Attending This – Whole Foods Summer Dinner

Last week, I attended the Summer Dinner at Whole Foods Market Santa Clara, my favorite WFM location in the South Bay. The event was to introduce and celebrate some of the brand’s key local vendors through a dinner interpreted by Chef Melissa King using the vendors’ ingredients. Frog Hollow Farm, Jacobs Farm, Bonny Doon Vineyard, […]

GIVEAWAY – Tickets to Cavalia Odysseo in San Jose – Sept 17 at 2PM

Hi friends, a very cool giveaway has come across my desk. The Odysseo is coming to San Jose and I have tickets to giveaway. It’s an equestrian show, think Cirque du Soleil but with horses! Cavalia has given me a package of 8 tickets to do a flash giveaway. One winner’s name will be put […]

J Pop Summit 2016 – San Francisco

Every year, fans of Japanese culture are delighted by the JPOP Summit, which is a festival of all things Japanese. Events can last all week (film screenings) but the bulk of activities is on one weekend. Last month, I attended one day of the event to sample the foods offered there. The tasting started with […]

Events, Openings, and Announcements – August 2016

Off the Grid: Evergreen Moves to a Monthly Extravaganza San Jose Event Will Focus More on Community Involvement   Off the Grid is excited to announce a new, improved format for the San Jose @ Evergreen Village Square lunch event. The event currently takes place every Saturday afternoon and will become a monthly food truck […]

Taste of Orleans – Great America – Santa Clara

Last weekend, we went to California’s Great America’s Taste of Orleans festival. This amusement park always brings back memories of my youth. It was the place to be back then and it still is. It’s a nice place to go during summer break. Thanks to Great America for complimentary tickets to the park and for […]

The Property Brothers Debut Scott Living Furniture at Orchard Supply Hardware – San Jose

This weekend, the Property Brothers, Drew and Jonathan Scott were in town to promote their new book and outdoor furniture line at Orchard Supply. Of course our family went to catch our favorite HGTV co-hosts. The book is called Dream Home and gives tips on when to determine to fix up a home or buy […]

Nintendo Flavors Launch at Yogurtland – San Jose

Between July 1 and Sept 8 this summer, Yogurtland is featuring different Nintendo themed flavors rotating through the weeks. By visiting https://www.yogurt-land.com/, fans of Nintendo, Yogurtland and winning cool prizes can enter for a chance to win a Wii U system and one year of free frozen yogurt. All participants have to do is visit the […]

Events, Openings, Announcements – July 2016

Michael Mina’s Bourbon Pub Celebrate’s National Ice Cream Month with Special Desserts Who:  Bourbon Pub, Michael Mina’s casual and approachable restaurant located at Levi’s® Stadium offering whimsical plays on pub-style dishes complemented by light, healthier options, will celebrate National Ice Cream month with weekly specials created by Pastry Chef, Amy Lee. What:  Bourbon Pub will be featuring […]

Colin’s First Birthday Party – Piyo Piyo Theme

Our little bear turned 1 last month and we had a fun party for him. The theme was Piyo Piyo, the cute yellow duck from the scissors we use to trim his nails. They’re such a life saver. I was terrible at clipping his nails until we got these scissors. We suggested guests wear yellow […]

Yalla Mediterranean Offers Free Meal to Warriors Fans – Monday June 13 – Fremont

UPDATE: It came to my attention yesterday after the promotion period already passed that this was actually a BOGO deal, not complimentary. I used the text that was given to me by the PR firm. At the time I posted this, Yalla’s FB page did not have any posts for the offer so I did […]