Food: Dinner Tonight – Chicken Ramen

Ramen, otherwise known as a type of soup, is an easy meal, and with the ever changing temps in the city by the bay, I think this amazing recipe will have to do for dinner tonight: Ingredients 2 strips thick cut bacon, chopped 1 inch fresh ginger, thinly sliced 4 cups low sodium chicken broth 2 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce 1/4 cup rice vinegar […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight – Poblano Corn Chicken Tortilla Soup

Although we are in the middle of our Indian Summer in San Francisco, I have been craving soup – not a creamy one but a light, broth and just the right amount of flavors, kind of like this one: Ingredients 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 sweet onion, chopped kosher salt and pepper 4 tomatillos, skin removed and […]

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Food: Best Burgers in America

This topic could go under either topic – Food or Travel. Food if you are a local of course, and travel if you fancy burgers and will make a special trip to the US or state-to-state to test-taste all of them.  Oh what a challenge that would be for someone like me – a road […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight – Buttered Wild Mushroom Pasta

My body is a temple and I listen to it wholeheartedly, especially when it craves…PASTA! Here’s what’s happening for dinner tonight: Ingredients 3/4 pound tagliatelle or other long cut pasta 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 pound mixed wild mushrooms kosher salt and pepper 6 tablespoons butter 2 cloves garlic cloves, smashed 1 cup fresh basil, roughly chopped 2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves 1 tablespoon fresh chopped sage 3/4 cup dry white […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight – Thai Chicken Satay

I’ve sort of stopped eating chicken as often as I did. I don’t know what happened, but I just don’t crave it. Maybe because we were having chicken almost every night. But today, on my way to work, I realized I should consider a chicken dish and what better way then to infuse in exotic […]

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Things to Do and Eat Labor Day Weekends

Every city and state in the U.S. has a dozen or more events planned for Labor Day Weekend and if you go here you’ll find the list for your neck of the woods: But if you are planning on a simple family get together somewhere outdoors, for us San Francisco natives – that means leaving […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight – Chicken, Zucchini

On Monday’s while commuting to work on the train, I think about what to make for dinner. Something quick to sort of break into the week. And this recipe find couldn’t have come at a better time: Ingredients 1/3 cup low sodium soy sauce 1/3 cup rice vinegar 4 tablespoons sesame oil 1 1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts or thighs, cut in […]

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Lifestyle: This and That Interesting Reads

Self-help or self-improvement is something we all search and strive for, reading articles online, in magazine and even books, and since I am one of those who aims to be the better person of myself – in mind, body and soul – I have to share:  

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Food: Rosemary Peach Chicken

For dinner tonight – an interesting take on chicken, some peaches I’ve had for a week and was wondering what to do with and a dash of this and that: Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds boneless chicken breasts or thighs 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon fresh chopped thyme zest of 1 lemon kosher salt and pepper 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 4 slices thick […]

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Food: Avocado, Zucchini Pasta Carbonara

In Italy, everywhere I sat down for dinner or lunch even, I ordered Pasta Carbonara – my favorite – but only in Italy.  I haven’t yet found a place in San Francisco that serves such an authentic dish. The downside to this tasty meal is the carbs it is packed with  – so when I […]

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