Life’s Short, Eat Dessert First.

A quick  summary of all that was tasty and delicious over the past few weeks. Including that time we had Bubbie’s ice cream before dinner.

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Chili moco from Downbeat Diner

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Spicy tuna with uni from Maguro Bros.

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Sweet chili chicken chicken from Kaka’ako Kitchen

Instagram photo by jann_bam - The "What the Pho?" sandwich had me think the exactly the same thing after watching Aloha. Wagyu beef brisket, swiss cheese, sriracha aioli, on a taro hoagie with pho dipping sauce: "an ode to the Philly cheesesteak, French dip and pho." #foodporn #instafood #foodstagram #eeeeeats #hawaiieats #myfab5 #f52grams

The “What the Pho?” sandwich from Kaka’ako Kitchen: Wagyu beef brisket, swiss cheese, sriracha aioli, on a taro hoagie with pho dipping sauce: “an ode to the Philly cheesesteak, French dip and pho.

Instagram photo by jann_bam - #Brunch is the most important meal of the day! #foodporn #instafood #foodstagram #eeeeeats #hawaiieats #myfab5 #f52grams

French toast with cinnamon apples from Cafe Kaila

Took a quick hike up Diamond Head – starting with the little hikes per my sprained ankle.

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And got the ritual shave ice afterward.

Instagram photo by jann_bam - Hiking rewards = POG + lemon lime shave ice topped with condensed milk and azuki beans and ice cream on the bottom.🍧 #foodporn #instafood #foodstagram #eeeeeats #hawaiieats #myfab5 #f52grams #eatfamous

Lemon lime and POG shave ice with condensed milk from Waiola Shave Ice

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Stuffed salmon

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Steak burrito from Oahu Mexican Grill

And because we had some friends in town, we took them to drinks at House Without a Key

Instagram photo by jann_bam - #TGIF. Is it 5 o'clock yet? #hawaii #hilife #luckywelivehi #sunset #dranks #waikiki #latergram

Instagram photo by jann_bam - I love visitors, mai tais, and awkward poses~ 🌸 #hawaii #hilife #luckywelivehi #sunset #plusjeremy

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Green spaghetti from Goofy Cafe & Dine

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Dim Sum overload at Mei Sum Dim Sum

Instagram photo by jann_bam - Beer flight Fridays/#macandcheese everyday. 🍻 #foodporn #instafood #foodstagram #eeeeeats #hawaiieats #myfab5 #f52grams #eatfamous

Beer flight and mac and cheese from Honolulu Beer Works

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Crab cakes eggs benedict from Cinnamon’s

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Shave ice from Island Snow

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The view of Kailua on our way back home

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Homemade fried rice stuffed chicken and Asian noodles

Instagram photo by jann_bam - #AlohaFriday #sunset #dinner view. 🌴 #Hawaii #hilife #luckywelivehawaii

What a view from Outback Steakhouse (yes, one of my favorite chains) at Hawaii Kai

Instagram photo by jann_bam - Life should always be as good as #cookiebutter mochi #icecream. #foodporn #instafood #foodstagram #eeeeeats #hawaiieats #myfab5 #f52grams #eatfamous

Cookie butter macaron from Bubbie’s

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Mochi ice cream assortment and “Multiple Orgasm” ice cream cake from Bubbie’s

Instagram photo by jann_bam - Last night's super tasty dinner: yaki o pa'i'ai, grilled he'e (octopus) in luau leaves, cold ginger rabbit and puffed rice, oxtail risotto, and egg white topped kitchen cocktail. #foodporn #instafood #foodstagram #eeeeeats #hawaiieats #myfab5 #f52grams #eatfamous

The crazy delicious dinner from Mud Hen Water: yaki o pa’i’ai, grilled he’e (octopus) in luau leaves, cold ginger rabbit and puffed rice, oxtail risotto, and egg white topped kitchen cocktail.

Instagram photo by jann_bam - Chicken and waffels in #Hawaii = mochiko chicken and mochi waffels. 🙌 #brunch #foodporn #instafood #foodstagram #eeeeeats #hawaiieats #myfab5 #f52grams #eatfamous

Mochiko chicken and mochi waffles from The Nook

And with that, I am finally caught up!


Big Island Adventures – Day 1 – Up North on the Kohala Coast, Waimea, & Eating All the Things

This Memorial Day Weekend, Matt and I took a trip over to one of the neighbor islands (my first neighbor island trip ever!) With 3 days, a full tank of rental car gas, and a Google Doc planned itinerary we started out our first day up north on the island.

Oh! But first here are some pictures from Matt’s birthday dinner at Roy’s. He was a good sport and let me take the pictures of him in the birthday hat they provided (thanks Roy’s!)

Instagram photo by jann_bam - Round 1 of Matt's #birthday #dinner! Roy's Beachwalk Canoe: Szechuan Baby Back Ribs, Shrimp Sticks, Crispy Mini Crab Cakes, Chicken Spring Rolls & Spicy Tuna Roll. #foodporn #instafood #foodstagram #eeeeeats #hawaiieats #myfab5 #f52grams

Round 1 of Matt’s birthday dinner! Roy’s Beachwalk Canoe: Szechuan Baby Back Ribs, Shrimp Sticks, Crispy Mini Crab Cakes, Chicken Spring Rolls & Spicy Tuna Roll.

Instagram photo by jann_bam - Round 2 of Matt's #birthday #dinner last night. Beach Walk Trio:  Hibachi Salmon, Macadamia Nut Crusted Monchong, Misoyaki Butterfish & Rice Crusted Hapuu'puu with Tomato Raviolis. 🐟🐡🐟 #foodporn #instafood #foodstagram #eeeeeats #hawaiieats #myfab5 #latergram #f52grams

Our entrees for the night: Beach Walk Trio: Hibachi Salmon, Macadamia Nut Crusted Monchong, Misoyaki Butterfish & Rice Crusted Hapuu’puu with Tomato Raviolis.

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Happy Birthday Matt!

Also had a sushi-ritto from Up Roll Cafe in Kaka’ako for lunch on the day of our flight.

Instagram photo by jann_bam - SUSHI-RITTO. 😆 #thataiolimayotho #foodporn #instafood #foodstagram #eeeeeats #hawaiieats #myfab5 #f52grams

Salmon roll from Up Roll Cafe

Okay! Now for Big Island adventures. 🙂

The first place we visited was Hapuna Beach – white sand, lots of space (and convenient parking!), but because it was the first stop of the day it was a bit too cold to enjoy the water. Afterwards we visited Pu’ukohala Heiau (Temple of the Hill of the Whale) where King Kamehameha I built one of these last major Ancient Hawaiian Temples.

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We even saw that there were a few newer offerings left at the site.

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Since we hadn’t eaten anything since dinner on Oahu, we appropriately decided that our first real meal on Big Island should be the best burgers up north in Waimea.

Instagram photo by jann_bam - #Burgers for breakfast! Kahua Ranch wagyu beef burger with avocado and an egg, goop parmesan fries, and part of Matt's chipotle goat cheese veal burger. #🍔 #foodporn #instafood #foodstagram #eeeeeats #hawaiieats #myfab5 #f52grams

Kahua Ranch wagyu beef burger with avocado and an egg, goop parmesan fries, and part of Matt’s chipotle goat cheese veal burger.

We also stopped by Waimea Coffee Company to load on caffeine before we hit the road again. I had a really yummy iced dirty chai, and Matt had the special of the day – a hand crafted spicy espresso beverage spiced up with cayenne pepper! We also shared a macaroon cause they were basically calling our name through the glass case.

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The drive up the Kohala coast was beautiful – very different than driving on Oahu (we were pretty much the only ones on the road for most of the drive). We stopped by the original King Kamehameha statue (the one that was lost at sea) and drove all the way to the end of the highway at Pololu lookout.

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After exploring Hawi for a bit, we rushed back to try Da Poke Shack before they closed – the #1 place on Yelp!

Instagram photo by jann_bam - THIS is what you get when you visit the #1 place on Yelp!  Wet Hawaiian poke, sesame baby octopus, & teriyaki calamari over furikake rice. 😂 #foodporn #instafood #foodstagram #eeeeeats #hawaiieats #myfab5 #f52grams

Wet Hawaiian poke, sesame baby octopus, & teriyaki calamari over furikake rice.

And because Matt knows I love eating al fresco, we booked dinner at Cafe Keei to watch the sunset and enjoy a really tasty dinner (although, my appetite was cut short from all the burgers and poke in one day).

Instagram photo by jann_bam - Baked brie. That is all. #foodporn #instafood #foodstagram #eeeeeats #hawaiieats #myfab5 #f52grams #ilovecheese #latergram

Baked brie

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Eggplant rolls

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Enjoying my seafood soup while Matt eats the fresh catch of the day.

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Lilikoi cheesecake for dessert

We also had some drinks at On the Rocks later that night – overall a busy first day to our long weekend! Next up, my first trip to see a volcano!

#Jessicalohakitchen – Cooking for Two & Everything Else You Can Chew

Let’s get it straight, I am not eating for two (and plan on not eating for two for A WHILE) but I am now cooking for two. Hawaii grocery prices ($5 for a pack of mushrooms, really?) has caused this Trader Joe’s loyalist (uggh, I miss you $1.99 mushrooms) to get creative with the meals I’ve come up with.

Slow cooker beer battered Jack Daniels  BBQ wings and stir fried veggies with a fried egg.

Instagram photo by jann_bam - Last night's homemade #slowcooker beer battered, Jack Daniels BBQ chicken & garlic lemon fried egg topped veggies! 🍺🍗🍳 #foodporn #instafood #foodstagram #eeeeeats #jessicalohakitchen

Steak night with grilled onions and shrimp with a side of veggies


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Loco moco cauliflower fried rice

Instagram photo by jann_bam - Homemade loco moco with cauliflower fried rice! #foodporn #instafood #foodstagram #eeeeeats #hawaiieats #jessicalohakitchen

Italian meatball, shrimp, chicken, veggies pesto zucchini pasta

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Filipino adobo with veggies

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I’ve also gotten to experience old and new places after living in Hawaii for a month. One of our favorite places to eat (especially when we celebrate liking each other’s company for two years ;)) is Town in Kaimuki. The ingredients are local and the menu changes everyday. I highly recommend this place in case you’re in town for a few days (haha, get it).

We normally get one of their delicious fruit sorbets, but I had picked us up something a little special from Cake Envy. An assortment of creme brulee, salted caramel, lilikoi, blueberry, white chocolate raspberry, and #jackdaniels double chocolate.

Instagram photo by jann_bam - Matt's favorite #dessert is #cheesecake. . .I just couldn't decide which flavor to get. 😅 Creme brulee, salted caramel, lilikoi, blueberry, white chocolate raspberry, and #jackdaniels double chocolate #ftw! #foodporn #instafood #foodstagram #eeeeeats #hawaiieats

Ahi & Vegetable has a really great poke bento combo for whenever I’m treating myself to lunch at work.

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Fresh catch of the day and furikake tempura catfish from Kaka’ako Kitchen were really delicious. Huge portions, fresh fish. Maybe 50% of the reason why I moved to Hawaii.

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We also live near one of these great cafe/brunch/lunch places called Kaimana Farm Cafe. It was our second time going there and their muffins were fresh out of the oven (the one below is their cinnamon muffin but if they ever have their chocolate ones, you have to eat at least 3 of those!). They also have really delicious iced mochas and they serve them in mason jars — an easy way to win me over.

Instagram photo by jann_bam - All about that Sunday morning Pinterest gal #brunch life. #Hawaii #eeeeeats #hawaiieats

I think we’re at a good balance of home cooked meals for the work week and treating ourselves on the weekends, but I am still trying to think of tasty, healthy meals to cook during the work week. Any suggestions? =)

Celebrating My First Birthday Away From Home


Despite living away from home for the last six years, NJ was always an hour train ride away whenever I need to see my family for my birthday weekend. However, since I decided to move to Hawaii, this would be my first birthday away from the east coast.

But no avail! The boyfriend truly made my day special as we ate and did some of my favorite things in Hawaii.

Ono Seafood

Instagram photo by jann_bam - Celebrating my quarter century with my favorite meal! #hawaii #hilife #hawaiieats #foodstagram #instafood #eeeeeats

Diamond Head Hike

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Later that evening he took me to a fantastic dinner at 3660 on the Rise in Kaimuki (the first place he tried creme brulee as a kid so I’m going to count it as an extra special place because creme brulee is delicious).

Thus completes my first as a 25-year-old. I now round up to 30 and still not sure how I feel about that yet.

Eating My Way Through My Last 2 Weeks in NYC.


I’ve learned a few things about deciding to pick up your life and moving halfway around the world, but this is probably the most prevalent one: everyone who wants to catch up with you wants to eat with you.

My last week on the east coast was booked with old friends that wanted to catch up. . . and EAT. Here’s a delicious play-by-play of some of the delicious eats that I had during my last week in New York.

Instagram photo by jann_bam - It was one of the biggest pains in the butt to get, but here's my last #ramenritto in #NYC. 😂 #foodporn #instafood #foodstagram #eeeeeats #nyceats #yolkporn

Ramenrittos from Press Tea in the West Village with my team members from work

Instagram photo by jann_bam - #Brunch checklist:  #Nutella milkshake ✔ Chocolate chip banana pancakes✔ Eggs benedict and mimosa ✔ #fooodporn #instafood #foodstagram #eeeeeats #jessicaloha

Chocolate chip pancakes and Nutella milkshake from Tops Diner in Newark, NJ with my favorite sister (joke, I only have one)

Instagram photo by jann_bam - One of my last lunches with my very first boss. Thank you @chloe254! #foodporn #instafood #foodstagram #eeeeeats #nyceats #jessicaloha

Parmesan tortellini from Terra in Tribeca with my first boss ever and forever mentor

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Chicken and Rice from the Halal Guys – 53rd & 3rd location with some co-workers

Instagram photo by jann_bam - #Pies for those thighs. #foodporn #instafood #foodstagram #eeeeeats #jessicaloha

Fried chicken and waffles, chicken biscuit, mac and cheese, grits, and bourbon pecan pie from Pies and Thighs in the Lower East Side with my “little” from back in college

Instagram photo by jann_bam - Jess dreams of sushi. AKA one of the best meals I've ever had. #foodporn #foodstagram #instafood #nyc #eeeeeats #sushinakazawa #birthday #jessicaloha

Omakase form Sushi Nakazawa in the West Village with my very good friend Victor

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BBQ brisket, broccoli salad, and sweet potato pecan side from Mighty Quinn’s – downtown location at Hudson Eats

A smorgasburg of tapas from ABC Cocina (the charred octopus, arroz con pollo, and empanadas were my favorite!)

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We also went to Dough afterwards and I definitely couldn’t fit anymore inside my stomach (let alone a doughnut), but how delicious did this spread look?

I still have many a things to eat next time I’m back in NYC, but I highly recommend all of the above!

Food Runs Everything About Me, FREAM (Can We Make FREAM Happen?)

Since being back to the tri-state area, I had some catching up to do with friends & family – which is always a great excuse to eat really delicious food.

Instagram photo by jann_bam - Remember that time I was supposed to be cleansing from all the cruise food. . . #instafood #foodporn #eeeeeats #nyc #juicylucy #ilovecheese

The Juicy Lucy from Whitman’s

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Sushi assortment from Sushi Palace

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Tacos from Otto’s Tacos

Instagram photo by jann_bam - Eat #cronuts for #breakfast. #Monday #nyc #dominiqueansel #eeeeeats #pumpkinchai #allpumpkinerrthang

Pumpkin Chai Cronuts from Dominique Ansel Bakery

Instagram photo by jann_bam - In the Samson family, the older you get correlates to the amount of food at your birthday #dinner. Filipino and Chinese food FOR DAYS. #latergram #foodstagram #foodporn #eeeeeats

The feast  from my lola’s 72nd birthday dinner

Instagram photo by jann_bam - This is what a team outing looks like: 2 beer towers, 2 orders of fried rice, 24 hush puppies, and 52 chicken wings later. #foodstagram #foodporn #eeeeeats #nyc #360iescapetheoffice

Korean Fried Chicken and Beer Towers in Korea Town.

Instagram photo by jann_bam - My favorite sport is #brunch. "South By Southwest" Benedict - crispy corn tamale, smoked pulled pork, bbq sauce, poached egg, hollandaise. #foodstagram #instafood #eeeeeats #nyc

South by Southwest Benedict from Queens Comfort

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Peruvian Food from Pio Pio

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Everything But the Kitchen Sink from The Meatball Shop

Instagram photo by jann_bam - It may not be Waiola or Matsumoto's - but there's #shaveice in #NYC! #snowdaysnyc #foodstagram #eeeeeats #Hawaiishaveicein70days

Shave Ice from Snow Days NYC

Instagram photo by jann_bam - Celebrating #pumpkin season with a flourless #healthy chocolate chip #cookie option. . . and a not so healthy one. 😌 #homemade #foodporn #instafood #eeeeeats #allpumpkinerrthang

Homemade pumpkin chocolate chip cookies

We also celebrated one of my friend’s birthdays yesterday and was OVERWHELMED by the incredible pre-fixe menu from Birds & Bubbles.

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Instagram photo by jann_bam - The 3 hour #prefixe dinner at #birdsandbubbles. #Happybirthday @jremdelac! #foodstagram #foodporn #instafood #champagnecampaign #eeeeeats #nyc

It was just an INCREDIBLE meal with great service and great food. I highly recommend it if you haven’t been yet!

I am currently procrastinating a work out after writing this super indulgent post, but hope your eyes are now full from reading 🙂

Cruising in the Caribbean Part 3 – Grand Turk + The Cruise Perks!

After spending our first few ports on really great and exciting excursions, my friends and I decided to take it easy during our last port – Turks & Caicos.

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The view as soon as you get off of the ship.


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Just hanging around 🙂

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This friendly gentelman selling fresh coconuts.

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Instagram photo by jann_bam - Is it time to drink fresh coconut juice under coconut trees again? 🌴 #allofthecoconuts #islandlife #tbt #grandturk #awayfromthebaecay

Sippin’ fresh coconut juice.

Despite promising ourselves a chill day, we did manage to do something crazy (aka my first speed boat ride).

Instagram photo by jann_bam - Leg up if you're having fun. #grandturk #caribbean #bucketlist #awayfromthebaecay


After the Grand Turk (and a crazy pool party with a swim up bar) we did have one more day at sea – which I will now dedicate to some of my favorite parts of the cruise!

1. The food – When we weren’t eating at the buffet (and believe me, we ate at the buffet A LOT #24hourpizza), the ship had a great sit down restaurant, where we eventually made friends with the waiters and had our favorite table by the end of the trip.

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From left to right: tofu steak, tuna tartar, fried chicken (I was craving it), and their delicious chocolate melt cake (which we had almost every dinner)

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L to R: Stuffed oysters, huevos rancheros with a side of corned beef hash, frog legs, and a special order of adobo!

2. The towel animals – I’m a sucker for cute things, and these towel animals were no exception. We had a new animal in our room everyday and it was a nice surprise to see which animal would be next.

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3. The view – despite hurricane season, the cruise had perfect weather. You could watch the lightning storms every night, but we’d always miss the rain and every afternoon was spent looking like this:

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So that’s it! My first cruise under my belt and 4 new countries crossed off of the bucket list. So, I’m a fan! Thoughts on where the next cruise should be?

Stay tuned! I ate A LOT when I got back – and even had my first “yolo” last-minute vacation!

California Knows How to Party.

After a doughnut and some rainy weather in NYC, it was finally time for my first ever trip to California! Here’s how you can claim the bay area in 4 days!

Instagram photo by jann_bam - #Sunday afternoon peanut butter and banana cream #doughnut. #sundayfunday #doughnutplant #nyc #food #foodporn #tequilasponge

Instagram photo by jann_bam - A #storm is a brewin'. #nyc #skyline #thunderstorm

Instagram photo by jann_bam - Mandatory #milehigh airplane shot. #travel #travelbug #jetsetter #jessicali

First stop as soon as we got out of SFO? In-N-Out of course! Animal style double-double is one of the definitions of happiness.

Instagram photo by jann_bam - My first ever meal in #California! #burgers #innout #foodstagram #foodporn #jessicali

Afterwards my mom’s friend treated us to a Giants game at AT&T park. Which also had some of the best garlic fries I’ve had.

Instagram photo by jann_bam - Take me out to the #ballgame. #attpark #california #jessicali

Instagram photo by jann_bam - Give me some peanuts and #garlicfries. #attpark #food #foodporn #foodstagram #jessicali

And we also did a little sightseeing around the car, visiting sights like Lombard street and the Golden Gate Bridge.


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Instagram photo by jann_bam - Taking the signature pose to the Golden Gate Bridge. #GGB #California #vacation #wanderlust #bucketlist #jessicali #nogodzilla

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Afterwards we got some of the best bubble tea from T Pumps (taro, almond, coconut FTW!) and Mexican food from La Taqueria.

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Instagram photo by jann_bam - And Mexican food was never the same after these chorizo and carne asada tacos loaded with cheese, beans, salsa, guac, and sour cream. #food #foodporn #instafood #foodstagram #jessicali

The next day we took a trip over to the Facebook sign (a community manager’s mecca) and had dinner at Patxis where I had my first deep dish pizza. NOM.

Instagram photo by jann_bam - The #communitymanager's version of mecca. #facebook #California #jessiCALI

Instagram photo by jann_bam - Reasons why I will never give up cheese. #food #foodporn #instafood #foodstagram

We also had another city day where we were able to visit the sights of Pier 39, Fisherman’s Wharf, and Ghiradelli Square.

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After spending some time with my roommate who I’ll miss forever at her house in San Jose, the gang and I headed over to Boiling Crab.

Instagram photo by jann_bam - I like long walks on the beach, watching movies, and eating food bigger than my face. #food #foodporn #instafood #foodstagram #jessiCALI

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Overall, a great trip with great company. Guess I did leave a part of my heart in San Francisco.

Instagram photo by jann_bam - A special thank you to my drivers and tour guides who kept the peasants away this weekend. #GGB #sf #California #bucketlist #wanderlust #travel #jessiCALI


Short and Sweet Updates!

About 3 weeks ago, the one and only Dominique Ansel visited our offices and brought milk and cookie shots! Truly inspiring and such a kind and down-to-earth guy. Of course I had to take a selfie with him!

Instagram photo by jann_bam - That time @dominiqueansel came  and brought milk and cookie shots for the office! Thanks @360i! #food #foodstagram #foodporn #nyc #bestdayever

Instagram photo by jann_bam - That time I took a #selfie with my milk and cookie shot. . .and with @dominiqueansel himself! #fangirl #food #foodporn #nyc #tanforeheads #360iwhatstrending

My best friends and I are also on a mission to get through my NYC bucket list, and I had my first Wafels and Dinges and BBQ from Mighty Quinn’s.

Instagram photo by jann_bam - All that glitters is gold. #wafelsanddinges #food #foodporn #nyc #foodstagram #latergram

Instagram photo by jann_bam - "Do you want to drink tonight?" "I'm still recovering, let's just eat #bbq." Thanks for dinner @kdsleung! #food #foodstagram #foodporn #nyc #bestfriendsforeverandever #oruntilwereoverit

My sister also recently graduated from Rutgers University and I helped her do a couple of Pinterest-y things.

Instagram photo by jann_bam - #Pinterest gal level up. Happy grad party @theleannashow! #diy #allofthechocolatecoveredpretzels #thatididnteat

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That cake was delish!

Hawaii Part 5: Sandbars, Eat the Street, and My Favorite Beach

Most of Friday as spent at Kaneohe Sandbar – the largest sandbar in the world! If you don’t have your own private boat at the He’eia Pier, then Captain Bob‘s is the best way to get there! It was my second time going to the sandbar as I had recently been there in October, but it has easily become one of my favorite activities in Hawaii. You get to visit the sandbar (think standing in the middle of the ocean), go snorkeling, play volleyball, eat good food, and get a tour of some of the sights around the island. The staff is super friendly and I’ve had a fabulous time both times! One of the crew members even brought his ukelele on board and sang some tunes while we ate!

Instagram photo by jann_bam - Signature pose in the middle of the ocean. #worldslargestsandbar #Hawaii #hilife



Since it was the last Friday of the month, Eat the Street was open. Super crowded, but the food was delicious! Soul Patrol may be one of my favorite trucks there because I love fusion foods. I had the fried chicken jambalaya and my boyfriend was able to snag the last order of crab mac and cheese. HUGE servings, but oh so delicious!



Also managed to snag some great lilikoi and blackberry lavendar lemonade from Wow Wow Lemonade (probably the longest line there, but I was able to beat it!)

Instagram photo by jann_bam - #Pinterest gal level up - #aloha mason jars with lilikoi and blackberry lavender lemonade. #Hawaii #hilife #eatthestreetWe even grabbed some macarons from Cake Works.


Our last full day we spent at some of my favorite places in Kailua. First we went chocolate tasting while we waited for our table at Cinnamon’s. We had the kalua pork eggs benedict, the crab eggs benedict, and guava chiffon pancakes (a MUST EAT).



ImageAnd then visited my favorite beach.

Instagram photo by jann_bam - #tbt to last weekend with my favorite guy at my favorite beach. Also #nofilter could help my dark-ass forehead. #Hawaii #hilife #bringmeback #bf #tanforeheads



And then for dinner had really awesome Japanese food at Mr. Ojisan. I had my first deep fried soft shell crab and it was AMAZING.




And then we ended the perfect vacation eating Ono Pops.


And that’s that! Hawaii Part 5 has come to a close. I plan to FINALLY be caught up with my blog by the end of the week and hopefully plan my next trip to Hawaii by the end of next quarter.