Rising Tōhoku: An Island In Recovery

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為せば成る (naseba naru) Asian cuisine and culture are bigger parts of my life than my public persona may suggest.  Many of my subscribers would believe that hamburgers are my favorite food, however, the truth is that I love Asian cuisine more than … Continue reading

OC Fair Info *Giveaway Alert*

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OC Fair Opens With “One Big Party” Starting This Friday   a Rafflecopter giveaway  Featuring 23 Days of Food, Music, Fun and All Things Fair July 17-August 16 Costa Mesa, Calif. (July 13, 2015) – The 2015 OC Fair’s 125th … Continue reading

Tacolandia: A Masochistic Pleasure

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Confessions of a food festival masochist: The Crowds, the noise, the heat, the eats… My relationship with food festivals is an interesting one; mainly because I hate to love them.  In the moment, the experience is tiring, a bit stressful, … Continue reading

Killer Shrimp Potpie

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No Kitty, This is My Potpie! – Eric Cartman Have you ever eaten something and thought of it as the holy grail of your entire culinary existence?  I have—Killer Shrimp.  I rant and rave about foods that [I believe] change lives all … Continue reading

#TravelChannelStar: I Really Love Hamburgers [Video]

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I am the next #TravelChannelStar because no one else is crazy enough to take a 26 hours turnaround trip for one hamburger! It is 12:43a.m., I just got home from running an errand up to North Hollywood, and I arrived in a bit … Continue reading

Burger of The Month: BBQ Brisket Burger

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Ring In The BBQ Season Slater’s 50/50’s April 2015 Burger of The Month is the BBQ Brisket Burger. It features BBQ Brisket, fried Onion Strings, Pepperoncinis, Cole Slaw, and Slater’s 50/50’s signature Brandt Beef Patty, all between a bacon pretzel … Continue reading

I Ain’t Lying, I Love Me Some Lion!

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Understanding the meat is just the beginning. It is not everyday that you get to feed llamas, alpacas, run from Oscar the ostrich, or drink milk straight from the goat’s teat.  Though it is these activities that allow you to wrap your mind … Continue reading

Burger of The Month: Chicago Italian Beef Burger [Video]

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The Slow Process of Crawling before Walking! I never knew how hard it was to speak on camera, especially without someone holding my hand through the process.  I have been writing my blog for just about a year and a half, … Continue reading