feliz cinco de mayo!

I don’t really celebrate Cinco de Mayo, but it always seems like a big deal around here. Or at least, to the local restaurants. In honor of Cinco de Mayo, I present to you a delicious looking collage of a typical Mexican food you will get at most (if not […] Read More

maria maria / mission valley | san diego, ca

Since it’s unlikely you’ll want to spend your Cinco de Mayo going to a crappy Mexican restaurant, I’ll do another post about a place that has good food. Deal? Deal! For this visit we used a coupon for Maria, Maria, a chain of Mexican restaurants inspired by the music of […] Read More

gringo’s cantina / pacific beach – san diego, ca

Update: This restaurant is now closed. A few weeks ago (yeah, I’m behind in my blogging!) Jake and I visited Gringo’s Cantina in Pacific Beach at the behest of my dad, who gave us his coupon for $50 worth of food. He had visited before us and told me all […] Read More

maryjane’s coffee shop – hard rock hotel / downtown – san diego, ca

Recently I was invited by the PR rep for Maryjane’s Coffee Shop at the Hard Rock Hotel to come down for a special media dinner to showcase their new chef and some new additions to their restaurant’s menu. Jake and I went down on a Thursday night with a bunch […] Read More

sunday brunching at eclipse chocolat

Every Sunday at Eclipse Chocolat they offer a Chocolate Brunch. There are a variety of different menu items to choice from, most infused with chocolate (or another sweet) in some subtle way. I’ve been wanting to visit and have brunch here for quite awhile and one Sunday morning I was […] Read More

food blogger bake sale – save the date! 5/14/11

San Diego will be hosting it’s own chapter of the national Food Blogger Bake Sale started by Gaby of What’s Gaby Cooking. The event is held to help benefit Share Our Strength and their mission to end childhood hunger. Our San Diego Chapter is being organized by Marie of Meandering […] Read More

naked pizza / pacific beach – san diego, ca

When I first saw “Naked Pizza” I had bad thoughts about it. As in, “the pizza isn’t wearing clothes?” thoughts. Naughty. But now that I’ve actually visited Naked Pizza and seen what it’s all about, I get it. Naked Pizza is all natural pizza, not naughty pizza. There are no […] Read More

extraordinary desserts / banker’s hill | san diego, ca

Extraordinary Desserts is one of those indulgent kind of places. You “ooh” and “ahh” over their selection of beautiful looking desserts and pastries, have a bit of tea, and relax for a bit. It’s one place near the city that’s also actually open late (unlike many other places around town) […] Read More