The J-OMG

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Last night — my final evening in San Diego! — I ate dinner at J Wok, an Asian fusion restaurant in the East Village neighborhood.

The menu lists a mysterious dessert called the “J-OMG,” and if you ask the servers for details, the only thing they’ll tell you is that it’s supposed to make you go “OMG” after the first bite.

Of course I had to order it. :)

Turns out it’s a flaky pastry with tons of condensed milk, butter, sugar and cinnamon. OMG, indeed!

My eyes totally rolled back after that first bite. Just thinking about it makes my mouth water…

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  1. Heidi says:

    That looks A-MAZING!

  2. Amber says:

    I’d eat it!!
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    • Karen says:

      It was frickin’ AMAZING and worth every mile that I’m gonna have to run to burn it all off. I must’ve eaten at least one stick of butter, at the very least.

      BTW — been meaning to tell you that your new boots (saw them on your site) are the bomb.com.

  3. Molly says:

    Now I want some!

  4. Radhika says:

    Yummmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm….flaky pastry, condensed milk, butter, sugar, cinnamon = heaven :D :D :D
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  5. OMG. I love me some pastry!! I’m so adding this to my list “if I ever go to San Diego” haha

  6. Nimmi says:

    OMG I’ve been there before! I will completely agree; it is heaven! Also the other food is pretty amazing too!

  7. M. says:

    why do you torture us like this? lol

  8. Rinnie says:

    It looks very similar to a Thai dessert, I believed influenced by Indian culture, where you take pastry dough and cook it on a buttered griddle, then add sugar and condensed milk and fold it over. Now they’ve started adding varieties of toppings to it. I’ve found just a few Thai restaurants that have it but it’s quite simple to make.

  9. Nancy F. says:

    it’s totally the sweeted condensed milk! ANYTHING with that in it is undeniably good!! :)

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