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鼎泰豐, Din Tai Fung, Taipei

Din Tai Fung has been around since 1958; they used to sell cooking oil until the industry crashed in 1972, and the owners decided to start making 小籠包 . 873 more words


In search of Shanghai’s soul - Part I

Being considered as China’s ‘trump card’ by Deng Xiaoping in 1990, Shanghai has since grown into a mega city of nearly 20 million people. In an effort to become a global financial center, it seems like Shanghai is embracing the look of big global financial centers too. 1,159 more words


24 Must-Do's That Guarantee Your Best Taipei Moments


We, at Jetset Times, have agreed on several occasions regarding how difficult it is to write about our own cities. Simply because it’s just too darn personal. 1,954 more words


Din Tai Fung

On a date I visited the legendary Din Tai Fung at Marina Bay Sands Mall or whatever it’s called. While the 小籠包 (xiaolongbao for you non-Chinese character readers) are no longer the gustatory revelation they once were to my long-ago unjaded Asian-food palate, they are still awesome. 104 more words


L.A. Eats: Din Tai Fung

I can clearly remember the first time I heard of “xiaolongbao” (小籠包). A friend and I were discussing our plans for a weekend-trip to Shanghai and the conversation naturally moved to a dialogue centered on food. 806 more words

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a wedding in taiwan

This past October I was invited to a wedding of a dear friend from grad school in Taiwan. The wedding was beyond anything I would have ever imagined. 401 more words


Week in Pictures #1


I figured I was neglecting Tort so I worked on it.

Still obsessed with affogato. (from Espresso Lab)


I also miraculously woke up at 8.30am (on a day without class, that’s pretty groundbreaking) because I had a brunch date with one of my bestest, oldest friends, Yen. 299 more words