Archive for June, 2009
This is from a retreat that I went to, where we were asked to write essays based on the This I Believe format. It’s a very popular writing exercise. I really do believe in the power of dumplings. I believe in the power of dumplings Who doesn’t love dumplings? Steamed, boiled, or fried, they are […]
I have been in Israel for a few days now (mostly in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and Jaffa) and I’ve barely seen any Chinese restaurants. I’ve seen two actually — one while driving and one while walking. I knew it wasn’t a big thing here, from queries on the Internet, but I was surprised by how […]
Courtesy of my friend Tomoko, I now have a Kindle. I’m still trying to figure out what I think of it. But it inspired me to make this lolcat photo, based on an image from Flickr and suggestions from my friend Sugi. The cat is named Moses.
I’m putting a digital copy of Renqiu Yu’s â€œChop Suey: From Chinese Food to Chinese American Foodâ€ [pdf] in Chinese America: History and Perspectives (1987) online for people who need it. Permission from the Chinese Historical Society of America in San Francisco and Ren himself. I noticed it cited in a bunch of places, but […]