Tagged: italian

La Foccacia Gourmet Pizza and Organic Salads / Hillcrest – San Diego, CA 3

La Foccacia Gourmet Pizza and Organic Salads / Hillcrest – San Diego, CA

Update: This location is now closed and replaced by the Fig Tree Cafe. La Foccacia is a relatively new Italian restaurant in the heart of Hillcrest. It’s been open for about six months and boasts a menu of gourmet pizzas,...

Paciugo Gelato Caffe / National City | San Diego, CA 3

Paciugo Gelato Caffe / National City | San Diego, CA

Update: This location is now closed. I was invited to come and try some complimentary gelato this past weekend from the folks at Fishman Public Relations. I was excited to try a new gelato place and to have the kids...

NY Giant Pizza / Mira Mesa | San Diego, CA 4

NY Giant Pizza / Mira Mesa | San Diego, CA

NY Giant Pizza is a local chain in San Diego. There are a ton of various “NY Giant” pizza places all around town and it’s a bit hard to know the difference between all of them. The particular pizza place...

Bronx Pizza / Hillcrest | San Diego, CA 10

Bronx Pizza / Hillcrest | San Diego, CA

I don’t remember where I first read about Bronx Pizza, but I’d been wanting to go there for awhile. Last Friday on what I’ve dubbed our “Pizza Nights” we headed over to Hillcrest to try out their thin crust, NY...

Rosaria Pizza | Mission Beach / San Diego, CA 4

Rosaria Pizza | Mission Beach / San Diego, CA

Rosaria Pizza in Misson Beach is a family run restaurant that has been around for quite awhile. I know it’s been around since Jake’s been going there since the mid-90’s when he used to live down in Mission Beach. He...

i made a good homemade pizza – yay! 2

i made a good homemade pizza – yay!

I’ve lamented about my lack of ability to make good crusts in any form. I haven’t had a lot of experiences with crusts in general, from pizza doughs to pie crusts. My past experiences have been frustrating, but you only...

pizzeria luigi / golden hills | san diego, ca 4

pizzeria luigi / golden hills | san diego, ca

I will fess up and say I didn’t know about this place until I saw it on the Food Network. I saw it a long time ago, too, but didn’t visit. Jake and I drove by once with the kids...

cherry street coffee house and the sound view cafe / seattle, wa 2

cherry street coffee house and the sound view cafe / seattle, wa

Alyssa and I have known each other since high school, though we did not really become friends until we were both in college about 2 years later. We’ve gone through thick and thin together, through many dating disasters and ex-boyfriends,...

5 cheese pasta bake with garofalo pasta 3

5 cheese pasta bake with garofalo pasta

The fine folks at Garofalo Pasta saw fit to send me another bag of pasta to try out. I used my bag of pasta to create a lovely 5 cheese pasta bake. Yeah, it’s totally a picture of an empty...

TusCa Ristorante at the Hyatt Regency / Garden Grove, CA – Orange County 0

TusCa Ristorante at the Hyatt Regency / Garden Grove, CA – Orange County

I was invited to visit TusCA in Orange County a restaurant that combines the flavors of Tuscany and California recently. I was unable to go to any media dinners that they were holding and I was invited by a PR...