Japanese Happy Meal – My Bento Box at Ichiban Sushi & Japanese Cuisine

This afternoon after a 2-hour training lifting weights and body combat I needed something special. So, I decided to stop at Ichiban in North Park and got one of my favorites Bento boxes, with the always delicious miso soup. My Bento box had: Baked salmon, fried shrimp, sashimi, chicken teriyaki, California roll, salad, and rice.  As you can see on More...

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The Poki North Park San Diego CA
By PeterSoto On Thursday, August 8th, 2019

POKI ONE N HALF – The Poki Bowl

My Poki Bowl Saturday evening, time to try something new. This time I was tired of sushi, Italian food, Chinese food and Thai food. So after walking around in North Park here in San Diego, I ended up at the unique More...

By PeterSoto On Thursday, June 13th, 2019

Learn How to Make Onigiri or Japanese Rice Balls

O-nigiri, also known as o-musubi, nigirimeshi, rice ball, is a Japanese food made from white rice formed into triangular or cylindrical shapes and often wrapped in nori. Traditionally, an onigiri is filled with More...

By PeterSoto On Thursday, June 13th, 2019

Learn How to Make Deep Fried Sockeye Salmon Sushi Roll

Sushi is a Japanese dish of prepared vinegared rice, usually with some sugar and salt, accompanying a variety of ingredients, such as seafood, vegetables, and occasionally tropical fruits. Styles of sushi and its More...

Starbucks Reserve
By PeterSoto On Saturday, March 16th, 2019


Siphon Brewing at Starbucks Reserve Today Sensei Peter had to make a stop in Palm Springs, California. I had heard about this “out of this world” new Starbucks offering new flavors. So I had to go and More...

Mexican Food healthier than MC Donalds
By PeterSoto On Saturday, February 23rd, 2019

Authentic Mexican Food is Healthier than you think

As a Martial Artist, I care about what I eat to stay healthy, and many people have the wrong opinion about Mexican food. You might think is loaded with fat, oil, and grease, but you are wrong. Authentic Mexican More...

deep fried tarantulas
By PeterSoto On Sunday, March 25th, 2018

Delicious Fried Tarantulas in Cambodia

Fried Tarantulas, bugs, worms anyone? It has been said bugs have tons of protein, but would you eat Fried Tarantulas? Well, this “Bugs Cafe” in Cambodia serves Deep Fried Tarantulas… yes, there More...

Healthy Grilled Salmon Recipe
By PeterSoto On Thursday, February 8th, 2018

Healthy Grilled Salmon

This is one of the wild kings of freshwater protein: the almighty and wonderfully fatty salmon. But don’t think the fish gets all the glory in this delicious recipe, which is really all about the pairing sauces. More...

By PeterSoto On Monday, February 5th, 2018

Stuffed Flank Steak Rolls With Chimichurri Sauce

Now, that’s enough to get me excited about cooking outdoors! Imagine you’re an Argentinian gaucho out there on the range, looking for something to add flavor to your dinner of grilled beef. You find More...

Chef Robert Irvine's Healthy Chicken Recipes 3 Ways
By PeterSoto On Monday, February 5th, 2018

Chef Robert Irvine’s Healthy Chicken Recipes 3 Ways

Healthy Chicken Chicken has many health benefits, is a good supply of protein, great vitamins, minerals and it also helps regulate cholesterol, blood pressure and can even help you with your weight loss plan. There More...