Cast Iron Pot Korean BBQ Buffet

When it comes to Korean cuisine, my family and I have our favorites like the spicy tofu stews (sundubu jjigae) and savory pancakes (pajeon). We also love Korean BBQ where you cook the meats right at your table, so I was happy to check out the all-you-can-eat barbecue menu at Cast Iron BBQ in Fairview….

Back to Tokyo: Hakushu Teppanyaki

I left Osaka and made my way back to Tokyo. For the first part of our trip we stayed in Shinjuku, now I was staying in Shibuya. After checking in to the hotel, I walked around the corner and went to a teppanyaki restaurant called Hakushu Teppanyaki for dinner. Teppanyaki is a style of Japanese…

Off to Kyoto: Ichiba Coji and London-Ya

Our final night together in Tokyo walking around Golden Gai was a really cool experience. Now it was time to head to our next destination, Kyoto! We lined up to buy tickets for non-reserved seats to Kyoto on the Shinkansen (bullet train). A one-way ticket costs around $120. With our tickets in hand we looked…

Island Prime

Our time in San Diego flew by and it was already time to enjoy our final night’s dinner, so we made our way to Harbor Island for a steak and seafood dinner at Island Prime. I was looking forward to the beautiful bay views and meeting up with a couple of aunts I haven’t seen…


It was the first day of Tomorrowland! I always said I wanted to go to this festival, but I didn’t think it would actually happen. It was time for day 3 of Tomorrowland. We skipped Saturday since we could not get tickets, but I was more than excited to attend Friday and Sunday. It was…

Birthday Dinner at The Capital Grille

I wasn’t really sure where I wanted to go for my birthday dinner. I decided to stay local and head to The Capital Grille for a nice steak dinner with the family. We enjoyed everything and the service was great. The Capital Grille 1 Garden State Plaza Blvd Paramus, NJ 07652 (201) 845-7040 Website

A.O.C. L’aile ou la Cuisse

After sampling some wines around the Meatpacking District, it was time for dinner. We walked around a bit before deciding to dine at French restaurant, A.O.C. L’aile ou la Cuisse. We ordered up some cheese, steak frites, and more wine. A.O.C. L’aile ou la Cuisse 314 Bleecker Street New York, NY 10014 (212) 675-9463 Website