Menya Ultra

Menya Ultra recently opened and word has already gotten out that this may be the best ramen in San Diego right now. The owner has won awards for his ramen and owns several ramen shops...


Flourless Baileys Chocolate Mug Cake

A single serving flourless chocolate mug cake flavored with Baileys irish cream liqueur. This quick and easy treat cooks in the microwave in just one minute and is perfect for St. Patrick’s Day. I...


Mouriya Honten Kobe Beef Steak Restaurant

Mouriya is a well known steak restaurant in Kobe that serves kobe beef. During our trip to Japan, we specifically took a day trip to Kobe so we could eat authentic kobe beef.


Chocolate Avocado Banana Bread

This chocolate avocado banana bread doesn’t use oil or butter. Instead, avocado replaces the oil, creating a rich, moist chocolate banana bread. The best part is, you can make everything in the blender or...


Pacific Poke Co

Pacific Poke Company opened late last year. The restaurant focuses on poke bowls, but also offers a few other items like spam musubi and spring rolls. Like most of the other poke restaurants in...


Crispiest Baked Chicken Wings

Today I’m sharing a method for producing the crispiest baked chicken wings. With just one extra ingredient, the wings come out golden with skin that stays crispy for hours.


Holy Matcha

Holy Matcha softly opened last week. The cafe offers a menu focused around Japanese matcha green tea, offering ceremonial matcha, matcha drinks, and matcha flavored foods. They also serve a few other tea varieties. I...


Chocolate Overnight Oats

Chocolate Overnight Oats is a healthy, no-cook breakfast. You can make the oats ahead of time and make enough to meal prep for a week. Overnight oats are my current new love. They only...


Japanese Souffle Pancakes

These Japanese-style Souffle Pancakes are incredibly light and fluffy. They are a popular trend in Japan, but you can recreate them in your own home. As you may recall, during my trip to Tokyo,...


Mr. Holmes Bakehouse

Mr. Holmes Bakehouse is a bakery known for their cruffins. The hugely popular bakery started in San Francisco but recently expanded into Southern California, opening a store in Los Angeles a few months ago...