As fourth year medical students, our last year is filled with time for interviews for residency positions and free time for electives and, most importantly, traveling. We just purchased our airplane tickets to head back to Los Angeles in December and it made us reminisce of the delicious ice-cream treats we had when we were … Continue reading California Dreaming
Dumplings are a staple whenever we order Chinese take-out. We love experience of eating the small portions of ground meat stuffed in a pocket of steamed dough. It was only recently that we acknowledged the soup dumpling, a much more savory companion to the standard dumpling. Soup dumplings, in our mind, is like a savory … Continue reading Not Dumping this Dumpling
We love brunch, and dim sum is no exception to that statement. Dim sum is considered the Asian interpretation to the American-style brunch. For those unfamiliar, dim sum consists of many Chinese-style dishes in small plates, similar to tapas at our local Spanish-influenced restaurants. Often these dishes consist of dumplings filled with either veggies, chicken, … Continue reading Dim Sum Fun
We love sushi, nigiri, and sashimi. For those unaware of the difference, sushi has a smaller cut of either raw or cooked fish and vegetables in-between a bed of rice and wrapped with seaweed. Nigiri is similar to sushi, with the exception that the bed of rice lies underneath the slice of fish, vegetable, or … Continue reading Setting High Expectations for Sushi
Who watches Chef's Table? It's the documentary series taking over Netflix by storm with its stunning visuals and in-depth stories about the newest and most celebrated chefs around the world. We love Chef's Table. It gives us insight into the lives of our most favorite chefs, in addition to giving us a hint of our … Continue reading Oh My, Oh Mozza!
Whenever we're in California, we're always thinking about brunch. Something about those tall palm trees and gorgeous weather makes us crave the nearest avocado toast and chai latte. Urth Caffe is one of the most visited cafes in California, with six locations sprawled throughout the large state. It's no surprise that their organic teas and … Continue reading I Felt the Urth Move