Union City: Men Oh Tokushima Ramen

Oh, I’m a bad girl. A very bad girl. Although I have a valid excuse, I’ve been still feeling extraordinarily fatigued from my H2N1 flu ordeal. My Dr. said I would be feeling fatigued for at least a few more weeks and to take it easy and let my body heal on its own. Does…

San Mateo: Himawari

I am making myself accountable this year for my blog. It’s a food diary, it’s a recipe index, it’s a public announcement of my love for all things culinary, it’s a personal space for late night ramblings. It deserves better from me that sporadic posts whenever I can make myself. I’m entering into a 52…

Chicken Karaage w/ Sriracha Furikake Mayo

Chicken Karaage also known as Japanese Fried Chicken (JFC) is the STUFF!!! Do you like how I try not to curse on my blog? Once again, JFC is the STUFF!!! It’s so frigging good, I can’t even begin to describe how much I dig the subtle hints of ginger, garlic and soy in each juicy…

San Mateo: Ramen Izakaya Kagura

It was a cold.. cold… I can’t emphasize how cold it really was… night in October when myself and 2 GFs ventured to Ramen Izakaya Kagura on a Tuesday night. Yea, we’re hipsters like that. When you have that craving for 15 hour soups, soft-boiled eggs and lots of noodles, you have to answer it….

San Francisco: Street Food Love and Japantown Antics

Is it a fad? A passing thing for the hipsters to get all excited about before they find something new and obscure to get into before it goes stupid mainstream? Street Food and the gourmet food truck scene is mainstream. At least in the Bay Area it is, everyone’s mama, baby daddy, uncle and cousin…