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Asian Fusion Food Trifecta in the East Village

Craving Asian fusion food? Head to NYC’s East Village for my favorite trifecta of Baohaus, Momofuku Noodle Bar & Spot Dessert Bar.


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I grew up on Chinese food. I ate it all day, every day. It’s my comfort food. But after a while, it get’s boring. Enter Asian fusion cuisine – my all-time favorite cuisine. It’s familiar enough to be comforting yet slightly different enough to be just a little exciting. In the East Village, there are three Asian-infused eateries that always satisfies my cravings. I call it my Asian fusion trifecta.

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The Fancy Animal Carnival @ The Garment District

The Fancy Animal Carnival features contemporary animal sculptures by Taiwanese artist Hung Yin in the Garment District.


Lunar New Year starts this Saturday, January 28. There will be plenty of celebrations in Chinatown, but you can also experience the culture at The Fancy Animal Carnival. This outdoor exhibit features 11 insanely colorful animal sculptures by contemporary Taiwanese artist Hung Yin in the Garment District.

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10 Korean Skincare Products For Long Flights

Keep your skin looking dewey fresh on long flights with these Korean skincare products


Korean skincare products have finally made it mainstream! I was thrilled to see if finally come into the US market. My daily skincare routine is like a mini vacation. I take it religiously. Some people might find the 10-step process excessive or a hassle, but I see it as mini-spa treatment. So when I travel, I make sure my mini-spa treatments come with me – especially for those long flights that really dry out my skin.

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