Archive for the 'Asian' Category

Mongolian Beef Noodle Bowl @ Bento Red – Gainesville, Fl

May 13, 2010

For lunch I had the Mongolian beef noodle @ Bento Red. I don’t know if it’s a real dish or not because this is a fusion restaurant.. It was basically Mongolian beef on top of plain thick noodles and I suppose it’s meant to be all stirred up because that’s what I did? At first I was confused at how the noodles looked like spaghetti to me. Anyhow it satisfied my super bad craving for noodles that I had today! Even if it was a bit too oily.
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My midnight snack tonight

May 8, 2010

So I thought I would be okay not eating dinner tonight because there’s simply nothing to eat. That’s what I always think when I look in my FULL pantry/freezer/fridge.. there’s nothing to eat. I wish I had someone to cook for me! But yeah here I am throwing crap together. After midnight and.. eating.. after midnight. What an out of the norm midnight snack I made. I basically got seaweed and threw some rice on there then added shredded pork and attempted to fold it. I think. Oh and of course I didn’t forget the soy sauce and Crystal! And yes I randomly have ginger in my fridge. I don’t know if this is a legit hand roll or not because I’ve never ate/made them before! But I’ve served them at my old job.. hah.

Do the Spicy Crab Roll

May 2, 2010

“Oh, what restaurant did you get that at?”

NONE! ‘Cause I made this myself! Well, not today, because I just got home from Friday’s with my friend, but I did make this about a year ago. Looks legit huh? I remember my brothers and cousins hovering over me wanting to try some, and I let them. They liked it. Haha. Anyhows, I plan on making sushi sometime next week, seeing as I have all the supplies in my fridge now. I actually like eating sushi because it doesn’t make me feel so heavy.. well, unless I eat over 3 rolls. Now that’s another story I’ll have to save for later. :)

Kalbi? Galbi? I don’t know but..

April 27, 2010

My daddy-o grilled short ribs tonight and my momma made homemade hot wings and nacho dip. She also kept telling me I was ridiculous when I was trying to style my food.. then I told her she just doesn’t understand.. and that I’m a food artist <3. Then she said my rice looked like a boob. Hrumph.

Canh Chả Cá

April 26, 2010

My mom made dinner today. It’s been ages since I’ve eaten at home. There was rice, thit kho, and canh cha ca. In English that’s.. rice, meat uh stir fried(?), and fried fish patty soup. Oh and there was leftover chicken kho too.

Bún bò Huế

April 25, 2010

Today was my last day of finals! That means I’m going home tomorrow! Last time when I went home in March, I gave a list of things for my mom to cook for me. It may sound a little demanding but.. I’m deprived okay! But back to my story.. when I pulled up and ran into the house there was a bowl of bun bo hue waiting for me. :)

Rolls ‘n Bowls – Gainesville, Fl

April 23, 2010

Doesn’t this look unappetizing? Haha it’s my “Surf ‘n Turf” rice bowl I had to stuff in a to go container that’s made out of 100% recycled paperboard.. go green! It tasted better than it looks. I believe Rolls ‘n Bolls is an environment-friendly restaurante. Yay for Earth Day yesterday hah. I hate the library, but I like shiitake ‘shrooms.

Flaming Sushi Roll

April 18, 2010

This is a Red Scorpion roll from Miya Sushi.. and it’s on fiyahh. They kinda messed up and scorched one of my pieces though.. and when I ate it, it tasted like a firecracker. And yes, I only ordered this because I thought it would be cool to take a picture of. ;)
Overall their sushi is decent. This is the second time I’ve eaten here and I can say I’ve had much better and I’ve had much worse. This place is like a Korean/Japanese fusion-y type place. You know how that is.

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Rice & Meat

April 15, 2010

Ehh. I really wanted some “Com Chien Bo Luc Lac” but of course nowhere in Gainesville will offer that to me.. so I went with regular ol’ Com Thit Nuong.. ehhhhh. It was whatevers at Pho Hanoi.. but Lollicup made up for it I guess!

Com, Lap Xuong, and Egg

April 5, 2010

One of my fave things to make :) [est. summer ‘07]! My dad also said he made this a lot when he was younger. It’s Chinese sausage, rice and egg! The infamous method? First Islice and fry the Chinese sausage. Then I take it off the pan and keep the oil to fry the egg. I added broccoli this time to be ‘healthy’. Topped it off with Sriracha and I was good to go!