It’s always delightful to take a trip down to Washington, DC…DC…DC, especially on the Chinatown bus from Philly (BTW…I’m being sarcastic here.) 🙂 But for a $30 round trip ticket, you can’t beat that with a bat. I guess you pay for what you get. Nevertheless, we arrived in Washington, DC fairly quickly, within 2.5 hours from Philly.
I always enjoyed my trips down south. There’s nothing like southern hospitality. The staff at the restaurants are usually super friendly and down to earth; and the food seems to be made with nothing but southern love. This was our first trip down to New Orleans (aka NOLA, which stands for New Orleans, Louisiana). Also called ‘The
I love me some noodles, especially spicy ones. I’ve been hearing about DanDan in Rittenhouse, Philadelphia, for sometime now, but I haven’t had the chance to go there until recently, because it’s usually packed during the weekends. Alev and I came here on at Saturday afternoon to have an early lunch/dinner, after exploring the city. The
Happy Chinese New Year! Gung Hey Fat Choy! This is the Year of the Monkey, and we at Diostar Dumplings wish everyone lots success, health, and new beginnings. We thought that the best way to kick things off is to share with you my recipe for jiaozi (traditional Chinese dumplings). The dish is an excellent
You work hard and deserve some time to yourself. Have fun in New York City. While the place is constantly abuzz with activity and excitement, it is easy to find an oasis of quiet in the sea of lights and music. We at diostardumplings.com have stumbled upon such a place: a haven for lovers of
The Birth of Our Blog Alev and I created Diostar Dumplings with the intention to offer some of mine and my mother’s authentic dumpling recipes. We wanted to share our food and travel adventures as well with fellow foodies, home cooks, trekkers, and tea lovers. Starting a food blog can be overwhelming if you haven’t done