Ludo Bites: Do Not Try This at Home

By Tsz on December 25, 2009

Ludo Bites

I’ve been consumed with reading “Never Eat Alone” lately. It’s an amazing book that breaks down how to form, maintain and develop new connections—which can be applied to business and personal life. Granted, some tips provided are elementary, but Ferrazzi gives many more that are great and really hits it out of the ball park ...

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Gastrobus Serves Up Sustainable, Organic Cuisine… in a Truck

By Tsz on December 11, 2009

Gastrobus

I’m a woman of strict principles… food principles that is. They include: 1. Eat 3 square meals a day. 2. Include vegetables alongside each meal (even if it’s only in the garnish). 3. Avoid salads at all costs. Thanks to my upbringing by germophobic parents, uncooked vegetables just don’t seem right by me. 4. Always drink water with food ...

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Best Fish Taco of Ensenada: It’s True!

By Tsz on December 4, 2009

Best Fish Taco of Ensenada

Recently, I started reading up on investing. It seemed to be the right time as it’s never too early to start thinking about the future–besides, I wanted to make some money on the side for my upcoming France trip. I checked out a variety of books, from the conservative books to the get-rich-quick scheme books. ...

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Bottega Louie: Heaven on 7th and Grand

By Tsz on November 28, 2009

Bottega Louie

I thought I had died and gone to heaven. Food heaven that is. My first time walking in Bottega Louie got some getting used to. Walking into its cavernous center, you’re enveloped by white space and a flurry of activity. On the right, there is the gleaming silver kitchen, inhabited by silent cooks producing plates of ...

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Bagna Cauda Mashed Potatoes

By Tsz on November 26, 2009

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As my family’s self-designated mashed potato enthusiast, I’ve been tinkering with countless recipes over the years. Garlic, crumbled bacon, herbs, cream cheese—I’ve tried them all. Lately, I’ve been fascinated with Bagna Cauda (translated as “hot bath”). An Italian (Piedmontese to be specific) staple, it’s a warm dip made with garlic, anchovies and olive oil and is ...

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