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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Solace and the Moonlight Lounge

Solace and the Moonlight Lounge has become one of our go-to spots when we want a leisurely brunch without dealing with long lines and big crowds. They are the sister restaurant to the very...

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Smorgasburg

Smorgasburg is an outdoor food market that started in New York City. (There is now also one in LA.) Located in Brooklyn, it features around 75 vendors and is only open on weekends. Many...

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Mug Cake

Creamy, fluffy, eggless peanut butter cake mixed with melty chocolate chips. This single serving mug cake is ready in about 5 minutes. It’s been a while since I made a mug cake. But it’s...

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Tidal

Tidal is a restaurant in Paradise Point Resort overlooking Mission Bay. I’ve been curious about the restaurant for a while now, especially after seeing photos of the beautiful water views it offers. This week...

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Thai Pineapple Cauliflower Fried Rice

A quick and easy low-carb, gluten free version of Thai pineapple fried rice made by replacing rice with cauliflower. This healthy meal comes together in less than an hour and is just as flavorful as...