Tagged: bbq

homestyle hawaiian and rockie’s frozen yogurt / clairemont – san diego, ca 7

homestyle hawaiian and rockie’s frozen yogurt / clairemont – san diego, ca

Homestyle Hawaiian is a tiny little place near Mesa College serving up some grand Hawaiian food. It’s not in the strip mall where K Sandwiches is, but in another strip mall behind that one. The first time Jake and I...

mr. steve’s famous bbq at the hungry stick / clairemont – san diego, ca 6

mr. steve’s famous bbq at the hungry stick / clairemont – san diego, ca

Okay, now that I have my trusty laptop again, let’s play catch up! Last month Jake and I were out and about in Clairemont and I was hungry. I thought it might be a good time to finally try Little...

homemade bacon is totally worth it 7

homemade bacon is totally worth it

Not too long ago I spotted this post on Indirect Heat about how to make your own bacon at home. “Oh my god. We could make our own BACON!” I thought to myself. It didn’t look to be that hard....

adventures in weekend eating: bbq brisket, creamed corn and other tidbits 5

adventures in weekend eating: bbq brisket, creamed corn and other tidbits

I get my love of cooking from my dad. My dad is a great cook and he’s taught me so many little things over the years that has led to me being a pretty decent cook. I can’t remember him...

big kahuna’s / pacific beach – san diego, ca 5

big kahuna’s / pacific beach – san diego, ca

One day I really wanted to go to Rocky’s Pub for hamburgers. Jake had never been and I wanted him to try it. Alas, we went on a football playoff day and the place was packed to the brim and...

paradise grille – free birthday dinner / del mar – san diego, ca 4

paradise grille – free birthday dinner / del mar – san diego, ca

This is my last birthday dinner post! There’s one more after this, but this will be the last real, full restaurant post. Aren’t you excited? This is the birthday deal at the Paradise Grilled in Del Mar, CA. The deal...

jake’s birthday at west coast barbecue / la mesa – san diego, ca 5

jake’s birthday at west coast barbecue / la mesa – san diego, ca

I’m starting off my birthday week by finally writing about Jake’s birthday dinner from earlier this month! For Jake’s birthday, his mom, Carin, took us out to a barbecue place called West Coast BBQ that she had recently visited and...

bbq crawlin’ with bloggers 10

bbq crawlin’ with bloggers

BBQ Crawling with San Diego bloggers was sure to yield a good time. Who was in the crawl? Carol of CAB Cooks (fab organizer), CC from Pink Candles of Ridgemont High, Dennis from A Radiused Corner,  Marie (and D.) from...

tasty things in life / pecan pie, chili from bubba’s 3

tasty things in life / pecan pie, chili from bubba’s

This week’s “Tasty Things in Life” is a two-fer. One from me. One from Jake. All from the same place. This is Jake’s – it’s the Chili from Bubba’s Smokehouse BBQ in La Jolla, CA. He absolutely loves this chili....

bbq republic | carmel mountain / san diego, ca 8

bbq republic | carmel mountain / san diego, ca

BBQ Republic is a fairly new BBQ joint that’s turned into a local chain with 2 locations in Carmel Mountain and Torrey Hills. I bought a groupon-like deal not too long ago for this place and Jake and I finally...