OK people, dreams have come true this time around on the restaurant challenge. My children actual begged to return to a Vietnamese restaurant we recently picked from the bucket. Never mind that it’s mostly due to a dessert piled high with mango shaved ice, bits of marshmallow, and tapioca pearls. I love Vietnamese food. IContinue reading “Restaurant Challenge: Sidestreet Pho”
Monthly Archives: July 2013
Easy Watermelon Cooler
I was cutting up a watermelon tonight and was left with a pool of juicy looking pulp sitting in the rind. Rather than pick it up and drink it down, a light bulb popped. Watermelon cooler. I grabbed a spoon and started scraping. Of course you could do this with chunks of watermelon but IContinue reading “Easy Watermelon Cooler”
Ouch Sun, That Hurt! Weird Sunburn Remedies.
Awhile back I watched a video on the internet with a doctor talking about common household remedies for sunburns. I can’t find it now but I could swear they said that applying tea or vinegar within the first eight hours after your skin gets sunburnt not only soothes the immediate pain, but also stops andContinue reading “Ouch Sun, That Hurt! Weird Sunburn Remedies.”
Adventuring: Aquarium & Dim Sum
The heavy reality of heading back to work hit like a ton of bricks this morning as I spent two hours driving a mere 15 miles to work. Nothing like starting a new job the same day the regional transit goes on strike. And as I crawled down the freeway en route to the newContinue reading “Adventuring: Aquarium & Dim Sum”