Fresh Off the Boat: When parents hurt more than heal

I’ll be honest everyone– I actually read this book a couple weeks ago, and have simply been mulling over what to write ever since. Finally, I figured I’d jump right in, and see if I can make this thought sound coherent.   Despite being loosely based off the text, ABC’s Fresh off the Boat is nothing like the book of the same name by restauranteur Eddie Huang. In the show, Constance Wu, a beautiful actress and thoughtful commentator on the state of Asians in American pop culture, contributes to a comedy about Asian-American life in common suburbs. Viewers laugh along, similarly to…

Merry Christmas!

Isn’t this the cutest gift ever? My boyfriend bought me a mug with the BB&GT blog name on the side. So thoughtful! He also gave me a teaspoon with ‘BBGT’ engraved on the handle. I’ve never been so clearly out-gifted before. But he seems to like his Jose Andres cookbook well enough. Happy holiday, everyone! Whether or not you consider yourself religious, I hope the day is filled with love, peace and gratitude. I’ll see you on the other side of the holiday– I have a couple great reviews and posts coming your way!