Tag Archives: Chinatown

Celebrating the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival With Some Chalkboard Art and Moon-Gazing

Happy Monday everyone!  I hope you got to do some moon-gazing for the Mid-Autumn Festival last night.  It was a bit cloudy in New York, but I could still make out the moon. So the festival was last night, but … Continue reading

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It’s That Time of Year Again: Freshly Baked Moon Cakes in Chinatown

Today, I bought a box of freshly baked mooncakes from Chinatown’s Kong Wah Bakery (210 Grand Street, New York, NY 10013).  I chose just one lotus-seed paste cake, at first.  But, I found myself buying a box of four–two lotus … Continue reading

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Audio Stories!

One of my long term goals as a budding journalist is to do radio stories.  For a while now, I’ve been playing around with the idea of doing a series on Chinese food with my best friend Jessica.  I have … Continue reading

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Lychee Debate!!

“You’re buying lychee??!” Jessica asked me incredulously in Hong Kong Supermarket.  The longest standing disagreement I have with my best friend is over lychee.  I still remember clearly the day she told me on the subway in NINTH grade that … Continue reading

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Yoga on the subway with Chinese groceries

One of the commitments I have made to my recovery from anxiety is to practice yoga regularly.  Sometimes that means I go to the local yoga studio, sometimes it means that I break out standing poses as I waiting for … Continue reading

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