocated towards the festivities, but during a few hours off, I’ll find my way to

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia — I discovered this little gem of a restaurant through an old entry on the Masak Masak blog site.

After a busy morning working I ride the ‘hop on, hop off’ bus to Central Market. Built [...]

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Photo by Robin Jolin

My friend, Aida Mollenkamp, has always been a foodie from the day I met her in San Francisco. In the past four to five years I have lived in Beijing, Aida has blossomed into a celebrity food expert with shows on the Food Network and the 

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Beijing, China — As one of the officers with 85 Broads Beijing chapter, I have the pleasure of facilitating inspiring dinners featuring amazing women who make a difference in various industries. This month, our esteemed guest speakers reign as leaders in their careers and highlight important values in their success. As Michelle Li explores [...]

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Thanks to my nephew Jordan for this great find! Wow! Beaver flapper! Really?

America used to be the place to eat strange animals.  We were world renowned for the quantity, quality, and variety of our game.  We ate wild animals, farmed animals, young animals, old animals.


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Beijing, China — My husband and I both come from ‘the land of rice and fish‘ — Hubei Province. As the alternative name suggests, we grew up eating a lot of rice and fish. Before I left home for university, I wondered whether my taste buds could adjust to food made from [...]

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Alexander Chow is a friend from my days of design at UC Davis. Last year I received a message from him saying he was moving to Beijing taking on the role of creative director at Vogue China. When we reunited on the first day it snowed in 2011, I [...]

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First four readers to send me their name + email + favorite French dish will have their names added to the VIP guest list of this exclusive event. Deadline Thursday, June 16th 10:00 a.m.


Maison Camus welcomes you to their private VIP lounge and outdoor terrace, this Friday the 17th of June 2011.


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