Eric Lim

Unsolicited commentary and thoughts


iPhone in my Mazda3

Monday, February 27, 2012

Even before I had my iPhone in my hands, I was already looking into how to get it connected to my car. My Mazda3 is from 2004, which apparently is just before everyone’s car started coming with aux-in connections and Bluetooth, as my car has neither. Aux-In I remembered reading way back when I still…

Mama’s Lu

Monday, February 13, 2012

A weekend back in Pasadena with the parents pretty much always means going out to eat some Chinese food. My dad decided on Mama’s Lu on Garvey. Along the way we passed by another Mama’s Lu that had apparently just opened but wasn’t advertising yet. We proceeded to the original location, found a wait of…

I’m addicted to my iPhone

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

The guy who everyone assumed would have an iPhone (that’s me) finally got an iPhone. It’s been just over three months since I first got it, and I thought it’d be good to write up some thoughts and impressions on the iPhone, since this is my very first smartphone. Nokia, you served me well Comparison…


Monday, January 30, 2012

Bruxie, “The Bold Fold,” as they call themselves, seemed gimmicky to me. The idea of waffle sandwiches sounds unique and tasty, but in execution felt mediocre. I didn’t find anything special with the waffles themselves, and what they put in the fold did anything but scream delicious. On my first visit I ordered their buttermilk…

The Best Thing to Come Out of the Prequels

Monday, January 23, 2012

Just finished watching Star Wars: Clone Wars. I watched these way back in college, but Brad Vassar watched them over the weekend and talking to him got me wanting to see them again. Don’t confuse this series with the 3D CGI animated series that came out later in 2008. This is the series that came…

Passing on Star Wars: The Old Republic

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Most people assume that I’m a WoW player, or have played WoW in the past, or in one way or the other have experienced the drug that is WoW. Luckily I’ve been smart enough to never partake, because I get the feeling that once I get a taste of its wonder I’ll be sucked in…