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Name that Cocktail

Smokey Bandito + Milky Way – Paper Plane (San Jose)

Sometimes you just want a well-crafted cocktail. When I get that hankering, I head over to Paper Plane. 32 more words


Banana Bread Pudding

Roasted Banana Bread Pudding – Purple Cafe & Wine Bar (Seattle)

What’s better than bread pudding? BANANA bread pudding! This delicious concoction was made with moist banana bread, served with chocolate and caramel sauces, and topped with crunchy peanut brittle. 9 more words


Native Cuisine

Pancit – Chez Moo

I don’t often post photos of my native cuisine, but when I do, it’s something I cooked!

Pancit is a traditional noodle dish that can be modified to suit anybody’s tastes – from the different types of noodles (egg noodles, vermicelli, or a combination) you can use, to the different ingredients you can put in (pork, chicken, shrimp, veggies). 24 more words


Foodie's Delight

Kaiseki – Wakuriya (San Mateo, California

Kaiseki is a traditional multi-course Japanese dinner (in our case, 9 courses) that features food prepared in a distinctly artistic way. 88 more words



House-made Burrata & Warm Marinated Grape Tomatoes – Trattoria Alessi (Desenzano dela Garda, Italy)

This amazing dish was the highlight of my meal at this quaint restaurant. 29 more words


Pizza Night!

Squash Blossoms // Caesar Salad with house-made croutons //  Pork Ragu with cavatappi pasta // Golden Tomatoes Pizza with sausage and egg – Bantam (Santa Cruz, California)


Bread Pudding!

White Chocolate Bread Pudding – Bazille (San Jose, California)

It still blows my mind how a restaurant inside Nordstrom can serve up such an amazing dessert.  64 more words