Maui 2016 – Egg Fruit, Mama’s Fish House Beach, Old Lahaina Luau

ย  Another chill day in Maui. We took our sweet time leaving the apartment on this day because we were going to a luau at night that would end at 8:30PM and was an hour drive away. Not late for some but definitely late in baby time. I had every intention of letting Little Bear […]

Maui 2016 – Lunch at Mama’s Fish House and AirBnB in Haiku-Pauwela

Day 4 in Maui is somewhat chill. We switched to another AirBnB in Haiku-Pauwela. If we were stuck doing local things because we had a baby, we figured moving apartments would help us explore a new neighborhood. Before moving, we had lunch at a very popular restaurant called Mama’s Fish House. For a video version […]

Taste of Japan – Rosewood Sand Hill Hotel – Menlo Park

Taste of Japan is an international program developed and supported by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Japan. Last week, the local committee for Taste of Japan held the Honorary Awards 2015 for Silicon Valley, honoring a local chef whose commitment and demonstration of the use of Japanese ingredients bring international awareness to the […]

Whole Foods Market Tap Room Grand Opening – Blossom Hill – San Jose

Whole Foods Market on Blossom Hill recently opened Tap Room, their beer and dining area. The location was formerly Sunflower Farmers Market which was a chain owned by Sprouts. In 2012, I wrote about their opening on my blog. Now it’s a Whole Foods which is a great because I’m a Whole Foods fan. The […]

The Business of Beer the (Re)volution at SCU – Santa Clara

ย  The Food and Agribusiness Institute at Santa Clara University regularly hosts food industry related events. Last year, I went to their farm tour and had a great time (here’s the post). They recently had a Business of Ice Cream event which I was not able to attend and I heard there were lots of […]

Islands Restaurant – Cupertino – GIVEAWAY

Islands Restaurant in Cupertino is having an NFL promotion during football season. In short, pretty much whenever there is a football game on, there will be a happy hour deal at the restaurant. Here are the details. Starting September 10, Monday and Thursday happy hour deals are extended from 4PMย to close in the bar, with […]

PintxoPote – formerly Donostia Pintxo – Los Gatos

I found this post I started writing and never finished. It has been left in draft for almost 2 years. Since I don’t remember the details, I hope at least description and price are useful to some out there. — Los Gatos has been my stomping ground lately. Oh wait, it’s so nice and peaceful […]

Rubio’s Coastal Grill – Cupertino

Rubio’s Coastal Grill, well known for it’s fish taco and coastal Mexican influenced seafood, opened a new location in Cupertino in early September. It is on De Anza Blvd. across from Noodles and Co which opened last year. The restaurant is in a plaza next to Boudin SF and Philz Coffee. Altogether Rubio’s seems very […]

Napa Trip 2015 – AirBnB, Madonna Estate Winery, Artesa Winery, The Model Bakery, Bouchon Bakery

Do you feel like you need a vacation from your vacation? Last weekend, we took a group trip to Napa for the weekend. The AirBnB house our group stayed at had 5 bedrooms and 3 full baths in a great suburban neighborhood with lots of space. In the bathroom hung this picture which I felt […]

Pre-Opening Party for Curry Up Now – San Jose

DISCLAIMER: I received an invite to attend Curry Up Now’s pre-opening party. Every food and drink item in this post was complimentary. I will not review service because it was also a training event for their new staff and hiccups are to be expected. This post will show some of their food and drink offerings.Grand […]