I launched this blog in 2008. My mini-me.


How to drink scotch like a real badass Asian

December 20, 2012

I’ve always enjoyed Johnnie Walker Red. As a kid in Chinatown, it was the liquor of choice served during most of the 10-course Chinese restaurant banquets that we attended. But […]

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Big retailers will take back old returns

December 13, 2012

FYI: I am amazed at how generous the return policies have become at big chains. Well, at least that’s what I found at two stores that I visited recently. In […]

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12 ways to know if you’re an entrepreneur

November 14, 2012

Those of you who know me have often heard me say that I don’t necessarily define “my people” by race, gender or even creed. Instead, I most closely identify most […]

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My favorite kitchen appliance

October 22, 2012

I loved baked goodies but for the longest time was too lazy, busy and cheap to make anything in my own oven. Too much of an effort! But then I […]

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The Good Asian or The Bad Asian — who am I?

October 11, 2012

Okay, grasshoppers, I really need your help today. Slowly and steadily, your humble servant is progressing towards a real book project. So far, I’ve got 3.48 out of 18 chapters […]

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Facebook can hurt college applications

October 8, 2012

When I went to College Night at my daughter’s high school last week, I was totally shocked to hear that colleges hire experts to snoop around the Facebook profiles of […]

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Meeting Asian American bloggers in L.A.

August 23, 2012

Ready to try something new? While I don’t think of myself as an Asian-American blogger, the intrepid Betty Ming Liu is flying to an Asian-American bloggers’ convention in Los Angeles. […]

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