this tasty life A San Diego Food Blog

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espresso pizza / fitchburg, ma

I am back from the East Coast! Boy, it’s great to be home and to NOT have to break out the GPS to get anywhere. I’m going to kick off the week with a Massachusetts post from the very first...

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cheap hot dog dates at costco

Costco. The land of the cheap date. Assuming your date likes hot dogs. Or pizza. And likes sitting near parking lots. Actually, these days there are more options than just the normal $1.50 hot dog + drink special. You can...

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happy labor day!

It is Labor Day, my friends. I’m currently reaching out to you from the past since I’m totally on the East Coast right now! The magic of scheduled posts is truly fascinating, isn’t it? In my absence, I leave you...

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mama kat’s

One lovely and crazy hot Saturday morning, Jake, T and I were up in North County. We don’t really spend a whole heck of a lot of time in the northern parts of San Diego, but here we were. It...

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manna bbq

I had a hankering for some Korean BBQ recently and decided it was finally time to go and check out Manna BBQ in Mira Mesa. Manna BBQ took over the old Pizza Hut restaurant in Mira Mesa, across the street...

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bushfire kitchen / carlsbad, ca

Up in Carlsbad, there’s a cool new restaurant called Bushfire Kitchen that’s serving up cafeteria-ish style food. It’s a similar concept to Tender Greens or new the Lemonade that’s opened up recently in San Diego (post forthcoming) – except you...

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making chocolates at the gourmet chocolate class

A few weeks ago on an extremely warm Saturday, I was invited to try out a class with the GETCreative program at the Art Institute of California-San Diego in Mission Valley. I had the pleasure of taking a gourmet chocolate...

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hodad’s + birthdays

T turned 17 last week. Jake and I remarked profusely about how time passes so quickly. I feel like summer just started and now we’re nearing the final days of summer instead. T will be starting his junior year of...

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bagatelle cafe & bistro

Bagatelle Cafe & Bistro is one of the newer restaurants to open up recently in the Miramar area. I love it when new places open up around my office – it gives me new foods to try! Bagatelle Cafe is...

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sweets raku / las vegas, nv

Last Vegas post! For now!  Our last Vegas thing was to go to this dessert restaurant called Sweets Raku that wasn’t too far from China Mama. It’s in another tiny strip mall with a very small parking lot (bleah). We...