The fad: avocado toast

Avocado toast -avocado in general- is everywhere on health, fitness, and food related blogs and Instagram. It’s amazing how much attention it’s receiving these days! And yes, with so much influence in my eyes, it was only natural for my brain and tastebuds to crave it, and now I’m riding with this fad of having…

Rose Bakery, Tokyo

I found Rose Bakery and went to this place again the next weekend at a different location to devour their quiche. The atmosphere of this bakery with baked goods that looked like they were from the States lined up in their window made me oh so happy that I wanted to introduce this place to…

Toasted avocado, ham, and cheese sandwich

I’ve been waiting to update and sandwich post because I have several I want to post here, but I was worried that I would sandwich-out my readers and lose some of your attention, so I did not post but here it is! Don’t worry sandwich lovers, I will post what I am hiding 😉 This…

Homemade toasted smoked salmon sandwich

Sandwich: “a food item consisting of two or more slices of bread with one or more fillings between them.” (Wikipedia) Very bland and simple definition in a good way because you can be creative with it. I think the key ingredient that decides the quality is the bread. So when I have good pieces of…

Kepobagels, Tokyo, Japan

Good tasty bagels are hard to find in Japan. There are bagel shop chains around, but it is just not the same. I’m no New Yorker nor am I very knowledgable in the bagel field, but Einstein Bagels are my liking — for some of you, that may be a shock (sorry!). Here in Japan,…

Paul Bakery, Tokyo, Japan

Lunch at Paul, a French bakery, cafe, and a patisserie that has a global presence and also has one cafe near my workplace. This was my first visit to have a meal there, as my dad has picked up buttery pastries before, but I had never sat down. Even within the crowd of people (on…

Wooly Pig Cafe, San Francisco CA

Another great morning in San Francisco, we found Wooly Pig Cafe on our way to meet up with friends to go hiking to Muir Woods. It may be more appropriate to put the word “another” at the beginning of this post in parenthesis because according to Liz, the neighborhood is almost always foggy. I guess…

Strawberry shortcake from CONCENT

Jogging around my new neighborhood (I moved into my own apartment away from my parents’ house!), I found this cake shop, or so it looked like it from outside. I was thinking of an opportunity to scope out the place, then came my dad’s birthday the other weekend. Coming back home, I was crossing my…

Daisy muffin and baumkuchen

Halloween is approaching, and came trick-or-treat goodies to the office! Inside this white box were two buttery delicious muffin and baumkuchen with halloween decorations. Keeping up with the Halloween and fall season spirit, my muffin was chocolate and pumpkins flavor, and my baumkuchen was chocolate flavored decorated in Halloween marshmallow pumpkin. It was too cute…

Apple crumble muffin

I recently moved to my own apartment away from my parent’s home. We’re not too far apart, but it definitely is a new adventure living by myself. On the day of my move on Sunday, I found a tiny shop that fits probably 4 customers max in my new neighborhood. Needless to say, there was…

The Duck and Bunny Snuggery, Providence, RI

Have you heard of a snuggery? Snuggery is a cosy and comfortable place. Definitely a unique find, The Duck and Bunny Snuggery was introduced by my friend who recently graduated from Brown University. She’s definitely a foodie and health-conscious girl. I have so much to learn from her every time I have conversations with her….

Flour Bakery+Cafe

… next time from this blog post entry in April 2011 finally came back as an entry! Flour Bakery + Cafe has undoubtedly become one of my favorite places to go in Boston. Though the cafe has been around since 2000, I had not known about it until their third cafe opened in Cambridge on Mass Ave,…