Stephanie Wu

boba

subtle asian traits

bubble tea and barnes & noble

There’s always the slight concern before meeting someone you started talking to online that the person is secretly an axe murderer and you’re going to meet an unfortunate end very soon. This thought crossed my mind on the subway ride to meet said person in the city, but I had taken some precautions: I’d agreed…

A Winter Break Told Through Food

a winter break told through food

exploring hong kong’s food scene

Winter break may be over, but the fond memories of the food I ate during it remain. Nearly every winter break, I travel to Hong Kong to visit family and friends, recover from my mental exhaustion, and recuperate with a variety of authentic, delicious foods. My family lives close to a fresh seafood market (imagine…

Jennifer Osborne, Julian Towers, Sydney Lo Article

why i left new york

love, loss, and thanksgiving

hard-boiled romance My freshman year of college, I would schlep down to New York City once a month to see a boy from high school. We had a great time going to the Met and eating oversized pizza. By the start of sophomore year, however, my trips had become more of a chore than anything…

pride&prejudice

love and marriage

pride and prejudice at the trinity repertory theater.

Playwright/performer Kate Hamill’s stage adaptation of Pride and Prejudice, which premiered at Primary Stages Off-Broadway in 2017, has now made its way to the Trinity Rep, where it runs through November 4th. In last year’s production, Hamill herself played Lizzy Bennett, and it’s possible the author’s presence made for a jolt of energy that lent…

sunandmoon

tofu time

reviewing sun & moon korean restaurant

I grew up blocks away from Koreatown in New York, so for me, soon tofu, a soft tofu stew with kimchi and usually pork, is as comforting as my mom’s chicken soup. She’d usually make chicken soup when my brother and I were sick, but in a pinch, this was her go-to. Out of all…