Monthly Archive: December 2012

stardust-donut-shop 6

star dust donuts and searching for sea shells in imperial beach

Jake and I have driven by Star Dust Donuts probably 3 or 4 times now and every time it was closed. They have crazy inconsistent hours: But one magical day in early December, Star Dust was open! Jake, the kids...

hao vi chinese restaurant / city heights – san diego, ca 6

hao vi chinese restaurant / city heights – san diego, ca

Hao Vi is this little restaurant is smack in the middle of City Heights. Jake and I used to pass it all of the time on the way to his old apartment in the ‘hood and for some reason, I...

busalacchi’s a modo mio / hillcrest – san diego, ca 0

busalacchi’s a modo mio / hillcrest – san diego, ca

Busalacchi’s is a pretty well known name around here in San Diego and recently I had the opportunity to visit Busalacchi’s A Modo Mio in Hillcrest for “a modo mio” week – or “my way” – where the chef calls...

merry christmas! 6

merry christmas!

Hope you and yours have a completely wonderfully awesome Christmas!

holiday baking recap 2012 0

holiday baking recap 2012

I kind of slacked on doing photos for everything this season. But here’s a little Holiday Baking recap! It isn’t the holidays without just a few sticks of butter, right? I wasn’t going to make these Lemon Ricotta cookies this...

end of the world food crawl 6

end of the world food crawl

Tomorrow Jake and I will be embarking on a fun quest: to eat our favorite restaurant foods in one day, before the end of the world. Okay, I must confess I don’t really believe the world will actually end, but...

making saltine candy “almost gourmet” for christmas 6

making saltine candy “almost gourmet” for christmas

I’ve made saltine candy (also known as “caramel chocolate crackers“) for Christmas for a few years now. Last year, Stacey joined me and we experimented with flavors – actually, just one flavor – and bacon saltine candy was born. This...

minh ky restaurant / city heights – san diego, ca 5

minh ky restaurant / city heights – san diego, ca

We went here because A) the place I originally wanted to go to was cash only and for the life of me, I could not remember my pin number that weekend and B) it had a fairly high rating of...