On Saturday, we took my sister and cousin out for a belated birthday dinner. Yes, mag deadlines make me a lousy relative. Luckily, they understand. They were also understanding about me choosing some of my favorite places… Vegetarian Chinese food and dessert are something that you might have found me and my friend Jeff doing every week a decade or so ago… Above, mock shrimp with walnuts and pepper beef. Below, my sister Angelyn and her husband Carlos.