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Katoi-Ann Arbor

Katoi-Ann Arbor

Somewhat high on my pre-baby to-do list this month was up hit up what is seemingly the ‘buzziest’ new place to eat in Ann Arbor this summer: Katoi. This Thai eatery got its start as a successful Detroit food truck, and the owners are currently in the process of expanding into a brick and mortar … Continue reading

Chopsticks–Ann Arbor

Chopsticks–Ann Arbor

I often feel guilty after eating (American-) Chinese food (mostly because I choose the really unhealthy options and eat SO much of it!), but dang, it’s so good! A new Chinese place, Chopsticks, just opened up close to home, in the Cranbrook Plaza of Ann Arbor, that we tried out shortly after their grand opening … Continue reading

Slurping Turtle–Ann Arbor

Slurping Turtle–Ann Arbor

Slurping Turtle has been open in Ann Arbor for about one year now, but I finally just made it in. Chef Takashi Yagihashi is renowed for his Chicago restaurants, and has also appeared on Food Network’s Iron Chef and Iron Chef Masters. I’ll admit I considered visiting previously (and was excited to do so), but … Continue reading

Ann Arbor’s New P.F. Chang’s

Ann Arbor’s New P.F. Chang’s

Last week a new restaurant opened at Briarwood Mall! P.F. Chang’s is one of the more upscale choices in the world of chain restaurants, and now Ann Arbor has one of their own. I have to admit that I’ve long been a fan of their Asian-inspired fare. That’s why when I was invited in for … Continue reading

Smoky Pork Stir-Fry

Smoky Pork Stir-Fry

Continuing my new-found love of cooking with pork tenderloin, I recently tried out another recipe from the September 2014 issue of Cooking Light, for Smoky Pork Stir Fry. This recipe has a fairly short ingredient list filled with many pantry staples that pack a flavor punch, like garlic, ginger, dark sesame oil, soy sauce, and … Continue reading

Ginger Deli

Ginger Deli

Alert: I have a new favorite lunch spot!: Ginger Deli. I’ve eaten there, well, once… but I am totally hooked. Must return ASAP! Located near the corner of Liberty and Division Streets in Ann Arbor, Ginger Deli offers a walk-up window where visitors can get their Vietnamese cuisine fix. Grab yourself a take-away lunch, or … Continue reading

Gingery Pork Meatballs with Noodles

Gingery Pork Meatballs with Noodles

It’s been a hot minute since I last shared a recipe with you. Documenting my trials and tribulations in the kitchen my original inspiration for creating this blog, and I definitely hope to continue sharing my successes (and failures!) with you here in the future. Today – a success! You all know of my love … Continue reading

Fried Chicken Lunch at Seoul Street

Fried Chicken Lunch at Seoul Street

A couple weeks ago, the huz and I stopped into Seoul Street, a Korean restaurant on the north side of Ann Arbor, for lunch one late Saturday morning. Actually I think we were the first ones in the door at 11:00 AM on the dot. After hearing many bloggers and Instagrammers proclaim that Seoul Street … Continue reading