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Cantonese Food Review (Part 1)

Over the last few months in Guangzhou, China, I have had the opportunity to try some unique Cantonese food from all over the city. Some of them are well known dishes internationally, while some are rather exotic cuisine that are only popular locally. I will be introducing a few of them here in my blog from my personal tasting experience.

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Graduated from Vandy!!!

Today I took the last exam of my undergraduate college career. The campus was peaceful and quiet, as most people had already left for winter break. Although I expected the end to be more ceremonious than this, I couldn't help but think that the rare tranquility called for a moment of self-reflection.

For me, college was a juxtaposition of accompolishments and failures, of hope and despair, of dreams and nightmares. Looking back, there were memories that I cherish dearly as well as things that I deeply regret. At the end of the day, the most important thing about 3.5 years at Vanderbilt is that I grew tremendously as a person, both in terms of my technical knowledge and my mental maturity. And for that, I am content and forever grateful.