Bay Area- Fatima Restaurant and Hong Fu Restaurant

I've been craving knife shaved noodles for a while now.  There are only a few places I've been to that serve knife shaved noodles, and one of them is near my parents' house.  So...

Taiwan snacks- mochi

As I recently blogged here, my grandmother came to visit and brought a lot of delicious Taiwanese snacks with her.  One of the snacks she brought with little mochis.  When I first saw these,...

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...

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...

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...

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. ...

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...

Food News

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...

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...

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...