Eating This – Whole Foods Holiday

Ever since the Santa Clara Whole Foods opened up in our area, it’s allowed me to browse Whole Foods more than I normally would and I come there for more than just splurge items now. I sometimes get lunch from the hot and salad bars, Annie’s shiitake dressing which is only sold in a value […]

Parenting – Halloween 2017

I can’t believe this is the third Halloween season we’re enjoying with our little one. Here’s a recap of our family and kid’s costumes over the last two years and a reveal of this year’s costumes. Phil likes to surprise Colin with his costume and the first impression usually doesn’t go well. We actually caught […]

Christmas 2015 Recap – Ribs and Dim Sum

The holidays are great because I get days off work and so does everyone else so we can get together more often. There’s always good food involved. Appetizers with cheeses, sweet potato chips, seasoned nuts, oatmeal cookies, and lots of sparkling ciders. I mean, look at this prime rib. And these garlic prawns. And this […]

Balsam Hill Tree Lot Christmas Event 2015 – Burlingame

This year is a year of brand new things for the blog as I begin to branch out to topics other than food. Among those things is how I gear up for my favorite holiday of the year, Christmas. I recently attended an exclusive blogger event by Balsam Hill Tree Lot in Burlingame for the […]

Thanksgiving 2015 Recap – Three dinners and a Turkey Trot

Did everyone have a great Thanksgiving? It’s a great time for food with family and friends even though many have come to view Thanksgiving as a pre-Christmas. Our life with baby now means Thanksgiving is slightly different than last year. Less Black Friday shopping and more time relaxing at home. Or in our cases, recovering […]

Thanksgiving 2013 + New Video up on the Youtube Channel

 Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving break. It’s okay to let the memories of heart warming food shared with family and friends linger a bit as we dip our toes back into reality. Here are my memories. Brussells Sprouts with Pancetta Turkey I made cranberry sauce from scratch for the first time without having ever […]

2012 Holiday Dinners

The holidays were a slow moving blur this year. Our jet lag and my cold made me feel so slow and yet somehow the days still passed by too quickly. For 2012, my resolution is to run a half marathon and for the blog, I resolve to blog more about local San Jose eats. I […]

Asian American Thanksgivings 2011

 Over the past couple years, Thanksgiving at the two households have become quite the multi-day affair. This year it took up 3 delicious days to celebrate with my in-laws and my family. Feast your eyes upon my 3 dinners!    Day 1 with the in-laws consisted of the traditional American fare. Perfectly marinated turkey, pesto/garlic […]