Crêpe Coop

Crêpe Coop

Crêpe Coop We recently visited Crêpe Coop, which specializes in Asian street style crepes, loaded with a variety of ingredients and served in portable cone shape. They have two location in Orange County and we visited their original location inside Anaheim Packing District. I’ve been obsessed with this style of crepes lately. I’ve eaten them […]

Afuri

Afuri

Afuri Afuri is a popular ramen chain in Tokyo, known for their yuzu ramen. Yuzu is a citrus fruit often used in Japanese cuisine, similar to grapefruit in appearance and taste, but it is smaller in size with a very aromatic rind. For our trip to Japan, I was very much looking forward to eating […]

Okabe Seifunjo

Okabe Seifunjo

Okabe Seifunjo Okabe Seifunjo is currently at Mitsuwa Marketplace San Diego, serving up fresh mochi treats. They are from Hokkaido, Japan and will be in town until June 6, 2016. Their set-up is front and center when you enter the market. Some of the sweets they are making include ohagi, sakura mochi and gyuhi mochi. […]

QQ Noodle

QQ Noodle

QQ Noodle QQ Noodle is a popular restaurant located in the Bay Area specializing in fresh, house-made noodles. We ate here a few times during my last few trips home because of my obsession with fresh noodles. QQ is a Taiwanese term used to describe a chewy texture. You’ll often see the word associated with the tapioca in milk tea. […]

Green tea cake

Green tea cake

Green tea cake Can you guess what this is? It’s supposedto be a castella cake (a Japanese sponge cake). Obviously it isn’t. My second attempt at making castella cake came out even worse than my first. The cake came out really dense. It still tastes good, but it is very dense and sort of chewy. […]

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 […]

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 […]