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In the comments section of my most recent Village Kitchen post; "Elle" asked me if I had been to Yummy House, which had just opened in the former Nolbu and Soho spot on Convoy. I'd seen the spot; but wasn't... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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It had been about eight months since Mi Quang Mien trung had opened; so I thought it would be a good time to revisit. Plus, they open at 8am, so I can get noodles for breakfast before hitting the office... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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Back in May; Faye left a comment on my Shan Xi Magic Kitchen post, in which she overheard customers asking if the staff from Spicy King were now working at the restaurant they were eating at. That would be Spicy... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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While purchasing tickets for our San Diego - Copenhagen trip I noticed something that I believe was a bit of an aberration. For the return flight to San Diego; British Airways First Class was just a bit more than Business... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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We got into Copenhagen from Paris at 930pm. Getting to Nørreport Station from the airport is a snap; our hotel was further down Vendersgade this time; around the corner from the last place was stayed at. The room was large,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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I know of quite a few people who had been waiting for Menya Ultra to open in Mira Mesa. So when Eater annouced the soft opening, then grand opening schedule; I just figured it was going to be nothing like... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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I guess it's just fitting to do this post on Halloween; after all we were staying at a haunted hotel, one that is actually the only hotel in Anchorage that's listed on the National Register of Historic Places. But first,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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I recently had some time to catch up with my good friends; it had been a while and I really missed the good times, laughs, and all the crazy fun we've had over the years. During one of the conversations;... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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The weather had cooled off a bit and the Missus was ready for some Chinese food......just not hot pot or skewers...like all those new places serve these days. Hunan Kitchen had closed and She wanted something with a bit of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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After my last couple of Cheesesteak posts; I got a couple of recommendations. Strangely, both of them are in PB. I thought I'd try out Calozzi's first. Calozzi's is a tiny little shop squeezed in right next to Latin Chef.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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You could tell the Missus needed a break from hotel breakfasts. Instead of partaking with the usual fairly good breakfast at the Hotel Monge, She just went with some coffee while I arranged our transfer to the airport. Our flight... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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My 3 hours of meetings ran a bit late, I was starving, and wanted something to eat before heading back to the office. It was then that I recalled that Pho La Jolla was close by....and I hadn't been there... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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Ever since reading (and doing a bit of cooking from), Jane Sigal's wonderful book (it more than a cookbook in my mind); Bistronomy: Recipes from the Best New Paris Bistros, I'd been wanting to try one of the places mentioned... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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Recently I was asked via email if I'd hit 5,000 posts yet.....well, I knew I wasn't even close since I've only been around since May 26, 2005, which, if we count forward until today would be a total of 4898... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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Interesting how things go. One day I noticed this place had opened in the same strip mall as Lolita's and Katsu Café. The sign said "Taste of Taiwan", so I was somewhat intrigued. I did a brief search online and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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After making that fairly long hike along the bay and up Lombard Street, I was left with trying to find a place to eat in Chinatown; there were places like R&G Lounge where there was nothing available....so finally, we decided... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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During our last full day in Paris, we made no plans, "réservations pour le dîner, oui", but really had no real plans other than that. So, during our breakfast at the Hotel Monge, we came up with our plans for... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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One evening a few months back, I was looking for a place to grab an early dinner with the Missus. She wanted something different. I returned to the menu at Fools and Kings, a fairly eclectic collection of small plates....with... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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Just a quick post for tonight - 2 Happy Hour revisits and once place where not all the photos came out. Romeo & Julieta Wine Café: Now that the weather is getting a bit cooler, we're enjoying HH here. It's... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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I was craving some Nian Gao (sticky rice cakes) and noticed that Chef Chin doesn't have it on the menu anymore. So I headed over to Tasty Noodle House since it had been over a year since I last visited.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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After exploring Ferrara for a bit and then a short nap, we awoke hungry. Since it was Easter Monday, a holiday, we were lucky to have been able to get reservations for dinner. Our B&B was right outside the city... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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Now here's a ramen spot with origins in Japan that I had read about several years back. Ikebukuro's Basso Drill-Man ramen is fairly well known by ramen junkies, mainly for the Tsukemen and Abura Soba; basically "oil noodles" in which... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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When I did my original post on Al Pastor back in June I mentioned waiting a couple of months before checking in with "Al Pastor". It just so happens that a month or so ago, the Missus wanted breakfast from... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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After a particularly brutal week, I recently revisited a place that holds a special place in my heart. It had been a few years since I'd eaten and even longer since I last posted on Lucky's, that little former Chinese... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!
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It was probably not the best plan on my part. I had thought Easter Sunday might be a problem and was kind of worried about finding places open. We did luck out with a gigantic meal at Osteria Carducci in... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2018 at mmm-yoso!!!