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[revisit] Funky Fries and Burgers in El Cajon

Jake and I first went to Funky Fries and Burgers back in 2015 when they had just opened! It was time for a revisit! We took T since we had been meaning to take him here for awhile and this...

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Fancy Treats at iDessert

Last weekend we took a little trip down to Little Italy to check out a place I’ve been wanting to visit for awhile: iDessert! The first time Jake and I tried to go here, they were having technical difficulties and...

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Italian Beef Sandwiches in Chicago

One item I was looking forward to trying in Chicago was the Italian Beef Sandwich. The only thing that turns me off about the Italian Beef sandwich is the “dip”. Dipping the bread into the beefy juices probably does give...

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Boba and Raindrop Cakes at Vanitea Cafe

Jake, T and I were down in the South Land (aka Chula Vista) having dinner at our favorite Mandarin Chinese Restaurant for Father’s Day. T wanted to treat his dad to dinner and after our meal I wanted to check...

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Magnolia Bakery + Harold’s Chicken in Chicago

In the earlier part of our trip to Chicago, we took an architectural walking tour of the city. Our informative guide showed up some sights and gave us some good bits of history about Chicago which we quite enjoyed. Here...

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Tasty Noodle House

Taking a break from my long Chicago posts to review a place Jake and I went to last weekend called Tasty Noodle House. My co-worker, Emily, has brought the pork buns from Tasty Noodle House back to work for sampling...

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Graduation Day + Graduation Cake!

I knew this day was coming but man… it feels like time has flown by and the day has finally come. T graduated from high school! Jake and I are so proud of him! He finally made it through and...

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Chicago Baseball, Food, and Me

One of the goals for our trip to Chicago was, of course, to try a bunch of Chicago food. The other goal was to visit baseball stadiums. Jake’s goal is to visit all of the major league stadiums and Chicago...

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Brunch at Dusek’s in Chicago, IL

We chatted with a lot of people when we were in Chicago and when they found out we were from out of town, 99% of the time they said, “You picked the perfect weekend to come!” The first part of...

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First taste of Deep Dish Pizza in Chicago

We went to Chicago recently! Our inspiration for going to Chicago was to eat delicious food and to visit baseball stadiums. I think we did both in abundance! One of the things Jake, T, and I were all excited to...