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 […]

Gala Chicken

Gala Chicken

Gala Chicken   Every time I shop at Zion Market, I notice the Gala Chicken booth in the middle of the store. Gala Chicken offers twice-fried Korean style chicken. If you were out shopping this weekend, you probably noticed that just about every place was crowded and full of lines. We decided to take a […]

San Diego Night Market

San Diego Night Market

San Diego Night Market This past Saturday, San Diego had its own very first night market. Night markets are really popular in Taiwan and other parts of Asia. It’s always been one of my favorite things to do when I visit family in Taiwan. LA started doing them this summer and they were a huge […]

Kumquats!

Kumquats!

Kumquats! On my last visit to my parent's house, my mom bought a kumquat tree for her garden. As a result, I ended up going home with lots of beautiful kumquats! I've always enjoyed Kumquats, though I can only eat them in small quantities because of the tart flesh. I'm not really sure why I […]

Thanksgiving Wrap-Up

Thanksgiving Wrap-Up

Thanksgiving Wrap-Up   I hope everyone had a safe and delicious Thanksgiving. This year, Mr. K and I spent Thanksgiving Day with his side of the extended family, which meant quite a layout of food. I was hoping to arrive early enough to snap pictures of all the food before people began eating. But one […]

McDonald’s Mighty Wings

McDonald’s Mighty Wings

McDonald’s Mighty Wings For the football season, McDonald’s released a limited time menu item: Mighty Wings. The wings are deep fried and spicy, just the way I like my wings. Even though I had my doubts, I couldn’t resist heading over to my nearest McDonald’s to try them out. A 10-piece was priced at $8.99, […]

Palmiers

Palmiers

Palmiers After making my Nutella palmiers, I wanted to make traditional palmiers. Then I saw a recipe from Art of Dessert where the palmiers had a different shape.  Rather than the traditional swirls on each side, the palmiers were shaped a bit like maple leaves.  I really liked how they looked and decided to try […]

Del Taco Crunchtada

Del Taco Crunchtada

Del Taco Crunchtada I have a serious weakness for tostadas. I can never resist eating them if they are at a party or ordering it if it’s on a menu. So I was pretty excited when I saw the commercials for Del Taco’s new Crunchtada, which is priced at just $1. They also have variations […]

Dragon Boat Festival

Dragon Boat Festival

Dragon Boat Festival In honor of Dragon Boat Festival (Duan Wu Jie), I am dedicating a post to the delicious Zong Zi that are eaten to help celebrate this holiday. In English, the day is nicknamed Dragon Boat festival because traditionally, the day is celebrated with dragon boat racing.  Boats are built to look like dragons and […]

Social Life Pizza

Social Life Pizza

Social Life Pizza Social Life Pizza is another fast casual customized pizza option in San Diego. Unlike some of the other ones we’ve already tried though, Social Life does a few things to  set itself apart. Mr. K and I recently got to try some pizzas there during a lunch organized by Mary of This […]