Jun 062012
Sautéed Fava Beans and Shrimp

A friend was nice enough to bring a big bag of fava beans over from his garden one weekend, and I just couldn’t wait to cook them up! (By the way, my friends are so awesome for always bringing me fun ingredients or sending me new recipes. I just had to note that.) Anyway, FAVA BEANS! These tasty things are great and also a very nutrient-rich legume, might I add. Fava Beans are high in fiber and protein as well. So of course I made it a point to add butter to this recipe. And shrimp! This recipe is incredibly simple to make but so tasty. Fava beans are a little more work because you actually have to shell them twice but it’s such a great variation to your everyday meals. Well worth it if you ask me. Plus, you don’t need to get really fancy with fava beans. They [Continue Reading…]

May 252012
HRD Coffee Shop

…is not your average coffee shop. HRD Coffee Shop is this wonderful, tiny place in the SOMA district of San Francisco that serves delicious food. The menu consists of items with a Korean-Chinese-American fusion such as kimchee burritos (with bits of kiwi!), firecracker shrimp po boy sandwiches, bibimbaps, and hamburgers. Plus so much more. This is the fried oyster kimchee po boy sandwich… The portions are crazy, the fries are delicious, and I must be rolled home after each meal. HRD was featured on the Food Network a while ago so the line is really insane if you go anytime between 11:30 and 1. However, I’ve found that if I get there around 1:15, there’s barely any line at all! Aw, yeahhh. The owners? THEY ARE THE SWEETEST. As busy as they are, they take time to greet you with a smile and make sure that you are as satisfied as possible [Continue Reading…]

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