Food & Dining

Jiro Dreams of Sushi

I just watched this AMAZING documentary about one of the the worlds best sushi chefs, Jiro Ono. At 85 years old he still strives to learn about his craft, and to hone his skills as a master sushi chef. His restaurant Sukiyabashi Jiro was the first sushi restaurant to be…

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LOTD – Big Man Bakes Cupcakes!

Today, my LOTD are these absolutely delicious cupcakes from Big Man Bakes!   I had lunch recently with my amazing friend Yan, and we stopped by Big Man Bakes afterward for some treats! I couldn’t pick just one, so I chose three flavors! (There were originally four cupcakes, but I…

Brunch at Blu Jam Cafe

Normally I’m not a morning person, but when I came back from China over the summer the jetlag woke me up at 6 AM on a sunday morning with a huge craving for breakfast food. I found Blu Jam Cafe on Yelp because it had amazing ratings by other local…

Late Night Bubble/Boba Tea Run

I’ve always loved bubble tea, and I kind of consider myself a bubble tea snob…like a coffee or wine snob but with tea…. Anyway… Half and Half Tea House came up when I was looking for bubble tea on yelp. I don’t know if it was the 885 reviews, or…