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PAGU

310 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139

My first stop after getting back to Boston was PAGU! It’s Tracy Chang’s new restaurant right up the street from campus on Mass Ave with a cuisine sporting a unique combination of Japanese …

Koy

16 North St
Boston, MA 02109

I don’t usually venture over to the Faneuil Hall area for dinner, but last semester over parents’ weekend, I took a trip over to Koy with my parents, Cathy, Katherine, and Krystal. It’s a …

Tsukiji Fish Market [JP]

I’ve just returned from my trip to Japan and Taiwan, and it was absolutely beautiful, both in scenery AND food. I’m going to break my Japan food posts into two, and start off with this series of pictures from the …

Coreanos

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 …

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 …

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 …

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! …