Category Archives: hot n’ fresh

sweet potato pretzel | coffee tomo

Christina was right.  The sweet potato pretzels at Coffee Tomo in Little Osaka are hot n’ fresh!  A super plush, horseshoe-shaped pretzel, stuffed with molten mozzarella and a subtle sweet potato puree.  Oh, hello!  New snack attack!!  I gotta go back … Continue reading

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christmas croissants

Merry Christmas!  I hope everyone is enjoying a day of merriment with loved ones.  Right now, I’m hanging out at home with the fam for a very traditional Christmas Day in Ventura County… you know, where it’s blue skies and … Continue reading

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thanksgiving croissants | momofuku milk bar

I love Thanksgiving.  And I LOVE croissants.  What a brilliant combo.

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chicken tandoori | jasmine market, culver city

A peek inside the tandoor (clay oven) Made-to-order naan & tandoori chicken Spicy, minty green chutney & cool, creamy yogurt Blazing nuggets of chicken A fan of most sweet drinks with seeds, pips, pulp, what have you The warm weather … Continue reading

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baking mania

I went on quite the baking spree last night, churning out batch upon batch of baked goodies.  Why?  Oh, just because.  It all started with a mission to make ginger cookies (pictured above; recipe here)… then chocolate chip cookies (why … Continue reading

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scanwiches

(via Scanwiches)

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square eggs

(via Mrs. Easton) Ever heard of an egg cuber?

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leather bicycle wine rack

(via Etsy) A handy wine rack for all you wino-cyclists.

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new toy

I finally caved in and bought a DSLR.  First one I’ve ever owned!  Nothing fancy, but I have no idea how to use this thing.  (Wow, an actual viewfinder??).  Now let’s not get carried away here.  I still love you, … Continue reading

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grandpa

No man will ever be cooler or more dapper than my grandpa.  Mom said he was quite the disciplinarian growing up, but that’s not the dude I knew.  I only remember him as all smiles and napkins (he carried them … Continue reading

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