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Pairings with a Purpose Event Recap

Over the weekend I was invited to Pairings with a Purpose, a charity event that raises money for Feeding San Diego, whose mission is to fight hunger by providing efficient access to food and nutritious meals to those in need....

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Hole in the Wall Chinese Food in Westminster, CA

Almost four years ago, Jake and I found this little hole in the wall Chinese restaurant called Peking Restaurant in Westminster, CA. We made an impromptu trip to LA last weekend and through a series of twists and turns, I...

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Meatball Lunch at Soda & Swine in Liberty Station

It’s been awhile since I’ve been to Soda & Swine and I felt like it was time to drop in again. This is their Liberty Station location. The original location is over on Adams Avenue. This location is bigger than...

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Sweet Daily Cafe / Riverside, CA

Sweet Daily Cafe is a fun dessert shop in Riverside, CA. They’ve got cakes, cookies, and freshly made filled churros!

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Hidden Paradise – El Salvador / San Bernardino, CA

Hidden Paradise – El Salvador is a restaurant featuring pupusas, chorizo sandwiches, plantain empanadas and more! Located in San Bernardino, this mom & pop shop has some tasty treats!

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ICMonster

ICMonster is a brand new ice cream shop that recently opened in Mira Mesa. It replaced the old T-Pop Desserts location. They make Thai-style ice cream rolls on the spot and also have drinks! ICMonster is located right next to...

Phuong Nga Banh Cuon | San Diego, CA | This Tasty Life 5

Phuong Nga Banh Cuon

I’ve had Phuong Nga Banh Cuon lingering in my bookmarks for quite awhile. You see, Jake isn’t as enamoured with Vietnamese food as I am and I didn’t think Phuong Nga Banh Cuon would be a place he really wanted...

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Super Bloom in Borrego Springs

I told Jake I wanted to go to Borrego Springs to see the infamous Super Bloom and last weekend we made the trek out. Laura joined us for the adventure! Maya came along, too. She doesn’t like to be left...

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Menya Ultra

Last week I went out to dinner to try a brand spanking new ramen place called Menya Ultra. I was invited by Minion and Allison who were meeting up with their friends Frank and Penny. I invited Lynn from oh-so...

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Flying Pig Pub & Kitchen

Recently Jake and I were up in the northern part of San Diego and got a recommendation to check out Flying Pig Pub & Kitchen. The Flying Pig has two locations – one in Oceanside and one in Vista. We...