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kirin sandwich, mini donut ice cream, carnitas & pig ears + other ramblings

This will be another one of those radical random rambling posts (yes I just said radical, no I’m not stuck in the 90’s, hey I was going for alliteration).  [the kirin] First up! THE KIRIN. Instead of being a magical...

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happy new year!

It’s the last day of the year already?! And look at San Diego, having *REAL* winter weather. Awww! I didn’t prep a real post today since I’m on mini vacation from work, so here’s a super cute photo of Maya...

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friday food finds / part four

By the time this post is up, I’ll be in PORTLAND eating whatever it is Portlanders eat. So, here’s a semi lazy post about some recent food finds. For my birthday, Alyssa got me this box of Sugarfina Caramels. I...

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what i’m thankful for

It’s true. There is always something to be thankful for. And here are a few things that I’m thankful for this Thanksgiving. My Parents My parents were only able to have one kid (psst – that’s me) and though I...

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thanksgiving recipe suggestions

It’s almost Thanksgiving again! I feel like I haven’t even adjusted to the time change yet and already the holidays are creeping up on me. I’m going to blink three times and it’ll be Christmas. Time, you are going by...

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mini monster donuts + halloween

It’s November now and Halloween was pretty much wiped from the stores in early October so who cares about Halloween?  I do! I didn’t do anything really fancy for Halloween but I thought these things were cute enough to share....

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friday foodie finds / part three

I dig doing my “foodie finds” posts and I hope you enjoy them, too! These are all things that didn’t warrant their own full post, but are still worth mentioning!  Actually this first thing isn’t a “find”. I made these...

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postmates app review / san diego, ca

As a self-professed geek of all things tech, I asked Mary if I could take a crack at reviewing some of the “foodie-related” mobile apps that come across her inbox. After regaling her with the story of being elected computer monitor at school when I was only 7 years old, she knew that I was the man minion for the job. Not pictured: Mary rolling her eyes after hearing the story for the nth time during our years of friendship. Acknowledging my nerd street cred, she happily obliged and forwarded me an invitation to try an app called Postmates.

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hotel thrillist

Recently I was invited to check out Thrillist’s Hotel Thrillist takeover at the Hard Rock Hotel in Downtown San Diego. Thrillist swept into town with a weekend full of events on Friday and Saturday nights. The first event was like...

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california grapes demo with chef marcela valladolid

Last week I was invited to attend an event on behalf of the California Grapes Commission with spokesperson Chef Marcela Valladolid. We were there to learn more about grapes and how to add grapes into recipes. Apparently you can do...