Foodie Diary: My Personal Dessert List

Hi, visitors! I’m Victoria Bao, your chef and gastronome.

During the final week, all of the students has a lot of pressure.

So I decided to introduce some dessert and help students get some time off.




Tiramisu is an Italian dessert. But it is very popular around the world. It is made of Italian Savoiardi, egg yolks, cheese and cocoa. I like the creamy flavor of this dessert. This is one of the most common desserts in the coffee shop.



Trifle is an English dessert. It made with fruits, some cake, and cream. It contains many layers. The recipe can be changed to yogurt and chocolate. I like the yogurt one and it is also a very healthy dessert.



Churro is kind of like donuts except it from Spanish. It is very popular in Spain, France and United States. Last year I went to France and I purchased this snack at the loco park. It was very tasty, they have melted chocolate inside.



Mooncake is a popular traditional dessert in China. Chinese people eat this dessert during the Mid-Autumn Festival. During this festival, Chinese people will purchase mooncake for their family and their friends. In order to memorial Qu Yuan who was an important people in China.

Maple Taff


Maple Taff is an interesting dessert from Quebec, Eastern Ontario, New Brunswick and northern New England. It is a traditional culture. It is made by the boiling maple sap and placed on the ice and after rolling them together and lifted with a wooden stick.


These are the five delicious desserts that I want you guys to try! Please leave your comments below and let me know your thoughts about these desserts!

Thank you for watching my blog and have a wonderful day! :)


Foodie Diary: Loco Spaghetti!

Hi, visitors! I’m Victoria Bao, your chef and gastronome.

It is almost Thanksgiving break!  Are you ready for the Black Friday shopping?

Ready or not it is coming soon this week! Before that, let’s try some tasty food!

The Old Spaghetti Factory


This is a spaghetti restaurant located in Stockton.

I went here couple days ago. It is good and beautiful so I went to share with you guys.


When you get your table they will serve this bread first. I’m not a fan of this bread, but my friend liked it. It is very hard outside, but the inside is very soft.  But this bread eventually worked with me. It is perfect to eat with the next dish.


(Veggie Soup)

This soup is a little bit salty for me, but it is very good. It is very good to pairs with the bread. I and my friend finished it immediately.



This salad and the soup are both part of the combo So if you ordered the pasta, they will have this salad and soup comes with it together.


(Sicilian Garlic Cheese Bread)

This one is my favorite! It is very delicious. The bread was very soft and the melted cheese is perfect! The other half was cheese with potato. The sauce is tasty and please try this dish!


(Orange Cream Shake)

For drinks, I ordered this milkshake. The sweetness was good so I think it is worth to try.


(White Clam Sauce)

Finally the main course. I ordered this Spaghetti and it was nothing surprised me. The flavor was fine, it just the normal clam sauce.


(Pot Pourri)

This dish was very special it has four different sauce. This one is worth to order because you can taste different flavor at the same time.



(Inside of The Old Spaghetti Factory)

This place is good for hangout, especially for a date. The decoration is very pretty! And the lights was very small but bright. The environment is very clean. I love this little train. It was a great experience.

My evaluation: ★★★



2702 West March Ln, Stockton, CA 95219


(209) 473-3695
Thank you for watching my blog and have a wonderful day! :)

Foodie Diary: Ready For The Winter Meal?

Hi, visitors! I’m Victoria Bao, your chef and gastronome.

The weather is getting colder every day, so I wonder what is the best meal for a cold day?

Today I’m going to introduce a good meal for winter.

Shabu Japanese Fondue

This is a Japanese hot pot restaurant.
In Japanese the hot pot called”shabu”.
Since I have recommended Chinese hot pot in my previous post.
Today I’ll introduce the Japanese shabu.
Before we start our shabu, I’d love to talk about we can get on our combo. I ordered, “all you can eat” combo, because it is best for me and my friend. In this combo we can get veggies, mushrooms, tofu and udon noodles.
(Dipping Sauce)
The have two kinds of sauce, the darker one is sour sauce and the yellow one this sweet and sour sauce. I like the yellow one better but let me tell you something. It is always best to eat shabu without sauce. The meat or veggies will be very juicy and fresh.
In this combo, you can get all the meats you want but I recommended lamb. I think they are the best for shabu.
You can choose two kinds of soup, I chose soy soup and spicy miso soup. I love spicy miso soup! It tastes very good and please try!
The do have another dish beside shabu, if you think the shabu is not enough then you can try some sushi.
(Ice Cream)
In this combo, you also can get one spoon of ice cream. I love green tea ice cream so I chose this one.
image1(1) image9
(Inside of Shabu Japanese Fondue)
This is definitely a good place to hangout and the price is reasonable. I love their decoration and every clean inside of the restaurant. Their service was not what I expected. The were every slow and keep me and my friend waiting so long. However, the shabu was delirious, so it all worth it.

My evaluation: ★★★☆



1730 16th St, Downtown, Midtown, Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 444-6688
Thank you for watching my blog and have a wonderful day! :)

Foodie Diary: Tai Wen special?

Hi, visitors! I’m Victoria Bao, your chef and gastronome.

Today I want to introduce a Taiwan restaurant that located at Fremont.

Grand Harbor


This restaurant is actually very far away, but I do not recommend to drive all the way there.

I will recommend you to stop by only when you at San Jose.

In this restaurant they have a lot of Taiwan food, their snacks are very good.


(Black Tea)

Before you order anything, just let you know that if you are ordering a combo or a hot pot they come up with a drink. Either black tea or green tea. It contains a bit sweetness and it is cold and perfect for the hot pot.


(Sizzling Noodle)

This noodle combo is amazing and I love the sauce on the top. The plate is very hot so be careful when they serving this dish. I’d love to mix the egg with the noodle, it is very creamy. You can also order sizzling lamb chop, and it is also my favorite.


(Deep Fired Stinky Tofu)

This is a very special dish. These tofu’s smell are actually very bad but when you taste it you will find out it actually really good. But I still going to remain you that if you have never tried any stinky food before, do not have too much hope on this one. Because you might hate it.



(Popcorn Chicken)

This one is highly recommended!! Just order it! This is not about how much people love fried food, this is about the flavor. This popcorn chicken is very juicy and I think they have some extra secret seasoning for this dish. Just order it!

image7 image9

(Inside of Grand Harbor)

This restaurant is a good place to go and also have a lot of dishes that wait for us to try. It is a small place but very clean and crowd. They owner was very nice to me and the service was perfect. Stop by when you around Fremont.

My evaluation: ★★★☆



46577 Mission Blvd, Ste 415, Fremont, CA 94539
(510) 656-9688
Thank you for watching my blog and have a wonderful day! :)

Foodie Diary: Oh, YES! Tacos!

Hi, visitors! I’m Victoria Bao, your chef and gastronome.

Here is a good restaurant for Mexican food! Let’s get start it!

El Torito


Up to now, this is the very first official Mexican restaurant I have ever been.

I tried tacos before, but it all came from the fast food restaurant.

My friend had her birthday dinner here, it was awesome!


(Corn Chips)

Before you ready to order anything, the waiter would bring some corn chips. These corn chips still maintain a little bit heat. It is very delicious. My friend and I almost finished one bucket of these. No kidding!


(Menu of El Torito)

If you don’t know what you want to order you can get some help from the menu! Do you see that little black bull in front of the dish’s names? It indicates that dish is chef recommended. You can simply choose one from it.


(Tacos Jalisco)

I ordered this dish because it was chef recommended! The melting cheese on the top and the juicy beef inside, it was perfect! I definitely love it. It contains a little spicy flavor, I’m sure you guys would love it too.



(Sizzling Combo)

My friend ordered this one. I tried the shrimp. It was juicy. My friend loves this one and she recommended me to order this dish next time.


(Side dish)

I think all the tacos come with this side dish. It was also tasty.

image4 image5

(Inside of El Torito)

I’m not a big fan of Mexican food, but this restaurant was good. It was worth it. The food here was good and the service was perfect. The waiters all very nice. I love the decoration of this restaurant. It was also very clean.

My evaluation: ★★★☆



2593 March Ln, Stockton, CA 95209
(209) 957-6891
Thank you for watching my blog and have a wonderful day! :)