Brooklyn Ball Factory

My local Japanese cafe Brooklyn Ball Factory makes Matcha Latte and its’ the damn best Matcha Latte I’ve come across, its perfectly sweetened and always made to perfection every time. I ordered matcha latte from other cafes and no one makes it the way they do.

I’ve had the typical cafe muffin but I recently noticed this pancake wrap treat called Dorayaki. Dorayaki is a red-bean pancake which consists of two small pancake-like patties filled with sweet Azuki red bean paste and different flavored fillings.

It’s mildly sweet I would compare the pancake taste to a crape but obviously made differently. The matcha flavored Dorayaki goes great with morning coffee or with matcha latte (my personal favorite).

Have you ever tried Dorayaki?

Halloween Haul

Late last month Michael’s craft store started putting out their Halloween decor and one specific item stood out to me the most, a plaster head of Frankenstein’s Monster. At that time I didn’t purchase it but its something I knew I wanted for my home. It wasn’t until Last week I made a quick trip to Michael’s to prowl through there halloween section which a lot of items were 20-25% off, luckily this included the Frankenstein plaster head. I’m so happy with my purchases, Halloween is a holiday that is accepted by society to like things out of the ordinary but for me its just like hitting the jack pot finding new items to display for my home all year round.

What’s your favorite store to shop at for Halloween Decor?

Mean Muggin & Coffee Mugs

Let’s be honest, Not everyone is a “Morning Person”

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I however like to consider myself the opposite at least as of lately! Some rely on coffee to get them through the morning and there are some who prefer a cup of tea, like me.

As a Tea Drinker [not to be confused with Tea Drinking Enthusiast] I have my specific cup I claim as my tea cup, Don’t we all have that one specific cup, the one that we only drink certain beverages out of, that we secretly declair as “hands-off” to house guest because once their hand reaches for it or sips from it things somehow become “personal, like a betrayal”

No? Maybe it’s just me being overly possessive over my tea cup :-p

Well anyway onto the premise of this blog post, I decided to share some of my favorite mugs that I own at home and would also like to add to my collection!

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FISTICUP Ceramic Knuckleduster Mug

My favorite mug! My brother ordered me a set of 2 as a housewarming gift which I love and use daily, good quality.

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Canon 24-105mm Coffee Mug

I purchased this for Martin as a christmas gift,great for photographers and looks like the real thing!

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ThumbsUp! Ceramic Bat Mug

I don’t own this, however its something I’d like to own. It’s cute, cool for Batman fans, or a as seasonal halloween mug but I’d probably use it throughout all of the fall/winter season.

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Thermal Battery Mug

As you pour your coffee/tea into the mug, this battery icon appears lining up to the amount of liquid poured into the mug, a way to keep an eye on how much is left to enjoy.

Hachi (Asian Cuisine)

Yesterday Martin and I enjoyed lunch at a local Asian restaurant in Brooklyn. This was our first time dinning there and the atmosphere was so nice and intimate, the decor was beautiful yet had a relaxing feel. The service was great, polite,patient and friendly which made it comfortable and enjoyable. I can say that I was satisfied with drinks and the food,especially the wasabi shrimp! We actually ordered takeout from there today for dinner, This might be my new local spot when I’m craving Asian cuisine. If you live in the Brooklyn area I recommend dinning at this restaurant.

Checkout the website: http://www.hachibrooklyn.com/index.html

Pardon my lack of photo quality, photos were taken with my iPhone5s

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