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Ba Ren

Ba Ren 4957 Diane AveSan Diego, CA 92117(858) 279-2520 I've been wanting to review Ba Ren for a long time, but have not gotten around to it until now.  While I often complain about...

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Red Bean Soup

Red bean soup is one of my favorite chinese dessert soups.  It's a sweet soup that can be served hot or cold.  I only wish it was a soup that I could have instantly...

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Bento box

I’ve been inspired to make bento boxes after viewing the Adventures in Bentomaking by Pikko. I even went out and bought a bento box, with a cute little bear on top, an opening to...

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Pineapple cakes

Been super busy the past few days, but here is a quick post on pineapple cakes.  I went home a few weeks ago in order to see my grandmother who was visiting from Taiwan. ...

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Monterey Park- Yi Mei Chinese Pastries

Yi Mei Chinese Pastries736 S Atlantic BlvdMonterey Park, CA 91754 (626) 284-9306 When Boyfriend and I used to go to Monterey Park, we had no idea where to go. If yelp was around, we...

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Food News

Groupon has come to San Diego.  About a month ago, I was contacted by the people working at Groupon.  Everyday they have a deal of the day for the San Diego area.  The idea...

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Oceanaire

Oceanaire Seafood Room400 J StSan Diego, CA 92101(619) 858-2277 After a dismal experience at 1500 Ocean for restaurant week, Boyfriend and I looked forward to Oceanaire to redeem our faith in restaurant week.  Oceanaire...

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Ice Wine

When I told one of my closest friends that I was writing a food blog, one of his first questions was whether it would include alcohol (he's European).  I had honestly not thought to...

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Goji berries

Every time I go home, there seems to be something new planted in my mom's garden.  On this last trip home, I was outside in the yard when something small and red caught my...

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Arcadia- SinBala

SinBala651 W Duarte RdArcadia, CA 91007(626) 446-0886 One of my favorite desserts of all time is Taiwanese shaved ice.  I’ve had a really hard time finding good Taiwanese shaved ice here in the U.S. ...