Reflection on My Ramen Pop-up

It just seems like yesterday when I wrote about my involvement in a noodle pop-up called Ra(Mein) back in April. Then here I am, four months later, writing a quick reflection of my pop-up...

Ra(Mein) - Ramen popup coming to LIC Flea

Introducing Ra(Mein)

I’ve been busy lately but I know you all want to know what’s going on at Yi Reservation so I am checking in to make a short but reallly exciting announcement.

steamed piggy buns recipe

Steamed Piggy Buns

Believe or not, these soft and almost too-adorable-to-eat steamed piggy buns are one of the hottest Dim Sum items served up in restaurants here in New York City. On a recent visit to Golden...

Stir-fried Garlic Pea Shoots Recipe

{Recipe} Stir-Fried Snow Pea Tips 炒豆苗

Happy Chinese New Year of the Monkey! I hope all of you got to celebrate the Chinese New Year 2016 in some way and if you got to cook something off the Chinese New...

Free Chinese New Year Cookbook

Chinese New Year Recipes | Free Cookbook

Let’s get to the point. If you are looking for Chinese Cookbook specially for Chinese New Year, you are in the right place. Chinese New Year, a.k.a. Luna New Year or Spring Festival, is...

Roasted Pig | Siu Yuk ‎燒肉 Recipe

Crispy Pork Belly | Siu Yuk ‎燒肉

If there is one place that gets me excited about going to Chinatown, it would be Chinese BBQ shops. You know, the restaurants with endless amount of roasted pork, chickens, ducks covered in that...

Chongqing Chicken with Chilies 辣子雞

Chongqing Chicken with Chilies 辣子雞

Hello and Happy New Year! Nothing gets me more excited than kicking off the new year with a pepper head party dish like Chongqing Chicken (yes that’s a dish named after my hometown!).

char siu bao/roast pork bun

Cha Siu Bao – Steamed BBQ Pork Bun 叉燒包

Steamed bun or simply Bao in Chinese, has been one of the hottest (pun intended) snack/appetizer I’ve been serving up this holiday season. In celebrating the upcoming holidays and the New Year as well...

Fish in Spicy Chili Oil 水煮魚

Fish in Spicy Chili Oil 水煮魚

Here is an inspiration for your next April Fool’s joke. Go to your favorite local Sichuan restaurant with your non-spicy food eating friends. And order the

Quick and Easy Egg Drop Soup Recipe

{Recipe} Egg Drop Soup 蛋花湯

When the temperature finally drops below 50 F (10 C) here in NYC, I know that 1) winter is probably around the corner 2) it’s about the time to cook some soups. And who...