Monello

Monello

Monello We recently had a nice brunch at Monello. Over the years, I’ve had dinner, happy hour and lunch there, but I have to confess, they were not on my brunch radar. So when I was invited in to check out their brunch, I was happy for the reminder. Cornetti with Nutella We started with a filled Italian pastry, […]

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 […]

Truffle Dumplings at Din Tai Fung (Glendale)

Truffle Dumplings at Din Tai Fung (Glendale)

Truffle Dumplings at Din Tai Fung (Glendale) Din Tai Fung opened it’s third Los Angeles branch last week, located at The Americana in Glendale. One thing that made this opening particularly exciting is the offering of truffle dumplings, the only Din Tai Fung location in the US currently offering them. In addition to offering truffle […]

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, […]

Maple Bacon Rice Krispies Treats Bars

Maple Bacon Rice Krispies Treats Bars

Maple Bacon Rice Krispies Treats Bars Kellogg’s® Rice Krispies Treats® bars are topped with a maple bacon frosting. The salty and sweet combination make them perfect for a Father’s Day celebration. Can you believe Father’s Day is almost here? Where did the time go? I swear I was just doing spring garden planting last week […]

CottonHi

CottonHi

CottonHi CottonHi is a shop in Los Angeles known for their soft serve ice cream and organic cotton candy. After seeing their adorable fluffy cotton candy creations, I had to check it out on recent LA road trip. CottonHi offers a variety of soft serve flavors, cotton candy flavors and drinks. Both ice cream and […]

Momofuku’s Corn Cookies

Momofuku’s Corn Cookies

Momofuku’s Corn Cookies When I went to New York City last year, we tried the cookies from Momofuku’s Milk Bar, which I really enjoyed–especially the corn cookies. These giant cookies are chewy, sweet, with just a subtle corn flavor. A few years ago I also made their famous Compost Cookies, but the corn cookies are […]

Bubble (Boba) Milk Tea

Bubble (Boba) Milk Tea

Bubble (Boba) Milk Tea This popular drink, originally invented in Taiwan, is easy to make at home with many different variations. The classic version consists of creamy milk tea and chewy tapioca balls, also referred to as boba or pearls. I went to the 626 Night Market last month and there was a vendor, Squidies, that was […]