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peep plays: romeo & juliet 0

peep plays: romeo & juliet

Let’s take a little trip back memory lane with one of the first things Alyssa and I ever created together: Peep Plays. Yes. We took peeps, we dressed them up in costumes, took photos and added words for a visual...

vagabond: kitchen of the world / south park – san diego, ca 1

vagabond: kitchen of the world / south park – san diego, ca

Vagabond: Kitchen of the World is a cute little restaurant nestled into the heart of South Park. It’s easy to pass by (especially at night!) on the road as its tucked into its little area with no large signage proclaiming...

gaglione bros. / san diego, ca 0

gaglione bros. / san diego, ca

I’ve been looking for a place that serves up good cheesesteaks, specifically a place that isn’t inside of a mall. Step up to the plate, Gaglione Bros., and let’s see what you can do. First up: Garlic Fries ($2.35 –...

honey nut squares 3

honey nut squares

I have a Cookie Calendar on my desk. It’s a day to day calendar and it’s got tons of recipes for cookies plus photos. The cookie on March 4th this year looked so good, I knew I had to try...

garden state bagels / encinitas – san diego, ca 1

garden state bagels / encinitas – san diego, ca

Garden State Bagels. My mom loves this place. She’s not even close to being from New Jersey or anything like that, she just likes bagels. They make Peanut Butter bagels here, which are one of her favorites (she also really...

khan’s cave | tavern and grill / kearny mesa – san diego, ca 0

khan’s cave | tavern and grill / kearny mesa – san diego, ca

Khan’s Cave is an Asian-fusion restaurant, I think. It’s about the best way I know how to describe it. They have mostly Asian dishes, some American dishes and a couple of Italian dishes on the menu. They also have a...

mamma lina’s / mira mesa – san diego, ca 0

mamma lina’s / mira mesa – san diego, ca

I like finding little hidden gems and this is totally one of those places. Though credit goes to Yelp for the initial find and the 2 reviews proclaiming the excellence of this place which made me want to visit it....

callahan’s pub & brewery / mira mesa – san diego, ca 2

callahan’s pub & brewery / mira mesa – san diego, ca

Callahan’s Pub and Brewery is a local Irish Pub in Mira Mesa. They hand craft their own beers in small batches, make excellent pub grub, and are a local joint to get your sports fix, if that’s your thing. They...

pastalini pasta bar / miramar – san diego, ca 1

pastalini pasta bar / miramar – san diego, ca

I read about Pastalini on Yelp – I was looking for Italian food in and around Mira Mesa – something I hadn’t tried before. I spotted this place and it looked relatively new and was just over on Miramar Rd....

skewers / mira mesa – san diego, ca 0

skewers / mira mesa – san diego, ca

I first spotted Skewers awhile ago when I was working in Mira Mesa. This place is in Sorrento Valley near Crouton’s and the Opera Cafe. The impression I got from the outside was that it was a grilling kind of...