Tagged: dessert

islands – free birthday dessert / mira mesa – san diego, ca 4

islands – free birthday dessert / mira mesa – san diego, ca

For this post, I’m only posting about the free portion. I fully intended to go to Islands, get a bowl of soup and my free birthday dessert and that was it. But I was tempted and got a chicken sandwich...

two for the road food truck / san diego, ca 2

two for the road food truck / san diego, ca

More food truck visits! I’ve taken a liking to the food truck thing, if you can’t tell. Next up – a visit to Two for the Road! Why did I decide to start visiting this food truck? Well, mostly because...

the lincoln room / gaslamp ~ downtown – san diego, ca 5

the lincoln room / gaslamp ~ downtown – san diego, ca

I first heard about the Lincoln Room from a post Darlene of My Burning Kitchen wrote about their $5 Happy Hour. $5? Presidential themed? Pennies on the table? Log cabin feel? I’m so there. I went with a few of...

rossmoor pastries / long beach | los angeles, ca 0

rossmoor pastries / long beach | los angeles, ca

After finally picking up the car after lunch, we decided to head over to Rossmoor Pastries. Jake and I had learned about this local Long Beach bakery from dining at the Brazilian Steakhouse the night before. The last time we...

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...

tasty things in life: chocolate dipped cones from fosters freeze 2

tasty things in life: chocolate dipped cones from fosters freeze

I have fond memories of going to the Fosters Freeze in Spring Valley with my parents. I can remember the ride there from our house, through the side streets, before the 125 freeway ever existed. Sometimes on our home way...

tasty things in life: chocolate + hazelnut 4

tasty things in life: chocolate + hazelnut

I love hazelnuts. And I love chocolate. It’d be a safe bet to say that I also love nutella. I recently made some lovely chocolate hazelnut cupcakes for my friend, Stacey, to celebrate her birthday. I cheated a little and...