Starting A New Journey

I’m starting a food journey. Or a health journey. Or whatever you want to call it, but I’m making some lifestyle changes. Bear with me while I figure things out and how I will continue with This Tasty Life. For now, I’ll mostly be journaling the photos of the food […] Read More

El Tianguis Rolled Taquitos – North Park / San Diego, CA

A few months ago when we were in North Park, I spied a new place called El Tianguis. It’s a new restaurant whose speciality is taquitos or rolled tacos. El Tianguis is owned by the same people who make the Delimex brand taquitos you can find in the supermarket – […] Read More

Food Highlights in Tampa Bay

Back in April, Jake and I went to visit our friend Chris and attend his wedding! We were only there for a few days but here are the food highlights from our quickie trip to Tampa. La Teresita The first place we went to was a revisit! I loved La […] Read More

Engagement Photo Day + Lunch at the Lazy Dog

I’m taking it back to the beginning of May. May the 4th to be exact – the day of our engagement photos! I got my hair done at Hairspray Salon in Hillcrest and decided to treat myself to a little lunch. The Lazy Dog is right next to Ulta Beauty […] Read More

Shan Dong Restaurant – Oakland, CA

Last month Jake, my parents, and I took a little road trip up to Oakland, CA. One of Jake’s bucket list items is to visit all of the Major League ballparks. A couple of years ago we went to San Francisco and caught a game at AT&T Park, home of […] Read More

Chocolate Caramel Chip Cookies

I should say right off the bat that these Chocolate Caramel Chip Cookies also have BROWNED BUTTER in them. And almonds. But you can easily omit the almonds if you don’t dig nuts. But browned butter! Browned butter is LIFE. The browned butter adds a distinct nuttiness to the cookies […] Read More

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