Raku

Raku

I love the culture of grilling. It creates an atmosphere that is festive but casual. Bobby Flay As “Aburiya Raku” means “Charcoal Grill House Enjoyment”, we would like you to enjoy our authentic Japanese food. Our goal is to see your smile! Raku was such 

Kusakabe

Kusakabe

 Sometimes it’s the journey that teaches you a lot about our destination.  – Drake  Today marks the second month since the grand opening of Kusakabe, a modern marriage between sushi and kaiseki-style dining. This 30-seat sushi restaurant offers friendly service in great detail. Dining here brings 

Maneelap Srimongkoun

Maneelap Srimongkoun

What keeps me motivated is not the food itself but all the bonds and memories the food represents. -Michael Chiarello Authentic Lao food is so rare in the bay area and I am glad to finally find a place that I could return to and enjoy 

Benu **

Benu **

We feast with our eyes first. A thoughtful journey, an experience that delicately touched my palate. From the moment you set foot inside, you are addressed by name.  A menu is prepared personally for you. Asian fusion kitchen collaboration at its finest. While I enjoyed 

Satou

Satou

Throwback Thursday – Steak it to me baby!  Steak House Satou has been famed for its Matsuzaka beef. It wouldn’t be uncommon to find it listed in a travel guide and written about in reviews. Located in a cute bicycle town of Kichijoji-Honcho, there is a huge 

Dash

Dash

In Chinese, we have a saying: You eat first with your eyes, then your nose, then your mouth.  -Wendy Leon, Hong Kong-raised chef Why in the world did it take me so long to try Dash? I’ve walked by and pointed it out but never 

Hairy Crab at Wu Kong

Hairy Crab at Wu Kong

You are the butter to my bread,and the breath to my life. – Julia Child The past six months have been a distant blunder for me and all I have are photos to remind me that I did not wrap from a time machine and 

Celebrating Life – Mom’s Tofu House

Celebrating Life – Mom’s Tofu House

  The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness. – Dalai Lama This morning, I had woken up early from a deep slumber to find out that my mother-in-law had passed away during her sleep. I am so thankful to have 

Providence LA **

Providence LA **

A smile is a curve that sets everything straight. – Phyllis Diller It took five years before making our way to Providence, located on Melrose Ave in the heart of the internationally renowned shopping, dining and entertainment mecca in Los Angeles, California. Mister Hubs and I came here 

Gorilla BBQ

Gorilla BBQ

It’s so beautifully arranged on the plate – you know someone’s fingers have been all over it. – Julia Child Located on Coast Highway 1 in Pacifica California, Gorilla Barbeque LLC was officially established in 2006 by two native Pacifica residents: Jeff Greathouse and Rich Bacchi. They pretty ran