deli sushi and desserts / miramar

I’m always poking around on Yelp at lunchtime to see if anything new has popped up in my office’s area. And there was something new! A sushi place pretty close by. My cohorts and I went to check it out. It’s called Deli Sushi and Desserts. I didn’t take a […] Read More

wing crawl / san diego wing week

San Diego Wing Week is here! It’s a week long event that offers special deals on wings – mostly $5 baskets of wings. There are also $10 deals, usually wings and beer, available at all participating locations. Tomorrow (the 20th) is the last day for San Diego Wing Week so […] Read More

restaurant week preview at monello in little italy

I was invited to check out a preview of San Diego Restaurant Week this year and my choice of restaurant was Monello in Little Italy. Jake and I first visited Monello back in December 2013 and I remember loving their homemade pasta so I was looking forward to a revisit. […] Read More

ariana produce and cuisine / mira mesa

Last month CC and TC of Pink Candles at Ridgemont High came up to my ‘hood to have lunch with me! I picked a tiny little spot that I had seen a few times but never dined at. I forgot to take an outside photo but this lunch spot is actually […] Read More

lumberyard tavern / encinitas

Last month I was invited to check out Lumberyard Tavern up in Encinitas. I brought Stacey along with me to check it out. Whenever a place has a long whiskey menu, I figure Stacey is the one to bring along. [kentucky koolaid and an old fashioned / $8] I hardly […] Read More

portland, oregon – day two recap

This is a hefty post. Just warning you in advance. On our second day in Portland, we headed out to the Alberta Arts district for breakfast. Pine State Biscuits Specifically at Pine State Biscuits. I seriously only meant to order a few things but everything sounded SO GOOD… I might […] Read More

[recipe] mom’s homemade lumpia

If you’ve ever been to a Filipino party or get together, then I’m certain you’ve had lumpia. These golden fried sticks of goodness are incredibly hard to resist and never last for too long at any party. For Christmas I got my mom to show me how to make her […] Read More

new year’s eve 2014 recap

I meant to post this last week but instead of writing on New Year’s Day we sat around in our PJ’s and played video games. And then I had to work on Friday. #thestruggleisreal On New Year’s Eve I went shopping for groceries in Carmel Mountain Ranch. It was cloudy, […] Read More