Smorgasburg is an outdoor food market that started in New York City. (There is now also one in LA.) Located in Brooklyn, it features around 75 vendors and is only open on weekends. Many...


Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Mug Cake

Creamy, fluffy, eggless peanut butter cake mixed with melty chocolate chips. This single serving mug cake is ready in about 5 minutes. It’s been a while since I made a mug cake. But it’s...



Tidal is a restaurant in Paradise Point Resort overlooking Mission Bay. I’ve been curious about the restaurant for a while now, especially after seeing photos of the beautiful water views it offers. This week...


Thai Pineapple Cauliflower Fried Rice

A quick and easy low-carb, gluten free version of Thai pineapple fried rice made by replacing rice with cauliflower. This healthy meal comes together in less than an hour and is just as flavorful as...


Noodle Hut

Noodle Hut recently opened on Convoy Street, replacing Xi’An Kitchen. The restaurant specializes in hand-pulled noodle dishes and also offered other various specialties from Shaanxi and Szechuan cuisine.


Edamame Snap Pea Salad with Sesame Dressing

This edamame and snap pea salad is inspired by the version made at Lemonade. Edamame beans, sugar snap peas, radishes and carrot are mixed together with an easy sesame dressing.



Sagatani is a small shop in Tokyo known for their soba (Japanese buckwheat noodles). The prices are very cheap , starting out at 290 yen (around $2.50) and it’s open 24 hours.


Boulder Organic Soups

January is National Soup Month. This explains why I have been craving warm soup nearly every single day. I’ve partnered with Boulder Organic Foods to share some of my favorite soups from their collection.


Sheet Pan Steak Fajitas

Sheet Pan Steak Fajitas is a fun and easy dinner ready in less than an hour. Everything is cooked in the oven on one sheet pan. You can also swap steak for chicken or shrimp....


T.P. Banh Bao 3

T.P. Banh Bao recently opened a location in San Diego. This Vietnamese spot specializes in Vietnamese steamed and fried buns. They have a popular location in Orange County and the original store is in...