Kirbie's Cravings

Papaya Smoothie

This 3-ingredient Papaya Smoothie is an easy drink with many health benefits and one of my favorite ways to use up fresh papaya. Smoothies are such a great way to enjoy fruit and this...

Sea Salt Coffee from 85C

A mid-day post! So I'm currently at work drinking mediocre coffee, and wishing I had some sea salt coffee from 85C Bakery and Cafe.  Thus, the inspiration for this mid-day lunch post.  I picked...

King Eggroll revisit

King Eggroll980 Lundy AveSan Jose, CA. 95133 (408) 729-8307 www.kingeggroll.com Boyfriend has always loved the eggrolls I bring back from King Eggroll.  My previous post can be found here.  On my most recent trip...

Tita’s Kitchenette

Tita's Kitchenette 2720 E Plaza BlvdNational City, CA 91950(619) 472-5801 Knowing that I was going to be in National City, I wanted to take the opportunity to try out some Filipino restaurants while in...

White Fungus Soup

While the name may not sound very appealing to those unfamiliar with this traditional Chinese dessert, this is an easy, tasty dessert soup that is perfect for a hot summer day and offers many...

Elliston Vineyards Wedding Food

Boyfriend and I attended a wedding recently of one of my close friends, who got married at Elliston Vineyards in Sunol, California.  This is the first wedding event I've attended since starting this food...

Red Velvet Cupcakes

This red velvet cupcake recipe doesn’t have buttermilk and is easy to make. The cupcakes come out a vibrant red. Dress them up with frosting or leave them plain – they’re delicious either way....

Soy Sauce Cucumber Salad

Cucumber salad is a refreshing and easy side dish. This version is a Chinese-style one I learned how to make from my mom and is still one of my favorite easy salads.  Learn which...

Thai Pepper Cuisine

Thai Pepper Cuisine 3361 Sandrock RoadSan Diego, CA 92123(858) 715-4676 I've been wanting to check out Thai Pepper Cuisine ever since reading a post about it on mmm-yoso.  Boyfriend and I attempted to try...

Chinese Chive eggs

Back home, my mom grows chinese chives in her garden, so they are almost always readily available for her to use to make a stir fried chive dish, or chive dumplings or chive eggs....

Fredcel Lumpias & Catering

Fredcel Lumpias & Catering 3876 38th StSan Diego, CA 92105(619) 282-2305fredcellumpias.weebly.com I learned about Fredcel from mmm-yoso. I wanted to take Boyfriend there because he loves lumpia.  Loves.  It's kinda scary seeing how many...

Cinnamon Cappuccino Cookies

These cinnamon cappuccino cookies are similar to a classic snickerdoodle but are flavored with coffee and cinnamon. The cookies have crispy edges and chewy centers and have the perfect amount of sweetness. These chewy...