Looking for a neat sushi place near San Francisco and Cow Palace? Well look no further, Ichika Sushi House is a neat gem in an area that lacks popular food options. This spot is located in a small plaza that was bustling making parking a bit of a challenge. Ichika does have a Yelp waitlist, … Continue reading Ichika Sushi House – A Hidden Sushi Gem
While I am a knowledgeable traveler and very good with the ins and outs of travel points, point churning, and the points game, Jen is a truly amazing at finding hidden gem restaurants for us to try. While spending Valentines weekend in San Jose at Juniper Hotel a Curio Collection by Hilton, Jen found several … Continue reading Review: Dan Izakaya a Japanese Gem in San Jose
Jen has always raved about Din Tai Fung, a Taiwanese franchise that specializes in delicious dumplings, soup dumplings, and wontons. The chain has spots all over the world and over the West Coast including several in the Bay Area. After much talk, Jen and I decided to try out the Din Tai Fung in San … Continue reading Din Tai Fung San Jose: Upscale Chinese Dumplings
Tiger Sugar is an up and coming popular Milk Tea chain from Taiwan that has expanded to New York and Hong Kong. The spot focuses on Milk Tea, with a special brown sugar milk tea drink that comes with a neat presentation. Locations Tiger Sugar can be found in several different districts in Hong Kong. … Continue reading Tigar Sugar: Taiwanese Milk Tea
Amami Sushi is small group with 3 spots located near the airport in San Francisco. Amami has become pretty popular and offers a 38 dollar Omakase set. An Omakase is "Chef's Choice" sushi with more flair than normal nigiri. Each chef that serves an Omakase will put his or her own special touch to create … Continue reading Amani Sushi: A Delicious yet affordable Omakase
Who doesn't like spicy food? Szechuan cuisine originates from Sichuan Province in China. This Southwestern province is home to Chengdu and famous for their Panda sanctuaries. Szechuan food is typically spicing and incorporates a variety of peppers including the famous Szechuan Peppercorn which produces a tangy feeling on your tongue. This effect is known as … Continue reading Yummy Szechuan: Spicy Food Anyone?