It takes forever to get anywhere in California. This East Coast girl was not prepared to spend so much time in a car.
My first visit to In-N-Out!
The wreckage. Animal-style fries are Californian poutine.
The weather was glorious.
This is the temple my grandfather came to this country to build.
The red tags are fortunes; you’re supposed to write down your wish down and throw it up. If it catches in the tree, it’s good luck. My sister’s fell down…twice.
CLASSIC. Don’t ever change, Asian-dominated areas of CA.
ZZZzzzzZZZZz. I’m not one of those people who has any trouble at all sleeping in new places, but I had fun videochatting my LSG hoars from the hotel room. Didi makes the best Dramatic Chipmunk face!
SOUP BUNS! I think these are a Taiwanese (Shanghainese?) specialty. They’re steamed buns with a bit of broth inside the skin; you have to plop them down in your spoon, bite a hole into the dumpling wrapper, suck out the juice, and then eat the filling. Alternatively, you can poke a hole in the wrapper with your chopstick and drain out the juice into your spoon to slurp after you eat the bun itself. A touch of black vinegar and shredded ginger make them even more delicious.