Gossip Girl

JEN AND JUSTIN SECRETLY MARRIED! KHLOE AND KOURTNEY DOUBLE WEDDING! CHRIS HEMSWORTH SEXIEST MAN ALIVE!

Pardon the all caps but I’ve a confession to make. I love reading tabloids; the trashier the better. Yes, I know there’s more truth in a McDonald’s advertisement than what’s reported between those covers, but I can’t help it. As embarrassing as it is to admit, the lives of celebrities and the famous-for-being-famous make for a more compelling read than say, Obama’s immigration policies.

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Mamma Mia!

Baby, it’s cold outside. I don’t know about you but when icy winds are blowing and the sky seems perpetually grey, all I want to do is snuggle under my blankets, scarf down a big bowl of pasta and watch reruns of Friends. But sometimes, even that is not enough for days when you’re seriously craving … Continue reading Mamma Mia!

Loaf Me, Knead Me

To step into the warm orange glow of Wu Pao Chun is to surrender yourself to the smell of freshly baked bread, to throw off all self-restraint, and to yield to the seductive promise of great mornings, made greater by good bread. The usual suspects abound. Croissants – crisp, golden, a perfect spiral of butter … Continue reading Loaf Me, Knead Me

Beefy Business

I watch as a dour looking waitress places the bowl of beef noodles in front of me. This is the best beef noodles in Taipei?! For beef noodles that supposedly had Jacky Chan floored, the noodles in front of me looked remarkably ordinary and – dare I say it?- a little unappetizing. I lifted the noodles … Continue reading Beefy Business