Category: Dining

Cultural Shanghai: 绿波廊 (Lu Bo Lang) The Restaurant of Dignitaries

Hi!! As promised, I'm back with another installment of Cultural Shanghai. I know I said I would be going to a historic teahouse, but ..... I got a bit distracted browsing Lonely Planet.... and.... couldn't take my eyes off one restaurant in particular: 绿波廊 绿波廊 绿波廊 is THE restaurant in the Yu Garden food scene. … Continue reading Cultural Shanghai: 绿波廊 (Lu Bo Lang) The Restaurant of Dignitaries

Steamed Tofu Skin with Ham and Bamboo Shoot (金华火腿蒸百叶和春笋)

Hi!!! Last week, my mom went shopping and came back with an AMAZING cut of Jinhua ham. The ham itself was top notch, we didn't really know what to do with it. Luckily, our driver/foodie extrodinaire came to the rescue with this simple recipe. Let's get cooking Ingredients:  50-75g Jinhua  ham 200-300g (1-2 sheets) of … Continue reading Steamed Tofu Skin with Ham and Bamboo Shoot (金华火腿蒸百叶和春笋)

Celebration Time: YuZu at Supreme Tower! (柚子- 明城大酒店)

Hi!!! What a week! First, I'm officially on the SideChef team as a remote writer! I completed my first assignment and couldn't be happier. Even better, my paper took third at National History Day China yesterday (still 1 place away from qualifying for worlds... but.. oh well, I'm happy). With this kind of news, we … Continue reading Celebration Time: YuZu at Supreme Tower! (柚子- 明城大酒店)

Haxnbauer- Pt. 2 @ Changtai plaza (海森堡现代德国餐馆-长泰广场)

Hi!!! I can't believe it's already been a week! Job update: I'm hired! ... well... as a remote uploader until the summer. (decision still pending for now). I'll be responsible uploading some recipes to their website each week, which I can't wait to get started on. However, the increased workload means that the blog may … Continue reading Haxnbauer- Pt. 2 @ Changtai plaza (海森堡现代德国餐馆-长泰广场)