Coffee Sticky Ribs

Quarantine cooking is all about cooking all the things we wouldn’t have done before and that one thing for me are ribs. I’ve never made them before and they just seemed like this whole crazy and intricate thing. But the best part about taking on challenges like this is the absolute satisfaction at the end…

Deep Fried Filipino Musubi Recipe

Inspired by my last trip to Hawaii, I decided to make some pretty epic musubis. I wanted to add a little Filipino pizzazz by using longanisa and tocino instead of your usual spam or tamago. And for even MORE razzle dazzle, I decided to deep fry those bad boys because why not? I was kind…

Fish Sauce Wings Recipe

One reason I may never become vegan is my love for fish sauce (but if you have a rec for a bomb vegan fish sauce lmk!).  I use it in a lot of different ways: spring rolls, noodle bowls, adding it in fried rice, etc. But one of my most favorite ways to enjoy fish…

Szechuan Spicy Salt and Pepper Garlic Shrimp Recipe

I somehow ended up with twice as much shrimp than I wanted this week. So when your Instacart shopper gives you more shrimp, what do you do? Make Szechuan Spicy Salt and Pepper Garlic Shrimp! I asked Reach what I should make and he said spicy salt shrimp. But when going over the recipe, I…

FishPop Has the BEST Fish & Chips!

I was a kid when I had fish and chips for the first time. I was disappointed because I was expecting potato chips and not fries lol. Thankfully, I am more food woke but still don’t have much of a thing for fish and chips. It’s a funny story how I found out about Fish…

Dandy’s Best Eats 2020

There have been a lot of ups and downs this 2020. As your typical Capricorn, I was about to go crazy with plans being cancelled last minute. Most things I planned for this year didn’t happen. But on the bright side, there is one thing that hasn’t changed: eating.  (Duh) Despite the lockdowns and all,…

Spicy Honey Walnut Shrimp

Long gone are the days for paying an extra $1.25 for honey walnut shrimp at Panda Express! Honestly, what is up with that?! That is kind of pricy, no?

Ramen Donuts!

I still can’t believe we’ve been in quarantine for almost three months… that’s a quarter of our year spent at home! To be honest though, it has really got my creative juices flowing in the kitchen. Pre-quarantine, I was always running around to different restaurants and events. I hardly had time to cook or I…

Ippudo Celebrates Cupertino Opening with $10 Ramen All Weekend

Cancel your original reservations, grab your boo, and meet me at Ippudo’s new location in Cupertino! They just opened today and will be celebrating with $10 ramen all weekend haaaaay. And let me tell ya, THE WAIT IS GOING TO BE WORTH IT! Ippudo is one of my top favorite places for ramen in the…

Hottest Collab in the Bay: Mike’s Hot Honey + Starbird Chicken

Don’t you just love it when two of your favorite brands collaborate? You can now find Mike’s Hot Honey, originally from New York, at all of Starbird Chicken’s Bay Area restaurants. You can have my favorite spicy honey right on your sandwiches or tacos or as a glaze and dipping sauce. I’m super excited because…