What I ate in Vancouver pt. 2

This could alternately be titled What Jenna insisted we eat after she was traumatized when we ended up going to a vegan restaurant that served remarkably good-looking imitations when she wanted meat. Vancouver is a very walkable city, so we headed to Robson St., a street that has tons of commercial activity. Of the hundreds…

MeeT in Gastown

I went up to Vancouver to visit my friend Jenna. I met Jenna this spring during the semester I spent at NYU Paris. In Europe, IĀ ate very nice-looking food in extreme quantities, which I uploaded to social media, which she saw. Jenna messaged me one day. I don’t remember the exact words but it was…

Jianbing guozi at home

Jianbing guozi is one of China’s best street foods. Only sold for breakfast, it is a crisp, savory crepe (jianbing, referring to the dough product) filled and folded into a tall, chewy packet to be bitten into like a burrito (guozi, meaning wrapped). In Beijing, one runs for around 30 cents. Each made-to-order jianbing guozi,…