Stone Korean @ Redmond

January 16, 2014
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This is the reason why we drive to Redmond for Korean food – the fried chicken! Even though we have a lot of Korean restaurants, very few of them offers fried chicken and Stone in Redmond does. The chicken dish shown above is half regular fried chicken and half spicy chicken. A little expensive but […]

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Bento #208 – A bacon day

January 15, 2014
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Bacon, bacon, bacon…….. That’s what makes my girl happy! We don’t have it often but when we do, she really enjoys them. So for lunch it’s the BLT (Bacon, lettuce & tomato) sandwich minus the tomato. Also included are carrot sticks with Ranch dip and pomegranate seeds.

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Bento #207 – Wishing for spring bento

January 9, 2014
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I am back!!! Wow, this is the longest break that I have ever taken from this blog ever since starting it back in 2007. No excuses, just a much needed break from this blog and spending time with the family. But now I am back and hopefully to stay for a while. I have so […]

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Bento #206 – It’s spring time!

April 22, 2013
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I think my girl has finally entered a stage where she thinks that bringing a bento to school is strange. Not a bad strange but just a little different. The other day when I was in a hurry, I stuffed a sandwich and some chips into ziploc bags for lunch. When she came back from […]

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Max’s World Cafe @ Issaquah, WA

April 5, 2013

Wow, it’s been a while since I last posted. I blame it on the winter blues. It has been a long winter but I think we are finally seeing the light at the end of the tunnel. The sun actually showed up and stayed for the whole weekend!! For those who live in the Pacific […]

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Kukai Ramen & Izakaya @ Bellevue

March 11, 2013
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Shoyu Ramen These couple of weeks I have been in an organizing mood. Yes, even my photos too! While going through my photos, I realized that I have so many unpublished restaurant photos. So watch out for a lot more restaurant reviews coming up soon. First up is Kukai Ramen & Izakaya in Bellevue. Kukai […]

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Bento #205 – Starry Starry Day

February 26, 2013
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I think whenever I run out of bento ideas, I always turn to my trusty and faithful hearts or stars cookie cutters. Today was of no exception. It was stars galore…..  This bento is filled with star-shaped Peanut Butter sandwiches, red pepper stars, ham stars, blueberries and a chocolate macaron.  

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Kintaro Ramen @ Vancouver B.C.

February 21, 2013
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DH is a big ramen fan. So when we were in Vancouver BC one weekend, we decided to try out one of the more popular ramen store – Kintaro Ramen. Since we were expecting a long line, we tried to get there by 12 pm which was the opening hour according to many websites sans […]

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Revisiting Chinese New Year Goodies

February 5, 2013
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Taking a break from bento, this is a post all about Chinese New Year goodies from the archives. Chinese New Year falls on February 10 this year. So this week there will be lots of baking in preparation for Chinese New Year. What’s on my baking list this year? First up will be the yummy […]

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Bento #204 – Spirals & Rolls

January 28, 2013
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Somedays there is so much going on that everything seems to be spinning around   I guess I must be feeling that way when I made this bento. A mock sushi roll, this roll is made up of ham and cheese rolled in bread. Also included are carrot sticks and dip in the little container, […]

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