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Une Américaine vivant à Paris! J'ai grandi à San Francisco. Je suis une étudiante à ESSEC et maintenant j'étude le MBA Luxe. J'aime la gastronomie et l'art moderne. Pursuing my dream and getting my MBA at ESSEC in International Luxury Brand Management; Foodie; World Traveler; Bay Area native living in Paris.

3 Days of Eating in Boston

Boston from the Prudential Tower Even though I had only been once, I’ve always had a soft spot in my heart for Boston. I fell in love with all of the history and architecture and always vowed to go back. It took almost 20 years, but I finally... Lire la suite ›

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SF Birthday at Atelier Crenn

Atelier Crenn Menu It’s been an absolute dream of mine to dine at Atelier Crenn (3127 Fillmore St.) and I felt incredibly lucky to be able to celebrate my birthday there last month. If you have not seen Netflix’s Chef’s Table... Lire la suite ›

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Pinoy Heritage Pop-Up with Feastly

First Course: Summer Tomato Salad I was really honored when my old co-worker invited me to Chef Francis Ang’s Pinoy Heritage pop-up dinner with Feastly. I had never heard of Feastly, but it’s a site where private chefs can host pop-up... Lire la suite ›

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SF Bakeries: Vive La Tarte and Arsicault

Croissant Choices at Vive La Tarte I recently wrote a post about some of my favorite SF bakeries, but San Francisco is teeming with pastries that are just waiting to be eaten. One of my new favorites is Vive La Tarte (1160 Howard St.) in SOMA.... Lire la suite ›

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San Francisco Brunch Circuit

Tartine Manufactory | SF I write about brunch a lot. In San Francisco, brunch is practically a religion. While I do love a good brunch, I can’t stand waiting 2+ hours for food. I thought I’d write a quick and dirty guide of some of the... Lire la suite ›

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Korean Beauty Believer

Six years ago (wow, six whole years), one of my first blog posts was about cosmetic products for sensitive skin. After living in Asia for several years, I was introduced to the world of Korean beauty aka. K-Beauty. Korean skincare is extremely... Lire la suite ›

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Battle of the SF Bakeries: Neighbor Bakehouse, Mr. Holmes Bakehouse and b. patisserie

Top Left (clockwise): Twice-Baked Pistachio & Blackberry Croissant, Ginger Pull Apart, Ham and Cheese Morning Bun and the Everything Croissant at Neighbor Bakehouse San Francisco is full of amazing bakeries (hello, Tartine), but I wanted to... Lire la suite ›

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Eating My Way Through Vancouver, Canada

Kitsilano BeachI can’t even begin to extol the virtues of visiting the Pacific Northwest when it is not raining. With all the rain throughout the year, cities like Vancouver really blossom when the sun shines and all the plants are green and... Lire la suite ›

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Shanghai: Jackie’s 50 Things to Eat Before You Die

Shanghai: Jackie’s 50 Things to Eat Before You Die

Jia Jia Tang Bao: Pork and Egg DumplingsFirst Thai Boat NoodleGoga’s Wasabi Salmon SaladSalted Caramel Ice Cream at WIYF I find it incredibly hard to believe that I’ve been living in Shanghai for the past three years. I know... Lire la suite ›

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Shanghai: Mr & Mrs Bund

Shanghai: Mr & Mrs Bund

Vol-Au-Vent Paul Pairet’s Mr & Mrs Bund is one of the most buzzed about restaurants in Shanghai. After being in Shanghai scene for over 7 years, they renovated the restaurant last year and it’s was definitely a welcome... Lire la suite ›

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Discovering China: Yangshuo

Discovering China: Yangshuo

River Cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo Located in the south of China, Yangshuo is just a beacon of beauty with gorgeous mountains ranges and flowing rivers. Besides visiting Beijing and Xi’An, Yangshuo is now going to be at the top of... Lire la suite ›

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Guilin: Reed Flute Cave, Elephant Trunk Hill and River Cruise

Guilin: Reed Flute Cave, Elephant Trunk Hill and River Cruise

2 Rivers and 4 Lakes Cruise in Guilin Guilin has definitely been on my bucket list of places to visit. I always imagined the famous river scene with the mountains that you see so often in Chinese paintings. While Guilin is quite well... Lire la suite ›

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Shanghai: Japanese Sukiyaki at Ri He 日和

Shanghai: Japanese Sukiyaki at Ri He 日和

Ri He | Sukiyaki Sukiyaki is one of my favorite dishes and whenever I see it on the menu, I’m always tempted to order it. I love sukiyaki because the broth is slightly sweet from the soy sauce, mirin and sugar base. When Austin Hu... Lire la suite ›

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Shanghai: Chikalicious Dessert Bar

Shanghai: Chikalicious Dessert Bar

Chikalicious | Chef Maya in action I love the concept of a dessert bar and I am actually surprised that no one thought of opening one in Shanghai sooner. Originally from New York, Chikalicious (123 Xingye Lu; 兴业路123弄5号) is a... Lire la suite ›

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Shanghai Breakfast Eats: Egg and Taoyuan Village

Shanghai Breakfast Eats: Egg and Taoyuan Village

Look at the spread! Egg in Shanghai Who doesn’t love a good breakfast? This is a long overdue post because Egg (12 Xiangyang Bei Lu; 襄阳北路12号) has been open for over a year and it’s probably one of my favorite cafés... Lire la suite ›

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Shanghai: Taian Table

Shanghai: Taian Table

Taian Table | Chef Jeno Racz It’s been awhile since I’ve gotten really excited about the restaurant scene in Shanghai. Recently, I had dinner at Taian Table and it was definitely one of the most memorable meals I’ve had... Lire la suite ›

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Exploring Bali: Ubud and Beyond

Exploring Bali: Ubud and Beyond

Bali: Holy Water Temple, Tirta Empul While staying at the Alila Ubud hotel, my sister and I also signed up for a day tour where we visited Tegalalang rice terrance, holy water temple and a spice and coffee plantation. I wanted to share... Lire la suite ›

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Bali: Fine Dining at Blanco Par Mandif

Bali: Fine Dining at Blanco Par Mandif

Blanco Par Mandif: Stunning Fruit and Vegetable Salad I found Blanco Par Mandif in Ubud through TripAdvisor and it was definitely my favorite meal in Bali. The restaurant offers Indonesian fine dining and takes classic dishes and gives... Lire la suite ›

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Paradise in Bali at the Alila Ubud

Paradise in Bali at the Alila Ubud

Infinity Pool at the Alila Ubud Bali has been on my bucket list of places to visit and it did not disappoint. My friend recommended staying at the Alila Ubud and it was like a slice of paradise. If you’re looking for a place to... Lire la suite ›

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Hong Kong: Chachawan and The Cupping Room

Hong Kong: Chachawan and The Cupping Room

Hong Kong’s Chachawan I actually first heard of Chachawan (206 Hollywood Rd., Sheung Wan) because there was a buzz in Shanghai when “Chachawan” opened. Lo and behold, Shanghai’s Chachawan was a complete fraud and... Lire la suite ›

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