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    my favourite restaurants in nyc

    Officially, I was in New York this summer to work. Unofficially, I was there to eat all of the delicious food that the city has to offer. So here are my reviews of some of the highlights! 🍥🍥🍥 麻辣香鍋 (mala dry pot) at Zhang Liang I absolutely love spicy food, and my favourite thing about this dry pot restaurant is that you can choose exactly which ingredients you want in your dry pot (or soup, however you prefer it). You just grab a metal bowl and a pair of tongs by the entrance and choose the ingredients you want, then pay by weight and wait for the cooked dish to…

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    things look a little different around here

    This Thanksgiving marks four years since I started this blog— I remember working on my first couple of posts sitting at my cousin’s house during Thanksgiving break in 2018, just like I’m doing now! It’s crazy to think back and reflect on how much has changed since then… I’m no longer in high school, for starters, and I’m now going to college on the East Coast, which is pretty far away from where I had been living in California. (I’m actually pretty close to finishing off my bachelor’s degree, which is crazy to think about, assuming I can get through the last couple of classes, that is.) Even though there…