Goji berries

Every time I go home, there seems to be something new planted in my mom's garden.  On this last trip home, I was outside in the yard when something small and red caught my...

Arcadia- SinBala

SinBala651 W Duarte RdArcadia, CA 91007(626) 446-0886 One of my favorite desserts of all time is Taiwanese shaved ice.  I’ve had a really hard time finding good Taiwanese shaved ice here in the U.S. ...

1500 Ocean

1500 Ocean1500 Orange AveCoronado, CA 92118(619) 522-8459 www.dine1500ocean.com/ San Diego restaurant week started this past Sunday.  Boyfriend and I started it off by dining at 1500 Ocean inside the Hotel del Coronado.  We've never...

Rice wine soup

One of my favorite foods is glutinous sweet rice balls (called Tang yuan).  They are small balls made of glutinous rice flour.  Very chewy and slightly sweet.  I love soups, food dishes that contain...

Potato Salad Tofu Pockets

A few weeks ago I saw a post by the Food Librarian for Somen Salad in Fried Soybean pockets.  They were so pretty and such a creative use of soybean skins  (Inarizushi no moto),...

Monterey Park- Diamond Bakery

Diamond Bakery744 W Garvey AveMonterey Park, CA 91754(626) 289-5172 Whenever I go to Monterey Park, I always end up making two bakery stops for my egg tarts.  Kee Wah Bakery makes the giant original...

Arcadia- Din Tai Fung

Din Tai Fung1108 S Baldwin AveArcadia, CA 921007626-574-7068www.dintaifungusa.com During our weekend eating trip, I took Boyfriend to Din Tai Fung.  I've been wanting to take Boyfriend for a long time because he loves Xiao...

Arcadia- J.J. Bakery

JJ Bakery1130 S Baldwin AveArcadia, CA 91007(626) 836-6888www.jjbakeryusa.com So I'm jumping around a bit on my eating trip from this last weekend.  I haven't had as much time as I would like to write...

Monterey Park- Kee Wah Bakery

Kee Wah Bakery729 W Garvey AveMonterey Park, CA 91755(626) 281-2680www.keewah.us When Boyfriend and I were in college, we used to go on eating trips to either LA or Monterey Park all the time.  Drive...

Deviled potatoes

Hi everyone.  Hope you all had a great Labor Day weekend.  I did a lot of eating this weekend, with posts to soon come.  Meanwhile, here is a quick post for potatoes I made...