I still remember the day when I realized that the concept of “warm water” does not exist in America. On a brisk winter morning my freshman year, I stepped into Au Bon Pain and asked if I could have a cup of warm water. The waitress looked at me as if I had said those words … Continue reading Warm Water
You get very hungry when you did not eat enough in Paris because all the bakery shops had such good things in the windows and people ate outside at tables on the sidewalk so that you saw and smelled the food. — Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast For most of my weeklong visit to Paris, … Continue reading 10 Unforgettable Courses of the Moveable Feast
Eating at Harvard, in my opinion, is more about mental and emotional sustenance than it is about nutritional intake. I eat because I feel like a deserve it.
As I rounded up my second trip to Japan, I found myself having difficulty saying goodbye to what has officially become my favorite country on earth. Hailing from the Manchuria area in northeast China, which Japan invaded in 1931 following the Mukden Incident, I’m supposed to hold grudges against the Japanese, like some of my … Continue reading I came, I saw, I ate — Tasting Japan in Two Weeks