Sajj Street Eats – Chocolate Hummus

My friends and I used to meet up at Sajj Street Eats on North First Street for lunch when we all worked nearby. It has a little bit for everyone and the line moves quickly. Sajj got its start as a food truck and now have a few brick and mortar stores in the Bay […]

Togo’s New Pretzelrami

Togo’s has a new Pretzelrami sandwich which is a 1/4lb of pastrami on a soft pretzel roll. It’s toasted with white cheddar and yellow mustard and dill pickle slices. While my sandwiches don’t look like the photograph, everything was tasty as expected. The pretzel bun was a little over toasted and smushed but maybe that’s […]

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 […]

Eating – The Star by Little Star Pizza now available from DoorDash

Busy Silicon Valley moms probably share the same struggle of mustering up energy to cook at the end of a work day. For us, this tends to be Fridays. It’s one thing to scrounge together the same meal each dinner and pack it for lunch the next day during a work week. But when the […]

Real Good Fish – Community Supported Fishery

Our family doesn’t eat seafood often mainly because I don’t know how to cook fish that well. But calamari, THAT I can do! Thanks to a local business, Real Good Fish, we were able to try sustainable calamari last week. Real Good Fish makes weekly deliveries of seafood from 25 different fisherman who catch from […]

Sprouts Farmers Market Opens New Location on Brokaw Rd – San Jose

One of our favorite grocery stores in the South Bay just opened a new location in San Jose on Brokaw Road. This is the third store in San Jose. The location is in a brand new plaza still under construction. In fact, Sprouts is the only store open while none of the others even have […]

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 […]

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, 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 – June 2016

NEGRONI WEEK at Bourbon Steak June 6-12 Photo from Bourbon Steak Bourbon Steak Santa Clara A unique evolution of Michael Mina’s award-winning, signature steakhouse, Bourbon Steak at Levi’s® Stadium is in keeping with the concept’s origins. The high-end, classic steakhouse is celebrating Negroni Week with two special cocktails:  The Discreet Charm (Beefeater Gin, Punt E Mes, Carpano […]

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 […]