Category: Orange County

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beijing wok and grill / fountain valley, ca

Jake suggested after we got the donuts that we could just call it a day and go home and NOT get Chinese food. I gave him the most withering look I could muster. As if! OF COURSE we need to...

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civil war days + the donuttery / huntington beach, ca

This was our third year attending the Civil War Reenactment in Huntington Beach. It’s held every year over Labor Day weekend and is sponsored by the City of Huntington Beach. It’s one of the free reenactments you can attend. You...

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ham n scram / westminster, ca

Over Labor Day weekend this year, Jake, T, and I made our way back up to Orange County to check out the Civil War Reenactment once again. But first… we had to stop for breakfast. Breakfast is very important after...

whale watching in dana point + a giveaway 7

whale watching in dana point + a giveaway

Now the luscious food is out of the way… let’s get to my post about the actual reason for our whole little road trip! I was invited to go up to Dana Point for an afternoon of Whale Watching with...

lemonade / newport beach, ca 4

lemonade / newport beach, ca

For dinner, I choose Lemonade. Lemonade is a Los Angeles chain, serving American style cafeteria food. The only reason I ever heard of Lemonade in the first place is because I was sent a copy of their new cookbook earlier...

macaron hunting at ‘lette and bon epi / orange county, ca 4

macaron hunting at ‘lette and bon epi / orange county, ca

After our breakfast at Tip Top Meats, we headed up to Dana Point… to go whale watching! But, I decided I wanted to try all about the food first before the whale watching trip. One of the things I wanted...

[road trip] el torito nick taqueria / anaheim – orange county, ca 0

[road trip] el torito nick taqueria / anaheim – orange county, ca

For our last venture out before heading back to San Diego, we tried to go to a place I scouted out called Taqueria 2 Guys. Sadly, they were closed for some reason though their website said they should be open....

[road trip] flurries shaved snow bar / cypress – orange county, ca 6

[road trip] flurries shaved snow bar / cypress – orange county, ca

For dinner during our little road trip, we revisited Peking Restaurant, a Chinese place we really liked. Heading back to the hotel, right across the street from our hotel actually, I saw this place called Flurries Shaved Snow Bar. Guess...

[road trip] donuttery / huntington beach – orange county, ca 4

[road trip] donuttery / huntington beach – orange county, ca

When we were leaving the Civil War Reenactment, we passed right by the Donuttery. It was on my list of places to visit and I think I sort of moaned out at Jake that we just passed a donut place...

[road trip] civil war reenactment 2013 / huntington beach, ca 8

[road trip] civil war reenactment 2013 / huntington beach, ca

* This is a non-food post! But it’s still cool, I swear! I’ve been into Civil War stuff for a long time. It’s all stemmed from one class I took in college that I found terribly interesting, due in part...