Gaya Gaya Bar & Kitchen

Last week my friend CC of Pink Candles at Ridgemont High came up my way to join me for lunch. Hooray! We decided to visit the new Gaya Gaya Bar & Kitchen, which was previously Sarap. And BEFORE Sarap, it was a South African restaurant called Capetown. It’s gone through […] Read More

Bibigo Kitchen at Fashion Valley

Bibigo Kitchen is a new “fine-casual” dining restaurant that just opened up in Fashion Valley. I was recently invited to come sample the menu at a media dinner. Jake was my date! Bibigo Kitchen is located just under the AMC movie theater in Fashion Valley. This is where Boudin used […] Read More

Koko Head Cafe and Modo Donuts in Honolulu, HI

Hawaii! One place I wanted to visit was Koko Head Cafe, run by chef Lee Anne Wong. Lee Anne Wong is the executive chef for Hawaiian Airlines so we definitely heard of her before landing in Oahu. She’s also been on Top Chef and other programs so I knew her […] Read More

The Butcher’s Cut Steakhouse – San Diego, CA

Last week, Jake and I were invited to visit The Butcher’s Cut Steakhouse, a brand new restaurant down in the Gaslamp Quarter. It’s right next door to its sister restaurant, Greystone, which you can see just to the right of this photo!  The Butcher’s Cut is a more casual version […] Read More

Howard’s Famous Bacon & Avocado Burgers – Los Angeles, CA

On our way home from Los Angeles, we needed some lunch. We were going to just hit a drive through but I did a quick Google search and I saw we were near a place called Howard’s Famous Bacon & Avocado Burgers. I liked the name. It was closeby. We […] Read More

Tacos, Burritos, and Free Lunch Bags at Rubio’s Coastal Grill

World Ocean’s Day is here again and Rubio’s will be offering up a free reusable lunch bag this year with any purchase. This is the snazzy new lunch bag that Rubio’s is giving away. Isn’t it cute? All you have to do is make a purchase and present the coupon […] Read More

Philippe the Original – Los Angeles, CA

Philippe the Original is a spot I heard about a long time ago and just hadn’t tried before. They specialized in French Dipped Sandwiches and I figured this was a good spot to finally try one. Jake and I recently took a short road trip up to LA for food, […] Read More

13th Blogiversary Toast at Greystone Steakhouse

This Tasty Life has just turned 13! It’s crazy to think that back in 2006, Alyssa and I started this blog to write about food. We started food blogging the same year Twitter began and Facebook was made available to everyone to use (not just college kids). 2006 is the […] Read More