Category Archives: Random Reviews

The Ultimate Food Porn, Ramen and Tampopo…

A friend posted a scene from Tampopo online the other day and just seeing it made me want a bowl of homemade ramen and had to settle for the instant kind. This film always elicits the inevitable hankering for a bowl of miso or shoyu ramen after every viewing. This is an awesome classic from Juzo Itami. Just don’t watch it if you’re remotely hungry or if you don’t have a bag of instant ramen around or a nearby noodle shop. This is the ultimate food porn/foodie movie… Continue reading

Random Review: Trader Joe’s Golden Yellow Cake Mix and Chocolate Frosting Mix

I’ve walked past the Golden Yellow Cake Mix and Chocolate Frosting Mix in a box countless times at Trader Joe’s and for a nanosecond contemplate buying it. Finally, after consecutive weeks of buying chocolate covered yellow cupcakes at the local bakery for $2 each, I decided to try cake in a box from Trader Joe’s.  Continue reading