Bonchon Chicken

Bonchon Chicken

Bonchon Chicken I’ve written about my love for Korean fried chicken from Kyochon a few times now. Kyochon and Bonchon are two  of the most popular Korean fried chicken chains. Until recently, I had not visited Bonchon. On a recent trip home, I found out that there was a Bonchon Chicken nearby. So one evening, […]

Cookies and Cream Ice Pops

Cookies and Cream Ice Pops

Cookies and Cream Ice Pops These creamy ice pops have chocolate cookie crumbles and Oreo cream scattered throughout. With summer officially here, I couldn’t wait to break out my ice pop molds. I love making ice pops. They are so easy and versatile. What I had forgotten though, is how hard it is to photograph […]

Apple Korean House

Apple Korean House

Apple Korean House Apple Korean House recently opened and after seeing the grand opening sign and reading positive feedback, I wanted to go check it out. On my first attempt, I was surprised to see it closed for small renovations. Already? A week later we returned, only to find out it wasn’t open for lunch. […]

Rice Chicken

Rice Chicken

Rice Chicken Rice Chicken, a Korean fried chicken (“KFC”) chain, recently opened its first franchise in San Diego, joining the KFC trend. The chain is originally from Korea (namedSsal Chicken) and uses a gluten-free batter made with rice flour. The restaurant is currently in soft opening phase. The menu is quite extensive with several variations […]

Sul & Beans

Sul & Beans

Sul & Beans Sul & Beans, a Korean shaved ice cafe originally from Los Angeles, recently opened a location in San Diego. The cafe offers bingsoo, toasts and drinks. The cafe occupies the former Caffe Bene, sharing the space with Somi Somi. Like many other Korean cafes, there are sample display models of the various […]

Chon Ju Jip

Chon Ju Jip

Chon Ju Jip 4373 Convoy StSan Diego, CA 92111 (858) 268-0835 Chon Ju Jip has been on my list of places I wanted to try ever since I read that their bibimbap was on the Union Tribune's list of 50 Things to Eat Before you Die- San Diego. On my previous attempt to try it, […]

Nom Nom Bento

Nom Nom Bento

Nom Nom Bento Nom Nom Bento opened recently and it’s quickly become one of our new favorite spots in San Diego. The fast-casual eatery serves creative Asian inspired bento boxes and was opened by Craig Jiminez, who is also the executive chef at Supernatural Sandwiches (another one of our favorites). The restaurant offers four signature […]

Baked French Brick Toast

Baked French Brick Toast

Baked French Brick Toast Over the long weekend, I made this baked French brick toast creation. The French toast is made from a large cube of toast and filled with fresh fruit and mascarpone whipped cream. I recently had a similar dish when I had brunch at Bottega Americano. I was immediately drawn to it because it […]

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 […]

Taegukgi Korean BBQ House

Taegukgi Korean BBQ House

Taegukgi Korean BBQ House Taegukgi Korean BBQ House is located next to Zion Market. We visited back when it first opened, but haven’t had a chance to return again until recently. While we haven’t dined here in a while, we have been observing all the changes they made to the restaurant since their initial opening. They’ve added an […]