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Crock Pot Pho (Vietnamese beef pho)

I’m no expert at cooking, but I definitely make an attempt! So this week, I adventure out to try making pho from a crock lot. How hard can it be right? The little crock pot does all the work right? I found the recipe here from Wandering Chopsticks! First, gather all the ingredients and place […]

Uncle Tetsu Japanese cheesecake (Santa Anita Mall)

The time has come to try the famous uncle tetsu Japanese cheesecake! There was no line on a Monday afternoon. The pie is delicious! The first bite was soft and creamy. Absolutely delicious! The cakes are made fresh from the oven. The cake was still warm when I took a bite! I would say the […]

Benten Ramen (Alhambra)

This place is a missed for me. This is my second visit to this location and it did not impress me one bit. The noodles were soggy, along with the soup that was ok. (Nothing to rave about) However, the service was fine. They provide water down flavored tea. The decor is cute, but that’s […]

Imm Thai Street Food

About a couple weeks ago, I went up North with family and friends to visit the Bay Area. While we were there, we stop in the little town of Berkeley. If you have never been there, it is such a cute little city tuck away near San Francisco. (Definitely worth a trip up there. The environment […]

Highland Park: Berry Bowl

Bustling with hipsters at every corner, Highland Park does not fall short of places to check out. This weekend, I headed over to Berry Bowl located on York Boulevard. This is where the locals hangout to grab a refreshing bite or drink. I saw plenty of bicyclists and folks who finished exercising enjoying one of […]

SnowLA Shavery

In midst of Korean town on a Sunday evening, we stumble across a dessert place known for their shaved iced in the area. Think of this place as your self-serve Yogurtland but instead of yogurt. You got yourself a milky ice texture. I opted for original (sweet cream milk). Not exactly what I expected to […]

Food Rules: A book review

The food rules is a eater’s guide to leading a healthy lifestyle through food. Michael Pollan the author explores what rules he should incorporated. Many diets, included the Western Diet have lead to diseases, type 2 diabetes, and more. The author explores cultural beliefs, and what our great grandmother or grandmother deems food. (Not what nutritionist […]