Xanh rear entrance

Xanh VN Restaurant in Mountain View

We’ve been here since our first child Audie at the older location down the street, we liked it then and we still like it now. Instead of going to eat Pho with my sister when she  has a day off, I decided to take her to Xanh for our lunch date. The new location is […]

Dim Sum

Saigon Seafood Harbor Restaurant in Newark

We always go here for dim sum whenever the kids have craving for it. The restaurant is in a big shopping center in Newark with 99 supermarket, bakery 85, Popeyes… sometimes it’s hard to find a parking space even with the huge parking lot, there are more parking in the back which is nice. The […]

HK Mongolian Beef

Hong Kong Cantonese Restaurant

We lived in the area for many years, saw many times but never came here often. We went for dinner with the family a few times. We ordered the meal for family and it was abundant and excellent. We didn’t know how much foods were for 4 people at $15 per person, we had leftover […]

submerge all meatballs in pan

Ground Pork Stuffed Tomatoes

We like ground pork stuffed tomatoes with all the trimmings. The dish is quite healthy and easy to make in a short time. This is my mom’s recipe since I was little. 3 lbs of lean ground pork, 1 tray of wood ear mushroom, 3 packages of mung bean, half of an onion (my son […]

Hot and Spicy Pork

Bing Dumplings

Bing Dumplings has been in the area for over a year now, it’s always busy, these days, they close on Tues and Weds. The dumplings are the best we’ve tasted so far although they’re quite greasy with other spicy sauces. The kids do enjoy the pot stickers, soup dumplings, beef stew noodles. The noodles are […]

Green and Red tea drinks

Feng Cha TeaHouse

So my two teenagers insisted on trying a new hip expensive desserts place in Newark. This place used to be King fast food many years ago, sitting right next to the famous coffee shop Starbucks. Regardless, the kids went in with mommy while I went next door for real food, quesadilla LOL for $4. My […]