Tagged: dessert

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...

tasty things in life: tastykakes 12

tasty things in life: tastykakes

My college roommate introduced me to Tastykakes. She was from outside of Philadelphia and she would bring them back from vacations or her mom would send her care packages with these little goodies tucked inside. Getting letters or mail of...

tasty things in life: dulce de leche cheesecake 4

tasty things in life: dulce de leche cheesecake

Quite frankly I’m surprised that not every Wednesday posting is a dessert. Astounded, really, since I have such a major sweet tooth. The Dulce de Leche Cheesecake from the Cheesecake Factory is one of my favorites and deserves a place...

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....

La Crêpe Fraîche / sorrento valley – san diego, ca 8

La Crêpe Fraîche / sorrento valley – san diego, ca

This is another “Wooo, I bought coupons” kind of post. But this time, I bought two coupons and went here twice before I blogged about it! Fancy that. This is La Crêpe Fraîche is a little place tucked into a...

lazy blogger weekend 3

lazy blogger weekend

I meant to post this stuff yesterday, but I did not do one productive thing all weekend and it was GREAT. Please note that I don’t count cake baking as “productive” but “fun”. When I was at Jake’s this weekend,...