E & Drink- Toast Dynasty

E & Drink- Toast Dynasty

E & Drink- Toast Dynasty I’ve documented my obsession with brick toast quitea few times on this blog already. A few months back, I saw that E & Drink would soon be offering a brick toast option. When I tried to order it, they told me they didn’t have it yet and didn’t have any […]

Spotted Cow

Spotted Cow

Spotted Cow The food court inside Zion Market is just about complete. Spotted Cow recently opened and Cocohodo Walnut Pastry Cafe has its menu up and looks to be in its finishing stages. Spotted Cow is a made-to-order Vietnamese Pho place. I was a little cautious about how good it would be, especially with the […]

Tsujita LA Artisan Noodle

Tsujita LA Artisan Noodle

Tsujita LA Artisan Noodle One of the spots I’ve been most looking forward to check out in Los Angeles is Tsujita, a branch from a Tokyo restaurant which is well known for their tsukemen (aka dipping noodles). Located in Little Osaka of West Los Angeles, Tsujita only offers tsukemen and ramen during lunch, making this […]

Thanksgiving Ideas

Thanksgiving Ideas

Thanksgiving Ideas With Thanksgiving just a few days away, I thought I’d do a post sharing some recipe ideas and tips. Appetizer/Sides Avocado Bacon Fries Bacon Roasted Brussels Sprouts Bacon Wrapped Avocado Fries Brazilian Cheese Breads Crispy Oven Baked Fries Double Stuffed Potatoes Mushroom Pizzas Pumpkin Hummus Scalloped Hasselback Potatoes Breads 40 Minute Rolls Butter […]

A Few of My Favorite Things

A Few of My Favorite Things

A Few of My Favorite Things As usual, December snuck up on me. I’ve been scrambling to buy gifts and thought I’d take a moment to share a list of ideas for others still looking for present ideas. Electronics Roku My brother-in-law showed me this during Thanksgiving and I immediately went home and bought one. […]

Phil’s BBQ (San Marcos)

Phil’s BBQ (San Marcos)

Phil’s BBQ (San Marcos) We don’t make our way over to San Marcos often, so when we were in the area last time, I tried to maximize our visit by stopping by the Phil’s BBQ location in San Marcos. This was our first time visiting this location, and I was surprised to find that the […]

Jean-Georges

Jean-Georges

Jean-Georges One of the things I learned while planning my trip to New York City is that many of the fine dining restaurants offer a special lunch prix fixe menu, allowing you to get a taste of a highly acclaimed or Michelin starred restaurant for a fraction of the usual price. Jean-Georges is a 3 […]

Shin-Sen-Gumi Hakata Ramen

Shin-Sen-Gumi Hakata Ramen

Shin-Sen-Gumi Hakata Ramen Mr. K’s current favorite place for ramen is any of the Hakata ramen restaurants run by the Shin-Sen-Gumi group, with various locations in Los Angeles (they also have some restaurants that do Yakitori, Shabu, etc). What I particularly enjoy about it is the the fast service and the customized ordering. Our first […]

R&B Filipino Cuisine

R&B Filipino Cuisine

R&B Filipino Cuisine R & B has been on my “to do” list as I’ve been wanting to find a new go-to fast food Filipino restaurant in San Diego. We previously used to frequent Manila Fast Food, but after several ownership changes, we found the food to be too salty and stopped visiting. We came […]