Taiwan Day 3: Sun Moon Lake

阿成的家 (Mr. Cheng’s House)
Address: Somewhere on a mountain in Fu Li

Continuing onwards with our tour of Sun Moon Lake, we had lunch at a family-run restaurant, 阿成的家, which literally translates to “Mr. Cheng’s House.” It was on top

Taiwan Day 2: Sun Moon Lake

For the next two days, my family decided to join a tour group to visit Sun Moon Lake, Taiwan’s largest body of water. On the bus, we were served breakfast from 阜杭 (Fu Hang), a famous breakfast place that supposedly

Taiwan Day 1: Taipei


As you can probably gather from the title of this post, I’m in Taiwan right now! After 22 hours of travel time, with a side of 12 hour jetlag, I’ve been taking random naps throughout the day, but that’s

Dumpling House

950 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139

After a month and a half of being in cities other than Boston, I’m finally back at MIT for my spring semester of sophomore year. Starting with this post, I’m determined to blog regularly

Chilli Duck

Tara spills…

This post is long overdue, as I’m almost certain that it was mid-June when I visited this Back Bay Thai restaurant with Cathy, Tony, and Jenn. I can’t recall the weather that day, or if we passed any

Mei Mei

Dinner at home was almost always family style. We’d each have a bowl of rice, and then a couple dishes at the center of the table to share. We took as much or as little as we wanted, and wrapped

Beantown Pho and Grill

272 Newbury St.
Boston, MA 02116

The past couple weeks in Boston have been gorgeous, sunny, and all-around happy. A new Thai restaurant opened up on Newbury, so my friends and I decided to give it a taste. Although the

Dumpling Room

907 Main St.
Cambridge, MA 02139

A Chinese New Year’s tradition for many, dumpling making is not an uncommon activity among Chinese households. I certainly remember the brimming excitement as an elementary school child when my friend would invite me

Thelonious Monkfish

524 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139

Growing up in an Asian household, I’ve had my fair share of Asian food. Home-cooked is always the best kind, but some Asian restaurants manage to come close in taste, so I was willing