Favorite Cheap Paris Food Finds

  1. Roasted Coquelet for 5.50

  2. Saucisson from Franprix

  3. Presidente Coulommiers Cheese 

  4. Gavotte Crepe Biscuits

  5. Banette Loaf

Favorite Things to Eat

  1. Chicken Feet and Pork Bone Soup

  2. Dumplings

  3. Snickers Ice Cream Bars

  4. One slice plain, one white (in NY)

  5. Pastéis de Nata

Favorite Things to Cook/Prepare

  1. Fresh Pasta

  2. Oysters

  3. Dumplings

  4. One fried egg, then one more fried egg

  5. Meringues

Favorite Restaurants in Paris

  1. Lychee 75012 (for their dumplings) 

  2. Best Tofu 75010 (bowl of hot tofu & youtiao)

  3. Unnamed Chicken Place 75018 (fried chicken) 

  4. Le Four 75012 (Sicilian style pizza) 

  5. Saravanaa Bhavan (for their DOSAAAAS)

Favorite Cookbooks

  1. Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat

  2. The Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking

Favorite Burgers

  1. USA - Shake Shack

  2. France - Burger & Fries

  3. The Netherlands - Burger Bar

  4. McDonald's - cheeseburger, microwaved the day after

Favorite Food TV Shows

  1. Pasta (Korean food porn / drama on Netflix)

  2. Top Chef (USA) - Seasons 5, 8, 10

  3. Cutthroat Kitchen (that shit is ridiculous) 

  4. La Meilleure Patissier (France)

  5. Nailed It (celebrate failure, in moderation) 

Best Reasons to Become a Chef

  1. Helps me manage my ADHD

  2. Rush hour commute is the WORST

  3. Like to be fit, don't like the gym 

  4. Enjoy feeding people

Can't think of another list

  1. Is anyone reading this?

  2. If you made it here please tell me

  3. I'm always curious..

  4. LOVE

  5. LUCY