Mad Mex

When I was a kid, my mom used to take us to restaurants by her office. Since she taught in Oakland, we would go to places that were much cooler than what we were used to. One place that always comes to mind is Mad Mex, a tex-mex restaurant that always had the world’s best [...]

Primanti Brothers

Our hotel was down the street from this cute square that had a few restaurants and coffee shops (Bruegger’s, Dunkin Donuts, Jimmy John’s, Starbucks and Primanti Brothers). We walked to the square from our hotel and decided to eat at Primanti Brothers to try their epic sandwiches. Primanti Brothers has been in Pittsburgh for a [...]

Yuko and Mark’s Wedding!

Last weekend, Ken and I flew to Pittsburgh to attend our friend’s wedding. It was really fun walking around Pittsburgh and showing Ken where I grew up (Squirrel Hill has changed so much but also hasn’t changed at all since I moved away). We had a really fun time at their wedding – here are [...]

Mon Ami Gabi Las Vegas

After our mediocre meal at Tetsu, Ken and I ventured off the Aria property for brunch the next day. Everything is so spread out in Las Vegas that it took us a little time to get to Mon Ami Gabi, but we arrived with a few minutes to spare for the brunch menu. If possible, [...]

Tetsu Las Vegas

Back in April, I went on a work trip to Las Vegas for a few days. Ken just happened to be in Phoenix that same weekend and we ended up making a little vacation out of it. I flew into Phoenix and Ken was supposed to get on the same flight as me, but it [...]


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