Fun fact: I am deeply fascinated, almost obsessed with Japanese culture and food. I feel so drawn to it, almost inexplicably so. Maybe it’s rooted in the beauty, poetry, and philosophy of it all. There is complexity and simplicity perfectly balanced in so many things, from the food eaten to the way of life. I … More Watchu Know Bout Wagashi?
Hey guys! Where did February go?! I feel like I was just celebrating Valentine’s Day and now I’m getting stoked for Spring Break. I don’t have any exciting travel plans yet, but San Diego seems to be a top vacation spot anyway, so do I really need to leave??? Spoiled, I know. If anyone is … More Cauliflower Rice Kimchi Bowls
On the corner of Victoria and Garden, in the heart of Santa Barbara, a gem has just opened, which offers the most glorious traditional Japanese food. If you have been with me for a while, you know how I am addicted to sushi. When I happened to stumble upon Yoichi’s, only to realize that, yes, … More Yoichi’s: Santa Barbara’s Most Authentic Japanese Dining Experience