It’s been about 3 months since my parents permanently moved up north, and I decided it was high time to visit them. One of the shared interests we have is food, and so they took me to Traverse City where they had discovered a cute, little restaurant – The Cooks’ House. The restaurant is basically […]Read more "Visiting the Parents"
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"