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A Taste of Japan: Tokyo

Tokyo is a city bursting with bright city lights, endless shopping, great eats, and breathtaking views. There are just too many great things to say about the city…

Bruleed Garden Minestrone Soup

The first time I ever tasted minestrone soup was in college. Yes, I was late in the game but better late than never, right? I recall standing in…

Japanese Udon Noodle Soup

During my college days, I ate the same three meals every day, spam and egg fried rice, turkey sandwich, and udon soup. Japanese udon noodle soup is incredibly…

Curried Chicken, Corn and Rice Chowder

I love, love, love winter. The cold breeze, fresh snowflakes falling on your cheeks…of course, being in Southern California means having only one or two weeks of what…

Dumpling Soon Dubu Jjigae

Whenever a large group of my friends is deciding on where to go for dinner it usually comes down to Korean BBQ or soon dubu. Soon dubu jjigae…

Chickpea Stew with Spinach and Sausage

Now that it’s finally beginning to look like winter in Los Angeles, it’s time to break out the comfort soups. I cannot begin to tell you how excited…

Budae Jjigae

Back in my college days, my friends and I would find ourselves at some Korean bar almost every weekend (and some weekdays). The alcohol was limited to only…

kalbi tang

Kalbi Tang (Korean Short Ribs Soup)

Right when I think I have tasted all of the most popular Korean soups and stews out there, I discover a new dish. Kalbi tang is a Korean…

tomato soup

Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese and Bacon Croutons

Grilled cheese and tomato soup is a classic combination that can’t go wrong. I love dunking a warm cheesy grilled cheese sandwich in a hot, piping cup of…

kabocha squash and apple soup

Spiced Kabocha Squash and Apple Soup

It’s finally time for the third and final hors d’oeuvre: spiced kabocha squash and apple soup. This hors d’oeuvre can be served as shooters, in cups for a…