tasty things in life: chocolate + hazelnut

I love hazelnuts. And I love chocolate. It’d be a safe bet to say that I also love nutella. I recently made some lovely chocolate hazelnut cupcakes for my friend, Stacey, to celebrate her birthday. I cheated a little and made Devil’s Food cupcakes from a box. I put in […] Read More

paradise grille & bar | del mar / san diego, ca

Paradise Grille and Bar in Del Mar, CA is a quaint, semi-fancy little joint in the Flower Hill Mall near the Del Mar Fairgrounds. I got a Groupon for this place when they were promoting various burger deals. The deal for this place was 2 burgers and drinks for one […] Read More

a new weekly ritual / devilicious food truck – san diego, ca

Ever since I’ve heard about the growing food truck scene in San Diego, I’ve been itching to visit one of the newer local food trucks. The only food truck I’ve ever been to was La Princesita Taco Truck that parks over in Linda Vista and had deliciously cheap tacos.  Last […] Read More

tasty things in life: calamari

I don’t remember at what point in my life I started to eat calamari. I know there was a time where I wouldn’t eat it. My experience had only been tough, chewy, overcooked calamari and I thought it was all the same – flavorless and unappetizing. Some bright, beautiful and […] Read More

smashburger recap

Smashburger, a powerhouse of a chain restaurant, has opened it’s fifth San Diego location. With 7 planned locations total, that only leaves 2 left to join the ranks of the popular burger chain. The newest location, in Rancho Peñasquitos, opened this past weekend. I was invited to the VIP special […] Read More

hob nob hill / banker’s hill – san diego, ca

Hob Nob Hill is one of those restaurants that have been around for a long, long time – since 1944 to be exact! The interior of Hob Nob Hill has a kind of traditional luxurious feel to it – chandeliers adorn the ceiling along with fine looking upholstered chairs. It’s […] Read More

tasty things in life: tastykakes

My college roommate introduced me to Tastykakes. She was from outside of Philadelphia and she would bring them back from vacations or her mom would send her care packages with these little goodies tucked inside. Getting letters or mail of any kind was incredibly exciting back in college, but care […] Read More

Dollar a Dish Fundraiser – Help Feed Hungry Children

Help give back to the community this month by visiting one of the local food trucks or restaurants below to participate in the Dollar a Dish Fundraiser. During the month of August, $1 will be donated for every featured dish sold to help feed hungry children. This is a great […] Read More