A food aficionado: Lady M

Framboise a la creme from Lady M. (Image courtesy of Anna Ing.)

By Anna Ing (吳家儀撰寫) Based in New York, Lady M is famous for its signature mille crêpe cakes, making it a must-go destination for dessert lovers. Lady M started out catering its beautiful cakes in 2002 to top restaurants before opening its first location on the Upper East Side on 78th Street and Madison Avenue. It expanded to a second New York City location in 2012, with another New York location opening in 2013, a boutique in Los Angeles and two locations in Singapore. This year hailed the opening of five locations in South Korea. Mille (thousand in French) crêpe … Continue reading

Elephant&Castle

Photo by Elliot Brown via Flickr

Right in the heart of the financial district, just a few streets down from bustling Chinatown, lies the infamous Elephant&Castle [161 Devonshire Street, Boston, MA 02110].

Cozy yet immensely energetic, Elephant&Castle epitomizes the hangout for a good time with good food and drinks. What more could you ask for, really?

But why the curious name, you might ask? Continue reading

A Food Aficionado – Mr. Bartley’s Gourmet Burgers

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One food that is considered all American is the hamburger. With origins from Germany, many have laid claim to have created this all beef patty, with trimmings in a bun known internationally as a hamburger. The last few years has seen the rise of many places sprouting out including Boston with a focus on the hamburger. Continue reading

Madeline Wong Throws First Pitch at Boston Red Sox Game

Photo by Billie Weiss/Boston Red Sox

A respected leader among Chinese Americans and women, Madeline C. Wong’s accomplishments include the founding of one of America’s largest and oldest Asian dining meccas, her work in the insurance field, and her many contributions to the community and charity work. And all of her accomplishments were celebrated on April 17, when Wong was given the opportunity to throw the first pitch at a Boston Red Sox baseball game, a feat very few people have the chance to perform in their lifetimes. Continue reading

Barking Crab

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Step into the Barking Crab, located at 88 Sleeper Street in Boston, and you’ll feel a mixture of pirate and little mermaid. Situated on the outskirts of the financial district, just across Fort Point Channel, this fisherman-themed seafood joint caters to both the tourist and the local. Whether you’re looking for some crustacean cuisine, a steak, or just some finger food, the Barking Crab is a nice fit. Continue reading