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San Francisco, CA — I woke up this morning hoping to romance myself with crisp bay air and a modest-priced hole-in-the-wall on Polk Street. As much as I should have ventured out on my own for formica table tops and free-refill coffee, I waited for my husband to join me. Lunch time [...]Continue Reading →
After four days in Vancouver for a family wedding (Chinese food throughout), my appetite is satiated from banquet gatherings. I love it here! Vancouver reminds me of my favorite place in the world, San Francisco. With ocean and nature nearby, the skies are typically blue when not foggy. From one district to another, [...]Continue Reading →
Beijing, China — This past Saturday, I rounded up my dearest and nearest in town and celebrated my birthday at Paper. Together, Shauna Cho (Operations Director at Paper, Beijing) helped me organize an evening to hold a smile on my face until I turn… another year older.
Upon entering, [...]Continue Reading →
Beijing, China – Wide, chewy, and over two feet long; there’s never been a more satiating noodle. I grew up in California thinking my favorite noodles were Chow Fun, but alas, there are wider and funner noodles to be had. Fun.
Biáng biáng noodles (梆梆麵) are a type of noodle found in Continue Reading →
On 5 July, 2010 By Shanti Christensen (湘緹)
Beijing, China — After a delicious celebration at Café Sambal, I was invited by the owner’s daughter, Shauna Cho, to taste dishes from the new organic/vegetarian menu. After eating such a healthy set of dishes, I felt like I did myself a favor. Actually, Shauna did me the [...]Continue Reading →
When I first moved to China, I shared the same assumption many express, “It’s hard to be vegetarian in China.” I’m not a vegetarian, but I enjoy many meat-free meals. I like cold noodles as a main on a summer day, but this colorful dish is a healthy way to start any meal year round. Hán Āyí taught me this simple recipe from her home in Tōngzhōu.Continue Reading →
On 14 April, 2010 By Shanti Christensen