Honey Pig Izakaya
Around Town / Food

Honey Pig Izakaya

One of the most deeply frustrating things about Japanese food in America is that, even in cities full of sushi restaurants and ramen shops, it’s still really hard sometimes to find the greasy, deep-fried delicious pub food you’ll find on the streets and in the izakayas of Japan. It took us nearly all summer, but last night we finally made it out to Honey Pig Izakaya and sampled some of the only Korean and Japanese pub food we’ve ever had outside Asia. Continue reading

The Weekend
Around Town / Baby / Moments

The Weekend

Will’s “For the love of all things holy, dad!  Hand over the frozen yogurt!” face This weekend we: made our (second) attempt at visiting the new Martin Luther King Jr Memorial, but owing to a rather rare and surprisingly vocal vote of descent from the youngest member of the group, we ended up instead making a frozen … Continue reading

Around Town

A Few DC Pics

Between pack out and finishing up last minute details and my parents coming into town and not having internet in our room, it suffices to say I haven’t been paying Hot Pot the attention its due. So, I promise more in-depth posts from China next week but until then, I’ll try to get some DC … Continue reading

Around Town

Spring in DC (Finally!)

I had the afternoon off from Chinese class yesterday and took advantage of the balmy weather to walk home through Georgetown, along the canal, and down Rock Creek Parkway. What a beautiful day.  I couldn’t help myself from pulling out my phone every few minutes to take pictures and gather evidence that, yes indeed, spring … Continue reading