Pho is a delicious bowl of savory broth, rice noodles, and a variety of meats. While Pho originates from Vietnam, my grandmother(from Laos) also makes her own variation. Growing up, Pho was one of my comfort foods and on the way back from a quick trip to the Carmel Valley Ranch by Hyatt, Jen and … Continue reading Pho Ga An Nam: Delicious Vietnamese Pho in San Jose
Eating at Mika Sushi has become one of my traditions when venturing to the Monterey/Carmel. Jen first found this spot during our 4 year anniversary( she's just simply amazing at finding hidden gems for me to try) and it has been one of my favorite sushi spots ever since. If you're ever in the Carmel … Continue reading Mika Sushi – 2022 Review: Utterly Fantastic and Delicious
So Gong Dong Tofu House is a mid-sized Korean spot located in Palo Alto, CA. This spot serves... a combination of tofu soups and dishes. Jen found this place online and we decided to give it a try. Here's how it went! Warning: This place means business when they say it's spicy! Location This cute … Continue reading Review: So Gong Dong Tofu House
Strictly Travel was a fun venture I started back in 2019. Originally, this was a way to learn how to blog as well as working on my programming skills. Prior to founding Strictly Travel, Jen and I were fresh out of college and just beginning to understand miles and points. Although Jen doesn't write much, … Continue reading A Big Thank You to Jen: The Food Curator & My Awesome Other Half
Hinodeya Ramen Bar is a small-mid sized ramen shop located in San Francisco's Japantown. (They have opened a couple more locations) This spot serves a unique lighter ramen that's a stark contrast to the thicker broths you typically see. While the most popular type of ramen such as Tonkotsu or Miso ramen have a pork … Continue reading Hinodeya Ramen Bar Review: Delicious Ramen located in Beautiful Japantown
Mensho Tokyo serves delicious umami filled bowls of ramen in the heart of San Francisco. Located near the famed Union Square, Mensho is a small shop with limited seating and mouth watering bowls of ramen that might just make it the best ramen in the bay. I've been to this spot a couple of times … Continue reading Mensho Tokyo: Top Ramen spot in the Bay?