National Cheese Day at Sofitel San Francisco Bay – June 4, 2016

Did you know there’s such a thing as National Cheese Day and that it’s this weekend? Me neither but that sounds fun! Sofitel San Francisco Bay Hotel understands the concept of cheesey goodness. They are hosting a complimentary cheese tasting in their hotel lobby. Here’s the press release for more details, including how you can […]

Dream Dinners – Camden – San Jose

The pre-made meal service seems to be a fast growing market. Many Silicon Valley families like mine are strapped for time and dinner seems to be the first priority to drop. With both spouses working and now with a baby to take care of, I’m finally admitting that I need help to get healthy meals […]

San Jose Pavilion at Superbowl 50

It’s Superbowl 50 week and the Silicon Valley is abuzz with excitement, especially because our very own Levi’s Stadium is hosting. I’m sharing with you a press release from Team San Jose today about the San Jose Pavilion which will showcase San Jose culture. 2013 But first, here’s a throwback to a photo I took […]

Yalla Mediterranean Grand Opening + Giveaway – Fremont

Fremont has a new fast casual Mediterranean restaurant called Yalla Mediterranean. The restaurant is in a bustling plaza with Whole Foods, Boudin SF, and See’s Candy. I recently attended a preview opening for the location and received the following meal complimentary as part of a training day for their staff. The concept is to choose […]

Whole Foods Natural Glow Makeup and Pampering Event – Bay Area

 Around this time of year, I look forward to the Whole Body by Whole Foods annual pampering events. In 2014, there was an event promoting a 10 Days of Beauty sale at the Campbell location. I had a blast getting my nails done and noshing on good wholesome food. For 2015, I enjoyed getting my […]

Caviar – Food Delivery Service – New Restaurants + GIVEAWAY

Remember when I introduced Caviar, a food delivery service which I used to order my favorite South Bay burger from Konjoe? We are partnering again to introduce new restaurants they have added to their offerings. And because we want you to try Caviar, there is a giveaway at the end of the post. Maybe you […]

San Jose Restaurant Week – Jan 5-15, 2016

San Jose is joining California’s Restaurant Month by participating in two weeks of promotions. The following press release is brought to you by Team San Jose. — SAN JOSE, Calif. (December 29, 2015) – In celebration of California Restaurant Month, participating San Jose restaurants will offer 15 percent off from January 5-8, 2016 and January 12-15, 2016. […]

Vitality Bowls + Giveaway – Cupertino

Superfoods are a trend I have no issues participating in as they are all healthy and good for the body. While Acai berries (ah-sai-ee) are no stranger to the superfood list, they are making a relatively new presence in the Bay Area. It is a highly perishable berry grown on a kind of palm tree in Brazil […]

Rubio’s Langostino Seasonal Items + Giveaway – Cupertino

Rubio’s Coastal Grill is quickly becoming one of my favorite chain restaurants in the South Bay. It’s like a Baja Fresh with seafood. Their new seasonal item features langostino lobsters. They look kind of like small lobsters but the meat comes out more like the tail of a crawfish. Very sweet and juicy. Langostino’s are […]

Myzen Ramen – Sunnyvale

My fellow food reviewer at Metro News has once touted Myzen Ramen as a place where long lines aren’t required for tasty ramen ( That’s a rare find in the South Bay where our options are scant. Front runners include Orenchi Ramen, Kotetsu Ramen, and Santouka Ramen at the food court in Mitsuwa. I have eaten a lot of ramen in […]