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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. ...

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More Manju!

I love how pretty the handcrafted manju from Hogetsu Bakery are.  Since Hogestu is a bit of a far drive for me, I rely on Nijiya's supply of Hogetsu Bakery's manju to fulfill my...

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Pappalecco- delicious gelato

Pappalecco- A Gelato Lounge1602 State StSan Diego, CA 92101(619) 238-4590www.pappalecco.com I've been searching for a good gelato place for a while now after being disappointed with my old favorite.  I read great reviews about...

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Emerald Late Night

Emerald Chinese Seafood Restaurant3709 Convoy StSte 101San Diego, CA 92111(858) 565-6888 www.emeraldrestaurant.com/ A while back, I learned that Emerald Seafood has a late night menu with discounted prices from 9pm-12am.  I have been wanting...

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Madeleines

I love Madeleines, especially the classic ones.  They are so pretty and soft and taste delicious. I recently tried to make madeleines, using a recipe I found on Joy of baking. The recipe can...

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Extraordinary Desserts Again

Extraordinary Desserts 1430 Union Street San Diego, CA 92101 619-294-7001 www.extraordinarydesserts.com I think I finally got Extraordinary Desserts out of my system after several more visits.  Not that it doesn’t still taste yummy, but...

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Fun sorbets

This weekend I bought some fun sorbets at my local Costco.  The sorbets are served in real fruit bowls, making them pretty fun snacks.  One box comes with 5 flavors: pineapple, orange-mango, lemon, coconut...

Fresh Mango Bread

With summer on its way and so many fruits on sale, I’m always looking for new baking recipes to incorporate all the fresh fruit I have in my house.  Recently, I came across a...