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#TBT Cover to Cover Challenge – Shoyu Ramen

Yeah, It’s been a while since I’ve posted something new.  I’ve been super busy.    It sucks for me because I have some really good posts almost completed.   And … Continue reading

January 25, 2018 · 1 Comment

Inspirational Lettuce Wraps

It’s been wayyyyyy too long since I’ve written a post here.  The past couple of months have been absolutely crazy with… with…   Eh, screw it.  I have been pretty … Continue reading

June 26, 2017 · 3 Comments

Scottsdale Eats – Hula’s Modern Tiki

Boom Boom had a conference in Scottsdale, Arizona last month and I decided to tag along like when we went to Naples, FL  two years ago. But this time, the … Continue reading

May 20, 2014 · 2 Comments

Colorado Adventures Part 2 – Snow Trapped

Part 1 – Tourist Trapped We were scheduled to fly back home around dinner time on a Sunday.  When we booked the flights, I thought that we could get in … Continue reading

April 11, 2013 · 5 Comments

Chicago Eats – Sunda

Right around this time last year, The Sicilian wrote a post on her dinner at Sunda in Chicago.   I’ve always wanted to go there, especially after years of friends raving … Continue reading

March 20, 2013 · 11 Comments

Pho without the Funk

The first time I tried pho (pronounced “fuh”), a Vietnamese beef soup with noodles, I was grossed out. I was a college student living in San Jose, Calif., and had … Continue reading

January 28, 2013 · 17 Comments

Ann Arbor Eats – Kuroshio

Did I miss something?  For all of 2012 up until the presidential election in November, all we ever heard was how the economy was in the toilet.  If you believed … Continue reading

January 9, 2013 · 17 Comments

Ann Arbor Rocks (Kinda) – Pacific Rim

Is a good meal always a good meal, whether it’s the first or fiftieth time you have it?  Do you like it when a restaurant serves the familiar or do … Continue reading

June 4, 2012 · 7 Comments

The Sicilian Does Chicago Part 2 – Sunda

Sunda “Ouch!” That was me, reacting to the pain of just having been taken for a touron*. The waitress at Sunda had just delivered our bottle of Veramonte Sauvignon Blanc, … Continue reading

March 29, 2012 · 9 Comments

Ann Arbor Rocks! (kinda) – Black Pearl

Both of the regular followers of this blog know that I occasionally like to give a shout out to places and events in Ann Arbor that rock, and an F-U … Continue reading

September 14, 2011 · 4 Comments