Visiting Napa Valley with a toddler

  My husband and I had been to Napa a couple times before our daughter was born and really loved it. We loved the scenery, visiting wineries, eating amazing food and exploring fun shops. There is something about the refined yet chill atmosphere in the Valley that really helps you relax. Now that we have … Continue reading

Food Truck Review: Mark’s the Spot (Napa, CA)

Mark’s the Spot Visit their website to see where they’ll be! http://www.marksthespottruck.com/  A food truck serving delicious, satisfying food which is all hand made, farm fresh, locally sourced, mostly organic food served in biodegradable and earth friendly packaging! What is not to love? I have to thank Dim Sum Charlie’s for introducing me to Mark’s … Continue reading

Food Truck Review: Dim Sum Charlie’s (Napa, CA)

Dim Sum Charlie’s Usually located on 1st St, between Soscol Ave and McKinstry St. Per their Facebook page: Closed Mondays then reopen Tuesday evening at 5PM. Thursday through Sunday we are open 11:30AM until late-late night http://dimsumcharlies.com/ I have now been to Dim Sum Charlie’s four times. It’s a dim sum food truck, how could … Continue reading

Attempted Filipino Chicken Adobo

One of my favorite discoveries since moving out to California has been all of the amazing street food vendors. One of my favorites is Adobo Hobo, who introduced me to the deliciousness of Filipino Chicken Adobo. Hapa SF is another Filipino street food truck offering up tasty treats and a nice adobo, though my favorite … Continue reading

I heart Sweet Constructions

Sweet Constructions is now my favorite cookie company. I first encountered Sweet Constructions one Friday afternoon while making my weekly visit to Moxsie Street Eats (each week Moxsie invites different street food vendors to their little parking lot to serve up their delicious edible creations to the local Palo Alto community – it is really … Continue reading

Filipino food and fresh madeleines for lunch…not too shabby

Thanks again Moxsie for making lunch something special today! I’ve been looking forward to lunch today as soon as I was finished with my KungFu Tacos Roasted duck taco last Friday. I needed more Street Eats STAT! And today did not disappoint. Today Sofie and I enjoyed some amazing Chicken Adobo over rice (A traditional Filipino … Continue reading

What a week – my inner foodie is content (for the moment)

Since we moved to Palo Alto I have found myself wanting in the food discovery and enjoyment department. Don’t get me wrong, we have had some great food and the local produce and farmer’s markets are amazing. But yet, something has been missing. Between not knowing too many people here, my husband’s current diet (he’s … Continue reading