Friday, December 21, 2012


yay to last instagram updates for 2012! 
i am headed to korea in less than an hour (typing away at the lounge at the very moment) and by the time this post is public, i will already be there! 

i just can't believe that the year is almost over & christmas (my favorite holiday!) is right around the corner...
where does the time go?

only if i was in high school...
i would use these antenna decorations ;)
downtown disney fun
i am such a pig-let ;)
chestnuts (and purple potatoes) roasting on the open fire~
what to bring to korea??
handsome coffee
christmas at the grove
christmas at the grove
i have a weakness for farmers markets ;)
first time making macarons! 
new love. angelini osteria
mini pineapple!
so adorable and it was perfectly ripe! but... barely have any to eat! 
love love love bestia! post coming up soon ;)
olives :)
love love love bestia! post coming up soon ;)
lunch date :) older i get, i value the friends who always
have the best interest for me more and more!
santouka  ramen + yamamotoyama green teas
& some takoyaki
just one of those nights when i needed to rethink
fanciest pho i ever had ;)
pretty sky after the rain :)
california fish grill makes me eat healthy :)
seared ahi tuna with garlic butter with grilled zucchini 
i have a weakness for cute drinks ;)
deadly dessert topping at 1000+ calories per serving;;
nom nom nom!
harry potter :D 
i am such a nerd ;) i really am...
flying broomsticks anyone?
tea party with harry potter!!! more to come later ;)
which wand is my wand?
what a happy day!
i know i will be crazy when i go to harry potter land ;)
addicted to blush!
...i mean, i don't even have a place to put them anymore;;;
yay, shu uemura, chanel & burberry
practically perfect in every way ;)
last but not least...

oh and...
going overseas just means...
i will have some massive..............MASSIVE food posts filled with photos

that's it for today-
from "happilyfull-on-life" 

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

baco mercat

i am in love!!!
and when i want something yummy, i can always depend on baco mercat!

when i first came here, i immediately knew i had to come back to try more dishes since i can only eat so much at one seating ;) so i did just that after love-at-first-sight and so far, most dish i've tried were superb!

first, their drinks...
be ware!!!
their sweet & sour sodas are dangerous, so think twice before ordering!
...because i promise you that you will be hooked ;)

now...onto their food...

sugar snap & pear salad with grapefruit, burrata, dill, walnut
blistered okra with tomato, basil, garlic
shishito peppers
sauteed peaches with goat cheese, honey, hazelnut
"the original" baco with pork, beef carnitas, salbitxada
"the original" baco with pork, beef carnitas, salbitxada
"el toron" baco with oxtail hash, pickle, cheddar, tater, horseradish
"cream of mushroom" coca with mushroom, pecorino
"el cordero" coca with merguez, harissa, feta
"soujouk pork belly ragu" with ricotta cavatelli, pecorino, tomato
pineapple upside down cake with caramel & whipped cream
handsome roaster's coffee; they also have stumptown coffee roaster
sugarbird hote teas - chamomile
there is also big man bakes right across the restaurant for all your cupcake lovers ;)
since downtown la is not the most parking-friendly place, mind as well kill two birds with one stone!

i am now happilyfull ♥ 
see you on my next adventure!