Cold Brew High Brew Coffee-Salted Caramel Flavor


Iced coffee is so refreshing during the hot summer days.  This particular type, cold brew, is made by steeping coffee grounds for a long period of time, then straining the grounds and chilling the concentrate.  Afterwards, milk and sugar are added to the coffee.  Since this can be a time-consuming process, which I had little patience to try yet, this option seemed good to sample.  Continue reading Cold Brew High Brew Coffee-Salted Caramel Flavor

Jaipur Avenue Chai-Lemongrass (Instant Tea)


Good instant tea is difficult to find, especially one with an authentic flavor with the right balance of strong tea, milk and sugar.  This brand, Jaipur Avenue, had come up with a variety of flavors suitable for any palate.  They include Masala, Continue reading Jaipur Avenue Chai-Lemongrass (Instant Tea)

Go Hyang Korean Restaurant

Go Hyang Korean Restaurant offers unique food, different from other Asian restaurants. One of my best friends knew I love to try new cuisines and suggested I try this place with her.   When I entered, I noticed it was full of local customers eating there, which is a sign of good quality food.  If you are feeling adventurous in trying new cuisine, this is a great place to visit.



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Vina Deli


Vina Deli is a Vietnamese-style deli which serves Vietnamese sandwiches and other delicacies.  These include rice dishes, noodle dishes, spring rolls, egg rolls and even specialty fruit drinks and milk teas.  It is more upscale and modern than its older counterpart, which is becoming a growing trend with these sandwich stores. Continue reading Vina Deli

Chana Bhutura from Rani’s World Foods

Chana Bhutura (Indian fried bread with garbanzo beans curry, and garnished with cilantro)

Rani’s World Foods doubles as a Indian grocery store and restaurant, in Houston, Texas.  Upon entering you will see aisles of products, with fresh produce located to the left, and the restaurant located to the right.  Seating is limited, but food options are plenty.  One of the best parts of visiting this restaurant is that they offer free authentic Indian tea to drink!:)

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Noodles & Company Restaurant

Bangkok Curry

Noodles & Company is a restaurant with many options of noodle dishes from around the world.  With each order you are given a choice of protein to add, which include shrimp, parmesan-crusted chicken breast, slow-braised pork, oven-roasted meatballs, steak, and organic tofu.  All noodle dishes come in two sizes, regular and small, and differ in pricing according to store location.

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Caphin Bottled Vietnamese Iced Coffee


Iced coffee is always a favorite during the summer.  Vietnamese iced coffee is especially refreshing and unique due to it’s strong coffee taste, and sweetness from the condensed milk.  Most of the time, this drink is only available in Vietnamese restaurants and you have to wait for the coffee to finish dripping through the filter, when served, before enjoying it.  So when I spotted this bottled version in Hong Kong Market, I couldn’t wait to try and compare it to the restaurant version.

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