Whole Foods Market®

Whole Foods Market®

Whole Foods Market® Over the past year and a half, I’ve found myself shopping more and more at Whole Foods Market®. So when I was approached about sharing with my readers why I shop at Whole Foods Market, I was more than happy to participate. Initially, Whole Foods Market for me was the store I would […]

Scones

Scones

Scones I really enjoy scones.  I’ve never made my own before, but I saw several recipes which claimed that scones are really easy to make.  It didn’t look easy.  The recipes involved cutting in cold butter, kneading and rolling the dough.  I’ve been putting it off for a while, but I finally got around to […]

Sushi Yaro Lunch

Sushi Yaro Lunch

Sushi Yaro Lunch   As a follow-up to my recently published piece in San Diego Magazine on Sushi Yaro’s Lunch Bento Box, I wanted to provide a little more thorough review of the lunch options offered. I had heard of various lunch offerings at Sushi Yaro through their tweets. I had no idea the extent […]

Que Huong

Que Huong

Que Huong   Last week, FH and I were lucky enough to have dinner with Kirk of mmm-yoso, who generously made time in his super busy work schedule to spend an evening with us. We’ve been to Que Huong once before, but didn’t really know what we were doing on our first visit as our […]

Sam Woo takeout

Sam Woo takeout

Sam Woo takeout Inside Ranch 99 is a Sam Woo restaurant.  The restaurant has two parts. There is a sit-down section where you can order from their menu and there is also a take-out section, with lot of prepared dishes to choose from.  I used to visit the take out section a lot.  The food […]

Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies

Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies

Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies It’s Girl Scout season. This weekend I saw my local girl scout troops camped outside of the grocery stores. Of course, I couldn’t resist buying a few boxes. I immediately knew what I wanted to do with my box of thin mints. The last few weeks, a recipe for chocolate chip […]

Jiufen (Taiwan)

Jiufen (Taiwan)

Jiufen (Taiwan) Usually when we visit Taiwan, we stay in the main city of Taipei. On this last trip though, we took some time to visit other parts of Taiwan, including the city of Jiufen. Jiufen is a popular tourist attraction that also serves as the backdrop for the movieSpirited Away. It’s a small town […]