Friday, December 28, 2012

Tofu House

In response to my lovely family's persistent question of what food I most craved, I told them KOREAN! This was our second trip for Korean food in two days... Oh how I love them :)
Dolsot Bibimbap

Super hot tofu soup

Seafood pancakes

With egg

Best meal in a long time...

Spicy pork

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Sushi heaven

Faves... Unagi, Uni, Salmon belly

Ami ebi

Shabu Tatsu, NYC

Perfect for a cold winter day...

Beef Bibimbap

Rib eye sukiyaki

Rib eye shabu shabu

Shabu Tatsu
216 E 10th St
New York, NY 10003
(212) 477-2972

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Caroline De Maigret

Parisian model, musician and muse of Chanel... What's not to love?

Caroline De Maigret via The Coveteur

Liang's Kitchen - San Jose

Fried spare ribs -mega NOM

Liang's Kitchen
1701 Lundy Ave., Suite 100
San Jose, CA 95131
(408) 932-0333

Part One of Mission Fatify

Treats from home <3

Favorite durian gelato from San Fran! 

Instant ramen NOMNOM

Indomie - brings back memories of Sunday breakfast with dad...

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Gift giving season

Boxes on boxes via Livet Hemma

Need this for my mom who's obsessed with all things bicycle

I love packing gifts in cute little boxes and wrapping paper... My favorites are from Brown Tree back in Jakarta and Paper Source over here. They have the absolute best cards ever. How incredible would it be to work at a card making company and thinking up quirky little messages to put in cards for other people to give to their loved ones?

Meanwhile, during Secret Santa gift exchanges between my hall mates...

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Burgers and sandwiches

Pastrami on rye at Katz's Deli, NYC
Shack burger and cheese fries at Shake Shack

Center City Pretzel Concrete (Vanilla custard with soft pretzels, marshmallow sauce, caramel sauce and bananas)

Shack burger, LA

Sunday, December 16, 2012

Glitter, fairy lights & winter nights


The holiday season is here... And we all know what that means: celebrations!

This holiday season, I'm really loving delicate whites and metallics... In the past, the go-to holiday colors that came to mind during the festive seasons were quite easily red and green... But this year, maybe it's because of it being my first holiday living over on the East Coast with the cold, wintry December...

On a side note, what better way to celebrate than to toast with a little bit of bubbly? 

Loving these festive little champagne flutes that you can make yourself! Check out the Free People blog for more.

DIY glitter champagne flutes via freepeople

Friday, December 14, 2012

Wish list for Santa

I promise, I've been good this year, Santa!


Papa's birthday

I love my dad to death. He's such an inspiration to me -a role model, to say the least. He's the reason I am who I am today. He's the wisest and most intelligent man in my life -taught me everything I know. He's a born leader and has taught me to lead by example. He works tirelessly, but enjoys life to its fullest. And that's why I got him these for his birthday...

Happy birthday, Papa.

Perfect books for the biggest foodie and best CEO

Gary Danko is a poet


Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Have you made your wish yet?



Parfait via shewearsmanyhats
Waking up to a yogurt parfait can seriously make my morning. The crunch, the creaminess, the sweetness, the nuttiness... It's the perfect way to greet your tastebuds a good morning.

I often find myself craving granola with bulbs of plump blueberries and dollops of yogurt in the middle of my days too, and it's at those times that I run over to the Bridge Cafe down in Huntsman Hall to get their homemade granola parfaits...

Who could resist granola?! It could be a snack on its own, it can be married with yogurt or milk... My friend even swears by eating it with nothing but a spoon of peanut butter. I have my own take on her approach, swirling the peanut butter and granola into a bowl of warm oatmeal until the peanut butter melts into the swirl with crunchy bits scattered within it.

Can't wait to get an oven soon to make my own granola/granola bars! But in the mean time, I need this so bad right now... Marge Granola is an artisan baking company based in Seattle that makes their granola with as many simple and organic ingredients as possible. They have three different flavors that they bake in small batches with love: Orginial, Apricot Pistachio, and Hazelnut Cacao Nib -which I'm dying to try!

Marge Granola