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Off-Strip Eats in Vegas

Earlier this month Jake and I took a little trip out to Vegas for all off-Strip eats! We ended up going mid-week which yielded a cheaper hotel room and much less traffic to deal with while in Vegas. We stayed in...

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T’s 18th Birthday at the Spaghetti Factory + Birthday Cake!

We celebrated T’s 18th birthday this month. EIGHTEEN. Let me sit down for a minute. Hoo boy. [T in 2009 at Fred’s Burgers next to the Goliath Burger] This little boy is now 18! I can barely handle this information. He’s 11...

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Birthday Puppuccino at Starbucks

August is a month of birthdays! T’s got his birthday this month and my little furball, Maya, also had a birthday this month! I’ll be talking about the latter today. She turned 11 years old this month which I find...

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Reader Tacotopia at the Track

The San Diego Reader recently held their Tacotopia event once again – this time at the Del Mar Racetrack! Jake, his friend Jovan, and I all attended the event one hot afternoon and stuffed ourselves with tacos! Here’s a recap...

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Encontro North Park

Recently I was invited to check out a new spot called Encontro North Park. Encontro is located where Heaven Sent Desserts used to be, on the corner of 30th and University in the heart of North Park. At Encontro, you...

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Cinnaholic Gourmet Cinnamon Rolls / Mission Valley

Recently I was invited to check out a new bakery called Cinnaholic. The PR person told me it was a new “vegan bakery” and I instantly cringed at the thought of “vegan baked goods” but figured I’d give it a shot...

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Royal Stone + the Spruce St Suspension Bridge in Banker’s Hill

I got the breakfast bug again recently and picked a new spot for Jake and I to try. I picked a spot in Banker’s Hill called Royal Stone. Their toast looked amazing on Yelp (yes, toast can look amazing, I...

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Luna Grill / Mira Mesa

The Luna Grill in Mira Mesa has been open for a few months now and I’m finally getting around to posting a review about it! I like that Mira Mesa has been getting new restaurants and places to try –...