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Category: Food

Our Weekend – Bay Area Kids’ Book Fair and Apple Tart Tatin

Our Weekend – Bay Area Kids’ Book Fair and Apple Tart Tatin

This weekend was pretty low key for us. The highlight was seeing my youngest daughter’s expression when she saw Piggie and Gerald, the famous Mo Willems characters, at the Bay Area Kids’ Book Fair. She loves her Elephant and Piggie books and makes me read […]

Shopping Online for Asian Groceries – Review of Weee!

Shopping Online for Asian Groceries – Review of Weee!

Do you get excited when you get a delivery? Even though I’ve been using Weee! for almost a year now, I still get excited when I receive a package from them. Weee! is the largest online Asian grocery delivery company. I live in the San […]

Thai Food:  Pad See Ew Recipe

Thai Food: Pad See Ew Recipe

The Discovery of Thai Food I love Thai food!  My introduction to Thai food was a little restaurant in Berkeley call Cha-Am where my friends took me to when I was in college.  It was an extremely popular place on the Northside of Berkeley.  Before […]

Budget Croissants

Budget Croissants

Budget croissants? Is that an oxymoron? Croissants are like the sophisticated baked goods–unlike a common dinner roll after-all. But, yes! I have found some budget croissants! I love fresh-baked croissants! In Paris, the ubiquitous bakeries always have fresh-baked croissants and I still couldn’t get enough. […]

Normandy in Berkeley

Normandy in Berkeley

Living in the Bay Area, we are spoiled by all the variety of food offerings. Berkeley is no exception. We’re still discovering new food places as more and more new places pop up. Today, we ate at one of our favorite Thai restaurant, Imm Thai […]

Elevated Ramen

Elevated Ramen

My family was in Knoxville, TN a few years back and we were craving Asian food. We were surprised to find a ramen place nearby. I should’ve known not to expect authentic ramen when the restaurant name is Suttree’s High Gravity Tavern, but we shouldn’t judge […]

Easy Basic Crêpe Recipe

Easy Basic Crêpe Recipe

There is something about crêpes that have a special place in my heart! Just the smell evokes pleasant memories of my college days. Although crêpes seem like an elevated brunch food for the Francophiles, it was actually a cheap eats for me in my university […]

Bread Maker

Bread Maker

Doesn’t this brioche bread look delicious? I have a secret. I made it in a bread machine! Yes, it’s fun to take out your frustration on the dough sometimes, but making bread is a laborious task. Sometimes, you just want the bread to magically appear […]