Short Ribs Stir Fry w/ Peppers, Pineapple and Thai Basil

So…. HI! It’s been well over a month since I’ve posted anything, I know, I am so ashamed! In my defense, I really meant to! Really I did, but June was a fantastically busy month for me! I catered the biggest event in my career to date and it went FABULOUS! My clients were happy,…

Sunday Bolognese

I’m in love with Sundays. Sundays means most of my family is out doing something and the house is quiet. It means I get to blast music in the kitchen and zen out cooking something that takes hours and not feel guilty about occupying such a heavy traffic area of our house. I’ve craved Bolognese…

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….

Campbell: Chez Sovan

Oh me oh my, I had this post in the draft section since March 30th??? At least I had intended to post soon after I ate out, I just.. didn’t! Can we say WOW!? Posting 2 days in a row!?? I took my brothers J, M and M’s gf Mo to Chez Sovan on our…

Drunken Noodles

One of my favorite items to order in a Thai restaurant is the Pad Kee Mao or Drunken Noodles. They don’t have an alcohol in them but the name comes from the fact that it’s most ordered and eaten after a long night of drunken fun. Spicy slightly oil slicked noodles is a beloved street…

Chili Caramel Pork Chops

I initially set out for a new glaze for chicken wings, only to find I didn’t have any wings on hand. Substituting with pork chops I bought a few days earlier, I started pulling different ingredients from the cupboards as well as the fridge. I stared at everything for a bit, trying to figure the…