Quick Bites

Los Angeles, CA / 03.25.2015

Eastside Market Italian Deli

Eastside Market Italian Deli is located on the outskirts of Downtown Los Angeles in L.A.’s original Little Italy. Apparently they’ve been serving up sandwiches since 1929. The portion sizes here are insane, and I suspect it’s a byproduct of the days when they had to... Continue

Macau, China / 03.24.2015

Tai Lei Loi Kei

Macau’s favorite snack food is the pork-chop bun. And the place that does it best is Tai Lei Loi Kei, which was founded in 1960 as a street stall by the mother of the current owner. It’s hard to believe something so simple can be... Continue

Macau, China / 03.19.2015

Wong Chi Kei

Conveniently located in Macau’s Largo do Senado, Wong Chi Kei serves up similar dishes to the smaller noodle shops you might find on the side streets, but at higher prices and in a cleaner environment. It attracts a lot of tourists because it’s in all... Continue

Santa Ana, CA / 03.16.2015

Noodle Tramp

Noodle Tramp is Playground’s Asian noodle restaurant located in Downtown Santa Ana’s newly opened 4th Street Market. It’s part of their Lunchbox trio of restaurants which also includes Playground Fried Chicken and Wagyu Chuck. I haven’t tried either of those yet, but I’ve only been... Continue

Santa Ana, CA / 03.12.2015

KTCHN dtsa

What started out as a pop-up brunch in LA has turned into a permanent food booth in the newly opened 4th Street Market in Downtown Santa Ana. Opened by the people behind KTCHN LA, what KTCHN dtsa lacks in reasonable prices they make up for... Continue

Santa Ana, CA / 03.11.2015

4th Street Market

Located across the street from The Playground, the recently opened 4th Street Market is the newest and largest attempt to revitalize Downtown Santa Ana’s urban area into a cultural destination. The former Santa Ana Swap Meet now features a 30,000 square foot marketplace featuring over... Continue

Taipei, Taiwan / 03.04.2015

KGB Burger

A hamburger shop? In Taiwan? Opened by New Zealanders? What is this nonsense? Apparently this nonsense is KGB Burger (which stands for Kiwi Gourmet Burgers and not the Russian secret service). The place is apparently popular among the local university kids and I can see... Continue

Seattle, WA / 06.23.2014

Beecher’s Handmade Cheese

There are two types of people. Those who like cheese and those who are stupid idiots. And those who are lactose intolerant. And I guess those who don’t know what cheese is. Okay, there are more than two types of people. The point is, cheese... Continue

Seattle, WA / 06.19.2014

Skillet Counter

If you have to eat at a food court, it’s an unwritten law you avoid chains and go for the most unique option available. Skillet Counter is a brick and mortar version of the Skillet Truck and specializes in comfort food. And I use the... Continue

Seattle, WA / 12.18.2013


There are a handful of places that people say you absolutely have to try when visiting Seattle. Paseo is one of those places. You know a place is legit when there’s a line out the door and no sign on the building. You also know... Continue