August 14, 2019
Hiya babes!! It’s been a whole dang week since I last wrote a Journal Entry so, we’ve got a whole lot of catching up to do!!
We’ll start on Thursday, August 8th. 🙂 We didn’t do anything out of our workday routine. We ate a Taylor’s Farms Asian Salad Kit with chicken.
That night at work went really well!
Friday, August 9th, was a different story though.
For dinner, we went to our favorite sandwich shop, Karved. The owner is always there– he even knows our exact order now. It’s too hard not to get the same things every time!
Boyfriend gets the Beef Tri-Tip with arugula, onion marmalade, and their homemade, delicious, special garlic sauce. I always have the French Dip with horseradish on the side. The other little tub (pictured above) is a bit of their awesome hummus. 🙂 We get it free with a Yelp Check-In, hehe.
Their deep-fried pitas are the best, ever.
And their fries are always seasoned to perfection!!
We went to the bar before I went into work to have a cocktail but, I wasn’t really feeling tipsy afterwards. I was just SUPER tired sooo, I thought, if I drank MORE, I’d feel better. I ended up just getting too drunk and leaving early. I was NOT proud of myself. 😛
We went to Bar Code Burger when boyfriend picked me up.
I got the Hangover Burger and boyfriend got the BBQ Big Burger, even though he had asked for the Bar Code Original.
When I woke up on Saturday, August 10th, with NO lingering feelings of a hangover… I joked that it was because of the burger, lol… hey, it very well may be true, right?!
It was pretty late so we got up right away and went to Satay Thai Bar & Bistro.
OF COURSE, we started with the Shrimp Spring Rolls. They don’t put pork in theirs but, it wasn’t missed at all! The sauce was a traditional Hoisin one, super yummy, but we were given such a small amount. We had to ask for another helping to finish our rolls.
I had the Mee Goreng with a seafood mix. The shrimps and scallops were severely overcooked but, I LOVED the squid.
Boyfriend got his favorite, Pad Woon Sen with shrimp and beef. The server didn’t ask us our spice level preferences so boyfriend had to add his own peppers and hot sauce with their wheel of spices.
My favorite co-worker just received her substitute teacher license so, Saturday night was her last, I was sooo sad. 😦 I HATE making friends with my co-workers because they always come and go super quickly. Like, I have her number and we could hang out whenever BUT, I just want someone to chill with and talk to WHILE I’m at work, y’know?
I stayed until around 5 AM. When boyfriend picked me up, we went to the bar and got a Club Sandwich on wheat and Hot Buffalo Wings to-go.
Our main bartender was getting ready to end his shift but, was still around to give us free cocktails as we waited for our food. I can’t believe I was still drinking at that time but, I was… oops! LOL.
When we got home, we brought the food to eat out on our balcony. It was sunny and beautiful, just soso lovely!!
On Sunday, we were trapped in our bedroom the WHOLE entire day because I had left the nasty perfume sample I got in my Ipsy June Glam Bag on the dining room table and boyfriend accidentally let it roll off. It cracked, went everywhere, and made our entire apartment REEK. He scrubbed and scrubbed, bleached and bleached, but the smell just stuck. Being in the bedroom with the door closed was the ONLY way to live.
Our other escape was when we went out to eat. Being SUSHI SUNDAY, we made our way back to the new spot, Sushi Zone.
Their freakin’ Carpaccio is the freshest most bestest around. We each only get to have one plate (pictured aboved) and I totally get why… YUM!! It was the very first thing we ordered when we sat down. 🙂
We tried a small bowl of their Udon Noodle Soup, it wasn’t bad but, the broth had a rather fishy taste that I wasn’t expecting.
For our nigiri, we got Mackerel, Cajun Tuna, and Red Snapper. In the back is the Ahi Tuna Poke.
We tried two new rolls, Kiss of Fire and Something Wrong 69. The pieces were way too big this time and we preferred the other two we ordered last Sunday.
We skipped out on dessert at Sushi Zone and drove to Tea of Joy instead. 🙂 I couldn’t stop thinking about those big macarons we got, I needed another one!!
Boyfriend stuck with Cookie Butter and I got Fruity Pebbles. I didn’t like it as much as the Oreo and it didn’t taste one bit fruity at all. It was more of a creamy, vanilla. 😛
For drinks, I got the Lychee Iced Tea with honey boba and boyfriend got the Rose Iced Rea. I asked for only 25% of the regular sweetness, boyfriend went with 50%. Both were made perfectly!!
When we got home, we watched Love Island (UK) for the rest of the night. I can’t wait until ALL of the episodes are uploaded on Hulu and I can finally see who wins!! I was REALLY happy about the Love Island (US) winners and I’m so stoked that it’s coming back for Season 02 next summer!! 😀
On Monday, we went to Sprouts for groceries. I was too lazy to look up recipes so, we just went without a list and got food for simple dinners boyfriend could whip up on his own.
First on the menu was tacos!! He made his own meat seasoning and it was SOSO yummy. We got both soft (whole wheat) and hard (blue corn) shells. We topped them with lettuce, tomatoes, onions and Frontera’s Chipotle Salsa. We also got this weird microwaved rice that I couldn’t even take two bites of… it was no good.
We moved my computer to the coffee table, right next to the open balcony door because the perfume smell was still in the air and way stronger at my desk. We watched Big Brother, Love Island (UK), and Family Food Fight. We are caught up on all of our shows now!! I fell asleep when we turned on The Chefs’ Line so we went to the bedroom. All of a sudden, I wasn’t feeling that sleepy anymore so I watched Otherhood on Netflix until there was about 20 minutes left.
Yesterday, I went to work so I wanted a light meal. Boyfriend made me a toasted pastrami sandwich and Annie’s Vegan Mac.
We went to Starbucks for our espressos as we always do but, our first cups tasted extremely weird. We went back and asked them to remake our drinks. Luckily, they tasted fine the second time… I just wonder what the heck happened the first time?!
I had a cocktail at home before boyfriend dropped me off. Right when I got there, a client who comes to Vegas annually, remembered me from last year and wanted to do a Champagne Room with me!! I was so grateful!!!
Sadly, he was incredibly scammed by the first girl he danced with and he had to tell my manager about it before we started. I felt bad for him but, I also felt bad for the girl because she got sent home… I doubt she is fired though… and I also don’t want to be seen as a snitch!!
I did a couple more couch dances after our time was up in the room then, texted boyfriend to pick me up. When he arrived, he texted me saying, “Here I’m hungry” totally reading my mind!!!
We went to Bar Code Burger AGAIN and I got the awesome Hangover Burger while boyfriend actually got his Original Bar Code Burger! Seriously, we’re addicted to this place!!!
We also shared the BBQ Chicken Wings… which reminds me, we packed 3 for home… hehe, I’m about to eat them. 😉
Today, I woke up feeling a bit drowsy. I wanted some kind of hot soup to eat. There’s a whole new plaza in Chinatown and it is HUGE. It only went up within the last month or so and there are already businesses open and ready-to-serve!!
For our very first visit to the plaza, we chose this neat and innovative noodle place called, Dagu Rice Noodle.
They serve the broths boiling hot with everything on the side. Kind of like hotpot but, for a bowl of noodles!!!
I chose the beef slices and added whole shrimp to the Spicy Beef Broth.
I LOOOVED the thick noodles!!!
Boyfriend got the Beef Stew Soup which was their special of the day, it was $3 off and came with a free Lemon Iced Tea!
The tea was quite sweet for my taste but, it had that nice, freshly-squeezed lemon flavor. Both of our soups were SUPER flavorful and hot hot hot. The meats were of high-quality and the portions were generous!! We thoroughly enjoyed both our bowls and slurped everything all up but, we’re not sure if it’s something we’d eat as often as ramen, y’know?
On our way into the restaurant, we spotted a cute tea bar called, Tea Maison. It was located right next door, we knew we had to walk there for dessert.
The interior was absolutely adorable and all pink– the way the whole world should be!! It was so hard to pick what I wanted. Their menu was filled with all the new boba tea fads, like cheese tea, creme brulee tea, tiramisu foam, brown sugar boba, etc., etc.
Still, I couldn’t help but choose something rather simple, an Almond Milk Green Tea with honey bobas. It tasted like artificial cherries for some reason… and I could taste the chalky powder. I wasn’t very happy and could barely drink it halfway.
Boyfriend got the Honeydew Slush with honey bobas. It was better than mine, tasted like it should, but we also detected the powder at the bottom. Yuck… the cups were freakin’ cute though! I didn’t notice the back of it until we were in the car!!
On our way out of the new plaza, we were checking out all the new places. I made boyfriend stop at this colorful store called, Shibuyala. 😀
There were rows and rows of Asian makeup, skincare, and tools!! There was even an aisle with snacks and candies.
There were minimal English words on the packages and everything seemed quite pricey but, I would definitely go back and pick up a few things one day… I just have NO idea where to start!! I’ll have to do a lot of research first.
After a quick browse, we stopped for some gas and headed home.
We smoked a blunt, I checked my notifications and then, I started typing this!! I hope you’re all having a nice week so far! ❤