Come Fly With Me : Cooking an Underground Dinner

By Tsz on August 11, 2011

Come Fly With Me: Cantonese "Carbonara"

Recently, I was presented with a dream dinner project by my friend. The challenge was to create and cook a 5-course, innovative Cantonese dinner for 8 that features sous vide techniques. Innovation was emphasized as a number of the diners were the owner and staff from a prominent Chinese restaurant in the SGV area so ...

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Case of the Tasties : DKNG

By Tsz on July 25, 2011

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Mondays can be a drag. So I thought, why not redefine it into something more delicious? Here are some tasty music posters by DKNG. They're a illustration/design duo from Santa Monica and they create some the most clever posters that I've seen and come to hanker for! Got to meet DNKG (specifically Dan) recently at Unique ...

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The Wit : Best Cookie and Touristy Fun in Chicago

By Tsz on July 22, 2011

Cookie from The Wit

Let me start off by saying I'm not a cookie person. I bat for team cake instead. To me, cakes are so much more sophisticated—they are the belle du jour. Take a cupcake for example, there's the cake portion, deliciously fluffy and wrapped in a little fluted paper corset. On top, a artfully swirl or ...

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Billionaire Bacon Palmier : My Plan to Impress Gordon Ramsey

By Tsz on April 20, 2011

Billionaire Bacon Palmiers

I have a confession to make: I once tried out to be on reality television last year. More specifically, to be on Gordon Ramsey's MasterChef series (season 1). It's actually quite uncharacteristic of me as I am cursed with the worst possible stage fright. Stuttering, clammy hands, tomato complexion—the whole nine yards. Just thinking about ...

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Trust Your Gut : The Most Memorable St. Patrick’s Day

By Tsz on March 19, 2011

St. Patrick's Day

This is for all the girls who have been in abusive relationships, girls currently in abusive relationships, as well as everyone who has a mother, a sister, an aunt, or a girl friend. Take this as a cautionary tale. I used to be naive. I didn't understand people in abusive relationships. Why couldn't they see the ...

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