Weekly travel theme: display – Love these shoes! Would love to eat them!

This is an entry in response to the weekly travel theme from a fellow blogger Ailsa's Weekly Travel Theme: Display. i  believe you all like the shoes which are displayed in this picture. the shoes are exquisite, pretty and stylish. But you can't wear them. Yet you can eat them....because they are all chocolates! The... Continue Reading →

Chinese Banquet Menu

  These nine dishes are currently on the menu of a Chinese Seafood Restaurant in San Francisco Bay Area.  I had previously posted them one by one with some descriptions,.  I am re-posting these pictures today, just to test out how the new tiled galleries help to enhance the presentation. As I mentioned in the... Continue Reading →

Weekly Photo Challenge – Mine

My Notebook

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This is “My Glass of Elelweiss Beer – Mine!”

I never like beer. I don’t like its bitterness. But this was mine, my glass of beer that I liked.

I was having a fun trip to SALZBURG. My friend and I enjoyed very much the music and Sound of Music tour. We asked the guide and everyone: Where can we find the Edelweiss? Nowhere! Nobody had seen it. It was hot, and we were thirsty. We went back to the hotel and ordered something to eat and drink. We found it…the Edelweiss! But it was a beer, not a flower that we longed to see. Well, it was so hot…I told myself, ” I’d better try this beer…may be it is as good as its name”. I did order it. Unexpectedly, it was so good! It did not have a bitter taste, but carried a subtle sweetness.

I loved it…

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French Press or Pour-Over? Ethiopian Fancy or Ethiopian Supernatural? Is Coffee tasting fun?

Many people like wine-tasting.  Have you ever attended coffee tasting?  Tonight, it was my first time, tasting coffee at Peet's Coffee and Tea in the East Bay. When my friend and I went to Peet's after dinner in a restaurant nearby, we only wanted to get a cup of good coffee, from its single cup... Continue Reading →

Family dinner with style – made by my sister Sil

As I mentioned in an earlier post, my sister Sil is a great cook.  She loves cooking and entertaining.  I benefit a lot from her!  Our brother and sister-in-law came from Australia to visit us.  There were lots of eating in restaurants.  This was the only family dinner that they had, and who made this... Continue Reading →

Scott’s Seafood Reataurant in Jack London Square – Great for Celebrating Special Occasion

It was my best friend's birthday.  We had dinners in many different restaurants before, including the famous restaurant in Berkeley.  We also celebrated our birthdays or special occasions in this restaurant a few times.  But nothing could be better than the experience that we had last weekend.  When I reserved the table via Open Table,... Continue Reading →

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