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Can I Order a Plate of Snakes?

Shen Zhen was an amazing three day trip to China I took with my family.  It is a great place to go and get away from the hectic Hong Kong life and an easy drive across the border.  My friends Natasha and Colin invited my family and I to stay at the JW Marriott and […]

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Buffet The Smart Way

I went with my parents to the JW Marriott buffet at the Cafe for the first time.  The Mariott Cafe is located on the 5th floor. My mom recommended for me to try it and write a blog about it to show you all.  It was definitely an interesting experience as I have never had […]

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Long Lost Friends and Home Cooked Meals

I am not the kind of girl who makes friends easily. Most people would find that baffling coming from me because I seem so sociable and friendly on the surface. But being friendly and actually cultivating a strong and true friendship are completely different things. Recently, my friend Michelle and her husband, Sang, moved back […]

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Brie Soup with Truffle Oil Recipe

  Gourmet ingredients like Brie, truffle oil, leeks and cream make this soup a special-occasion indulgence. Ingredients:  2 tbsp plus 1/4 lb. butter 2 finely diced leeks (whites only) 2 finely diced shallots 1 bay leaf 1 branch thyme 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup white wine 4 cups chicken stock; heated 1-1/2 cups 32% […]

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