Sunmerry Bakery / Irvine, CA

After we ate yummy noodles at A&J Restaurant, we headed next door to Sunmerry Bakery. It’s a Taiwanese bakery similar to 85c Bakery. Sunmerry Bakery isn’t a large shop but there were plenty of baked goods to look at!  They had a case full of pretty cakes. And this refrigerated […] Read More

Jake’s Birthday Cake!

Jake celebrated his birthday this week and I made him a cake! Jake’s favorite kind of cake is red velvet so I set out to make him one – but instead of red, I made it blue! Two reasons for that. 1) Jake’s favorite color is blue and 2) I […] Read More

A&J Restaurant / Irvine, CA

Recently Jake and I took a little side trip up to Irvine. Whenever we go up north we try to check out a new restaurant and this time around I choose A&J Restaurant in Irvine, CA. We left San Diego early to beat any early morning traffic and got to […] Read More

Sloan’s Ice Cream / Downtown San Diego

Recently I was invited to check out a new ice cream kiosk over in the new Horton Plaza Park. Jake, T, and I had an “early dessert” one Sunday afternoon at Sloan’s Ice Cream. Sloan’s and Starbucks are currently the only two dining options within Horton Plaza Park. Bruxie was […] Read More

Shirley’s Kitchen / La Mesa

A few weekends ago, Jake and I went out for a little breakfast. Jake took me to Shirley’s Kitchen, a little spot over in La Mesa. It’s a pretty unassuming little diner right off University Avenue. There’s a patio with outdoor seating so you could bring along a furry friend […] Read More

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.