A surprise package

It was a warm Saturday afternoon. Mom and I were sitting in the kitchen deciding what to make for dinner. She peered into the fridge and her eyes landed on the bowl of chicken stock that she had made. Over her shoulder she asked me, “Why don’t we make 小笼包 (xiao long bao — XLB)Continue reading “A surprise package”

The High Line and Chelsea Market

Day 3 (morning): October 13th, 2017 Today, was a cloudy, drizzly day but I stuck with the plan to go to the High Line. To avoid the crowds, I Followed my sister’s advice and I left the apartment early. My sister’s apartment wasn’t far from the start of the High Line but unfortunately, that entranceContinue reading “The High Line and Chelsea Market”