Tagged: american

comedy & magic club / hermosa beach – los angeles, ca 4

comedy & magic club / hermosa beach – los angeles, ca

The cool thing about going to a show at the Comedy & Magic Club in Hermosa Beach, CA is that it’s not a very big place. It seats 225 people, making for a small, intimate show. No one is very...

the crooked duck / long beach | los angeles, ca 0

the crooked duck / long beach | los angeles, ca

The next morning Jake and I got up at a reasonable time, grabbed some continental breakfast from downstairs (waffles and bananas) and then headed back to my car. Of course, it wouldn’t start. I lifted the hood and glanced at...

stacked / mission valley – san diego, ca 6

stacked / mission valley – san diego, ca

I was invited to try out a new restaurant within Fashion Valley called Stacked a few weeks ago and I’m finally getting around to the review! Stacked restaurants are the first ever, fully integrated restaurant experience based on the iPad....

whisknladle – san diego restaurant week preview / la jolla – san diego, ca 9

whisknladle – san diego restaurant week preview / la jolla – san diego, ca

It’s that time of year again – time for San Diego Restaurant Week, a twice a year opportunity for meals from a ton of different restaurants from all over San Diego. September dates are from the 18th to the 23rd,...

D.Z. Akin’s / College – San Diego, CA 2

D.Z. Akin’s / College – San Diego, CA

Jake rarely ever suggests a “new-to-him” restaurant to try out. He’s very much in the “I want to eat at places I’ve been to before” camp and I’ve often dragged him off to try new places. When he suggested we...

crossroads at the house of blues / downtown – san diego, ca 0

crossroads at the house of blues / downtown – san diego, ca

Recently I was invited to try out the new menu at the Crossroads restaurant inside of the House of Blues in Downtown San Diego. All of the Crossroads restaurants have been revamped with a new menu from head chef Aaron...

san diego chicken pie shop / north park – san diego, ca 17

san diego chicken pie shop / north park – san diego, ca

The San Diego Chicken Pie Shop is a classic diner. I’m pretty sure the decor inside hasn’t changed in years. It looks the same as it did when I was a kid. Chock full of chicken figurines with the same...

grumpy dan’s grill / coronado – san diego, ca 2

grumpy dan’s grill / coronado – san diego, ca

Jake and I don’t get over to Coronado very often, but when we do, I sure do like driving around and looking at all of the beautiful houses over there. It’s almost like another world just across the San Diego...

paradise grille & bar | del mar / san diego, ca 3

paradise grille & bar | del mar / san diego, ca

Paradise Grille and Bar in Del Mar, CA is a quaint, semi-fancy little joint in the Flower Hill Mall near the Del Mar Fairgrounds. I got a Groupon for this place when they were promoting various burger deals. The deal...

a new weekly ritual / devilicious food truck – san diego, ca 10

a new weekly ritual / devilicious food truck – san diego, ca

Ever since I’ve heard about the growing food truck scene in San Diego, I’ve been itching to visit one of the newer local food trucks. The only food truck I’ve ever been to was La Princesita Taco Truck that parks...