Us Americans are gearing up for Thanksgiving this week, which means the start of the holiday season and massive amounts of food.Like, ma-hooo-sive amounts of food.Thanksgiving isn't a big deal in my family. For most of the last decade, it has been the day before I steeled myself to face the masses on Black Friday, … Continue reading Thanksgiving (or any other holiday) food!
We had Chinese food--well, the Japanese version of it--twice: once in Hakone and once in Tokyo. Both times, we ate family style and both times, it was flavorful but not the greasy and overly sauced foods that we in New York get from our Chinese take-out restaurants, which usually find some way to upset my … Continue reading Japan Trip: Food Part 2
Now let's get to the stuff that I know my best friend Nali is the most interested in: what I ate while in Japan.What is it about vacation that has you eating your body weight in yummy (but very healthy!) food?I eat Japanese food nearly every day in one way or another, so it wasn't … Continue reading Japan Trip: Food Part 1
Happy Birthday to you!Happy Birthday to you!Happy Birthday dear bloogggggiieeeeHappy Birthday to you!What? I'm allowed to wish my own blog a happy birthday-anniversary-whatever, aren't I?The Sunflower's Scribbles is 8 years old today.That's 737 posts total. I have no idea how many words those 737 posts add up to, but I'm going to guess they're fairly … Continue reading Happy 8th Birthday, Blog!
New York Restaurant Week is twice-annual, when many restaurants have specific discounted prix-fixed menus. This time around, it goes from July 20th to August 4th and, being a little inspired by Michelle Tran's restaurant posts, I decided to take pictures of my meal.My best friends Nali and Jessi and I went to Lafayette, a French … Continue reading Restaurant Week NYC: Lafayette