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Online Journal / 2020
« on: April 22, 2020, 01:25:53 AM »
The year of the great quarantine.

Recap Feb. 2020

The first week of Feb before lock down my cousins and I got the chance to celebrate one of her special birthday down in Diego.





























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General Discussion / Its restaurant week for us here
« on: January 15, 2020, 11:56:36 AM »
Which means for a few days out of the year you can dine in and try the higher end restaurant for a fraction of the cost
My foodie friends and I decided to choose a restaurant that served French cuisine

1st course French Onion Soup



Salad


2nd course, we each decided on 3 different meat, I had the braised beef, one had the salmon and the other had lamb
Beef braised in red wine and root vegetables


Pan Seared Salmon on Risotto thickened with tomato and cream reduction

Lamb braised in red wine and bacon


Dessert
Chocolate mousse


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General Discussion / how do you store your herbs?
« on: January 09, 2020, 12:49:17 PM »
i love the smell of these aroma herbs with my chicken soup (Joe-Pye Weed and Artemisia Lactiflora also known as Zaaj Tshua Ntuag and Taab Kib Lab) supposedly for post-partum but i boil em' with my soup when i'm feeling under the weather

I saw that my momma still had a load of it growing really well outside her yard so thought I'll pick em' to freeze so that I can eat it throughout the season...








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General Discussion / what's your plan(s) for the year 2020?
« on: December 05, 2019, 03:24:19 PM »
we're approaching the end of 2019, what do you have in store for 2020?

For me, January 2020- work conference in the mile high city

February 2020 - Seattle Washington and Vancouver Canada again  :D we've got our air bnb booked and flight arrangements set







Summer of 2020 - midwest for a wedding  :D :D

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General Discussion / hello from sunny san diego
« on: October 31, 2019, 10:39:51 AM »
well, i'm now back home from my foodcation...a nd it's soooooooo cold here in the valley ...a temperature drop of -10 to 20 degrees  :( :(

Day 1, dinner at La Puerta.. crazy downtown diego, Gaslamp...it was crazy bz as they had a halloween event going on



shrimp tacos (looks like salad from this view)



























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General Discussion / Happy Friday
« on: September 27, 2019, 11:24:47 AM »
Bitter sweet last year for her crops as the property owner will be utilizing this land for something else...

Last night my mother and I spent the evening picking peppers to store up for the rest of the season ...here's what 2 hours got me











this Tom's rainboot came in pretty handy  :P



mint for days



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General Discussion / today's show and tell - Happy Thursday
« on: September 26, 2019, 03:34:20 PM »
Hi Kids,

the many Hmong New Year festivities are coming up ...

This year I added this piece into my collection...p icture does no justice, it's much more vibrant in person...these are all handmade by my father's nieces in Thailand...





This collar top is so convenient...i don't have to actually wear on a dress shirt ...word of advice, buy it from Amazon and not from those FB Hmong sellers, it's so much more cheaper on Amazon ...one size fits all... (https://www.amazon.com/YAKEF-Half-Shirt-Detachable-Chiffon-Collars/dp/B078JGNRF3/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=lady+shirt+false+collar+lace&qid=1569530025&s=gateway&sr=8-1)





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General Discussion / Happy Monday
« on: August 05, 2019, 09:19:59 AM »
Foodieland Night Market this past weekend in Berkeley, CA

too crowded and longest wait ever for food...still perfer the Canada/Richmond Night Market... we were on our way back from the bay and decided to just check it out on the way...










hot cheetos corn dog






































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General Discussion / Happy Thursday - today's snapshot
« on: June 27, 2019, 04:13:01 PM »
Because I didn't want to deal w/ the crazy traffic in the bay area aka San Francisco, I decided to take the Amtrak (train) for a wrk summit ...




















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General Discussion / Happy Wednesday
« on: June 12, 2019, 12:47:57 PM »
aside from our egoistic and sometimes self delusional opinions... i hope we can put those aside and agree to disagree...

do you thank god that u do not know or need to associate yourself w/ some of these phers in real life?  :P ....i come in peace...

random snapshots

Papaya platter


for some reason, i like the original mexican served mangonada instead...i've tried restaurant served smoothie mangonada and none compared to the rolling cart ones the mexican sells at the street corner


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General Discussion / Gastro of Thrones
« on: May 30, 2019, 04:18:07 PM »
who needs this in their bathroom?  :D


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that is Free? say I want to record a favorite song played from youtube...

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General Discussion / deceiving travels
« on: February 14, 2019, 11:27:13 AM »
saw this on a post so thought i'll share

Happy V-day everyone!






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General Discussion / Happy Thursday (Vegas trip photos)
« on: February 07, 2019, 10:58:54 AM »
nothing much as everyone probably already seen these places...but here are the foods

Day 1, landed and we went to eat at a restaurant called District One Kitche & Bar

This was the most expensive pho I've ever had  :o @ $49  :o :o was it worth it? well not the price and quantity, but the broth was actually pretty tasteful. All I needed to add was a bit of the Siracha sauce and the flavoring was perfect. I guess #YOLO





the rest of my sibling's food


the papaya salad was too much meskas fusion that it tasted nothing like authentic thai papaya salad



the Pork Buns was actually yummy...we had the fried one and the non fried one


the Matcha Thai Tea wasn't worth the $6 they charged...too bland and bitter


beef salad


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