casa bianca pizza pie / eagle rock | los angeles, ca

Oh yes. Day 6! Alyssa & J gave me the option of picking where I wanted to go for dinner. They suggested 3 different options and I chose Casa Bianca Pizza Pie which is not too far from their house. Alyssa called ahead for seating and they told us the […] Read More

canelé / atwater village | los angeles, ca

Now we’re fast forwarding to places I went last weekend when I went to visit Alyssa in LA (aka Day 5 of Eating in LA). I drove up Saturday morning since Friday night traffic is killer. Driving up to LA Saturday morning was much more tolerable (until I hit pockets […] Read More

porto’s bakery and cafe / downey – los angeles, ca

Day 4 of Eating in LA! Potato Balls. That’s all I have to say. I’ve had potato balls at a local Cuban restaurant here in town and they were alright. I’ve been wanting to try the ones at Porto’s for quite some time so this visit to LA was perfect […] Read More

the tasty things in life: auntie em’s cupcakes

Welcome to Day 3 of “Eating in LA”! Since it’s Wednesday we’re doing another “Tasty Thing In Life” – this week’s item are the cupcakes from Auntie Em’s Kitchen in Eagle Rock, CA. Alyssa and I went to Auntie Em’s so so long ago. In fact, it’s included in the […] Read More

dean sin world / monterey park – los angeles, ca

These are the continuing adventures of Eating in Los Angeles! Welcome to Day 2, my friends. I’ve seen a bunch of blog posts about this next place which is what in part convinced me to try it out. I was in full control of our dining itinerary in Los Angeles […] Read More

manuel’s original el tepeyac cafe / east la – los angeles, ca

Here’s my first post of our Los Angeles eating adventures! Come back all week for a new look at another “Eating in LA Adventure”! Jake and I have an X-Box Live friend that lives in Florida. Chris came out to visit us last summer and recently came back out to […] Read More

chez nous / scripps ranch – san diego, ca

Chez Nous is a little deli just off of the I-15 in Scripps Ranch. Easy to miss and tucked into a little shopping center with a Carl’s Jr., a Subway and a sushi place, it’s easy to pass by it without giving it much of a chance. But looking at […] Read More

the tasty things in life: garlic battered mushrooms

This week’s tasty thing in life is a look back at deliciously bad for you treats from the San Diego County Fair which opens this Friday, June 10th! The garlic battered mushrooms from Roxy’s is one of my favorite things at the fair. I always have to get it. This […] Read More