• Many people are surprised to find out that I’m half-Filipino, but once it’s …
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  • From sled dogs and reindeer pups to Thai food and the freshest salmon around to …
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  • Given the fact that coronavirus halted two of my absolute favorite pastimes and topics of …
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  • One of my favorite memories of attending elementary school was sharing the homemade curry lunches …
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  • Instagram content from my collaboration with Dulce Vida Tequila.
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  • If you’re in need for a quick, yet impressive, classic Italian dish give this …
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  • Jane on Filmore

    The Jane on Filmore is bustling in the morning hours with super fit parents grabbing on-the-go bites with their well-dressed babies, people having meetings over coffee and individuals working on their laptops at the coffee bar… and then there’s me in the corner booth (score!) clearly documenting my delightful morning experience for my blog. Completely separate from the food, this…

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    RAW Sugar Factory

    Best thing to do on a gloomy, rainy Friday? Start the weekend early with a boozy brunch! My sister and I headed over to the RAW Sugar Factory in the Mission District this past weekend, snagged a nice, spacious booth by the window and literally shut the place down. Proudly. The mimosa game here goes hard. For $20, go all…

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    The Great American Eclipse of 2017

    The Great American Eclipse of 2017 was one of the most anticipated events of the summer. It was the first solar eclipse since 1918 to perfectly line up across the country, coast to coast, so it’s no surprise that people went crazy trying to get the best view of this big moment. Making its way from Oregon to South Carolina,…

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    The Andaz Mayakoba, Where Luxury and Nature Collide

    Isn’t it always the case that when you decide you’re going to give your phone a rest, you end up needing it the most? There I was laying out on my balcony couch, enjoying the tranquil views of the lagoon, devouring a surprise delivery of fresh guacamole and chips, when all the sudden I see an animal. This ruthless, though surprisingly…

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    In the Action: Rosenmontagszug

    My very first major experience in Europe was dressing up as a Champagne bottle for Düsseldorf’s Rosenmontagszug, also known as Rose Monday Parade. Beginning with the “awakening” on the 11th of the 11th month at 11:11 am, carnival season continues through Ash Wednesday and includes some of the best parties Europe has to offer — the biggest one being Rosenmontagszug.…

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