Saturday, October 31, 2015

Another Hungry Night.

Dinner on October 30.

Appetizer: Shrimp Cocktail, Dry Fig, Cheese and Honey

Breaded Deep-Fried Onion and King Trumpet Mushroom

Tomato Cream Sauce Pasta

Oven Baked Chicken Wings - It was so easy. Preheat oven to 375F. Rub seasoning mix and garlic on the wings. Cook the chicken for 45 - 60 mins.

Fried Chicken & Mapo-Tofu!

Dinner on October 29.

Is it my birthday? No. Just I was hungry. Tonight menu is Fried Chicken, Mapo-Tofu, Carrot Salad and Cabbage Salad.

Bigham Lunch

Lunch at Bigham Tavern on October 29.

Buff Chick - Crispy Chicken, Tomato, Lettuce. It was good, but I misread the menu. I thought that it has BBQ sauce. I am not a fan of Buffalo Sauce. :(

Japanese Curry

Dinner on October 28.

I was hungry for Japanese Curry for a long time. I don't even remember when I had it last time. Anyway, ta-da. Chicken Curry!

Tesarro's Burger

Dinner at Tessaro's on October 27.

The best hamburger in Pittsburgh.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Pork Loin

Dinner on October 25.

Port Loin, Mash potatoes, Portobello Mushroom, Carrot

Monday, October 26, 2015

Miso Ramen

Lunch on October 25.

My Ramen (I bought them in Japan though) tastes better than Ramen restaurants in Pittsburgh. :) 

Friday, October 16, 2015

Stuffed Pappers

Dinner on October 15.

I thought I had cold yesterday, but it was not. :)
So I made stuffed peppers for dinner. The stuffings are ground beef, onion, carrot, celery, mushroom and quinoa. Yes, cleaning in the fridge. It was pretty tasty!

Ume Wakame Udon

Lunch on October 14.

I was so sick when I woke up in the morning. Hungover? I had nausea and body ache. That sounds bad, ha? What Japanese eat when they feel sick? Udon! Ok, I should say people from Osaka area.

Fish and Chips at Piper's Pub

Dinner at Piper's Pub on October 13.

Fish and Chips, this is one of food you should order at Irish Pub.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Unagi! Unagi!

Dinner on October 11.

After heavy dinner, we just wanted to have simple dinner.

Chirashi-Zushi(rice), Unagi(eel), Green Pepper & Eggplant


Lunch on October 11.

I used the Yakisoba Ramen Noodle ... hmmm. I over-cooked.

Grand Open, J & M Ristorante!

Dinner at J & M Ristorante on October 10.

We invited 3 people and had dinner with pairing wine. We drank too much but it went great, I think. Hopefully we can do this once in a month with different guests.

Starter: Snooty Olive & Cheese with Champagne

Appetizer: Crunch Onion Halos & Mushrooms with Champagne/White Wine

Salad: Kale Meets Fig and Quinoa with White Wine/Red Wine

Pasta: Linguine Marinara al J/M with Red Wine 

Cleanser: Mango Sherbet

Entree: Beef Shank Red Bath Bitch-Slap with Red Wine

Here are bottles we conquered! ha!

Pizza, because TGIF!

Dinner on October 8.

Of course, Spak Brothers.

Lunch at Olive Garden

Lunch at Olive Garden on October 9.

Oops, I slept over and had no time to have breakfast. I was starving at lunch time and ran to Olive Garden. As usual, I had salad and soup.

Olive Garden

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Fish and Chips For Buctober!

Dinner on October 8.

Fish and Chips with homemade tartar sauce. The game didn't go good but the dinner was tasty at least.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Japanese Meal for J

Dinner on October 6.

I made Japanese meal for J. He was hungry for Japanese. Now he is happy.

Hamburger, it's a symbol of USA?

Dinner at Tessaro's on October 5.

The first dinner in Pittsburgh since coming back from Japan is hamburger. I did't come to Tesarro's during summer at all. I guess it's because we grilled at home. Now fall has come. I will come to Tesarro's more often!


Reuben Hot Dog on the Way Home.

Lunch(?) at Denver International Airport on October 4.

I arrived in the united states. Good bye sushi. Hello hot dog and Miller Lite. 

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Last day in Japan! Osaka Udon

Lunch at Osaka International Airport on October 4.

I usually have sushi for the last meal in Japan at Kansai International airport. I flew from Osaka International airport this time. So I had Udon. It was really good. I am already missing Japan. Good bye Japan, see you next year (I hope)!

Katsu-Don and Udon.

Friday, October 2, 2015

Day 7 in Japan! Sushi-g-round again.

Lunch at Sushi-go-round on October 3.

Last chance to eat sushi. So here we go;

White Fish?







White Fish?


Ume Shiso


Day 7 in Japan! Japanese Buns.

Breakfast on October 3.

There are many kinds of buns in Japan. I missed them a lot. Here are some for my breakfast.
Curry, Potato with Bacon Bits, Corn with Mayo

Day 6 in Japan! Mom's cooking.

Dinner at home on October 2.

Mom's meal. She made my favorite fried chicken!

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Day 5 in Japan! Yakitori.

Dinner at Yakitori on Octoer 1.

Family Dinner at Yakitori.



Chiken Breast & Green Onion, Beef

Chicken Thigh & Green Onion, Chicken Meatball

Skin, Hip

Chicken Rice