I’ve been watching Shokugeki No Soma for a long time now. We’ve had Shokugeki dinner parties as a result. Not in the sense that we’re having food battles, but that we make the dishes in the show. We chose the dish based on a late season 3 episode. Hachis Parmentier Turns out it’s pretty similar to […]Read more "Dinner Party: Hachis Parmentier"
Last Wednesday for our dinner party night, we decided to make Okonomiyaki. I’d previously seen pictures of this dish with it’s creepily waving ingredients in my friends’ picture. It just so happened that I stumbled on some Youtube videos about this Japanese delicacy and found out, it’s actually not that hard to make. So Ben […]Read more "Okonomiyaki, Mimosas, KBBQ, & Hookah"
Thank you Grandma Peng. You were a wonderful human being and you touched many lives. You treated me with kindness and love, even when I was an annoying, hyperactive child. Rest in peace, and I hope you’re winning all your mahjong games wherever you are now. I’ll miss you.Read more "Grandma Peng: A Remembrance"
Last year I bought a scratch off map and realized I’ve gone to 26 of our 50 united states. While hanging out after a dinner party, Jill and I were discussing the map and comparing what states we had been to. From there a plan was hatched to visit some of our missing states together. The […]Read more "An excursion to Arkansas & Oklahoma"
Do I start with the title of the post? Or do I start with what happened chronologically? I think it probably makes sense to talk about Valentine’s first. For the last 7 years, John unintentionally started a tradition of eating at Buffalo Wild Wings on Valentine’s day. The first year we did it, it was […]Read more "Valentine’s Week"
Another calm week. It’s been welcome given the last two years of my existence. Last year I was trying to take it easy, and yet I still found myself entrenched in activity. This year has been a welcome change to try to relax and reflect on my life and my relationships to people in my […]Read more "Soup Dumpling Night"
It was a fairly uneventful week until the weekend hit. Then I feel like I unintentionally tried to saturate as much activity into my hours awake as I possibly could. I guess I did the same thing earlier in the week because….KINGDOM HEARTS 3 DROPPED!~ More on that in another post maybe, suffice to say […]Read more "Happy Lunar New Year: Year of the Pig!"