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Forum: DiningBuzz
Sep 2, 18, 6:51 pm
Replies: 139
Views: 12,799
Posted By stevechin

I'll do the American chain restaurant just once...

I'll do the American chain restaurant just once for to try out an item or two for the novelty of the unique items to the local area that I can't find at their American counterparts. I recently...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Nov 6, 17, 11:34 am
Replies: 253
Views: 24,877
Posted By stevechin

For me it's papaya. To me, the papaya smell is...

For me it's papaya. To me, the papaya smell is totally vile, and the disgusting taste has been known to make me gag. A long time ago, my mom used to eat it occasionally and force me to eat a little...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Jul 13, 17, 9:13 pm
Replies: 141
Views: 16,968
Posted By stevechin

Cherries, whether bottled maraschino (like on top...

Cherries, whether bottled maraschino (like on top of a sundae) or fresh bing cherries, I can't stand the taste of them, nor do I like grenadine. My friends love cherries, they buy them all the time,...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Jun 17, 17, 10:57 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 2,162
Posted By stevechin

If it's a 4" deep half pan, probably 30-40...

If it's a 4" deep half pan, probably 30-40 servings if it's a typical buffet with a few other items. But since you're just eating masala and rice, maybe you'll end up eating double servings, so 15-20...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Jun 16, 17, 3:58 pm
Replies: 3,323
Views: 356,498
Posted By stevechin

German

Jagerschnitzel (breaded pork cutlet topped with white wine mushroom sauce, served with Spatzle) from Teske's Germania in downtown SJC. Not bad, pork a lil dry, needed the sauce.
Forum: S.P.A.M.
Jun 15, 17, 12:07 pm
Replies: 759
Views: 181,590
Posted By stevechin

KFRCELEBRATESDAD 50 pts. Exp 6/26/17

KFRCELEBRATESDAD 50 pts. Exp 6/26/17
Apr 21, 17, 3:35 pm
Replies: 172
Views: 40,316
Posted By stevechin

Can I get an invite too please? Thanks!

Can I get an invite too please? Thanks!
Forum: DiningBuzz
Apr 7, 17, 1:19 pm
Replies: 47
Views: 6,353
Posted By stevechin

I like the Tastykake Butterscotch Krimpets. It...

I like the Tastykake Butterscotch Krimpets. It wasn't until a few years ago that we started getting them in stores on the west coast.

Not sure if you'd classify this as a snack cake, but...
Oct 14, 16, 7:19 pm
Replies: 561
Views: 82,240
Posted By stevechin

Sorry it took a while to post. Back on Sept 5...

Sorry it took a while to post. Back on Sept 5 (Labor Day) friend and I flew PNS-ORD-LAX. At ORD, waiting for AA 1153 to LAX, we heard the announcement for VDB with $700 in flight voucher and $20 food...
Forum: Alaska
Sep 27, 16, 1:48 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 5,975
Posted By stevechin

So just curious, how did your ANC visit go?

So just curious, how did your ANC visit go?
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 27, 16, 1:18 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 4,295
Posted By stevechin

11-ish hours. Back in 2008 or 2009, I was waiting...

11-ish hours. Back in 2008 or 2009, I was waiting for a late evening AA connection from ORD to SNA. The flight that would've gone to SNA was delayed into ORD, so I was rebooked on an ORD to LAX...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 27, 16, 12:50 pm
Replies: 69
Views: 6,761
Posted By stevechin

USA: ANC (transfer from Alaska Airlines to Ravn...

USA:
ANC (transfer from Alaska Airlines to Ravn Air puddle jumper to Kenai.)
SFO
SJC
OAK
SEA
PDX
LAS
YVR
ORD
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 23, 16, 12:59 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 3,488
Posted By stevechin

CAAC flight

I don't think China was a member of the Soviet bloc, but I somewhat fondly remember a tour my parents and I took back in 1984 from Hong Kong to Guangzhou to Beijing and back.

We took the hydrofoil...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Sep 20, 16, 9:55 pm
Replies: 159
Views: 18,021
Posted By stevechin

Back in the 80's, I fondly remember a H-D Key...

Back in the 80's, I fondly remember a H-D Key Lime Sorbet and Cream. I remember the tart key lime, and the nice heavy vanilla cream. Unfortunately that only lives in my memories these days.
Forum: TravelBuzz
Sep 20, 16, 9:39 pm
Replies: 26
Views: 3,065
Posted By stevechin

How about Pensacola, FL? Specifically Pensacola...

How about Pensacola, FL? Specifically Pensacola Beach, as it's a tiny strip of land with beach on both sides. I just discovered it when we went there for a friend's wedding. It has gorgeous white...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Sep 18, 15, 12:31 pm
Replies: 80
Views: 13,211
Posted By stevechin

Can't go there anymore... ...

Can't go there anymore...
http://www.ocregister.com/articles/taco-683078-bell-restaurant.html
Forum: DiningBuzz
Sep 14, 15, 5:13 pm
Replies: 3,323
Views: 356,498
Posted By stevechin

Yum!

Damn, that looks so good, you're killing me...:p

As I remember it, the roasted pig and duck in HKG always tasted better than the stuff we get here in the San Gabriel Valley.
Forum: DiningBuzz
May 29, 15, 2:03 pm
Replies: 56
Views: 7,731
Posted By stevechin

+1 I love crispy roast pork skin, crispy...

+1

I love crispy roast pork skin, crispy salmon skin. Roast chicken/turkey/duck doesn't need to be crispy, but I'll take it as long as it's not too soggy. The skin is where all the flavors and...
Forum: DiningBuzz
May 26, 15, 7:39 pm
Replies: 171
Views: 24,543
Posted By stevechin

For me, Chinese dumplings (all sorts, Xiao...

For me,

Chinese dumplings (all sorts, Xiao long bao, pot stickers, those large Beijing "pies")

Braised short rib, whether an entrée by itself, or short rib meat in tacos or whatever.
...
Forum: DiningBuzz
May 14, 15, 3:56 pm
Replies: 3,323
Views: 356,498
Posted By stevechin

Beijing cuisine

Had lunch with friends at a Beijing Chinese restaurant (Beijing Pie House) in Monterey Park in SoCal. Excellent "Beijing Pies" which are similar to large flat pan fried dumplings filled with...
Forum: DiningBuzz
May 6, 15, 9:10 pm
Replies: 118
Views: 15,489
Posted By stevechin

A friend told me about the Harris Ranch...

A friend told me about the Harris Ranch Restaurant and Inn by Coalinga, CA. I knew about and had purchased Harris Ranch beef in supermarkets before. I called up a few friends and we did the 4 hour...
Forum: S.P.A.M.
Apr 24, 15, 4:18 pm
Replies: 2,103
Views: 369,259
Posted By stevechin

Daily videos?

Has anybody tried watching the videos under the "More" header? I've watched a few recently, but I see no acknowledgement of them in my account.

Some of the videos are mildly interesting, but as...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Apr 22, 15, 12:40 pm
Replies: 107
Views: 23,159
Posted By stevechin

Hong Kong

I like, Cafe De Coral, a Hong Kong fast food chain. I've eaten there pretty much every time I've visited HKG, back to when I was a kid on family vacations. My fav is the brisket curry and rice with a...
Forum: DiningBuzz
Apr 20, 15, 7:09 pm
Replies: 3,323
Views: 356,498
Posted By stevechin

Sammin'

Orange, CA (home)

Dinner.

Sockeye salmon almondine with beurre blanc sauce and rice. (I started eating it before I figured I should take a photo.)
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Forum: DiningBuzz
Apr 9, 15, 8:48 pm
Replies: 3,323
Views: 356,498
Posted By stevechin

Stuffed chicken breast

Seared and baked chicken breast stuffed with apples and sausage.^

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7645/16471995434_54825b847a_z.jpg (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/16471995434/)
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