Cherry Mochi Cake

After my successful experience with strawberry mochi cake, I have been wanting to try cherry mochi cake since I love cherries even more than strawberries.  I decided to try it out for a potluck...

Pho T. Cali

Pho T. Cali7351 Clairemont Mesa BlvdSan Diego, CA 92111(858) 565-6997 www.photcali.com Pho T. Cali is the place I go to most for pho  It’s not necessarily the best pho, but it’s pretty good and in...

Cheese & Garlic Biscuits

Recently I was given a large block of cheddar cheese. A very large block. So I have been searching for recipes that require cheddar cheese in order to use up all the cheese.  I...

Wa Okan dining

Wa Okan Dining3860 Convoy StSan Diego, CA 92111(858) 279-0941 okanus.com I have been wanting to try Okan for a while.  For the past few months, every weekend after shopping at Nijiya I would say...

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...