Deep sea fishing for the freshest fish tacos ever! 🌮

I went to deep sea fishing trip with my friend today and we caught some good size California Scorpionfish and red snappers! Those fishes are delicious with white firm flesh and cannot be bought at the groceries store. I found it best to just simple fry them for home made fish tacos. First, I marinated…

The anatomy of a Bánh Mỳ 🥖🥖🥖

In Vietnam, you can find bánh mỳ at any corner, at any street and in any Vietnamese blood. Bánh mỳ to Vietnamese is like pasta to the Italian, sushi to the Japanese me burger to the American. The French brought their baguette to Vietnam, the Vietnamese gave the world bánh mỳ! To have a good…

Kimchi Nabe- キムチ鍋

I couldn’t decide what to cook for dinner tonight so I look into my favourite website for idea and found this dish – Kimchi Nabe. I happened to have some left over mushroom, napa cabbage and kimchi in hand so I decided to try it. I need to stop by the Japanese market to get…

K-zo Sushi

We tried out K-zo in Culver city, which I never been there before, for Dine in LA week and we had a very good time with excellent sushi and sake experience. For Appetizer, we got the Rokuten Mori, everything tasted great, especially the fresh octopus caparccio and oyster uni caviar. The sweetness of fresh oyster,…

The Egg Test

Last Saturday, I found different varieties of eggs from the farmer market in Santa Monica so I decided to do an egg test. I’ve been eating different varieties of egg, whichever I can find at the farmer market every week, from quail, chicken, duck, goose, turkey, peacock to the giant Emu egg. They are all…

Kim Thai Food

I’ve been complaining about haven’t able to find an authentic Thai salad, the kind which I had so many time in Thailand and Cambodia. And Buddha heard my praying. One of my coworker who grew up in Thailand and Lao promised to show me his favourite secret place which has very good and authentic Thai-Lao…

Cà phê sữa – Vietnamese milk coffee then Spanish latte

In my last post, I wrote a bit of an introduction to the coffee culture in Vietnam. In this post, we will make some Vietnamese coffee. It is very tasty and it is so cheap to make at home compared to paying for one at the coffee shop. This type of coffee is very common in…