UCSD dining (Revelle)

I went to UCSD for college.  During my time at UCSD, the dining food wasn't too great.  My first quarter in, I was already pretty sick of dorm food, even with each mini college...

Cactus pears

The other day while shopping at Zion Market, I noticed these fruit that were called cactus pears.  They did look like cactus and had a pretty red skin.  I decided to buy a couple...

Cotixan Mexican & Seafood

Cotixan Mexican & Seafood4370 Genessee AveSan Diego, CA 92117(858) 571-8843www.gotburritos.com   I had a craving for Mexican food the other night, so Boyfriend and I stopped by Cotixan.  We used to come to Cotixan...

Matcha green tea latte

A couple of weeks ago, the folks at Matcha Source sent me package container some recipes, a small packet of matcha green tea powder, and a hand electric frother.  I wasn't sure what I...

Golden City revisit

Shortly after my first late night visit to Golden City, I read two great posts on Golden City from Carol of CAB cooks and Dennis from A Radiused Corner.  I also received some recommendations...

Matcha Green Tea Swirl Brownies

Shortly after I discovered that I could turn a lot of cakes and cookies that are white in color to be matcha green tea flavored, I thought of making matcha green tea swirl brownies,...

Moon Festival

The Moon Festival (aka Mid-Autumn Festival) is almost here.  This year, it will take place on October 3, 2009.  Growing up in the US, I've never experienced the full-on festivities that take place when...

Sam Woo takeout

Inside Ranch 99 is a Sam Woo restaurant.  The restaurant has two parts. There is a sit-down section where you can order from their menu and there is also a take-out section, with lot...

Green onion pancake

A couple of weeks ago, I was craving green onion pancakes.  I was ordering them everywhere I went, as evidenced by my visits to A&J Restaurant, Chin's, and Yi Mei Chinese Pastries.  Then I...

Matcha Agar Jelly

A while back ago I did a lot of experimenting baking with matcha green tea powder.  This weekend I started up again.  When I made my almond tofu, it occurred to me that I...