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So (Underwhelmingly) Oishi… A Bewildered Berkeley Experience

“Do not repeat after me words that you do not understand. Do not merely put on a mask of my ideas, for it will be an illusion and you will thereby deceive yourself.” -Jiddhu Krishnamurti We all know of the popular cliché, “Imitation is the highest form of flattery” and some people take the advice … Continue reading

Foodoofus 2 Year Anniversary Special: Humble Hometown (Burgers) Donuts

“It’s really hard you know… but sometimes you just got to step it up.” – Henry Co-Owner of Hometown Donuts I have a “love to hate” relationship with this place. There’s probably six reasons I’d like to go back to “Ala-MURDA” (the Swag generation came up with that one), three of them have to do … Continue reading

Haro Arigato x Ronin x Foodoofus Publication Revival

“We’re still awaiting for that interview spotlight…” You asked for it and you’ll get it soon enough chefs. There’s a lot has happened since my last post and I don’t even know where to start. Initially my first plans, was to reveal to you guys the full hashed out story as to why I temporarily … Continue reading

NorCal Chronicles #3: A Newfound Nightlife, New Year Bound (2012)

“I didn’t really wanna make a fool of myself but I did for you guys really…” When it came to visiting back home nothing says a good homecoming than my finding new spots to check out. My best friend, old dance crew family and girlfriend in tow at various times made the return visits more … Continue reading

B-Dama: A Catastrophic Evening of Porcelain Chicken

“Our restaurant means marbles, you know the game you play as a kid?” When I was in the Bay Area, I noticed something very peculiar in a lot of the restaurants that I visited during my stay. Many of them are newly introducing (or rediscovering) innovations of the common protein of cooking, chicken. With the … Continue reading

Foodoofus Special Issue: The NorCal Chronicles #2; Reflect, Repent and Revisit.

Last year was a very unstable year for myself, however I discovered many new things about me that I didn’t notice until now. Before my current significant other, the last person I dated insisted to the very climax of our break-up, that I wasn’t “ambitious enough.” I guess it’s all in the eye of the … Continue reading

Foodoofus Special Issue: Christmas Edition 2011

Before we move forward with the current happenings in 2012 for Foodoofus, let’s take a few steps back shall we? “Can you watch your grandparents, while I drop off some gifts? It will only take an hour or two and then you can do whatever you need to do.” * Yeah it took a lot … Continue reading

Foodoofus Pre-Holiday Edition: A Price(less) experience to pay at Animal.

“Sir, I’m sorry considering you were late for your reservation, there is a bit over an overlap and we have to reshuffle reservations so, would you like to sit at the bar instead?” Are you fucking kidding me? Again… the bar… the fucking bar? I love bars and lounges… just not when I’m in a … Continue reading

Foodoofus Double Issue #6: My Birthday Celebration (Sushi Wasabi and Orin Swift Wine) x Genkiyaki: Zombie Taco Debut Part 2 of 2

“Monday is going to be insane… can you help me cover the debut tonight?” And it was insane… at least the participants who decided to try the Zombie Taco for the first time. Those of you who didn’t already read one of the more popular posts, feel free to skim/read through my review on the … Continue reading

Foodoofus Double Issue #6: My Birthday Celebration (Sushi Wasabi and Orin Swift Wine) x Genkiyaki: Zombie Taco Debut Part 1 of 2

Given the lack of content, it’s time to wrap things up by giving the inside scoop on what I did during my small vacation as well as a new menu offering… “It feels like yesterday when I just turned 18… and now I’m this old?.. Fuuuu…” Probably in two more decades (or quarter centuries), would … Continue reading

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