I love sushi, but I don’t always love to pay the premium price that we often see in Japanese restaurants. Luckily they sell sashimi-grade fish at grocery stores such as Berkeley Bowl, and for $14, you can get a whole freaking pound of ahi tuna! And even less for a pound of salmon! I don’t [...]
Ajisen Ramen Westfield San Francisco Centre 865 Market St San Francisco, CA 94103 I’ve noticed an influx of great restaurants in our…mall. Yes, shopping mall. Our San Francisco Westfield Shopping Center is home to Beard Papa’s, Cupola, and now Ajisen Ramen. I’ve heard about this ramen place, but it took me a while to find [...]
With the New Year, everyone is on a diet or cleanse. Everyone. Not me. But this Bon Appétit’s 2012 Food Lover’s Cleanse looks totally doable. Just look at the pictures above! Drooling with hunger yet? Omelet with Fennel-Meyer Lemon Relish, Braised Greens with Leeks, Pumpkin-Shrimp Curry…yes, yes, yes! I can eat like this everyday!
With the holidays fast approaching, it’s easy to get caught up with shopping and…SPENDING MONEY! Here is what I’ve been pining for. Oh Santa, I’ve been a good girl this year! I swear! Holiday Wish List 2011 by coutureauchocolat featuring loop wallets Obakki long cocktail dress$621 - shopbop.com Theyskens theory red blouse$665 - stylebop.com Theory sweater¥27,300 - mirabella.jp Alexander Wang long [...]
Bacon and Peas Carbonara (My new favorite pasta carbonara recipe from http://www.food52.com/recipes/214_daddys_carbonara) 1 pound dried spaghetti 1 pound bacon 10 ounces frozen peas (1 package) 4 eggs 1 cup fresh grated parmesan black pepper Start cooking the pasta (I have long subscribed to the less-water method Harold McGee addresses here). Ask the hotline about this [...]
My latest obsession is Israeli couscous. These pearls of pasta provide a pop of chewy goodness that are as healthy as they are delicious. Israeli couscous is extremely easy to prepare (similar to how you would prepare regular couscous) and in my opinion, tastes much better. You can add whatever you want to it. In [...]