Pumpkin mochi

For Thanksgiving, I'm in charge of desserts.  It's a challenge to find desserts enjoyable to all so I usually do quite a few desserts.  For a number of years, I struggled to find desserts...

Ba Ren

Ba Ren 4957 Diane Ave San Diego, CA 92117 (858) 279-2520 A few weeks ago, I paid a visit to Ba Ren and had a bunch of their non-spicy dishes which can be read...

Pumpkin chocolate chip cookies

I've seen some great pumpkin recipes lately and I started baking some of them this past weekend.  First up was pumpkin chocolate chip cookies.  I've never heard or tried pumpkin chocolate chip cookies, but...

Fish shaped ice cream sandwich

The other day Ranch 99 had these cute fish shaped ice cream waffle sandwiches on sale.  I've never seen them before, and had to try them out.  I love eating cutesy foods.  The outside...

Diddy Riese Cookies

Diddy Riese Cookies926 Broxton AveLos Angeles, CA 90024 (310) 208-0448 www.diddyriese.com When I used to visit friends at UCLA, we always had to stop by Diddy Riese Cookies in Westwood.  Diddy Riese is a...

Stan’s Donuts

Stan's Donuts10948 Weyburn AveLos Angeles, CA 90024(310) 208-8660www.stansdoughnuts.com/index.html A while back I read this great article entitled "I ate L.A."  It was a fun read, and I enjoyed reading about some of my favorite...

Jujube

Jujube is one of the cutest names for a fruit in my opinion.  Whenever I heard the name, I think it sounds like a nickname that one would use on an adorable baby or...

Madeleines

I've been trying to find the perfect madeleine recipe.  My family loves madeleines.  I've seen a lot of different recipes, and different flavored madeleines.  I plan on experimenting with flavored ones soon, but first...

Tadashi

Tadashi1277 Prospect StLa Jolla, CA 92037(858) 456-7118https://www.tadashisushi.signonsandiego.com/home.html Last week it was Little Brother's birthday.  He loves sushi so we decided to take him to Tadashi, which has an all you can eat option at...

Apple cake

I've been wanting to make an apple cake for a while now.  I found a recipe for apple cake on gastronomy that looked both delicious and fairly simple to make.  I put off making...