a little bit about travel, a little bit about food, a lot of everything in between; as seen, tasted and experienced by different points of view..

California

SGD Tofu House

SGD Tofu House

after a hike at rancho san antonio, i joined the hiking group for some korean lunch at this place. it was recommended by one of the hikers. she said it’s the only good korean restaurant around that area. a sample of seven different korean side […]

Willow Street Pizza and Dolce Spazio Gelato

Willow Street Pizza and Dolce Spazio Gelato

after a scenic stroll at montalvo arts center in saratoga and los gatos downtown, i was so looking forward to have a hearty dinner. a branch of this restaurant is very near to my place so it’s funny that i get to try this branch […]

Hick’ry Pit

Hick’ry Pit

i gave this place a chance since it’s very close to my workplace. i didn’t even check the reviews before going. my officemate and i ordered the combo bbq platter. we picked pork spare ribs and new york steak. it came with corn and beans […]

Waterfront Pizza and Mediterranean

Waterfront Pizza and Mediterranean

this is so far my favorite mediterranean restaurant in the bay.  the ambiance and location is perfect. i went there with a friend for lunch and we had a patio seating near the water. one could see ducks swimming, boats passing by and athletes kayaking. […]

Pho Wagon and Nothing Bundt Cakes

Pho Wagon and Nothing Bundt Cakes

after picking up a package from the post office, i took a look at available food restos next door and found this place but I was a few minutes early. three other parties were also waiting for the restaurant to open so i thought this […]

IHOP

IHOP

ihop is celebrating national pancake day today! they’re giving out a stack of three buttermilk pancakes per guest for free. of course, i headed out to  get some free pancakes. i like how ihop presents their menu. it is well organized and has pictures, detailed […]

Espetus Churrascaria Brazilian Steak House

Espetus Churrascaria Brazilian Steak House

  i’ve been to two brazilian steakhouses before espetus: texas de brazil and fogo. you’d get the same ambiance and dining experience from here. i liked texas de brazil and fogo better though because of its wider options of cheese but i guess it’s not […]

IKEA

IKEA

ikea is known for its good collection of home furnitures and kitchenwares. i bought my mattress, lamps, sofa chair from ikea– just a few of my numerous ikea purchases. i love especially how they showcase bedrooms, kitchens and living rooms. they give you a lot […]

Greenlee’s Bakery

Greenlee’s Bakery

a friend recommended this bakery after reading or watching from some foodie. we got curious so we tried this famous bakery. when i got to the place, i saw a couple of customers having their breakfast. i read in yelp that they have good breakfast […]

Crepevine

Crepevine

one won’t miss this restaurant if you take a walk at willow glen’s downtown. its name is catchy to me so i stopped by for dinner one night. they do not only serve savory and sweet crepes but they also serve breakfast all day, pancakes, […]

Nick’s Lighthouse

Nick’s Lighthouse

  we had this crazy idea of walking from embarcadero to golden gate bridge one saturday. we were supposed to eat at cioppino’s but we were already famished from walking. when we reached fisherman’s wharf, we started looking for interesting restaurants that offer cioppino. the […]

May Flower

May Flower

if you are craving for dim sum, this is a good place to go. they have those push-carts carrying a variety of dishes from steamed dumpling, fried food, and desserts. one can also order from their menu. we didn’t order much since we were just […]