$60 Burger at Burger Bar in Las Vegas

$60 Burger at Burger Bar in Las Vegas

I went to Las Vegas and bought a $60 burger. Yep, I’m talking about the Rossini at Hubert Keller’s Burger Bar. Was it worth $60? Nope. Patrick’s much cheaper burger definitely won in taste over mine. The Rossini burger is made with Wagyu beef from Australia, has foie gras and shaved truffles. Would I eat […] more…
Top 100 Food Blogs

Top 100 Food Blogs

I don’t know how it happened, but I am very grateful:). Chasing James Beard has made it onto a Top 100 Food Blog list. And considering there are a lot of food blogs out there, I am very excited. An infographic by the team at Rebateszone .   more…
Dough Loco Review

Dough Loco Review

I feel like I have to explain myself when it comes to Dough Loco. Their doughnuts look so beautiful and inviting, and I’ve tried a bunch of their flavors (chocolate, raspberry Sriracha, cinnamon sugar, maple miso and pineapple brown butter), but I am just not major fan of them. I think that they make a […] more…
Healthy Vegetable Quinoa Bowl

Healthy Vegetable Quinoa Bowl

O.K., so maybe I’m heating up a slice of New Park pizza in the oven while I’m writing this post about a healthy, vegetable quinoa bowl. But you probably knew that already. What surprised me about this dish is that it’s really good. I literally just used whatever veggies I had lying around and when […] more…
Weight Gain, But Not From Food

Weight Gain, But Not From Food

Surprise, surprise, I have been blaming all of my weight gain on eating a lot, but looking back, I think it simply isn’t 100% true. In the past 7-8 months, I have had to switch back and forth between some medications and think that my body has been constantly trying to adjust them and one […] more…
Papa Rellenas Recipe

Papa Rellenas Recipe

My husband was sick one day, but he wasn’t craving your typical chicken noodle soup. He wanted something hearty and filling, so I decided to take it upon myself to make him some comfort food, papa rellenas. Keep in mind I have only eaten them and never made them, but figured that it was time […] more…
Day 6 of Back to Clean Eating-End of 100% Clean Eating

Day 6 of Back to Clean Eating-End of 100% Clean Eating

Down 1/2LB, Total 3 ½ LBS. 1 Cup of Watermelon 2 Big Bowls of Kabocha soup made with vegetable stock, kabocha and tomatoes It’s the eve of the Moon Festival, so I celebrated in Chinatown with my family. I definitely wasn’t going to be clean eating at this dinner, not because I couldn’t, but because […] more…
Day 5 of Back to Clean Eating

Day 5 of Back to Clean Eating

No weight down this morning, leaving a total of 3LBS lost, but my stomach is down an inch. Also got sidetracked because I went out today and had alcohol. ½ Watermelon 1 ½ Cup of broccoli salad (same as yesterday) 1/2 Cup of guacamole 1 Bowl of banana cereal made with chopped up banana, two […] more…
Day 4 of Back to Clean Eating

Day 4 of Back to Clean Eating

Down 1LB More, 3LB Total. Today went like this: ½ Large papaya blended with 1 Liter of coconut water 1/2 Cup of guacamole 1 Large salad made with broccoli, mustard vinaigrette, garbanzo beans, onion and golden raisins 9 Nuts 1 Small handful of raisins 7 Figs 1 Large bowl of soup made with vegetable broth, […] more…
The Valentine’s Macaron Massacre

The Valentine’s Macaron Massacre

Trying to stay on a clean eating kick this week has really hindered my going out. I’ve been trying to keep myself busy at home and one of the things that I have been doing is going to food photos on my computer that I never wrote about. Apparently there are a ton. I like […] more…
Day 3 of Back to Clean Eating

Day 3 of Back to Clean Eating

Down 1LB  This Morning, 2 LB Total. ½ Fresh papaya half topped with 3 banana nice cream. 1 Big bowl of soup leftover from yesterday that I added 1 corn on the cob, 1 celery stalk and 1 carrot to. 1/2 LB of baby grapes 1/3 LB of kale baked with olive oil and salt […] more…
Mile End Deli Throwback

Mile End Deli Throwback

It’s quite amazing how much foodporn I find on my phone and computer. I can’t even remember how long ago this picture was taken, but look at it, I remember a very tasty, albeit, very salty, brisket sandwich and brisket poutine from Mile End Deli. Actually, thinking back on it now, all I can remember […] more…
Day 2 of Back to Clean Eating

Day 2 of Back to Clean Eating

Down 1LB today, even with the omakase dinner. Day 2 looked like: 2 ½ Banana Nice Cream with vanilla, cinnamon, chopped nuts and raisins. 12 Figs 1 LB of kale baked with olive oil and salt 1 Pepino melon 1 Bowl of Kabocha squash soup 1 Apple 1 Bowl of soup made with leftover kabocha […] more…
Day 1 of Back to Clean Eating

Day 1 of Back to Clean Eating

So here’s day one of eating clean again. “Trying” to be more hardcore about it for the first few days so I can get, what is hopefully, water weight off of me. Though I did have a little lick of lemon curd because a friend of mine asked me to make him a jar of […] more…
I’m in Love with Auntie Fee

I’m in Love with Auntie Fee

“Kids and fat people like a lot of cheese,” Auntie Fee informs the world. There is no filtering when it comes to Auntie Fee and I love it. Auntie Fee became a YouTube sensation a few months ago and I was hooked on the very first video I watched of her. The first time I […] more…
Back to the Food Diary

Back to the Food Diary

[Update: So after talking with my husband, with the amounts of processed food I was eating, I shouldn't have been gaining that much weight. BUT we did realize that I have been changing medications in the past 8 months, which is when my body started gaining the weight, which would also explain why it's been […] more…
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