Tsukiji Fish Market [JP]

I’ve just returned from my trip to Japan and Taiwan, and it was absolutely beautiful, both in scenery AND food. I’m going to break my Japan food posts into two, and start off with this series of pictures from the …

Mr. Pollo [SF]

2823 Mission St
San Francisco, CA 94110

What a find— Mr. Pollo is a must-try for everyone in or around the San Francisco area. I’ll try to summarize the restaurant as best as I can in five bullet points:

  • $30

Din Tai Fung [LA]

3333 Bristol Street
Space 2071 Upper Level
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

A couple weekends ago, I went down to Irvine, CA to visit Krystal! It’s an hour or so south of LA, and we ate so much food during my …

YakiniQ BBQ [SF]

1640 Post St, Second Floor
San Francisco, CA 94115

The other week, the Benchling interns (and our mentors!) tried to escape a room (we were so close) and then grabbed some Korean BBQ in Japantown! It’s all-you-can-eat, and for those …

Jinya Ramen [LA]

2400 Main St.
Santa Monica, CA 90405

I drove down to LA with Thuan and David this weekend to visit some family (well technically, Thuan drove us to LA), and we stopped for lunch in Santa Monica at Jinya Ramen! …