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2014 Ramen Round-Up: Bay Area Edition

2014 Ramen Round-Up: Bay Area Edition

Over two years ago I posted photos of 12 bowls of ramen and other noodle soup dishes I had consumed in the year after I came back from living in Japan. While it had been my intention to eventually publish “12 More Bowls of Ramen” or something to that effect, life got in the way of doing so in … Continue reading

ORANGE OCTOBER!

ORANGE OCTOBER!

The Giants win the pennant!!!!! Still sad that once again I’m not in San Francisco during such exciting times as these, but I’m still hella–yeah I said it–HELLA proud of the Giants, super stoked for World Series 2012, and SO rocking orange and black for the next week and a half! LET’S GO GIANTS, NATIONAL … Continue reading

San Francisco: 10/5-10/7

San Francisco: 10/5-10/7

(in the style of Amy C.) A busy Thursday at school A midday phone call and surprise A plane ticket to San Francisco for the weekend A game ticket to the SF Giants’ NLDS playoffs A late anniversary gift A flu shot-induced head cold appearing on Friday morning A slightly miserable 7-hour seminar on reporting … Continue reading

The Fourth Wall (of my bedroom)

The Fourth Wall (of my bedroom)

13 months after moving into my LA apartment, my room is FINALLY at the point where I’d be happy to invite guests over to check out what I’ve done with it. Recall how the highly idealized Moroccan motif  for my bedroom was replaced simply with the color orange, though I regret to report that for most … Continue reading

12 Bowls of Ramen

12 Bowls of Ramen

As you know, I’m basically addicted to ramen. And even though I moved back from Japan almost a year ago, I still made sure to eat a lot of it. The following is my year in ramen–plus one hiyashi chuuka, one tsukemen, and one Okinawa soba–consumed at multiple local establishments in California and Hawaii. No full-length reviews … Continue reading

Throwback: Bay to Breakers 2009!

Throwback: Bay to Breakers 2009!

On this warm, pleasant Sunday in May, I sit with my schoolwork here in LA whilst battling a painful bout of nostalgia for a truly San Francisco-esque institution of ridiculousness known as Bay to Breakers, which is currently unfolding in my favorite city by the bay. For those that don’t know about it, B2B is … Continue reading