You Are What You Eat, Joy Hui Lin

me and gelato.JPGName: Joy Hui Lin

Occupation: Food/Travel Writer & Poet


Relationship status: Sambo  

What did you eat today?

Cheerios, a white nectarine, a peach, a pastry, Garlicky Eggplant with Pork, and rice.

What do you never eat? 

You won’t see me lining up in the milza queue at St. Francis’ (spleen sandwiches, which are (in)famous in Sicily).

Complete this sentence: 

In my refrigerator, you can always find: Cheese.  I’m happiest when there are at least five kinds around.

What is your favorite kitchen item?

Dishwasher.  Sometimes I wish I could hug it.

Where do you eat out most frequently?

I love Cafe Piastowska, Cafe Copacabana, Ethiostar, and Roppongi.  

World ends tomorrow.  What would you like for your last meal? 

Either Little Peking in Westminster, CA — pork and leek dumplings with handmade dough, roast beef and green onion sandwich dripping with hoisin sauce (can you tell I’m drooling), or my boyfriend Otto’s osso bucco and risotto milanese.

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