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Browsing Archive: January, 2014

Chuc Mung Nam Moi - How's publisher is celebrating Tet

Posted by on Friday, January 31, 2014,
Even though I am from San Diego and lived there for the first 29 years of my life, I am currently far away from America's finest city right now.

We don't have tet festivals here in this town that I currently reside in and I have not met another Vietnamese person yet to say "Chuc Mung Nam Moi" to their face and probably will not meet any for the rest of the day. And it's okay! I feel that facebook helps me feel close to San Diego since a lot of my cousins posted pictures of food and their fest...
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Making Boba at Home and making a snow bubble

Posted by on Sunday, January 12, 2014, In : boba 
Being from San Diego, I was very spoiled by the many tea shops on Convoy Street, which is also known as Asian town in Clairemont Mesa. When I moved away to the Southeast to a small town, there was only one restaurant that had boba and it didn't taste good at all. My husband decided to surprise me and bought me a boba starter kit so I can make my own delicious boba drinks at home! It is one of the best surprises ever!

Here are some of the pictures I took as I was preparing the boba below. The m...
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One word to describe first generation Vietnamese - Americans: Desperation.

Posted by on Monday, January 6, 2014,
I'm a second generation Vietnamese-American, born and raised in California. My parents are first generation Vietnamese-Americans. They came to America from Vietnam on a boat and gave birth to me a year after moving to the United States. If there is one word I can describe them, it's "desperate".

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