The Huntington library, art collections and Botanical Gardens: Love this place

The Huntington is a private nonprofit collections-based research and educational institution founded in 1919 by Henry E. Huntington. This place is the museum, the art gallery and the garden. The Huntington is in San Marino, CA. Library There are many nice collection in this building, including great scientist handwriting, such as Newton, Franklin and Einstein….

Donner peak: Day hike in North Lake Tahoe

This was back in June. I had never been to the north part of Lake Tahoe before so we decided to hike to Donner peak. There was a bit of water on the trail because the snow was melting down. As we got closer to the top, we found more snow up here. The trail…

MacDuff: British pub food in South Lake Tahoe

I was surprised by the food portion here. It was a lot. I could split it in three meals. This place was so popular. After we waited for a while, we got the table. I ordered corn beef. Ben got hamburger with french fried. Food was nice. I liked Ben’s hamburger more than mine.

Emerald Bay at Lake Tahoe: so beautiful

Lake Tahoe is one of my favorite place in California, especially Emerald bay at south lake Tahoe. The small island is in the middle of the blue lake. It is a very beautiful scenery. The waterfall in the photo is Eagle fall. We parked a car by the road and took a picture of the…

Riva Grill: Nice place in Lake Tahoe

Riva grill is a nice restaurant by the Lake. We got onion soup, fish taco and salad with salmon. Onion soup was the best one from any onion soup that I had ever tried. I liked my fish taco. Fish tasted nice and fresh. Salad was also great.

Bell street farm: Nice place in Los Alamos

I posted about the best pizza place in Los Alamos before. That place is the best place in this area. This Bell street restaurant is the second best  place here. I got half grilled chicken with small salad. Chicken tasted and smelt very nice. I liked it. Ben got tuna sandwiches that were also very…

Goa Taco: New taco place in Santa Barbara

Goa Taco was just opened in town only week ago. We tried out at this new place. It had a chain in New York also. We got cheese taco, belly pork taco and duck taco. Duck taco was the best. Duck tasted good and smelt nice. We will come back again to try out more…

Rusack wine tasting in Solvang (2nd time)

The popular thing to do in Solvang is wine tasting. We came back to Rusack again for the second time. Ben likes it here because of the magnificent vineyard view. Today I decided to share wine with Ben since I was not good at drinking alcohol. It was very nice and relaxing here.

Wine merchant cafe: Nice restaurant in Los Olivos

Los Olivos is a small town. It is closed to Solvang. We had lunch here. It was very crowded place so it might be good. Because they use vegetable from their organic farm, vegetable is really fresh. We ordered chicken salad and ravioli with mushroom sauce. It was so good. Chicken tasted nice. Vegetable in…