Category: Sweets & Desserts

a Cannoli in Boston’s North End

A couple of weeks ago I got to travel to Boston. My friend Jennifer recommended trying the cannoli at Boston's North End. I got one at this tiny little Italian corner bakery and man was it delicious! It's was a mini cannoli covered ...

The Creamery – Crepes

The Creamery 685 4th St San Francisco, CA 94107 Price - ($) Style - American cafe food, crepes The Creamery, I think is a very interesting name because contrary to public belief - they do not have ice cream. However, they do make some tasty dessert ...

My New Love for French Macarons & Miette’s Bakery

Miette 449 Octavia St San Francisco, CA 94102 Price ($) *I think there's also stores in Ferry Building and Oakland. Welcome to Miette's! Jennifer and I stumbled upon Miette's when trying out Smitten ice cream across the way. This incredibly cute bakery and sweet shop has now ...

Mascarpone Fruit Pots – a summer delight!

I wish it was summer already! The weather is quite on the fritz. One moment it's gloomy and rainy then another moment we are in submerged in a bliss of clear skies and sunshine. Though I can't really complain because ...

Our Escapades in Mountain View (Cafe Baklava & Gelato Classico Italian Ice Cream)

Cafe Baklava 341 Castro St Mountain View, CA 94041 Type - Mediterranean A side of Risotto and Grilled Vegetables Imanbayildi pilav $11.95 Grilled Eggplant stuffed with zucchini, peppers and cauliflower served with a side of risotto and grilled vegetables Karniyarik $13.95 Eggplant stuffed with ground beef, tomatoes, onions, garlic, chopped ...

Sophie’s Spectacular Food Adventures in the Bay Area #2 (Ramen, Coffee, and Fortunes)

Philly Cheese Steak @ The Cheese Steak Shop We stopped by for a quick bite to eat before the Michael Jackson Cirque du Soliel show. It comes with thinly sliced cheese steak, spicy peppers, provolone cheese and white roll. For additional charge, the ...

Sophie’s Spectacular Random Food Adventures in the Bay Area #1 (Ikea and Little Saigon)

Multilayer Icee Creation @ San Jose Flea Market The machines are self serve. So I got cherry, blue raspberry, lemonade and orange Icee flavors! San Jose, California Verdict - Sugar rush goodness :) French Onion Soup and Turkey Sandwich on White @ Panera Bread This ...

Jasmine Thai Restaurant Review

Jasmine Thai 1710 Berryessa Rd San Jose, CA 95133 Type - Thai This is a cute little restaurant tucked away in a plaza strip. My roommate and I were craving a bit of Thai food and after looking at some yelp reviews we ended ...

Peggy Sue’s Diner – Burgers & Milkshakes

Peggy Sue's 185 Park Ave San Jose, CA 95113 Categories - American, Diners, Burgers This is a laid back 50's style diner with old school booths and fast food counter service. It was bustling on the Sunday afternoon and oddly packed with tons of ...

Monthly Recap: Say hello to my delicious chocolate croissant

Douce France 855 El Camino Real Palo Alto, CA 94301 So I walked 7.4 miles for this croissant and it was delicious. It's chocolate croissant with a flaky pastry outside and chocolate inside. I'd highly recommend this bakery, service is lovely and they ...