Hung out with Jimmy today, whom I haven’t seen since we graduated from Amherst (or did I see him in December?), and had some maths talk. Then my parents decided that we simply must have a family dinner tonight. Those are always weird and end up with my mom crying. 

Brunch with Jimmy at Pho Vi Hoa, Mountain View, CA:

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Veggie noodle soup

Not the best soup I’ve had — go to San Jose if you want good pho. I liked that there was a lot of toppings though.

Dessert at Satura Cakes, Los Altos, CA:

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Green tea cream puff (shared w/Jimmy)

I quite liked this! Not too sweet, nice crunchy top and good filling to pastry ratio. I do wish the green tea flavour had been stronger though. This bakery is located in downtown Los Altos, which is a very cute and relaxing street to walk on if you guys are nearby. 

Snack:

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Watermelon

Dinner with the family at Sweet Tomatoes, San Jose, CA:

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Assorted salad — sourdough bread — pumpernickel bread — veggie soup — carrot sriracha soup — assorted muffins (not pictured) — cornbread (not pictured)

Ate way, way too much. I always just end up eating soup, salad and an entire loaf of bread.