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 […] 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 […] 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 […] 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 […] 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 […] Read More

Koko Head Cafe and Modo Donuts in Honolulu, HI

Hawaii! One place I wanted to visit was Koko Head Cafe, run by chef Lee Anne Wong. Lee Anne Wong is the executive chef for […] Read More

The Butcher’s Cut Steakhouse – San Diego, CA

Last week, Jake and I were invited to visit The Butcher’s Cut Steakhouse, a brand new restaurant down in the Gaslamp Quarter. It’s right next […] Read More

Howard’s Famous Bacon & Avocado Burgers – Los Angeles, CA

On our way home from Los Angeles, we needed some lunch. We were going to just hit a drive through but I did a quick […] Read More