Open mind, open palette

I love Chinese food — fried rice, chow mein, and dumplings included — but I also love stir fry noodles, braised brisket, and fried egg with soy sauce. When I brought those last three foods lovingly contained in a thermos to elementary school, my eyes were met with scrunched up noses and curious glances from my peers. I can’t remember their exact words, but the feelings of shame and embarrassment…

May 26, 2016

Two places in San Mateo you should check out

February 6, 2014

Mongolian Hot Pot, located on Ellsworth Avenue, is not in the heart of Downtown San Mateo, but is worth a try if you like restaurants where you cook your own food. It is best to go with a larger group of friends to bring down the cost per person, since you add fixings to a communal pot and having a pot with diverse ingredients can add up quickly. From bamboo…