Food and Drink

Taste Testing… Korean Pork and Potato Stew

A few months ago we picked up a frozen stew that was recommended to us by a friend of The Girl. After he promised that it would not be rocket-hot spicy, I was game. I figured it would be good if served with some rice, so, while the rice cooked in my steamer (a laughably… Continue reading Taste Testing… Korean Pork and Potato Stew

Food and Drink · Tourism Adventures

Sunday’s Farmers Market- La Jolla

Vista may host the oldest and longest running Farmers Market in the San Diego area, but La Jolla has one of the best- the La Jolla Open Aire Farmers Market. A couple dozen international food stalls serve breakfast and brunch foods for you to snack on while you shop at a wide variety of produce stands- organic… Continue reading Sunday’s Farmers Market- La Jolla

Food and Drink

San Diego Ramen Scene #1- Rakiraki & Tsukemen

Kearny Mesa has a bounty of international restaurants, especially Asian shops. From Chinese dumpling houses to Japanese ramen restaurants, this seems to be the area to hit. It took us several years, but we finally made it to one of the more talked-about noodle joints: Rakiraki & Tsukemen on Convoy Avenue. One of the biggest… Continue reading San Diego Ramen Scene #1- Rakiraki & Tsukemen

Food and Drink

Taste Test and Recipe: Chicken with Red Curry Sauce from Trader Joe’s with Homemade Hummus

I made most of my family try something new for dinner tonight that I was pretty sure that they would flat out refuse- a chicken curry sauce over rice. They have been relatively on board with me trying new things this year, pretty supportive overall, but are getting to the breaking point with the food… Continue reading Taste Test and Recipe: Chicken with Red Curry Sauce from Trader Joe’s with Homemade Hummus

Food and Drink · Random Newness

Taste Testing Korean Snacks with a Couple of Ringers! (Part TWO)

Part Two of our taste-testing extravaganza focused on the sweet treats and drinks while the K-pop was playing in the background... Banana Kick- Can you imagine your basic cheese puffs, with NO cheese or powder, but with banana flavor instead? Comments included "Holy crap, it's a banana cheese puff!" and " Weird, but cool; tastes less… Continue reading Taste Testing Korean Snacks with a Couple of Ringers! (Part TWO)