TaiwanYes Houston

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"You are admired for your adventurous ways." If you've been following my blog, you know I traveled to Texas over spring break. When I heard there was a Taiwanese festival happening when I would be around, I went and checked it out. Hosted by the Taiwanese Association of America, Houston Chapter, the cultural event is called TaiwanYes Houston. It's inspired by the vibrant Taiwanese night market. Except it's held during the day. Yeah, that confused me for a bit, too. However, like a traditional … [Read more...]

Foodie Friday: Oyster Omelet

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Oyster omelet: gooey egg concoction with oysters and savory sauce I like omelets. I'm a big fan of the incredible edible egg. Oyster omelets are another species entirely. They've got some eggs thrown in, but a good chunk of the mixture is sweet potato starch or tapioca starch. The texture turns out to be very chewy and gooey. Add some slippery oysters in, and the sliminess is not my typical preference. (I still have never been able to slurp down raw oysters.) The savory sauce … [Read more...]

Special 626 Night Market Raffle

In honor of my 626 Night Market reading, I'm holding a special raffle over this Labor Day Weekend. I will select three lucky winners who will get either¬†an Amazon e-card, an autographed copy of my new novel, The 228 Legacy, or 626 Night Market swag. If you win, I'll contact you via email by the end of day on Tuesday, September 3rd. Enter below: a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read more...]

Foodie Friday: Minced Pork Noodle

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Minced pork noodle: a dish containing those two delicious ingredients It sounds deceptively simple. All that's needed is ground pork and noodles. Every time I've tried to make it, though, I've failed to capture the correct taste. There's something undeniably yummy about slippery noodles with a slight give to their texture. Then, there's the savory meat sauce that makes you crave for seconds. It's the quintessential go-to-dish for a quick snack. In fact, I'll see if I can find some when I … [Read more...]

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