Spam Musubi

this post was originally published in october 2013. i’ve since updated the picture, which you may recognize from my header. if you would like to see the old picture, you can click here (and see what my site used to look like pre-custom domain wheeeee), or don’t and just know that this picture is much better […]

No Mai Fan

No mai fan, or Chinese sticky rice, is filled with crispy lap cheong (sausage), tender shiitake mushrooms and crunchy peanuts.

saghar of lab noon sent out a call for a virtual midsummer potluck for peace, and i was on board 3409%. i don’t feel as fragile now as i did back in november, in a post-election haze. you know, when my already tear-y instincts were heightened to the point where i almost started bawling in […]

Kimchi Cucumber Naengmyeon

This kimchi cucumber naengmyeon is a riff on the traditional cold and spicy Korean noodles known as bibim naengmyeon, with cucumbers in place of noodles.

korean bbq is a way of life where i go to school. check snapchat on any given day, and you’ll see someone cooking well-marbled ribbons of meat on a table laden with tons of side dishes (or you’ll see people at disneyland for the 16th time this month). even for someone who doesn’t love the […]