Category Archives: Restaurant Reviews

Last Day In Madrid

We didn’t do a whole lot because I think we were just beat from all the traveling, running, and drinking. Checked into Posada del Dragon in the La Latina area. Had some less than mediocre tapas at Chiky. Walked around … Continue reading

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So Much To Offer

I’ll admit, another reason why I haven’t been blogging much is because there’s just so much to do in Southern CA.  The weather is unbeatable, and if we weren’t such wanderlusts I could see us settling in SoCal for good. … Continue reading

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Search For Good Pizza

On my last trip back to NYC, I made sure I had some NYC pizza as you really can’t get decent NY-style pizza anywhere outside the city.  Elsewhere, you either have to settle for commercialized pizza (e.g., Domino’s, Pizza Hut, … Continue reading

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Beach Season

July 4th weekend marks the beginning of beach season.  You read about people living inland (read, Riverside) waking up at 4am just so that they can get to the beach at 5:30AM to get a prime parking spot at the … Continue reading

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The Hunt For 牛肉麵

My favorite foods?  Steak and 牛肉麵.  Like V would always say, ‘妳跟牛有仇阿?’ During my trip to Taiwan, I would have 牛肉麵 at every opportunity.  Tucson obviously doesn’t have any so the move to CA was heaven in disguise.  Previously we’ve … Continue reading

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小龍包

So I finally made it to 鼎泰豐 and I’ve decided, like I did 2 years ago in Singapore, that it was overrated.  Can someone just give me a good kick in the tush when I’m thinking about going there in … Continue reading

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A Baker’s Wet Dream

We went to Irvine for Korean last night, and in the same plaza we saw a line snaking out of a bakery store.  What is it with Asians and their baked goods?  Remember the Krispy Cream line out the mall … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving In LA

J and I have not spent Thanksgiving at home since 2006, so our last turkey meal was probably around then.  We generally like to take our overseas trip around this time of year because you have less of the American … Continue reading

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San Francisco Day 2.5

OK, this was a short trip as we didn’t even get to spend 3 whole days in SF.  We took the 8 AM ferry from Sausalito to catch our 1PM flight back to Tucson.  Since we had 2 hours to … Continue reading

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Five Guys Burgers and Fries

Tucson has finally decided to join the rest of the civilized world.  We now have a Five Guys Burgers and Fries that just opened this week.  J & I have actually never had their burgers, but with all the hype we decided … Continue reading

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