My Asian-American Story

I am a second generation Chinese-American. Both of my parents immigrated to San Francisco, CA, USA from Guangzhou, China in the '80s. I was born and raised in The City and Cantonese was my first language. I attended preschool in the oldest Chinatown in America, where I first learned my ABC's and had my first … Continue reading My Asian-American Story

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Monday Blues: My Journey to Happiness – Week 9

It has been a relatively hectic week since I last blogged. I ended up working 6 consecutive days due to my counterpart being on vacation - no, I'm not complaining about 6 days, I understand there are people out there who work around the clock 7 days a week. I am merely just stating the … Continue reading Monday Blues: My Journey to Happiness – Week 9

Monday Blues: My Journey to Happiness – Week 8

Trust me when I say that I have definitely not been slacking off on blogging - though it may seem like it since I've appeared to have only kept up with Monday Blues for the past two posts. I've been drafting a much longer piece for the past week and a half and finally went out to snap … Continue reading Monday Blues: My Journey to Happiness – Week 8

Monday Blues: My Journey to Happiness – Week 7

Just got home from having dinner with the Mr. and his friends and I gotta say, I really am horrible with names and faces! This is a rather surprising discovery as I'm usually pretty good at remembering who I meet, guess there's a first for everything. I went for in for an interview Friday morning … Continue reading Monday Blues: My Journey to Happiness – Week 7

Monday Blues: My Journey to Happiness – Week 6

Finally caught up with my YouTube subscriptions (for the most part) and now I have an episode of Suits playing on the iPad. Where has the weekend gone? Just a slight change in direction guys - this series was initially intended to document my progress of finding a career outside of retail and I feel like … Continue reading Monday Blues: My Journey to Happiness – Week 6

Hot Pot vs. Shabu-Shabu

Upon discovering that there are quite a number of people who still can't distinguish the difference between hot pot and shabu-shabu, I've become determined to come on here to elaborate. Now if you're not familiar with these two methods of dining, they both essentially consist of a boiling pot of broth and a variety of items … Continue reading Hot Pot vs. Shabu-Shabu

About The Brand

While this is definitely not a new issue, it has been something that's been on my mind recently considering that I can finally relate on both a professional and a personal level. I've noticed a lot of trash-talking and shunning of certain brands and companies lately and to be honest, that's not okay. By all … Continue reading About The Brand