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Monthly Archives: June 2011

NYC – Day 0.5-1! (Ippudo Ramen, Comedy Club, Times Square, Halal Chicken!)

After flying around and getting the bird’s eye view of NY, we headed off to Ippudo to have ramen. I had the best bowl of ramen I’ve ever tasted in my life. It was awesome. Not to mention the pork belly buns. Those were even more awesome. I think they’re awesome enough to convert any […]

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NYC – Day 0-0.5! (Ess-A-Bagel, Helicopter Ride!)

Hubs and I have never been to NYC so given that it’s only a short flight away, we planned a quick trip out there for Memorial Day. Apologies to those who have already seen the photos on Facebook but those albums are not exactly conducive in letting me spout off my various thoughts. The flight […]

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The Daring Cook June 2011 – Potato Salads!

I just finished my second Daring Kitchen challenge! Jami Sorrento was our June Daring Cooks hostess and she chose to challenge us to celebrate the humble spud by making a delicious and healthy potato salad. The Daring Cooks Potato Salad Challenge was sponsored by the nice people at the United States Potato Board, who awarded […]

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Mentaiko Spaghetti

So according to a certain reader who claims himself as my #1 reader and fan, I did too many iPhone posts in a row. I actually don’t blame him since the iPhone pictures don’t look that stunning. Time to bust out the dSLR and start snapping more regularly. So this post is dedicated to that […]

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Urban Bistro by SF Soup Kitchen

When Jenn and I saw the signs that SF Soup Kitchen was coming to downtown Burlingame, we both danced our happy soup dances and got soup-er excited. I love their soups but unfortunately there weren’t any locations close to me. The only time I got it was when I had physical therapy and could pick […]

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Ocha Tea Cafe

We had a late weekend lunch with our friend James at Ocha Tea Cafe after hearing him rave about it for a few weeks now. The tea house serves Taiwanese cuisine which made my stomach happy. The prices here were reasonable and the service was fairly fast. I ordered the German pork hock meal which […]

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Martin’s West Gastropub

Last year, Jennifer introduced me to Martin’s West Gastropub and ever since Sam and I stepped foot in, I’ve been a huge fan. Combine that with the restaurant participating in the restaurant.com coupons, make me an even bigger fan. They are the restaurant that got me completely hooked on pork chops. Growing up, the only […]

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