Other Foods I’m Eating – Cherimoya!

I'm always excited to try exotic fruits, and even more excited when I find them available in the U.S.  Last summer, when I went to Taiwan, I was introduced to a new fruit: cherimoya. ...

Noah’s Bagels- searching for NY bagels

Noah’s BagelsMultiple locations throughout CA.20520 Stevens Creek BlvdCupertino, CA 95014(408) 257-0469www.noahs.com I spent most of my childhood in Long Island, New York.  When I was little, every Sunday morning, my neighbor and I would...

KI sushi – A quick visit

Ki Sushi & Sake Bar8650 Genesee AveSan Diego, CA 92122 (858) 404-0707  KI Sushi is a little sushi place located inside the Costa Verde plaza.  It is about the only food place inside the...

85C Bakery Cafe- Chinese bread heaven

85C Bakery Cafe2700 Alton Pkwy, Ste 123Irvine, CA 92606(949) 553-8585www.85cafe.us 85C Bakery Cafe is located in the Diamond Jamboree Center in Irvine and sells a variety of drinks, cakes, and most importantly: breads.  Lots...

Oceanaire- To die for crabcakes

Oceanaire Seafood Room400 J StSan Diego, CA 92101 (619) 858-2277Other locations can be found through websitewww.theoceanaire.com The Oceanaire in San Diego is one of my favorite "fine dining" restaurants in San Diego.  The restaurant...

Pretty food pics from Taiwan

Happy weekend everyone! As a result of several things (viewing Taiwan foodblogs, becoming interested in taking good food pictures with my camera, searching through my old pictures), I'm dedicating this post to sharing some...

Fantasia- My favorite tapioca tea place!

Fantasia Tea & Coffee10933 N Wolfe RdCupertino, CA 95014(408) 865-1689 As I briefly mentioned in my Tea Station post, my favorite tapioca tea place is Fantasia.  This is a chain in Taiwan and has...

Beard Papa’s – mmm cream puffs!

Beard Papa'sMany locations in US and worldwide. Check out their website for all locations.https://beardpapa.com/Location visited for this post:19748 Stevens Creek BoulevardCupertino, CA 95014(408) 996-2300 Beard Papa's is a wonderful chain of stores selling cream...

Shanghai Dumpling- homemade Xiao Long Bao!

Shanghai Dumpling12172 Saratoga-Sunnyvale RdSaratoga, CA 95070(408) 253-2232 While this place doesn't compare to the Din Tai Fung restaurants I visited while in Taiwan, this tiny little restaurant does make some tasty little pork soup...

King Eggroll- the best eggrolls!

Hi everyone! So, this weekend I went home to the Bay Area to spend some time with my family, enjoy mom's cooking and eat at some yummy food spots.  I spent a lot of...