Eddie Huang is my new favorite food show host. His show is Fresh Off the Boat which is also the name of his bestselling memoir. He’s the perfect mix of young foul mouthed foodie and serious culinarian. Essentially he’s Anthony Bourdain for twenty somethings (but funnier and edgier). It’s not just food though, Eddie touches on subjects like race, cultural assimilation, and drugs. It doesn’t hurt that his show is for Vice…one of my favorite sources for everything. The show hardly seems produced. You get the feeling that each episode is truly what it’s like to hang out with Eddie and eat all the food. Besides all of that he refers to himself as the human panda which means we are soul mates. I’ve shared the Chengdu episodes below because they’re my favorite and pandas.
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I’ve been running this blog for a few years now and a lot has changed. I got married, bought a home, got a dog, divorced, moved, and started a new career. It’s kind of weird writing a blog because you have to assume other people are reading your posts otherwise your really just talking or “writing” to yourself. Either way it’s therapeutic and I enjoy it. I’ve been toying around with the idea of ending the blog but I’m not completely convinced yet.
I guess what I’m trying to say is that if you are one of the people that don’t exist in my head sorry not sorry for the sporadic posts. I keep telling myself that I’ll post more or rework the flow of the blog but I think it’s kind of perfect the way it is. Thanks for reading this.
Some of my favorite things right now:
I’m so very excited to be heading to The Northwest Coffee Festival today. This has become one of my favorite events to work. The festival is a consumer based coffee and food event. A ton of great roasteries and cafes from the area get together for two days to hold talks on the current state of the industry to customer service and serve awesome coffee.