Tagged: breakfast

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[recipe] browned butter banana pecan bread

I’ve made a lot of banana bread in my life but this one might be my new favorite. It’s extra moist. It’s got tons of pecans in it. Plus… it has browned butter! Funny thing about the browned butter… I...

harry’s coffee shop / la jolla, ca 5

harry’s coffee shop / la jolla, ca

Nestled in downtown La Jolla, Harry’s Coffee Shop is an established landmark that’s been serving up breakfast and lunch since 1960.  Now run by the family’s second generation, the restaurant is a throwback to traditional east coast diners with a long counter, vinyl booths, Norman Rockwell prints and vintage sports memorabilia lining the walls.  It’s warm, comfortable and familiar.

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!...

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,...

best cheap eats in san diego, ca 6

best cheap eats in san diego, ca

This post is written as a part of ShopMoxie’s Best of the US Series! San Diego is filled to the brim with fancy places here and there. As a local, you’ll rarely find me eating out Downtown or in the...

[road trip] donuttery / huntington beach – orange county, ca 4

[road trip] donuttery / huntington beach – orange county, ca

When we were leaving the Civil War Reenactment, we passed right by the Donuttery. It was on my list of places to visit and I think I sort of moaned out at Jake that we just passed a donut place...

[road trip] papa z’s / fountain valley – orange county, ca 2

[road trip] papa z’s / fountain valley – orange county, ca

Over Labor Day weekend this year, we made another trip up to Huntington Beach for the annual Civil War reenactment in the park next to the Huntington Beach library. This time around we took Jake’s oldest son, T, along for...

the start of fall, maple donuts and blueberry buttermilk bars 7

the start of fall, maple donuts and blueberry buttermilk bars

I’m too lazy and too tired to do a “real” post for today. Work has been crazy busy and when I get home now, I pretty must just want to veg out and *not* be in front of a computer....