Eureka + Giveaway – Mountain View

Last month, I wrote an article about the Main Street Cupertino complex’s newest restaurant, Eureka! Today, they are opening their second Silicon Valley location in Mountain View on Castro St. I had the pleasure of attending a soft opening where my meal was complimentary. Here’s what I tried. ($10) Rosemary Ruby Red – gin, rosemary, […]

Veggie Grill – Mountain View + Giveaway

Veggie Grill has a new menu and a new location. I received a complimentary lunch from Veggie Grill to try these spring dishes at their Mountain View location recently. It was all about asparagus and strawberries!   ($9.95) Strawberry arugula salad with walnuts and almond ricotta, pomegranate seeds, asparagus sections, and micro greens on top […]

Asian Box – Mountain View

A quick drive by post today to introduce a great lunch spot in downtown Mountain View on Castro Street. The business name is a bit erhm…either plain or naughty, depending on how you look at it. Last fall/winter, when the weather was perfectly crisp and idyllic for our definition of California cold, Kate introduced Olivia […]

Tea Era – Farm Fresh to You – Grilled Cajun Shrimp

  ย Grilled shrimp made in a pan. Buy fresh shrimp at the store, preferably with the heads on. Skewer them like the picture. Heat a mixture of a bit of butter and olive oil with cajun seasoning, pepper, paprika, and chopped green onions at the very end. Brush this on both sides of your shrimp […]

DIY Halloween Costume 2012

ย I have really gotten into the spirit of Halloween within the last 5 years. It was hard to really get into it when your mom handed down the same clown jump suit for all 3 kids each year, depending on who fit it that year. We took our turns as either a clown, or a […]

Xanh Restaurant – Mountain View

My NYE 2009 celebration started off with happy hour at Xanh a Vietnamese restaurant in Mountain View. Xanh means green (or also blue). Xanh gets very high ratings on Yelp and I have gotten several in person recommendations for this place so I admit, I was a little hyped up. The restaurant lays less than […]