Becca’s Bites: Otaku Ramen {Nashville}

When someone says “ramen,” I tend to think of one of two things: Justin Timberlake’s hair circa 1999/2000 Dehydrated noodles that you can buy for $1 or less per pack. What I don’t think of is a satisfying meal that leaves me feeling stuffed.  That recently changed, though, with a visit to Otaku Ramen here in Nashville.  My second cousin was in town.  She wanted something for dinner that she could not get at home.  I either wanted to eat somewhere that I haven’t been yet or somewhere that my fiance wouldn’t eat.  Otaku was on that list.  Sure, my Read More

Becca’s Bites: Duke’s [Honolulu, Hawaii]

“On the beach at Waikiki, that’s where you’ll find me/Here on the southside, Beach Boys paradise/Duke’s on Sunday…” – Jimmy Buffett”   Every year, the company I work for has a global celebration for the best of the best in the company. This year it was in Hawaii. Since the trip was only two nights, I didn’t have any time to really explore or get out of Waikiki. But, whirlwind trip or not, there is always time for food. I had some free time on Sunday before I left so I arranged to meet some friends that live on the Read More