This decor of this place is so unique looking...it's also very small and you sit at a long shared table. I like their spin on the chicken and waffle. Fish sauce chicken wings have always been good with rice at home. I never knew it could go so well with maple syrup and waffle. They [...]
WHAT ARE YOU HAVING, LUV?
Proper English Breakfast @ Café Concerto Bacon, fried eggs, grilled tomatoes, fried mushrooms, fried toast with butter, sausages, and baked beans. Yummy in my tummy! Kotteri Hakata Tonkotsu @ Shoryu Ramen Insanely delicious and super filling.The dish was fantastic, though a bit salty, but definitely not overpowering. The pork, broth, noodles, eggs, everything was cooked [...]
TAKING A BITE OUT OF THE BIG APPLE
I have been back from NYC for a couple of days now and I’ve got to say, as much as the city was a ton of fun, I’m happy to be home. My tummy is happy to be home too – I think I stuffed it past the point of reason! SHAKE SHACK A Shake [...]
Growing up, my parents introduced ramen to me at an early age...that instant ramen crap. Specifically the red ichiban –probably my first meal I ever learned to cook. As a kid, I didn't know there was a better version of this until I grew up and moved to Seattle. Talk about life changing experience! Up [...]
NATIONAL COFFEE DAY
Moore Coffee Shop is my all-time favorite local spot! It’s small and cozy and they take coffee art to a whole ‘nother level. They’re well known for it's unique, cute, fun, infamous latte art ranging from dogs, to lions, bears, and bunnies, even Hello Kitty and Shrek! I usually order the Nutella mocha, which is [...]
A FANCY SCHMANCY AFTERNOON TEA PARTY
Aside from the tea and a wide array of sandwiches, macaroons, tarts & sugar, the afternoon was perfect because I got to catch up with some old friends and meet new ones!!! My dear friend Nancy, set up the event at Mariposa located inside Neiman Marcus, where I always look forward to the tiny cups of [...]
Once a year a part of Whidbey Island goes happily nuts -- for mussels! Not the kind you flex – the kind you eat! Now in its 29th year, the Penn Cove Musselfest was the place to be if you love seafood as much as I do! We caught the Mukilteo ferry and it was an [...]
What can I say - I love filipino food! My first meal: longanisa, over-easy eggs, w/ spam fried rice! Lechon Kawali Kare-Kare Tortang Talong (eggplant omelette) - my all-time favorite Pinakbet Pork Sinigang J.CO Donuts & Coffee Seafood Platter Pepper Lunch - I got the pork pepper rice Sisig - my new favorite! day old [...]
GAMES, PUMPKINS, & APPLES…OH MY!
Here's a quick recap of my fun filled October festivities!!! 10/05: The Richmond Night Market This is my second time visiting the night market, I came sometime last month. So obviously it was that good to come back again. The rotato and the squid was def. my favorite! 10/10: Seattle Sounders vs. Vancouver White Caps [...]
WHY BRUNCH IS THE ABSOLUTE GREATEST THING EVER
I wake up Sunday mornings with this surge of happiness just because it's Sunday and there's no better way to start your Sunday than with a nice scrumptious BRUNCH! And those who know me best, know I love, love eggs – I’m pretty sure I can eat eggs all day every day. Scrambled, sunny side [...]
LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION!
I attended the Arcade Lights at Seattle Pike Place Market. The event includes a taste of handcrafted sweet and savory bites as well as a sampling of finely crafted beer and wines from over 60 local artisan foods and drink purveyors. For $40.00 you get ten tokens, a souvenir glass, and a purple handkerchief. It’s [...]
DINE AROUND SEATTLE
Twice a year, diners get a chance to try some of Seattle’s top notch restaurants for a great deal. All the participating restaurants offer a 3-course menu including a starter, entree, and dessert with lunch at $15 and dinner $30. Today was the last day and my friend Mel and I managed to squeeze in [...]