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POPUP SHOP - Modo Mochi Donut @ Mitsuwa Marketplace in San Jose

$20 for a dozen!!! (other food, and tax/tip not included)
People have lost their damn minds once again in the "craze" of these Hawaiian Mochi Donuts!  We arrived after lunch at the Mitsuwa Marketplace in San Jose off Saratoga Ave.  The line was out the door! My friends got in line, I went in to scope out how long it would be.   I passed the automatic doors and saw the line twisted to and fro, back and forth, amongst various food stands and displays.  I inquired the length of time people were waiting, 2-3 hrs was the wait time.  
OMG! No frick'n way!!!  
No pastry was worth that wait!Luckily, my friend came in to see the line size and saw their sister in law and was able to snag a few to share with us! Thanks CHAN!  The max you could get for one person was a dozen for $20.   
Now don't get me wrong, the donuts were very tasty and had that slight chewiness of fresh pastries combined with mochi, but they weren't mind blowing crazy good.  The best donut was the one l…
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Chicken And Ginger Curry EXTRA HOT!!! (Its Not) @ Curry House

$12.90 Chicken And Ginger Curry Extra HOT!!! (tax and tip not included)
I make a point of mentioning that the meal I received was labeled "EXTRA HOT" but sadly it was one of the mildest curry dishes I've had to date.   I'm not a spice fanatic but when its labeled EXTRA HOT on the menu I expect something a bit more than a slight tingle on the tongue, and being that they are warning me on the menu I shouldn't have to ask for it to be "extra spicy" for it to be EXTRA HOT!  My friends normal curry dish was more spicy.

Don't get me wrong its a tasty dish, but as I described to my friend, its not a curry I can see myself craving like I do with normal Thai or Indian cuisine.  I will go back to the Curry House, but next time around I think i'll just get the normal curry meals, perhaps with seafood!

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