Thick toast

Thick toast, the perfect afternoon snack

Thick toast with butter and syrup. One of my favorite afternoon tea time snacks when in Hong Kong.

Thick toast

Thick toast, the perfect afternoon snack

Thick toast with butter and syrup. One of my favorite afternoon tea time snacks when in Hong Kong.

Instant noodles, spam and egg

Hong Kong’s breakfast of champions

In Hong Kong, a typical breakfast at a “cha chan tang” (quick, cheap cafes/eateries) includes instant noodles, spam and egg. I grew up on this, along with egg and ham sandwiches (with toasted bread, of course) and macaroni. A breakfast

Instant noodles, spam and egg

Hong Kong’s breakfast of champions

In Hong Kong, a typical breakfast at a “cha chan tang” (quick, cheap cafes/eateries) includes instant noodles, spam and egg. I grew up on this, along with egg and ham sandwiches (with toasted bread, of course) and macaroni. A breakfast

Uni

Eating Japanese food in Hong Kong

My cousin is friends with the chef/part owner of a Japanese restaurant in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. Not sure what it’s called, but the food is damn good. And since they’re friends, we got hooked up big time. Here are

Uni

Eating Japanese food in Hong Kong

My cousin is friends with the chef/part owner of a Japanese restaurant in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. Not sure what it’s called, but the food is damn good. And since they’re friends, we got hooked up big time. Here are

Pepper Salted Crab

R&G Lounge: Chinese Food at its Best

Tried and true, R&G Lounge in San Francisco is unanimously agreed upon as one of the top Chinese restaurants in the San Francisco Bay Area. It is Michelin Guide recommended, written about in numerous publications, and even featured in Anthony Bourdain’s (my

Pepper Salted Crab

R&G Lounge: Chinese Food at its Best

Tried and true, R&G Lounge in San Francisco is unanimously agreed upon as one of the top Chinese restaurants in the San Francisco Bay Area. It is Michelin Guide recommended, written about in numerous publications, and even featured in Anthony Bourdain’s (my

Pasta w/ clam and white wine sauce

Pasta with White Wine Clam Sauce and Bacon

This is a super simple dish that almost anyone can prepare. The white wine and clam sauce gives the pasta a sweetness while the bacon gives it a bolder, saltier flavor as well. It’s a pretty light sauce and doesn’t

Pasta w/ clam and white wine sauce

Pasta with White Wine Clam Sauce and Bacon

This is a super simple dish that almost anyone can prepare. The white wine and clam sauce gives the pasta a sweetness while the bacon gives it a bolder, saltier flavor as well. It’s a pretty light sauce and doesn’t

Macarons

Bouchon Bakery

Bouchon Bakery in Yountville, CA is such a great little bakery full of goodies. You walk into the little shop and their displays are full of freshly baked goods from the day – muffins, croissants, baguettes, macarons, and the list goes

Macarons

Bouchon Bakery

Bouchon Bakery in Yountville, CA is such a great little bakery full of goodies. You walk into the little shop and their displays are full of freshly baked goods from the day – muffins, croissants, baguettes, macarons, and the list goes

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Ad Hoc Sunday Brunch

I was lucky enough to experience Ad Hoc’s brunch menu on a beautiful Sunday morning out in Yountville, CA. Located just outside Napa, Ad Hoc is among a cluster of restaurants in the area that showcases fresh, local ingredients and

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Ad Hoc Sunday Brunch

I was lucky enough to experience Ad Hoc’s brunch menu on a beautiful Sunday morning out in Yountville, CA. Located just outside Napa, Ad Hoc is among a cluster of restaurants in the area that showcases fresh, local ingredients and