Alexander’s Patisserie

Alexander’s Patisserie

A party without a cake is just a meeting – Julia Child   A bite into a exquisite dessert is an experience. The decor and furnishings is desired to set the mood as you devour each bite. Yes, it is necessary and for such a place,  I will 

Beta 5

Beta 5

Good friends, good food, good times Last week Mr H and I decided that it was time to make a road trip heading towards the Pacific Northwest (PNW). Our incredible week long journey included; Dunsmuir Ca, Redding Ca, Eugene Or, Jacksonville Or, Portland Or, Seattle Wa, 

Model Bakery

Model Bakery

  All sorrows are less with bread. – Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra Hands down the best english muffin! Freshly baked daily. Airy, fluffy and buttery to perfection. I had to order half a dozen for take-away. I used one to dip at “Lucero Olive Oil” and 

Royce’ – Pote Goma Cookies

Royce’ – Pote Goma Cookies

If you’re afraid of butter use cream – Julia Child Confectionary at its finest when it comes to Royce’ chocolates (headquartered in Sapporo, Japan) and varieties. Being a big fan of all things sweet my friend had introduced me to Royce a few years ago. Back then, 

Southern California Cronut Craze

Southern California Cronut Craze

Food for the body is not enough. There must be food for the soul. Dorothy Day Earlier this month my husband and I had made a trip down to Southern California to celebrate our 8th Anniversary and as an impromptu I decided to call some friends 

Macau – Portuguese Egg Tarts

Macau – Portuguese Egg Tarts

There is no sincerer love than the love of food. – George Bernard Shaw In my mind Macau is my second home. What to do when you visit your second home? For me, it’s eating at all the local hot spots in pairs and that includes