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Lily Chin

Lily Chin

Serious Eats Editorial Intern

I'm a native New Yorker who has lived in Queens for most of my life. I like to cook and go grocery shopping while snapping pictures on my food adventures.

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  • Location: New York City
  • Favorite foods: fried eggs, oysters, dollar pizza, steak, fries loaded with ketchup
  • Last bite on earth: Everything that is fatty, deep fried, and expensive. I'd go on a fries binge.

This Week in Recipes

Macaroni and cheese waffles, ultra-smashed cheeseburgers, white chocolate-dipped lemon macaroons, and more sweet, savory, and satisfying recipes we made this week! More

22 Recipes for Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

Eating Thanksgiving leftovers for days on end is enough to drive even the most turkey-enthused over the edge. From effortless stratas and salads to Asian-inspired soups and stir-fries, bring some variety to the table with these 22 leftover-friendly recipes. Jump to one below or click through the slideshow for more inspiration! More

How to Marinate Meat for Stir Fries

I wash mine too, something I learned from my parents. I would like to say it's an Asian thing (but I'm not sure if it is). We wash our rice, vegetables and meat. I do it to get rid of any surface bacteria/dirt or the extra blood oozing out. The extra blood creates unwanted protein blood curds when cooked. Also, you never know what hands have touched the meat or if it dropped to the floor during packaging and was slapped back into the package.

A Day in the Life: Robyn Lee, Staff Photographer and Editor, A Hamburger Today

This had me lol'ing : Max is frustrated. I offer no solace; I just go, "That sucks." Thanks for the good chuckle!

Where's the Best Oyster Happy Hour in NYC?

Lure Fishbar - happy hour shucked oysters at $1.50 ea & drinks all under $8.

The Best (Mostly Cheap) Eats on St. Marks Place in the East Village

@lacerise S'Mac is still around, it's on 12th street, not St. Marks.

Serious Eats Neighborhood Guides: Brian Tsao's Flushing

Rumor has it that Flushing Mall will be closing soon for a parking lot... not sure if the rumors are true but try the "Ah Zhong Mian Xian" stall before it goes. As for bubble tea, Quickly's bubbles/tapioca are not the best in Flushing anymore, even though they have reigned supreme for a while. Nowadays, Kungfu Tea is the best for bubble tea.

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