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Recipe: Triple chocolate chip cookies

Guest post by Boyfriend! Shikha la mode’s Triple Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe is a great deviation from the usual chocolate chip recipe. The bread flour and mix of chocolate chips keeps the dough together for a taller cookie with more variety. Do keep in mind, this recipe makes for a very large batch – almost […]

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Yama Sushi

Gaze, neighbors, on the spread Yama Sushi brought to us in less than half an hour and for under $100: A week later, I am still impressed- and can still recall the taste of the more unique rolls. In the background is the Sushi for 2 Combo C4, featuring rolls that are standard, perhaps, but […]

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Tani’s Kitchen

Tani’s Kitchen has become one of our mainstays, offering high quality Japanese food for very reasonable prices. I am hooked on the sushi, which is always fresh, never too cold, and crafted authentically. Boyfriend likes the katsu curries, and I can’t blame him. Look at that beautiful golden-brown crust: Before… …and after, covered in a […]

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Wholesome Bakery

All of Wholesome Bakery‘s offerings are gluten-free and vegan. They are also unbelievably gorgeous. The almond tea cake is fluffy and well-balanced and tastes almost exactly like marzipan. The banana chocolate loaf smells as good as it looks, dense and vibrant and flavorful, with a stronger emphasis on the fruit than the chocolate. Show Wholesome […]

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Beijing Restaurant

Beijing Restaurant sets itself apart by offering Beijing-style Chinese food: no “chicken candy” here. Not even the standard paper carryout boxes- which means that portions are more generous than you might expect. Dead center is my weakness, ma po tofu, so spicy that the chili oil separated and left a visible layer. Later, I took […]