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Food Coma

Here I sit, muffin top oozing, yet I know all too well what has caused my demise: food. But not just any food–miracles of tasteful joy. I can no longer help myself. I am in too deep. The lingering reminder that cabbage soup and cranberry sauce with Tabasco are all in my future makes me […]


Comings, Goings and a Sweet Surprise from Italy

Dolce Italia was my favorite treat this week. Scroll down for more. Well, it’s no surprise that First Street Chop House called it quits recently. After a rather odd email blaming the late rent on the parking meters and a snippy message at the end- the doors are closed. My personal opinion: Just couldn’t get […]


No Loss for Great New Tastes

The steak bento box at Saigon Hibachi is a winner.   Forgive me, fellow Asian-food-loving friends, for not scooping this find earlier. I first noticed the sign for Saigon Hibachi many months ago over at the Publix shopping plaza off North Beneva.  Since I am a diehard fan of Pho Cali, I almost felt like […]