JJ’s Place Bakery & Ice Cream

JJ’s Place Bakery & Ice Cream

JJ’s Place Bakery & Ice Cream This weekend we went to check out JJ’s Place after I read rave reviews about the giant ice cream sandwiches. The bakery offers various cakes, coffee and cookie ice cream sandwiches. For just $2.95, you choose 2 cookie flavors and an ice cream flavor. I chose snickerdoodle and chocolate […]

Current Cravings- Trader Joe’s January

Current Cravings- Trader Joe’s January

Current Cravings- Trader Joe’s January There was no Fearless Flyer in my mail this month. I know they don’t come every month, but after getting so many consecutive ones in a row, it felt like such a let down. Also, how was I supposed to know what to buy?? Anyway, I made up some excuse […]

Sizzling Pot King

Sizzling Pot King

Sizzling Pot King Sizzling Pot King is a Chinese restaurant specializing in dry hot pots. The restaurant replaced Qi Wei, a similar-style restaurant, towards the end of last year and has been quite popular. I wasn’t very impressed with the previous restaurant and didn’t have much of a desire to check out the new incarnation. […]

Savory Buffet

Savory Buffet

Savory Buffet   Mr. K and I haven’t really had the desire to eat Chinese buffets in a long time, with the exception of Tomi Buffet in San Jose which has surprisingly high quality sushi. But for some reason, I’ve had this desire to revisit Savory Buffet lately. It’s been years since I’ve been, but […]

Cocohodo Walnut Pastry Cafe

Cocohodo Walnut Pastry Cafe

Cocohodo Walnut Pastry Cafe Cocohodo opened recently inside Zion Market. I had been really curious about this cafe for months, mainly because of my sweet tooth. I’ve never visited any of the other locations, so I didn’t really know what to expect. I had imagined a cafe selling various walnut pastries. However, it’s actually just […]

US Open 2013

US Open 2013

US Open 2013 Next to eating, one of my favorite activities is watching tennis and it’s always been my dream to attend the US Open at Flushing Meadows. When I lived in Long Island as a child, every summer the newspapers would be filled with information about the US Open. It was only a short […]

Trader Joe’s February Edition

Trader Joe’s February Edition

Trader Joe’s February Edition Trader Joe’s came out with a new Fearless Flyer for February! So after reading the flyer cover to cover and marking way too many boxes in the grocery list, off I went to explore the featured offerings. Roasted Coconut Chips OMG. If you like coconut, you must try these. I can’t […]

Thanksgiving Ideas

Thanksgiving Ideas

Thanksgiving Ideas With Thanksgiving just a few days away, I thought I’d do a post sharing some recipe ideas and tips. Appetizer/Sides Avocado Bacon Fries Bacon Roasted Brussels Sprouts Bacon Wrapped Avocado Fries Brazilian Cheese Breads Crispy Oven Baked Fries Double Stuffed Potatoes Mushroom Pizzas Pumpkin Hummus Scalloped Hasselback Potatoes Breads 40 Minute Rolls Butter […]

Sargento Cheese

Sargento Cheese

Sargento Cheese As part of the Foodbuzz publisher program, I recently was selected to sample Sargento’s Natural Cheese slices and see how they compare with processed cheeses. We were given a $25 giftcard to buy a pack of Sargento cheese slices, a processed cheese for comparison, and an accompaniment for the cheeses. I’ve purchased Sargento […]