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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...

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Capital Seafood Dim Sum

Capital Seafood BBQ & Dim Sum Express 2700 Alton Parkway, Ste #127Irvine, CA 92606(949) 252-8186 www.csrgweb.com   I have been eyeing the take-out dim sum express of Capital Seafood the past few times I visited...

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Onigiri! (rice balls)

Recently I have been craving Onigiri.  It has been years since I have made any and I’m not sure what has brought on the sudden craving. Over the weekend, I went to Daiso, a...

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Dragon Boat Festival

In honor of Dragon Boat Festival (Duan Wu Jie), I am dedicating a post to the delicious Zong Zi that are eaten to help celebrate this holiday. In English, the day is nicknamed Dragon...

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Kumquats!

On my last visit to my parent's house, my mom bought a kumquat tree for her garden. As a result, I ended up going home with lots of beautiful kumquats! I've always enjoyed Kumquats,...

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Convoy Tofu House

Convoy Tofu House4229 Convoy StSan Diego, CA 92111(858) 573-2511 I have a love-hate relationship with yelp reviews.  I have found some great places through yelp, but have also been extremely disappointed by yelp.  This...

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JJ Bakery revisit

J J Bakery-Cafe15333 Culver DriveSte 660/650Irvine, CA 92604(949) 653-1565 I had a chance to visit JJ Bakery Cafe again this past weekend.  My previous post can be found here. Here are some of the...

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Snow Peas and Shrimp Stir Fry

Snow peas have been on sale lately at Ranch 99.  I enjoy eating them, and there is really one way I know how to cook them: stirfry!  By stirfrying them, you retain their crispiness. ...