Bento box

I’ve been inspired to make bento boxes after viewing the Adventures in Bentomaking by Pikko. I even went out and bought a bento box, with a cute little bear on top, an opening to...

Pineapple cakes

Been super busy the past few days, but here is a quick post on pineapple cakes.  I went home a few weeks ago in order to see my grandmother who was visiting from Taiwan. ...

Monterey Park- Yi Mei Chinese Pastries

Yi Mei Chinese Pastries736 S Atlantic BlvdMonterey Park, CA 91754 (626) 284-9306 When Boyfriend and I used to go to Monterey Park, we had no idea where to go. If yelp was around, we...

Food News

Food News

Groupon has come to San Diego.  About a month ago, I was contacted by the people working at Groupon.  Everyday they have a deal of the day for the San Diego area.  The idea...

Oceanaire

Oceanaire Seafood Room400 J StSan Diego, CA 92101(619) 858-2277 After a dismal experience at 1500 Ocean for restaurant week, Boyfriend and I looked forward to Oceanaire to redeem our faith in restaurant week.  Oceanaire...

Ice Wine

When I told one of my closest friends that I was writing a food blog, one of his first questions was whether it would include alcohol (he's European).  I had honestly not thought to...

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...