Tagged: american

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...

bella vista social club and caffe / la jolla – san diego, ca 8

bella vista social club and caffe / la jolla – san diego, ca

I’ve been wanting to check out Bella Vista Social Club for awhile after I had read Jinxi’s post about it earlier this year. At the time it was too far away for me to go for lunch, but since our...

[giveaway] daphne’s $50 gift card (just because) 2

[giveaway] daphne’s $50 gift card (just because)

Oh my goodness. It’s December. Where did the year go?! I don’t think I’m prepared for this whole Christmas thing yet, especially not when it’s been in the 70’s lately. Ahh, the glamorous life of a San Diegan. To celebrate...

turkey day! 10

turkey day!

I hope you and your family had a very lovely turkey day, er Thanksgiving, yesterday! I just chilled out at home, helped with making the dinner (which was a true “dinner” this year – Jake had to work until 6PM...

lunching with co-workers 4

lunching with co-workers

Since it’s been awhile since I took some of these photos, I must come to the conclusion I’ll never do a “proper” full-fledged post. And since I’m feeling lazy before the big start of the holidays, you get this mis-match...

lumberjack cafe / big bear lake, ca 5

lumberjack cafe / big bear lake, ca

Back to Big Bear posts! The next day when we woke up after arriving in Big Bear, there was a nice dusting of snow everywhere.  My shiny car got it’s first layer of snow as well! After a little breakfast,...

teddy bear restaurant / big bear lake, ca 6

teddy bear restaurant / big bear lake, ca

Sidenote: I’ve put up an image/link on ways to help the survivors of Typhoon Haiyan (or Yolanda, as referred to in the Philippines) in my sidebar. I visited Tacloban City as a child and cannot imagine the devastation that’s happening...

media dinner at vessel restaurant in the kona kai resort / shelter island – san diego, ca 4

media dinner at vessel restaurant in the kona kai resort / shelter island – san diego, ca

Last month I was invited to attend a media dinner at the new Vessel Restaurant inside of the Kona Kai Resort out on Shelter Island. It was a stormy, rainy evening filled with delicious drinks and wines, great company and...

more birthday goods [free birthday stuff, part two] 14

more birthday goods [free birthday stuff, part two]

Hold onto your horses for part two of free birthday goodies! This post entails the sit down places I visited for my free birthday foods. 1) El Torito The nice thing about a free birthday lunch at El Torito is...

birthday goodies! [free birthday stuff, part one] 4

birthday goodies! [free birthday stuff, part one]

I’m going to do the free birthday stuff over a few posts this time to break it all instead of hitting you with it all at once. Cool? Cool. Today’s focus will be on the “fast food/take out” version of...