Bay Area- Shinbala

Shinbala Cafe20956 Homestead RdCupertino, CA 95014(408) 257-6868 Normally when I go home, I don't do a lot of food exploring.  I just go wherever my parents take me.  On my last trip home, I...

Manju

I found a new manju set at Nijiya during my shopping trip.  I previously posted on the handcrafted manju from Hogetsu Bakery, sold at Nijiya here, here and here. There were two different sets...

Tasty Bakery

Tasty Bakery4344 Convoy StSan Diego, CA 92111(858) 278-2866 I discovered Tasty Bakery a few years ago when trying to find a chinese bakery in San Diego outside of the one inside Ranch 99.  I...

Irvine- Kula revolving sushi bar

Kula Sushi Bar2700 Alton Parkway, Suite 133Irvine, CA 92606(949) 553-0747kulasushibar.wordpress.com/ I first read about Kula from Eileen Likes to Eat.  The idea of a revolving sushi bar made me super excited.  I know that...

Easiest cake ever

A while ago I saw this recipe for easiest cake ever by The Food Librarian.  I'm always drawn to super simple recipes and this cake recipe looked too easy to pass up.  You can...

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...