Roast Meat & Sandwich Shop

Roast Meat & Sandwich Shop recently opened inside Liberty Public Market. The small shop offers a variety of roasted meats like porchetta, roast beef, prime rib and chicken. You can get fresh-made sandwiches, bowls,...


Chinese New Year 2017 recap

We celebrated Chinese Lunar New Year over the weekend with some close friends. I managed to take a few photos before our guests arrived.


Taco Bell’s Naked Chicken Chalupa

Taco Bell recently launched the Naked Chicken Chalupa, which features a fried chicken shell rather than the traditional tortilla shell. Thanks to their great marketing campaign, my brother talked about the new product endlessly...


Fried Bacon Wrapped Eggs

Soft boiled eggs are wrapped in bacon and coated in panko bread crumbs before being deep fried until golden brown. The eggs have a crunchy shell, a smoky bacon wrap and a soft-yolk center. It’s a...


Instant Pot Hard and Soft Boiled Eggs

Eggs come out perfectly cooked and very easy to peel by steaming them in a pressure cooker, like an instant pot. This might not be a new discovery for you but it is for...


Tasty Pot

Tasty Pot, a restaurant chain that specializes in individual Taiwanese-style hot pots, softly opened in San Diego last week. The chain is originally from the Bay Area and being a huge fan of Taiwanese-style...


Homemade Fortune Cookies

These homemade fortune cookies are easy to make. You can customize them with your own messages and then dip them in chocolate for gifts, favors, a party, wedding or bridal shower, and more. Chinese...


Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup

Make homemade, comforting chicken noodle soup in your crock-pot. No need to buy the canned ones and your slow cooker does almost all of the work. There are few things more comforting to me...


Private Kitchens

Private Kitchens recently opened in San Diego, replacing Zisu Indian Market. The restaurant specializes in a Chengdu-style hot pot with skewers (Chuanchuan Xiang). The Indian Market signage is still on the building, with a...


Stir Fry Zucchini Noodles Chow Mein

A low carb version of Chinese chow mein or lo mein (Chinese stir fry noodles) using zucchini noodles aka zoodles. This meal is ready in less than 30 minutes. Chinese New Year is right around the...