Food | Chocolate Buffet, the Perfect Post-Exam Relief

Congratulations to everyone who just took the Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (MPRE)! It had been a super hectic experience, but full of fun and surprises. There are a few things that we did not realize until the very last minute that 1) only No. 2 and HB pencils are allowed 2) cellphones are not allowed

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Happy Mother’s Day

Happy mother’s day to all the amazing moms out there. And especially to my mom, thank you for always supporting me, giving me guidance and never fails to have tips for recipes, baking, styling, and everything else that you do amazingly well. Love you! Here’s a homemade cake to sooth all our sweet tooth. Made

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Recipe | Honey Lavender Madeleines

These little delicacies have a long history and many theories about its origin. It may have been invented in Lorraine offered to the King of Poland or in Avice by the pastry cook to Price of Talleyrand, but doesn’t matter where it originated, these delicacies are easy to make and very delicious to consume. No

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Jean-Georges, The Last Supper NYC

If this were the last time you will be dining at NYC for some time, where will you visit? My choice was Jean-Georges, the famed three Michelin Star Restaurant. Fortunately, we were able to get a reservation for 2:30pm for late lunch. Conveniently located in the Columbus Circle, we shopped around until our reservation time.

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Yummy Find: Doughnut Plant for the Perfect Doughnut

The Doughnut Plant was on the top of my to visit list before I set foot in New York. With raving reviews and impeccable rating of 4+ star, it is a must visit. There are so many delicious dessert places, but this is not to be missed. Their doughnuts are heaven in every bite. The

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Fun Find: Bitch 2009 Grenache

I’ve heard of this wine for awhile but never saw it in person. I immediately took a picture of it when I saw it. It definitely has an easy-to-remember name. Apparently the 2009 used un-oaked Grenache wine from various sub-regions of Aragon and Navarra instead of Australia wine like previous year’s Bitch Grenache. It has

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Odd Find: VooDoo Doughnuts

One thing I love to do while traveling is to find interesting foods and culture that is unique to the area. Today, I am introducing VooDoo Doughnuts from Portland, Oregon. Portland, Oregon is known for its weirdness and it is proud to be weird. I love that about the city. Everywhere you go, there are

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Let Them Eat Macarons

Macarons are one of my favorite desserts, but after making them myself, I decided it’s better to share when I have a big batch on my hand (it’s sugar heavy). This was an overnight delivery from my friend in LA who purchased it from Lette in Beverly Hills. Instead of plating the macarons as is,

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Breakfast of Choice

Patisserie 46, my new discovery in St. Paul, Minnesota. The best way to wake up to a nice morning is sipping a cup of hot coffee or cocoa with beautifully executed latte art. Lucia cake and pistachio macaron up close. Lucia is named after the P46 matriarchal Grandmother. With a traditional chocolate mousse, vanilla crème brulee,

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