The Omakase at Wataru

It was our final day in Seattle and I made a reservation at Wataru that night. I was excited to indulge in an intimate omakase experience with Chef Kotaro Kumita. There are only two seatings nightly at 5:30pm and 7:45pm. Seating at the sushi bar is limited so be sure to make a reservation as…

Resigned to Travel For a Bit!

Can you really quit your job and travel the world? Well, I’ve decided to do just that…at least for a few months. I’ve been with the same company for a little over 9 years and I’m purely resigning for personal reasons – to take an extended trip! It’s something I’ve always wanted to do and…

Cultural and Traditional Sports Around the World

This is a great article about sports around the world by ROL Cruise. I was even asked about my experience attending a Sumo Wrestling Tournament in Japan! Football, cricket, golf, swimming – there are certain sports that are popular worldwide. However, if you dig deeper, there are many more that are not. In this article,…

Trip Recap: Milwaukee

I recently returned from a long Labor Day weekend in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and had a blast! After my afternoon flight and checking in to my downtown hotel, my first stop was the Fish Fry at Lakefront Brewery. It’s a Milwaukee tradition! Of course I had to order some beer and cheese curds too. Afterwards, I…

Max’s Restaurant

When it comes to Filipino food, there are several options in northern New Jersey. Our favorite place may be a small joint in Bergenfield or the addicting sisig at Mama Fina’s, but for simple, comforting Filipino grub we head to Max’s Restaurant in Bloomfield. Known for their special chicken recipe that became an instant favorite…

Mundo Vegan

I met up with a friend one day for a vegan lunch at Mundo Vegan in Montclair, New Jersey. The small eatery offers organic entrees and desserts that are non-GMO, palm oil free, peanut free, and mostly gluten free. Sounds healthy to me! We sat at one of the small outdoor tables. The menu changes…

Kenko Sushi

Sushi is one of my absolute favorite foods and when I’m craving a great sushi meal, Kenko Sushi in Lincoln Park, New Jersey is a top choice. The casual Japanese restaurant covered with small Post-its is always full and for good reason. They offer a large selection of creative and classic sushi rolls, along with…

Oysters, Sushi, Vegan Ice Cream, and Unicorn Droppings

It was a day filled with plenty of Seattle eats. Earlier that morning, we wandered Pike Place Market and then it was time to head back out for more food. My sister had a vegan dinner lined up for later. I decided to go to The Walrus and the Carpenter for a bit because I…