Happy Winter Solstice

Happy Winter Solstice everyone! Winter solstice marks the shortest day/longest night of the year. In Chinese households, we celebrate with tong yuan (not exactly sure why…maybe to represent the moon?). Tong yuans are basically glutinous rice¬†flour balls in a soup of sorts. There are so many different ways to have them. They can be served … More Happy Winter Solstice

Lunching in Midtown

When it comes to weekday lunches, I’m a brown-bag (&thermos) kinda gal. It’s just the more economical and (slightly) healthier option for me. But for those days when I meet up with friends and family or did not have time to pack a lunch, these are the go-to places (within Midtown where I work) in … More Lunching in Midtown

Fun Halloween Treats

I am not big on dressing up for Halloween but I am definitely down to celebrate with some cool Halloween treats. Here are a few simple ones you can try. Bloody Cups¬†(Vegan + Gluten-Free) – A twist on the classic chocolate/peanut butter cup which seems to be a favorite among many. It looks deliciously sinister … More Fun Halloween Treats