In Cravings We Trust

Living life through my mind, soul, and stomach.

Weekend Comfort Food: Lemon Pancakes

After a crazy Friday night, my body was in desperate need of Saturday morning comfort food. Fighting through morning-after grogginess (okay, afternoon-after since I woke up a little past noon), I whipped up a batch of Lemon Pancakes following Sugar,... Continue Reading →

Sisterhood of the Traveling Foodies: Angie and Celina’s DC Eats

As an expatriate family, my parents, little sister and I have grown to appreciate our R&Rs over the years. Even though I don't move around with my family anymore, I definitely take advantage of their summer visits and hungry desires... Continue Reading →

Biscuits, Bars and the Blue Ridge Parkway: Weekend in Asheville

Last month, North Carolina's Paris of the South satisfied my solo-travel cravings: people as warm and welcoming as the biscuits, fresh air, and scenery that would make anyone hungry for adventure. I quickly fell in love with Asheville and the... Continue Reading →

The Art of Eating & Drinking “Samasama”: Ten Tigers Parlour

  Yesterday evening, I had the chance to enjoy $3 cocktails, deliciously beautiful dumplings plates, and awesome music at a charity event at Ten Tigers Parlour in DC's Georgia-Petworth neighborhood. Good drinks, chill AAPI-inspired music vibes by DJ Pinstripe Rebel,... Continue Reading →

Weekend Cravings at Union Market DC

Located a 10-minute walk away from NoMa-Gallaudet Metro Station along the Red Line, Union Market is DC's warehouse of all things delicious: bourbon bread pudding, oysters fresh from the shell, smoked barbecue pork, refreshing Burmese iced desserts and much more.... Continue Reading →

Treat Yo Self: Me, Myself, and My Chocolate Dome at C’ChoColat

During a conference in Montreal earlier this month, my boss strongly suggested that I experience the three┬áC's of Montreal: coffee, croissants, and chocolate. After running an all-caps "CHOCOLATE" Yelp Montreal search, I came across a chocolatier and creperie down the... Continue Reading →

Let’s Chaat About It: Guru Groceries and Chaat House

Guru Groceries and Chaat House, a four-aisle, low-key establishment that's roughly a 30-minute drive north of Washington DC, is my go-to place for when the chaat cravings are too intense for downtown DC to satisfy. Following an afternoon of colorful... Continue Reading →

Churches and croissants: Discoveries in Montreal

Montreal's food scene is similar to the city's layout: if you keep your eyes open and look around, there are little gems hiding within this modernizing city. During a recent work trip to Montreal last week, I was amazed by... Continue Reading →

Rainy Days Are For Ramen: Daikaya

On most rainy days, I crave warmth and comfort. Rainy days mean sitting down with a hot bowl of noodles swimming in rich broth and topped with fresh veggies, with the sounds of soup slurps coinciding with the raindrops outside.... Continue Reading →

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