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. […]

Chopstix

Chopstix

Chopstix Chopstix4633 Convoy St Ste 101San Diego, CA 92111(858) 569-9171 So finding a place to eat for Sunday dinner ended up being harder than expected. I originally had planned to go to Ba Ren, after seeing mmm-yoso latest post on Ba Ren, which can be found here.  The post reminded me how long it has […]

Lucha Libre (North Park)

Lucha Libre (North Park)

Lucha Libre (North Park) Lucha Libre, the popular taco shop in San Diego, recently opened a second location in North Park. It’s located a few doors down from City Tacos and I found myself quite excited by a second location since the first one is always packed. It was relatively quiet and empty when we […]

Brennan’s

Brennan’s

Brennan’s Brennan’s restaurant in New Orleans was established in 1946. It is known for its indulgent breakfasts and for creating Bananas Foster. During our first trip to New Orleans, we dined there for dinner and got to try their Bananas Foster creation. After hearing so many good things about their breakfast, I made sure that […]

The Real Cronut from Dominique Ansel (via Goldbely)

The Real Cronut from Dominique Ansel (via Goldbely)

The Real Cronut from Dominique Ansel (via Goldbely) When I made the decision this past Fall to not wait in the 3+ hour line for the famous Cronut™ at Dominique Ansel Bakery, I didn’t think I would get a chance to taste the Cronut™ until another visit to NYC. However, I got my chance earlier this week. […]