this tasty life A San Diego Food Blog

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Taste of Downtown 2016

Last night, my friends Shawn and Cynthia accompanied me to Taste of Downtown. This event is a walk-about sponsored by several restaurants who offer sample-size servings to attendees.

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Bencotto Italian Kitchen – San Diego Restaurant Week Preview

San Diego Restaurant Week is here once again! It starts on Sunday, September 25th and runs until October 2nd. This gives you a complete week to sample and try out a whole slew of restaurants, woohoo! Once again I was...

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Cocina 277 Artesanal / Chula Vista

I follow a lot of food related stuff on Instagram and once in awhile I’ll see something droolworthy. Usually it’s from some place in New York or San Francisco but recently I saw a mini tableside spit with al pastor...

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Mimi’s / Mira Mesa

Beginning today, Mimi’s is serving a new entree that embodies their theme of French-inspired American cuisine — the Honey Lavender Grilled Pork Chop. Mimi’s asked its guests to develop a new delicious entree, and with many finalists, the winner was Michael Watz of Evanston, Illinois with his original recipe for Honey Lavender Grilled Pork Chop.

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This Geeky Life!

I’ve been slow to advertise or showcase or really let anyone know so I figured now was the time to do it! Jake and I have started a new blog called This Geeky Life! Do you sense a theme here?...

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Mini Donuts + Milkshakes at Great Shakes in Palm Springs

A few weekends ago Jake, T, and I headed up to Palm Springs the day to check out Comic Con Palm Springs. It was a fun day filled with lots of art, our favorite Funko pops, and general geekery! After...

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Criscito Pizza / Sorrento Valley

A few weeks ago I was going to lunch. Near my work there’s usually some food trucks. I drive by just to see what’s there and one week I noticed a setup with a full on pizza oven! I knew...

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Homemade Biscuits Recipe

I have tried to make biscuits many times in the past. I’ve been disappointed with all of my past attempts… until today! I FINALLY made good biscuits and I’m here to share a killer recipe for biscuits with you today!...

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Square Bar Cafe / Kearny Mesa

I hope you enjoyed your three day weekend! I baked a few things (which I will share this week!) and also had a few tasty treats. On Labor Day we tried to go check out the new Thai ice cream...

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Facchini’s / Miramar

This summer Supernatural Sandwiches moved into a spot just across the parking lot, leaving their old space empty for a short time. That space is now occupied by a brand new restaurant called Facchini’s! I noticed the banner some time...