Category: La Jolla

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bella vista social club and caffe revisit / la jolla, ca

It probably seems pretty weird that I have two “social club” back to back reviews in place this week. It is weird now that I think about it. It’s not really on purpose, either. Just a crazy co-wink-a-dink. My cousin...

veggie grill / utc – la jolla, ca 4

veggie grill / utc – la jolla, ca

Let me admit this off the bat – I wasn’t sure if I would really like this place. I got an invitation to come in and I already knew I probably couldn’t get Jake and S to go here over...

harry’s coffee shop / la jolla, ca 5

harry’s coffee shop / la jolla, ca

Nestled in downtown La Jolla, Harry’s Coffee Shop is an established landmark that’s been serving up breakfast and lunch since 1960.  Now run by the family’s second generation, the restaurant is a throwback to traditional east coast diners with a long counter, vinyl booths, Norman Rockwell prints and vintage sports memorabilia lining the walls.  It’s warm, comfortable and familiar.

bella vista social club and caffe / la jolla – san diego, ca 8

bella vista social club and caffe / la jolla – san diego, ca

I’ve been wanting to check out Bella Vista Social Club for awhile after I had read Jinxi’s post about it earlier this year. At the time it was too far away for me to go for lunch, but since our...

cafe japengo / la jolla, ca 6

cafe japengo / la jolla, ca

Reminder: Don’t forgot to enter to win a $100 gift card to Islands Restaurants! I was recently invited to check out Cafe Japengo, a sushi/Japanese restaurant in La Jolla. They were bringing back bento boxes to their menu and I...

devil’s share whiskey release party at eureka! 4

devil’s share whiskey release party at eureka!

Last month I was invited to Ballast Point’s release party for their very first whiskey called Devil’s Share! The release party took place at Eureka! in UTC. You can totally bet that I was singing “I’ve Got a Golden Ticket”...

let’s go on an asparagus journey / noodles & company – la jolla, ca 2

let’s go on an asparagus journey / noodles & company – la jolla, ca

Earlier this month I was invited to Noodles & Company to try an “Asparagus Feast” at their restaurant. As someone who enjoys the flavor and taste of asparagus, I was more than happy to take them up on their offer....

the secret cookie service / san diego, ca 5

the secret cookie service / san diego, ca

A brief knock on the door. I peek outside and see a well dressed guy in sunglasses, black slacks, white shirt and a tie holding a briefcase. I quickly usher him inside. Agent Snickerdoodle has arrived with my special delivery...