i’a poke [SF]

314 Church St
San Francisco, CA 94114

I recently learned about poke, and it was love at first bite! Poke is a raw fish salad that originated as a Hawaiian appetizer, and it’s essentially deconstructed sushi in a bowl. Yesterday, …

Square Cafe [PGH]

Earlier this month, I got together for brunch in Pittsburgh with the girls from my Chinese dance group in high school! There were five of us in the same graduation year, so we all promised to stay in touch through …

Eden [PGH]

735 Copeland St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15232

Kelsey and I have been best buds since high school, so now that we’ve been separated from each other in college, we always try to grab a meal together whenever we’re both in town. …

Noodlehead [PGH]

242 South Highland Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232

Yesterday, I ventured over to Shadyside (an uber-trendy neighborhood of Pittsburgh, despite its name) with one of my loveliest of lovely friends, Shaun. We decided on lunch at Noodlehead, which is a cash-only …

Sienna Mercato (Emporio) [PGH]

942 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

I’ll be in Pittsburgh until February, so I’ve decided to expand the blog to the ‘burgh! Today, Elizabeth and I ventured downtown to Sienna Mercato, an insanely cool Italian restaurant with three floors of …

The Tombs [DC]

1226 36th St NW
Washington, DC 20007

During our last day in DC, Elizabeth and I hung out around the beautiful town of Georgetown. I got to catch up with some high school friends (s/o to Shiv, Alex, and almost