Thanks to Yelp Elite I managed to get some free tasting tickets to Savor Santa Ana this year! Savor Santa Ana is an annual event hosted in the heart of Downtown Santa Ana. Featuring a ton of local restaurants and bars, $10 will get you 5 taste testing tickets to any participating restaurant. Each restaurant … Continue reading Savor Santa Ana 2018 Experience
If you've never heard of Pocky, boy have you been missing out. Pocky is a snack originating from Japan in 1966. If you've never seen Pocky, they're thin biscuit sticks dipped in chocolate and packaged in a bright red box. Before their well-known bright red box redesign in 1998, the original designs were definitely less flashy. They … Continue reading Pocky’s Brief History
You've probably seen those clickbait articles titled "Health Benefits of Drinking Wine" or "A Glass of Wine A Day Keeps the Doctor Away." Let me give you a disclaimer now and start off by saying that no, I'm not a doctor, I'm not a physician, and I'm not a scientist. So, is wine actually good … Continue reading Is Wine Actually Good For You?
This popular trend has been taking over the Internet the last few years. Mukbang originated from Korea, so ultimately, the term is Korean. Mukbang (먹방) is the shortened term for meogneun bangsong (먹는 방송), which roughly translates over to "eating broadcast." Mukbangs originally were live streams of people eating and finishing large portions of food while … Continue reading What Is Mukbang?
In case you didn't hear, Starbucks had a soft-launch of their fall items yesterday. Yes, you heard right! This is the earliest fall launch Starbucks has ever had. Let's talk about the two drinks they're promoting. The two fall flavors that have come out so far are the infamous PSL, also known as the Pumpkin … Continue reading Pumpkin Spice Lattes Are Back Early
It's night market season! If you're from SoCal and you haven't heard of the 626 Night Market or OC Night Market by now, it's about time you learned about it! The 626 Night Market is America's first and largest night market specializing in food! There are over 200 vendors at every 626 Night Market and … Continue reading 5 Tips for the 626 Night Market
You've probably watched hundreds of videos of people doing these spicy noodle challenges. If you didn't know, I've made videos doing these challenges too! Left: Samyang Nuclear Fire Ramen, Right: Paldo Volcano Chicken Noodle The original "Nuclear Fire Ramen Challenge" originated with the Samyang brand, the original spicy chicken flavor. Since that flavor came … Continue reading Samyang Nuclear Fire Noodle vs Paldo Volcano Chicken Noodle
I am honestly still surprised that IHOP re-branched themselves to IHOB... Anyways, International House of Burgers is officially a thing, and it's not a prank! I decided to try a burger for dinner and see if their burgers were really worth the whole rebranding. My friend got the Jalapeno Kick burger (Above: Spicy blend of sauteed … Continue reading Food: My Thoughts on IHOB
Ahh.. the good old debate on chicken wings. Wingstop vs Buffalo Wild Wings has been a debate amongst my friends since I started college. I'm personally a fan of Wingstop but I decided to give BWW a chance, so I did the ultimate taste test-- on camera! I ordered the 3 flavors that they carry from … Continue reading Food: Wingstop vs Buffalo Wild Wings
Happy Monday, everyone! I finally found the time to film a new video for my YouTube channel. It's been about a year since I've posted anything to my channel, so I decided to revamp it by turning it into a food channel! I tried all of the Samyang Hot Chicken Ramen flavors that I could … Continue reading Food: Tasting Samyang Hot Chicken Ramen Flavors