Mike Chen’s Movable Feast at Buc-ee’s


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Mike Chen is a food vlogger (video blogger) with more than 3.7 million followers on his Strictly Dumpling YouTube channel. Chen was born in China but raised in the Midwest, where his parents ran Chinese buffet restaurants, giving him a front-row seat to the food business from an early age. Later in life, Chen had jobs in finance and digital strategy before becoming a full-time eater. Recently he moved from Seattle to North Texas, where he’s made quick work of acclimating to Texas cuisine.

Last week, the 40-year-old headed south to Central Texas where he had a fried chicken sandwich in Austin before waking up predawn to stand in line in the rain for Snows BBQ in Lexington.

This week’s video, however, was all

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Where to pamper mum with an extravagant feast

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mother’s day 2021 dining

With Mother’s Day just around the corner on 9 May, it’s about time to start planning on how best to pamper mum.

Last year’s occasion was a muted affair due to the Circuit Breaker — which disallowed dining in restaurants and led most of us to turn to food deliveries — so the upcoming one is our chance to really pull out all the stops and give our queens the unforgettable celebrations they deserve.

From elegant afternoon tea sets to indulgent boozy brunches and long, lazy lunches, here’s your ultimate Mother’s Day 2021 dining guide.

(Main and featured images: Wakanui)

1. The Marmalade Pantry (Downtown)

If a languid afternoon of tea and dainty bites is more up mum’s alley, pamper her with the Marmalade Pantry’s weekend afternoon tea ($54++ for two diners), which features a two-tier set laden with goodies

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