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the boiling crab, san jose

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Dinner #1 in the Bay Area was a meal at Boiling Crab with Sara, Jane, Lizzie, and Tolu (all of whom I share horrific temp memories with). We like to call these Friendship Renewal Dinners. You see, we’re friends. Good friends even. But we never see each other. When we do, we pick up right where we left off and our friendship continues refueled by our recent meetup and musings.

Boiling Crab was a personal request since I’ve heard that it recently made its way to the Bay Area. It’s in South San Jose (like super south, like the second to the last exit before you’re officially Gilroy-bound) and actually not far from my godparent’s old hood off of Capitol Expressway and Silver Creek Road.

This, my friends, is going to require a plastic bib.

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Written by joann

January 28, 2010 at 7:00 pm

chinatown street eatin’

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I had a super jam packed day yesterday which started in Tampines and ended in Chinatown to partake in the last night of the Mid-Autumn Festival.

Tatay had mentioned that he had eaten some awesome food in Chinatown back in the day when his ship made a stop in Singapore in the 70s. Imagine my happiness when we found Smith Street and got to do a little street eatin’ ourselves.

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Written by joann

September 14, 2008 at 2:23 pm

shrimp n beans

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Wow 2 posts in one night! This is one of my go-to dishes that I make when I only have to feed myself. The brothers are also big fans. It’s super easy and takes a minimal amount of ingredients.

shrimp pt1

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Written by joann

May 8, 2007 at 10:59 pm

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