Bludso’s Bar & Que

In the almost six years I’ve been living in Los Angeles, I hadn’t eaten any barbecue from the entire state of California. Growing up, good barbecue was reserved for special moments in Chicago, and we always had our favorite places for ribs, pulled pork, barbecue chicken, and all the delicious sides that are really my … More Bludso’s Bar & Que

Josephine LA Bakery

As things are slowly and cautiously reopening, with many safe steps taken by both businesses and customers (please wear a mask! And always keep washing you hands even without a pandemic, don’t be gross) I’ve been making lists of restaurants I love and want to keep supporting, and places I hadn’t tried pre-pandemic and can’t … More Josephine LA Bakery

Bluestone Lane

I finally broke my no eating out rule. Since I’ve been trying to save money and limit contact with others, I’ve been sticking to grocery shopping every two weeks, but I gave in and ordered from Bluestone Lane. Of all things, I had the biggest craving for fancy breakfast toast and Bluestone is definitely the … More Bluestone Lane

Town of Paia

The little town of Paia in Maui is known for a lot of things. It’s the last main town before the start of the Road to Hana, it has the very popular Paia Fish Market, some adorable shops, the highly regarded Mama’s Fish House, “Jaws” the very intense surf spot, and Ho’okipa Beach, aka Turtle … More Town of Paia

The Mill House

I learned about the Mill House after falling into a deep internet search while looking up restaurants in Maui, and I feel like this place should be getting a lot more attention. As like most restaurants in Hawaii, the meal was delicious. Their chickpea cakes were melt-in-your-mouth good and I must’ve liked whatever drink I … More The Mill House

Front Street

Although I would argue nothing on Maui could be described as “touristy”, probably the closest touristy street we visited was Front Street. A long street lined with souvenir and dessert shops definitely attracts all the travelers, but it still had its adorable Maui charm and gorgeous ocean views. Cookie heaven and the perfect place to … More Front Street