This Tasty Life

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potage puffs corn snacks 1

potage puffs corn snacks

I love going to Mitsuwa (or any Asian market, really) to try crazy new things. I just love all of the packaging – crazy looking characters on the bag or box that are winking at you, enticing you to purchase...

greek palace / clairemont – san diego, ca 0

greek palace / clairemont – san diego, ca

For dinner one night with my friend I decided to peruse my coupon book. It hasn’t gotten a lot of love this year, restaurant wise. I’ve just used all of the movie coupons and that has pretty much paid for...

opera patisserie / sorrento valley – san diego, ca 2

opera patisserie / sorrento valley – san diego, ca

Back in the spring, I spotted that this cafe would be opening a location in Sorrento Valley, not too far from my work. The idea of a little cafe with desserts set my heart aflame and I couldn’t wait for...

crunchy green beans from trader joe’s 5

crunchy green beans from trader joe’s

I’ve got this new goal of trying to eat better and healthier and to not eat out as often. In trying to achieve this goal, I visited Trader Joe’s to see what kind of snacks I could wrangle up to...

elijah’s restaurant and delicatessen / la jolla – san diego, ca 3

elijah’s restaurant and delicatessen / la jolla – san diego, ca

Elijah’s is a little place tucked away in La Jolla, near the Whole Foods on Nobel Dr. I’ve been here a few times throughout the years and the food has been consistently good. It’s a New York style deli, which...

the original pancake house / clairemont – san diego, ca 5

the original pancake house / clairemont – san diego, ca

I’ve lived in San Diego just about all of my life, and I hadn’t been here until last year. What’s wrong with me? Do I not love pancakes? No. That’s not it. I was just sheltered. I thought IHOP was...

a taste of boston sports cafe / mira mesa – san diego, ca 6

a taste of boston sports cafe / mira mesa – san diego, ca

Update: This restaurant is now closed. This little cafe is attached to Boston’s Salon and Day Spa, off Mira Mesa Blvd. It’s in a funny little spot that you can’t really see from the road. The first time I actually...

bakery & cafe – big joy family / clairemont – san diego, ca 0

bakery & cafe – big joy family / clairemont – san diego, ca

The sign out front of this place just says “Bakery & Cafe” and in the middle of the signage there’s a URL listed “bigjoyfamily.com” – which goes to a site that no longer exists. Aside from the website woes, this...

scripps ranch farmer’s market / san diego, ca 0

scripps ranch farmer’s market / san diego, ca

I love farmer’s markets. I used to go to the Scripps Ranch one a whole lot, but not as much as I used to. I still like to visit though and sit outside, eating tasty things like tacos or gyros...

bj’s restaurant brewhouse / la jolla – san diego, ca 0

bj’s restaurant brewhouse / la jolla – san diego, ca

I recently ate a lot of food at BJ’s. A lot. I might still be full. My friends and I were going over to the indie La Jolla cinemas over on the lonelier (but just as hard to find parking)...