Shanghai on a Budget: A Travel Guide China is big, and that is no secret. However, if you have some time to spare, definitely take a vacation in a favorite city or province, if you have one. The Diostar Dumplings team fell head over heels in love with Shanghai. A simple post and a collection
Boston, Massachusetts: America’s Hub Do a Boston Vacation Like a Boss! It’s a three-day weekend, and you want to pack in plenty of adventure without breaking the bank. How about Boston, baby? This is the third time for the Diostar Dumplings team, and we still can’t get over how awesome the city is! Despite the
Incidentally, New friends, new tastes, and new recipes are just around the corner! On January 21st, Diostardumplings teamed up with Jennifer Wynman at Jenn’s Kitchen to shoot our first recipe video. Jenn’s Kitchen revolves around homestyle cooking, mixing Korean food and Italian flavors. Sipping on smooth, family sweet soju, we got to work as Jenn’s lovely
How about brunch? How about coffee and bagels? We are talking no ordinary bagels here: These gourmet creations are practically oozing with flavor and a second stop in the Diostar Dumplings Boston series. 🙂 They are prepared in a delightful little establishment known as Bagelsaurus. The charming micro-bakery is located right in the middle of
Awake and Ready to Snack Welcome to Beantown! The affectionate moniker for Boston comes courtesy of baked beans, one of its signature dishes. The Diostar Dumplings team is here to whet your appetite for the city’s best food. We are constantly on the prowl for the best dim sum spots, tea shops, and where to
Brunch It Up! Happy 2016! The best way to start the new year right is with a sunny Sunday brunch. It is the perfect just-because occasion to get together and catch up with family and friends. If you have got something to celebrate, the fun really kicks in. Birthday party, graduation party– you name it.
Update: Choupi Crepes and Waffles is permanently closed, as of February 2016. Today we are in Arlington, Virginia. We are staying at the Hyatt Hotel. Although rainy and cold, the morning was perfect for exploring the town and getting some breakfast. Within walking distance of the hotel, in the neighborhood of Rosslyn, we came across this
Whether you have a plan on which spots to visit or prefer to go off the beaten track to satisfy a craving for something unique, there is plenty to discover in the DMV (District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia). Virginia boasts an extensive array of restaurants and cafes featuring one-of-a-kind approaches to Southeast Asian cuisine.
Update: House of Steep: Tea and Foot Massage and Reflexology is closed for business on June 23rd, 2018. Do you love tea? How about enjoying a cup (or three), while getting a foot massage or soaking your feet in soothing, aromatic oils? The out-of-this-world experience can be yours at The House of Steep. If you
Drink tea, savor life… This philosophy seems to infuse life for the Japanese, and we certainly felt it permeating the hall at the Shofuso House and Garden. Nestled in Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park, the pavilion is an alluring doorway into Edo-period Japan, where everyday court life was captured in intricate brush strokes and ceramic carvings. Step