Alaska Seafood Reception

October 15, 2016
The Oceanaire Seafood Room

I got the wonderful opportunity the other weekend to try various dishes created with Alaskan seafood! The event was at The Oceaniare Seafood Room (which uses Alaskan seafood in their dishes), and included … read more


Forbes Under 30 Food Festival

October 18, 2016
Massachusetts State House

Every year, Forbes releases its 30 Under 30 list, applauding the accomplishments of young entrepreneurs, scientists, and talents in various fields, including Arts & Style, Healthcare, Education, and Media, among others. The Under 30 … read more



172 Brighton Ave
Boston, MA 02134

Last weekend, Krystal, Katherine, Cathy, and I survived the miserably wet 2016 Boston Half Marathon. I compared it to “taking a two hour long cold shower with clothes on while running,” and I’m sure … read more



One Kendall Square, Building 300
Cambridge, MA 02139

After an extensive series of posts from San Francisco, I’m returning my blog back to Boston! It’s crazy to look back and remember that I started Spilling the Beans three whole years … read more


La Mar Cebicheria Peruana [SF]

Pier 1.5 The Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA 94111

I’m back in Boston for school now, but I still have a few restaurants from my summer in San Francisco to mention! I went to La Mar this summer by The Embarcadero read more


Mr. Pollo [SF]

2823 Mission St
San Francisco, CA 94110

What a find— Mr. Pollo is a must-try for everyone in or around the San Francisco area. I’ll try to summarize the restaurant as best as I can in five bullet points:

  • $30
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Pork Xiao Long Bao

Din Tai Fung [LA]

3333 Bristol Street
Space 2071 Upper Level
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

A couple weekends ago, I went down to Irvine, CA to visit Krystal! It’s an hour or so south of LA, and we ate so much food during my … read more


YakiniQ BBQ [SF]

1640 Post St, Second Floor
San Francisco, CA 94115

The other week, the Benchling interns (and our mentors!) tried to escape a room (we were so close) and then grabbed some Korean BBQ in Japantown! It’s all-you-can-eat, and for those … read more


Jinya Ramen [LA]

2400 Main St.
Santa Monica, CA 90405

I drove down to LA with Thuan and David this weekend to visit some family (well technically, Thuan drove us to LA), and we stopped for lunch in Santa Monica at Jinya Ramen! … read more


Cafe Réveille [SF]

610 Long Bridge St.
San Francisco, CA 94158

When I first got to SF, I stayed with Anji for a few nights in Mission Bay, and so we’ve been to this cafe by her apartment a few times. They serve … read more