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Tag Archives: Family

Cooking Blogs and My Cooking Binge

Our kitchen got a nice makeover in the past few weeks. Last year, Hubs replaced our refrigerator… so the fugly faded fridge now is moved into this room-converted-from-the-garage… which leads me on a whole new rant. We live in Silicon Valley. People here are generally engineers…. especially in the area we live. I’m willing to […]

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Yoshida! :)

My Maternal grandparents were visiting for 6 weeks – which explained by there was a silence in my posting schedule. It was a wonderful trip and I got the opportunity to take them to Las Vegas on Virgin America to watch “O”. We also hotel hopped between Palazzo and Bellagio so they could experience the […]

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End of an Era…

I grew up eating at a restaurant in SJ Japantown. This past week, through the ever useful; albeit not so efficient family phone tree, I was informed by mom, who was informed by my cousin, who got the message from my uncle that the owners of Okayama had sold their restaurant to new ownership. *GASP* […]

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NYC Day 3-4! (Wall Street, Katz’s, Eileen Cheesecakes, Grand Central Station, Onya, Memphis, More Yakitori!)

It was our last full day in NYC. We stayed at the W Hotel and they offered an AWESOME car service! I had booked us an appointment for them to take us down to Wall Street. On the way there, the driver went by the WTC Pit. It was a sobering experience; to see the […]

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Happy Birthday Hubs!

I’m a little behind on this… but due to the amazingness of WordPress, I can backdate it! Happy Birthday Hubs! (And happy 8 months of being hitched. 8 months down. Forever left to go!) We celebrated with a nice gathering of friends at the local Thai restaurant and we followed it up with another dinner […]

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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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Spaceship Sighting and Other Random Musings from the Weekend…

Last month to celebrate the official launch of Terminal 2 in SFO, Virgin Galactic’s spaceship flew in along with Sir Richard for the festivities. Needless to say, our office was excited and I brought in my dSLR to snap some good shots. Sam and I finally got the chance to fly out of the new […]

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I have a bad craving for Shipley Do-Nuts… Unfortunately they’re nowhere to be found here in California. The craving’s almost bad enough for me to jump on a Virgin America plane and head off to Dallas so I could get a few donuts… And some good ol’ Texan BBQ. I blame my husband for converting […]

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Plate Full of Sushi

Quick stop at Sushi Tomi! We got a bunch of rolls and bento…Salmon Skin, Dragon, Caterpillow, Spider, and a side of salmon nigiri! Close up of the adorable caterpillar roll.

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Taiwan Trip Recap… Day 0 and 1 (Flight from SFO/Taipei)

I probably had one of the most miserable flights I’ve ever taken. And if anyone knew me back in high school, the flight I had to take with my family to Orlando on our way to DisneyWorld used to be the worst. That one had a screaming baby on it with an indifferent set of […]

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