Read other installments:From A Foodie: Tasting Japan & Its Shokunin Spirit 🍙From A Foodie: Tasting Taipei — worn, but lovely 🍹From A Foodie: California Dreamin’ 🌴From A Foodie: Singapore Chinatown Hawker Adventure!!! 🥟From A Foodie: Favorite Eats around Harvard & the Best of Boston 🦞 * My travel itineraries are planned around food. What I … Continue reading From A Foodie: Frolicking in Kyoto, Uji, Tokyo~ 🏔️
(Idk why I wrote this in third person. But it’s more fun that way.) * No one talks on the Shinkansen. She eats her colorful little bento and hears not a cough, not a beep of anyone’s ringtone. Quieter than every 7am subway she’s been on around the world. Outside the oval window, the countryside … Continue reading December in Japan: Vignettes
Author's Note: Here's the first short story I wrote in college. It's from 2017. I workshopped it in the first creative writing workshop I took at Harvard — thank you to Claire Messud and everyone else who gave me their precious feedback. The writing might be kitschy at parts and the style is also rather … Continue reading [Valentine’s Day Short Story] April, I Arrive on The Shores of Your Love
Read other From A Foodie installments: From A Foodie: Tasting Taipei — worn, but lovely 🍹 From A Foodie: California Dreamin’ 🌴 From A Foodie: Singapore Chinatown Hawker Adventure!!! 🥟 From A Foodie: Favorite Eats around Harvard & the Best of Boston 🦞 Although my two months in Japan were ostensibly for Summer School (note the … Continue reading From A Foodie: Tasting Japan & Its Shokunin Spirit
When she trudges home that night, it’s forty minutes later, after two transits and twelve stations. She is about to turn left, head down the bridge, cross the crossing under a flickering street lamp and follow that path she has walked for twenty-one days when she notices the 7-Eleven store. Undimmed, the fluorescent white from … Continue reading [Story] 7-Eleven: A Summertime Romance?