Silog Sundays at LA Rose Cafe

I feel like I hardly eat Filipino food nowadays. I don’t live at home anymore so I don’t have that wonderful luxury of my mom making fried rice and spam in the morning, and it’s also not the healthiest thing for you but who’s counting calories anyway?? I grew up in National City and Filipino…

DonerG Lake Forest Now Open!!

Doner G now has a few locations in Orange County with Lake Forest as the most recent addition! They serve the best authentic Mediterranean food and aim to bring people together through FOOD. This is probably my top favorite for Mediterranean food. It actually feels healthy! They are best known for their Istanbowls and my…

7th Street Cafe opens in Downtown Los Angeles!

A new spot just opened up in Downtown Los Angeles today! If you’re like every other Angeleno, your life is fast and sometimes grabbing something to eat will take too long or be too expensive. 7th Street Cafe is more than your typical downtown cafe spot. They cater to your busy lifestyle by offering quick…

Cookie Monster Grand Opening 12/17

The weather is always perfect in San Diego! While it’s snowing in some parts of America, it was a warm 70 degrees! This calls for ice cream. 😉 A new ice cream spot has opened in San Diego! Cookie Monster Ice Cream makes all their ice cream in house in small batches. A large amount…

Happy Small Business Saturday!

Your local businesses are the heart of our communities. They circulate money in our community, provide jobs, and offer unique services or products. Small Business Saturday is a pretty big deal now and always falls the Saturday after Black Friday. It first began in 2010 when American Express launched it then later recognized and supported…

I Got Baked in Los Angeles!

Mr. Holmes Bakehouse is a popular bakery in Korea and San Francisco, CA. Their goal is to put carbs back into their place and create carb heaven for all you lovers out there. FINALLY and FINALLLLYYYY, they are opening one up in Los Angeles! I was able to make it to their private party tonight…

Great Maple

Why is it that most brunch places have a really long wait? I usually don’t like waiting more than 40 minutes for a table when I eat (unless planned way in advance and I have a snack), but this place is an exception! It’s one of those places where literally everything on the menu is…

Straits

Straits is a Singapore restaurant at the very top floor of the Westfield San Francisco Centre mall in downtown San Francisco. It’s a very hip restaurant, including a sexy lounge with a full bar and DJ booth. This is the perfect place to have a date or to share a few drinks and appetizers with…

Papaya Salad- Lao and Thai Style

Papaya salad is one of my favorite foods. I can probably eat it everyday whether with lettuce, rice, or by itself. I know of two kinds, Lao and Thai style. The only difference is that Lao papaya salad uses fish sauce and Thai papaya salad doesn’t, which makes it a more fresh tasting salad. My…