Taro flavored Chinese steamed rice cake

I do a lot of grocery shopping at Ranch 99.  Being from the Bay Area, I am often envious when I go back home to visit my parents and go to the asian grocery...

Guppy House

Guppy House 2730 Alton PkwySte 101Irvine, CA 92614(949) 851-9788www.myguppyteahouse.com I've been wanting to try Guppy House for a while.  On my last Irvine visit, I got a glimpse of the interior with all of...

Matcha Green tea chocolate swirl cake

I love matcha green tea flavored foods.  I'm always choosing the green tea flavored cakes, ice cream, candy, cookies, drinks, etc.  However, it wasn't until recently that I discovered how easily it is to...

Delicious mango bread

What a difference a recipe makes.  A few weeks ago, I attempted to make a fresh mango bread and was very disappointed with how it turned out.  You can find my original post here. ...

Royal India lunch buffet

Royal India Restaurant329 Market StSan Diego, CA 92101(619) 269-9999 www.royalindia.com Boyfriend and I enjoy trying Indian buffets.  Normally, Indian food tends to be expensive and I can never decide what I want because there...

85C Revisit and Sea Salt Coffee!

85C Bakery Cafe 2700 Alton Pkwy, Ste 123 Irvine, CA 92606 (949) 553-8585 www.85cafe.us I made another visit to 85C Bakery and Cafe again this past weekend. I can’t resist visiting whenever I’m in...

Capital Seafood Dim Sum

Capital Seafood BBQ & Dim Sum Express 2700 Alton Parkway, Ste #127Irvine, CA 92606(949) 252-8186 www.csrgweb.com   I have been eyeing the take-out dim sum express of Capital Seafood the past few times I visited...

Onigiri! (rice balls)

Recently I have been craving Onigiri.  It has been years since I have made any and I’m not sure what has brought on the sudden craving. Over the weekend, I went to Daiso, a...

Dragon Boat Festival

In honor of Dragon Boat Festival (Duan Wu Jie), I am dedicating a post to the delicious Zong Zi that are eaten to help celebrate this holiday. In English, the day is nicknamed Dragon...

Kumquats!

On my last visit to my parent's house, my mom bought a kumquat tree for her garden. As a result, I ended up going home with lots of beautiful kumquats! I've always enjoyed Kumquats,...