Ladies night out – Sushi & movies

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Kai Sushi Sports Bar
24215 Crenshaw Blvd, Torrance CA

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Happy hour sushi rolls for $6.99, I’m there! A few ladies and I decided to take a break from life and being mommies to relax over sake & sushi and head for a movie in the local AMC Rolling Hills 20 down the street.

On a budget mom still needs to have a good time and what better than to get a bite, catch up and some no interruption movie time. Some of us can’t even remember the last time we were able to enjoy a movie at the theaters after having children. But we all need a “Time Out”, a time to refresh and relax.

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Making Rice Porridge

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米粥 Rice Porridge

One of the occasions for making rice porridge, or “juk” in Chinese, is when someone is sick and would like a comfort food. In American culture we make chicken noodle soup as a comfort food, likewise rice porridge is a warm soup with soften rice it in that warms the belly. The styles of preparation vary depending on what flavor you would like it in the soup. The most common is probably using bits of chicken to add flavor. However, I’ve seen other flavors such as, seafood, beef, frog or special cow intestines used for the rice porridge.

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Da Maat – Authentic Korean Food Not In K-Town?

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Da-Maat-Restaurant

Location: 2814 Sepulveda Blvd, Torrance CA
Hours: Mon-Sat 10am – 9:30pm; Sun 10am – 9:00pm

I LOVE Korean food and after seeing the 5 star rating for Da Maat on yelp, we decided to try it out. You walk in and the dimly lit restaurant is clean and soaked with the aroma of delicious Korean spices. One wall of the restaurant is decorated with a wall full of clay bowls prompting you to order a big bowl of Korean noodle soup. On the opposite side of the room, the walls are remiscent of old times Korean country-side.

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