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Cherry Mochi Cake

After my successful experience with strawberry mochi cake, I have been wanting to try cherry mochi cake since I love cherries even more than strawberries.  I decided to try it out for a potluck...

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Pho T. Cali

Pho T. Cali7351 Clairemont Mesa BlvdSan Diego, CA 92111(858) 565-6997 www.photcali.com Pho T. Cali is the place I go to most for pho  It’s not necessarily the best pho, but it’s pretty good and in...

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Cheese & Garlic Biscuits

Recently I was given a large block of cheddar cheese. A very large block. So I have been searching for recipes that require cheddar cheese in order to use up all the cheese.  I...

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Wa Okan dining

Wa Okan Dining3860 Convoy StSan Diego, CA 92111(858) 279-0941 okanus.com I have been wanting to try Okan for a while.  For the past few months, every weekend after shopping at Nijiya I would say...

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Taro flavored Chinese steamed rice cake

I do a lot of grocery shopping at Ranch 99.  Being from the Bay Area, I am often envious when I go back home to visit my parents and go to the asian grocery...

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Guppy House

Guppy House 2730 Alton PkwySte 101Irvine, CA 92614(949) 851-9788www.myguppyteahouse.com I've been wanting to try Guppy House for a while.  On my last Irvine visit, I got a glimpse of the interior with all of...

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Matcha Green tea chocolate swirl cake

I love matcha green tea flavored foods.  I'm always choosing the green tea flavored cakes, ice cream, candy, cookies, drinks, etc.  However, it wasn't until recently that I discovered how easily it is to...

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Delicious mango bread

What a difference a recipe makes.  A few weeks ago, I attempted to make a fresh mango bread and was very disappointed with how it turned out.  You can find my original post here. ...

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Royal India lunch buffet

Royal India Restaurant329 Market StSan Diego, CA 92101(619) 269-9999 www.royalindia.com Boyfriend and I enjoy trying Indian buffets.  Normally, Indian food tends to be expensive and I can never decide what I want because there...

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85C Revisit and Sea Salt Coffee!

85C Bakery Cafe 2700 Alton Pkwy, Ste 123 Irvine, CA 92606 (949) 553-8585 www.85cafe.us I made another visit to 85C Bakery and Cafe again this past weekend. I can’t resist visiting whenever I’m in...