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 […]

Rubio’s Coastal Grill – Cupertino

Rubio’s Coastal Grill, well known for it’s fish taco and coastal Mexican influenced seafood, opened a new location in Cupertino in early September. It is on De Anza Blvd. across from Noodles and Co which opened last year. The restaurant is in a plaza next to Boudin SF and Philz Coffee. Altogether Rubio’s seems very […]

Pinkberry Has New Flavors and a Summer Happy Hour!

If you love Pinkberry’s unique frozen yogurt for this hot hot summer, you’ll be happy to hear they have two new flavors and a half off happy hour. Strawberry Margarita – is an alcohol-free fruity, citrus flavor made with real strawberries and lime juice.  Enjoy with our triple berry sugar salt topping for a fun margarita-like experience. […]

Whole Body by Whole Foods – Make Up Break Up

It’s that time again for Whole Foods’ personal care department, Whole Body, to launch their spring sales season. Last year, it kicked off with the 10 Days of Beauty preview event at the Whole Body store in Campbell. This year’s event is the Make Up Break Up – inspiring everyone to break up with their […]

GM Titanium with UFC Heavyweight Champ Cain Velasquez

Last week, my husband and I attended an event hosted by GM Titanium Cognac, a new spirit by Grand Marnier. Their spokesperson is two time UFC heavyweight champ Cain Velasquez. The event was held at Cain’s home gym, American Kickboxing Academy in South San Jose. I thought it would be best to let my husband […]

Cocoabella Chocolates – San Jose

Cocoabella chocolates is less than a year into it’s residency at Valley Fair Mall and fits perfectly as Hugo Boss’ neighbor on the edge of the more upscale side of the mall. Cocoabella curates chocolates from specialty gourmet chocolatiers around the world. Their customers can then curate their own selection from Cocoabella by choosing a […]

Whole Foods Product Samples for the Summer

Summer is almost over so you better go to Whole Foods now to try some of these new products. Whole Foods Campbell gave me another package of goodies to try and these were unbelievably fresh. In the package were a bag of rainier cherries, dark red cherries, Seka Hills Elderberry Balsamic Vinegar, and a healthy […]

The Sea by Alexander’s Steakhouse – Palo Alto

For three occasions a year, Bay Area diners are privileged with the opportunity to enjoy a Tour of the Bay dinner hosted by the Alexander’s Steakhouse family. Executive chefs from Alexander’s Steakhouse Silicon Valley in Cupertino, Alexander’s Steakhouse in San Francisco, and The Sea in Palo Alto join forces under one roof to provide a […]

Pressed Juicery Debuts New Freezes

Have you heard of Pressed Juicery? The California based company offers a juice cleanse that has taken social media by storm. Almost every week, I see a photo on my feed or on the popular page in Instagram of someone’s juice cleanse delivery. That’s what it looks like in the first photo. But I’m not […]

Bar Fogo – Santana Row – San Jose

  When pronouncing Fogo de Chao, I can’t help but pinch my nose at the Chao to make a “shoun” sound. Fogo de Shoun! This was the same thing I did during my 2 weeks in Brazil – repeat interesting words multiple times in various pronunciations until it sounded authentic enough to my foreign ears. […]