Thursday, June 29, 2017

Fried Fish and Vegetable Sauce

Wednesday, June 28

Lunch for J
Shredded Beef, Red Pepper, Broccoli on Rice

Fried Fish with Veggie Sauce, Konnyaku, Broccoli

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Udon Noodle Salad

Tuesday, June 27
I was going to eat curry for lunch, but I didn't feel like it. So I pick Udon noodle for lunch. Yup, it's gluten. But oh well, I can cheat sometimes. :p

Udon Noodle Salad: Lettuce, Red Pepper, Seaweed, Shredded Beef, Ginger on the noodle

The Last Night Without J

Monday, June 26
I was going to a park with dogs after work, I was too tired. So just relaxed at home and enjoyed the last dinner without J.

Chicken Gizzard, Creamy Tofu Salad, Salad, Chicken Liver, Shredded Beef

Monday, June 26, 2017

Me-Time Sunday

Sunday, June 25
I went out to meet friends 2 days straight. So now, I need me-time. I took my doges for a walk in the morning, did some households and went yoga before dinner. It was a really good weekend. Hope I will have a good one next week too.

Fried Egg, Sausage, Toast, Salad, Cherry, Grapes, Strawberry: American breakfast today!

Gyoza, Chicken Gizzard, Lettuce Salad: It's kinda Chinese?

Chicken Gizzard, Chicken Liver, Broccoli, Creamy Tofu Salad: I eat whatever I wanna eat and something J doesn't like. Happy Sunday!

Lunch at Harmony Inn

Saturday, June 24
I missed my friend last night for happy hour and we decided to go for a walk together. After walking, a few more friend joined us for lunch at Harmony Inn. It was such a perfect Saturday.

Grilled Salmon, Salad, Miso Soup, Rice: Wow, this is typical Japanese breakfast!

Lunch at Harmony Inn
Cucumber Mule: Of course, I had beer before this cocktail.

Harmony Reuben: OMG, it was delicious. They have gluten free menu too. .... You know I had reular ones though.

Friday Night at Pomodoro

Friday, June 23
After having a plan to go out with my friend, other friends invited me for a happy hour. If I had known earlier, I could have had the dinner plan on Saturday. Anyway, my friend suggested me a local Italian restaurant/pub/bar. I was not excited about it, but it was a nice surprise! I liked it. It is not like fancy Italian, but it's good enough to have in local.

Dinner at Pomodoro

Pesto Cream with Meatballs: It was good but it's very rich and heavy.

Friday, June 23, 2017

Fish Taco

Wednesday, June 21
I found salmon in the fridge when I got home. Here comes, Chef J. He made fish taco, which I would never make at home. 

Chicken and Veggies Stir-fry

Salmon Fish Taco

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

BRGR Downtown

Tuesday, June 20
I met my old co-worker for dinner. We talked a lot and enjoyed beer in a summer day. I'll see her again next month. Can't wait!

Dinner at BGBR
Build Your Own Burger: Angus + Provolone, Housemade Slaw - I won't order coleslaw again. I like the idea, slaw without mayo. It was vinegar flavor but it was too sweet for me. 

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

No Carbs Dinner Bento

Monday, June 19
It is very rare for me to work in the evening on Monday. I really need to go on a diet. Here is no carbs dinner again. Well, it's just a salad though.

Stir-Fried Chicken and Veggies

Salad: Lettuce, Broccoli, Salami, Turkey Ham

Tai No Aradaki

Sunday, June 18
I made J's favorite for dinner. He is my furry babies dad. Happy Farther's Day, J!

Sausage, Fried Egg, Quinoa & Brown Rice: Breakfast emergency, no rice and no potatoes. I was glad that I bought Quinoa mix at Costco!

Yakisoba: I used rice ramen noodle. It was not great, but still gluten free.

Tai No Aradaki (Simmered Red Snapper), Dashimaki (Japanese Omelette), Glass Noodle Salad, Broccoli: I used to make Tai No Aradaki often when we lived in Japan. This is one of J's favorite Japanese food.  

Monday, June 19, 2017

Pan-Fried Red Snapper

Saturday, June 17
We came back home after breakfast. Dad was helping J's brother to fix stuff and we also had things to do at home. Hope Dad is having a good weekend.

Potatoes, Sausage, Scrambled Egg: J made us breakfast.

Bean Curry with Tuna and Fried Egg: As I didn't feel like to coo from scratch .... Curry from Costco.

Lunch Meat, Cheese, Pretzel, Cracker, Olive, Pickles: Cracker and Pretzel are gluten free, of course!

Pan Fried Red Snapper, Mushroom, Mashed Potato, Broccoli: I bought a whole red snapper. I tried to fillet a fish first time. It was ok as a first time, but I need to learn more.

Smoked Hamburger for Father's Day Weekend

Friday, June 16
I visited Dad after work for Father's weekend. J stayed there since last night and he fixed dinner. No buns hamburger! It was smokey and delicious.

Smoked Hamburger, Baked Potato, Corn - Yes, corn! Summer is here!

Friday, June 16, 2017

Taco at Franklin Inn

Thursday, June 15
The kickball game was cancelled and J didn't need dinner. So I went to Franklin Inn for dinner. Wow, it's very busy. I finished one beer while I waited to be seated at bar.

Dinner at Franklin Inn
Shredded Beef Taco, Rice, Bean & Corn Salsa

Homegrown Broccoli

Wednesday, June 14
We have tons of broccoli at our garden. Yay.

Daikon Radish Salad

Broccoli with Garlic

Pork Meatball

Tuesday, June 13, 2017


Monday, June 12

Flounder with Daikon Oroshi, Asparagus, Cabbage with tuna, Miso Soup

Beautiful Sunday

Sunday, June 11

Fried Rice

Grilled Chicken, Baked Potato, Cole Slaw 

Ribs on Saturday

Saturday, June 10

Sausage, Fried Egg, Hash Brown

Appetizer: Shrimp Cocktail, Cheese, Olive, Pickles

Ribs and French Fry

Japchae Dinner

Thursday, June 8

Namul: Cabbage and Seaweeds, Spinach, Daikon Radish, Carrot 


Pork Meatballs

Sunday, June 11, 2017


Monday, June 5

Tori Mizore-ni: Cooked Chicken and Veggies with Shredded Daikon Radish.


Sunday, June 4
We are trying Gluten-Free diet, but it's not completely. We don't eat bread or pasta but still use regular soy sauce.

Ham & Egg, Potatoes

Smoked Salmon, Olive, Pickles, Cheese, Cracker

Oven Baked Omelette, Cole Slaw with Italian dressing

Hotdog dinner

Saturday, June 3
We are going on Gluten-Free Diet again!

Cheese, Olives, Pickles, Cracker (of course, gluten free)

Hotdog, French Fries

Farewell Party at Benihana

Friday, June 2
I went to Benihana for my co-worker's farewell party. We were going to MadMex but it was too busy. Anyway we had a good time. It was first time for me to go to Hibachi in Pittsburgh. Because I do not like the Hibachi style.

Dinner at Benihana 
Onion Soup  


Filet Mignon

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Hiyashi Chuka's Season Has Come!

Thursday, June 1
I had lunch at home before going to work. Get all vegetables in the fridge together. Cut them thin and put them on the cold noodle. Yes, Hiyashi Chuka! I love it. I am glad to find a good recipe of the dressing for it. I am sure I will eat Hiyashi Chuka a lot this summer!

Hiyashi Chuka: Cucumber, Carrot, Grape Tomatoes, Chipped Ham on cold noodle.