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Continuing the last two entries' themes of "Tasty Things in Paris," here's my final look at tasty things in Paris, accompanied by quotes from Patisseries of Paris. Boulangerie-Patisserie P.P. Colas Weeee, food. "Stop into Boulangerie-Patisserie P.P. Colas for its patisserie...

Continuing the last entry's theme of "Tasty Things in Paris," here are more tasty things in Paris, accompanied by quotes from Patisseries of Paris. Mariage Frères Tea! There it is! And a sandwich. "If you want to indulge, Mariage Frères,...

A few of many goodies in Paris. And that's why I gained so much weight when I lived there. Patisseries of Paris Some time ago between the beginning of this year and yesterday (I aim to tell the truth...

KNOCK KNOCK KNOCK My brain did a somersault in response to the sudden knocking on my door. It was pitch black, sometime around the wee hour of 6 AM. With my eyes cracked open by about a nanometer, I hobbled...

preface I thought I should warn you that this entry is not very good. I think my brain shut off as soon as I got back to New Jersey. Besides that, my asthma acted up (which never happened in Paris)...

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"Do you want to get gelato?" ...Who doesn't want to get gelato? so many movies After watching "Souris City" (did "Flushed Away" not translate well into French?) at the Forum des Halles cinema last Wednesday night, Alex and I hoofed...

foooood My latset Parisist entry is up...a few days late. Trust me, I so so sososo want to write a real entry, but I'm overwhelmed with material to the point that I can't devote a decent block of time/concentration...

Refuge des Fondus Here it is. If I don't make a post this week, it's because I'm tired/not eating anything interesting/way behind on school work. Probably a combination of all of those. But I may post something anyway....

"It's like when people used to make wine by stomping on grapes!" This is how not to make bread crumbs Alex was referring to our hands-on approach to making bread crumbs, which entailed tearing apart semi-toasted baguette slices into what...

Pierre Herme "This really feels like we're in a hospital!" Janice and I are standing in the front area of the Pierre Hermé kitchen on rue Vaugirard. Head chef Colette Pétremant gives us thin plastic jackets, shoe covers and hair...

Happy Thanksgiving to all my fellow Americans! Or even non-Americans! JOIN DA FUN! It only hit me today that this would be the first Thanksgiving I've ever spent without my family. We haven't always done the turkey-and-mashed-potatoes bit, but we'd...

mm, tastes like diabetes Sometimes I recycle material from this blog to write for Parisist, but sometimes I...don't. My latest Parisist post is up with NON-RECYCLED MATERIAL, O-M-G. Which isn't necessarily good or bad. I have to admit that...

If you were in Trocadero around 9 PM on Monday night and your peaceful viewing of the obscenely twinkly Eiffel Tower was punctuated by heavy klunk klunk klunks, you just happened to be hearing Mare and me transport her life's...

[Once again, I have to do this "splitting the entry into more than one part" thing since it was just getting way too long and as much as I would like to keep writing, I'm sure you want to actually...

Prettiness!Another kind of prettiness! Last weekend on a school-organized trip I went to Saint Emilion, a weeny lil' town near Bordeaux with lots of history, lots of wine, lots of caneles, and not lots of inhabitants. The sight of neverending...

[IMPORTANT NOTE THAT I JUST REALIZED WAS IMPORTANT: The follow story is about my third visit to the dentist for my root canal. Just the finishing touches. Nothing invasive! Hence the lack of painkillers. ;)] "Do you feel anything?" asked...

Sophie greeted me with a partially eaten apricot baguette at the La Tour-Maubourg metro stop after my computer programming class . Not that I didn't already think she was awesome, but a nearly surefire way to get on my good...

After a while, you get used to seeing this stuff everywhere. Latest Parisist post is up if you are in dire need of food porn. I finished my root canal this morning. Well...my dentist finished my root canal; I sat...

"Time to go to bed?" asked my mum. "Are you kidding me? It's 11:30," I replied in a low, lethargic drone. That's how I sound when I feel unexcited—the auditory equivalent of mud. "You're not going anywhere tonight?" I give...

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» 02/27/17: The Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival, celebrating Chinese New Year in the valley of the BURNING SKYYYY

» 11/30/16: Shou Tian Pin (手天品), home of my favorite pineapple cakes in Taipei

» 08/31/16: I ate too much soft serve in Taiwan, and you can too!

» 08/09/16: Thank you for nominating me in Saveur's 2016 Blog Awards!

» 05/29/16: This Taiwanese food-themed deck of playing cards is my favorite souvenir from Taiwan (plus here's a map and list of the foods in the deck)

» 04/18/16: Over 50 places I'd want to eat, shop, and visit while on vacation in Taipei

» 03/26/16: My 12 favorite places to eat in Shida Night Market (plus 12 honorable mentions)

» 02/20/16: Houtong Cat Village: Of course Taiwan has a village full of cats

» 02/05/16: Favorite Taipei Things: Late night bike riding along Xindian River (plus midnight breakfast)

» 01/24/16: My 15 favorite cafes near Shida (and a bit of Taida) in Taipei

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