Tag: casual

Meatless burgers exploding with umami flavor from crispy mushrooms.

Mushroom Veggie Burgers

Years ago, on a family trip to Vegas, my brothers and I were exploring and somehow found ourselves at The Venetian around lunchtime with our parents stuck in…

Off the grid food truck gathering.

{Local Foodie} Off the Grid

Food trucks – one of my favorite types of eats. That’s me – food trucks and Michelin stars. 😛 Luckily, the South Bay has a fairly good food…

The Joyful Foodie's Downtown Diamonds featuring Ramen Seas in Sunnyvale, CA.

{Local Foodie} Ramen Seas, Sunnyvale

Today I’m starting a new little subdivision of Local Foodie called Downtown Diamonds. This is my husband’s brainchild. He had the idea of having us head to the…

Yummy eats found in an unlikely spot - the local mall!

{Local Foodie} Mall Finds

I know, you’re already thinking, “eww, mall food”, but hear me out. Or at least wait to see the photos. Deal? Mall food has come a long way,…

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{Foodie Festival} Ramen Yokocho

So I was flipping through my photos trying to find something for Christmas cards (it’s that time of year!!), and I came across my folder from Ramen Yokocho…

Casual foodie review of Roscoe's in Anaheim, CA.

{Casual Foodie} Roscoe’s Anaheim

I don’t live in an area with a lot of Soul Food, so when I come across it, I get excited. Does chicken and waffles count as Soul…

Food photos and review of QQ Noodle, Milpitas, CA.

{Casual Foodie} QQ Noodle, Milpitas

I love noodles. Italian pasta, Asian vermicelli, ramen, even spaghetti squash and zoodles. There’s just something about a spoonful of long noodles that always seems to hit the…

The Joyful Foodie's favorite ramen spots in the South Bay of the SF Bay Area.

{Local Foodie} South Bay Ramen Roundup

Ramen has always been a comfort food for me. And by “ramen” I mean the unpronounceable ingredient laden rectangular packs you can pick up at any grocery for…