Hinoki and the Bird

Hinoki and the Bird

We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths. -Walt Disney Call it taking a break, or playing catch up with life if you will. Yes, I’ve been on hiatus and my 

Hanabi – Ramen and Japanese Curry

Hanabi – Ramen and Japanese Curry

Let’s eat! New management and restaurant. The ramen is pretty tasty. My very flavorful clam ramen had so many clams and delicious chicken meat balls and my ramen was al dente! Just the way I like it. Hanabi boasts on being both healthy and delicious: 

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 

Sushi Dai

Sushi Dai

Throwback Thursday – Sushi for breakfast? YES, please! Irasshaimase! If you are looking to make a trip to Tokyo, you must try and squeeze in some time to check out the famous Tsukiji fish market. Surely, no visit to Tsukiji is complete without a sushi breakfast. 

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 

Gordo’s

Gordo’s

Cheese – milk’s leap toward immortality. – Clifton Paul Fadiman In my distant memories of Boston, picking up burritos from Anna Taqueria ( a fast food chain offering California mission- style burritos) was one of my favorite places to go to. One of the few places at the 

Food Of The Day – Instant Summer Noodles

Food Of The Day – Instant Summer Noodles

We know that in September, we will wander through the warm winds of summer’s wreckage. We will welcome summer’s ghost. – Henry Rollins Summer is quickly leaving us behind and my favorite Summer Noodles will soon be leaving restaurants. Quick fix year round: Myojo Chukazanmai Ranmen 

Sam’s Chowder House

Sam’s Chowder House

The three great elemental sounds in nature are the sound of rain, the sound of wind in a primeval wood, and the sound of outer ocean on a beach. – Henry Beston Hope those that were able to take Labor day off was able to enjoy 

Chez Panisse Cafe

Chez Panisse Cafe

Chez Panisse Cafe 1517 Shattuck Ave (between Cedar St & Vine St) Berkeley, CA 94709 (510) 548-5049 http://www.chezpanisse.com The menu which changes every night is designed to be appropriate to the season and composed to feature the finest sustainably-sourced, organic, and seasonal ingredients including meat,