Chengdu Taste

Chengdu Taste

Chengdu Taste Chengdu Taste has been one of the buzziest new restaurants in the San Gabriel Valley since its opening, with lines out the door at all hours. It got even more popular after being reviewed by Jonathan Gold. After seeing my brother’s photos from his visit to Chengdu this summer and recommendations from friends, […]

Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken

Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken

Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken Tender, slow cooked chicken simmering in a honey garlic sauce. This is an easy and delicious meal. These last few days my kitchen has smelled wonderful because I’ve been making pot after pot of this. I’ve been testing out different versions trying to perfect this recipe and Mr. K has […]

Top Ten Sweets of 2013

Top Ten Sweets of 2013

Top Ten Sweets of 2013 With my sweet tooth, I had to do a separate list for the sugary treats we’ve eaten. We’ve tried out a lot of amazing sweets this year and it was really hard to narrow it down to a list of top ten, but here they are: #10 Vanilla Bean Angel […]

Vessel Restaurant inside Kona Kai Resort

Vessel Restaurant inside Kona Kai Resort

Vessel Restaurant inside Kona Kai Resort   The Kona Kai Resort in San Diego recently underwent more than $20 million of renovations. Last month, Mr. K and I were invited to check out the revamped Vessel Restaurant for a 6-course dinner tasting event. Tomato & Burrata I really love burrata cheese. The burrata served during […]

Tsujita LA Artisan Noodle

Tsujita LA Artisan Noodle

Tsujita LA Artisan Noodle One of the spots I’ve been most looking forward to check out in Los Angeles is Tsujita, a branch from a Tokyo restaurant which is well known for their tsukemen (aka dipping noodles). Located in Little Osaka of West Los Angeles, Tsujita only offers tsukemen and ramen during lunch, making this […]

Jean-Georges

Jean-Georges

Jean-Georges One of the things I learned while planning my trip to New York City is that many of the fine dining restaurants offer a special lunch prix fixe menu, allowing you to get a taste of a highly acclaimed or Michelin starred restaurant for a fraction of the usual price. Jean-Georges is a 3 […]

Pizzeria Mozza San Diego

Pizzeria Mozza San Diego

Pizzeria Mozza San Diego Mr. K and I have been eagerly anticipating the opening of the San Diego location of Pizzeria Mozza since it was first announced last year. The pizza we’ve had at the Newport Beachlocation– especially the margherita pizza– is the best pizza we’ve had outside of Italy. So we wasted no time […]

OXO Giveaway

OXO Giveaway

OXO Giveaway Recently I was provided with a set of OXO LockTop containers. I was pretty excited. I’m a big fan of OXO kitchen gadgets and have various ones in my house like the apple divider, peeler, mango splitter, just to name a few. Basically when in doubt, I usually by OXO brand because I’ve […]

Half & Half Tea House

Half & Half Tea House

Half & Half Tea House One of our “must stops” when we do one of our LA eating trips is a visit to Half & Half Tea House for their tapioca tea drinks. It’s a popular chain with several locations. Some locations are sit-down and there are several “Express” ones where you order your drink […]