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macaron hunting at ‘lette and bon epi / orange county, ca 4

macaron hunting at ‘lette and bon epi / orange county, ca

After our breakfast at Tip Top Meats, we headed up to Dana Point… to go whale watching! But, I decided I wanted to try all about the food first before the whale watching trip. One of the things I wanted...

tip top meats / carlsbad – san diego, ca 8

tip top meats / carlsbad – san diego, ca

Other bloggers are doing like “Best of 2013!” posts, but not me. We are just chugging right along with more reviews here like a whole new year isn’t happening tomorrow. If I were to do one of those Best of!...

del taco epic burritos + a giveaway 15

del taco epic burritos + a giveaway

Recently I was invited to check out one of Del Taco’s newest creations: the Epic Burrito. Let me start by saying that I’ve hardly ever eaten at Del Taco before. I’ve had french fries there… and I think a hamburger...

holly jolly mocktails at the pony room/ rancho santa fe – san diego, ca 2

holly jolly mocktails at the pony room/ rancho santa fe – san diego, ca

If you’re looking for an alternative way to celebrate the coming of the New Year, something a little more on the sober side, you might want to check out some of the holiday “Mocktails” that a few restaurants have got...

monello / little italy – san diego, ca 6

monello / little italy – san diego, ca

Last month my old friend, Sarah, was in town for a short visit. Sarah is one of my oldest friends, who I’ve known since the ripe old age of 10. She was staying overnight in Little Italy and so I...

christmas cookies 9

christmas cookies

Merry Christmas!@#! It’s like in the 70’s here in San Diego and as I was running around doing some last minute things on Christmas Eve I actually turned on the A/C in my car. We are so freaking spoiled here,...

san diego cellars / little italy – san diego, ca 0

san diego cellars / little italy – san diego, ca

Last month I was invited to go and check out San Diego Cellars, a new winery/wine bar that’s located on the north side of Little Italy, just a little ways from the main drag. San Diego Cellars will be in...

[recipe] blueberry lemon bread pudding 0

[recipe] blueberry lemon bread pudding

The holidays usually involve lots of cookies for dessert, but if you’re looking for a little something different for dessert this holiday, check out this one! It’s a blueberry lemon bread pudding – something creamy, with a bit of crunchy,...

it’s the holidays. this is not a real post. 5

it’s the holidays. this is not a real post.

Yeah… what I said in the title! I was too busy yesterday to get my act together to do a proper post today. I went to the Headquarters last night for a very fun blogger event that involved lots of...

rocky’s crown pub / pacific beach – san diego, ca 10

rocky’s crown pub / pacific beach – san diego, ca

I’ve been wanting to take Jake here for a long ass time and a few weeks ago I was finally able to take him! We tried to go a few times this week, mistakenly making the attempt on the weekend...