Tagged: japanese

ramen yamadaya / clairemont – san diego, ca 8

ramen yamadaya / clairemont – san diego, ca

Ramen! Who knew it was more than just that packaged crap that they sell for dirt cheap at the store? There’s actually like an art to it, and a good bowl of ramen (or anything) can make the world a...

cafe japengo / la jolla, ca 6

cafe japengo / la jolla, ca

Reminder: Don’t forgot to enter to win a $100 gift card to Islands Restaurants! I was recently invited to check out Cafe Japengo, a sushi/Japanese restaurant in La Jolla. They were bringing back bento boxes to their menu and I...

go go sushi & tofu / mira mesa – san diego, ca 8

go go sushi & tofu / mira mesa – san diego, ca

There’s this spot in Mira Mesa that seems like such a good spot for a little restaurant… and yet, over the years it’s been quite a few things. Originally it was a Hungry Howie’s Pizza, then it changed into one...

cream pan bakery & cafe / tustin, ca (and river tubing!) 10

cream pan bakery & cafe / tustin, ca (and river tubing!)

I decided to do an easy post today because I am tired from Mother Nature beating me up this past Saturday. Story at the end of this post, if you are interested in the non-food side of things. A couple...

ristorante kaz / clairemont – san diego, ca 6

ristorante kaz / clairemont – san diego, ca

I’ve read about Ristorante Kaz on a few blogs so far and finally felt the pressing need to visit. I made it over here on one of my weekly co-worker lunches to try out their prix fixe lunch. You get...

yokohama yakitori koubou / clairemont – san diego, ca 4

yokohama yakitori koubou / clairemont – san diego, ca

My co-worker David really wanted us all to try yakitori at this one spot that he really loved and arranged this outing to Yokohama Yakitori Koubou for us. It’s a Japanese place filled with delicious grilled things on a stick!...

red moon noodle house / clairemont – san diego, ca 6

red moon noodle house / clairemont – san diego, ca

Red Moon Noodle House has been around since last year. A few bloggers have made the rounds here, but it wasn’t until I saw on Convoy Conquest that there was a “secret” menu item that I felt a strong urge...

hintoez / clairemont – san diego, ca 7

hintoez / clairemont – san diego, ca

HINOTEZ is the sister restaurant to Yakitori Yakyudori, which I visited not too long ago with my co-workers. Jake, T and I went on a visit here after I got a gift certificate from UTOPIA. This enabled me to get...

yakitori yakyudori & ramen / clairemont – san diego, ca 7

yakitori yakyudori & ramen / clairemont – san diego, ca

Pretty much all of my co-workers know that I’m a food blogger but I had never busted out the camera before this meal. Pretty much everyone else I know who dines with me knows “no eating until I take pictures!”...

shimbashi izakaya / del mar – san diego, ca 5

shimbashi izakaya / del mar – san diego, ca

Shimbashi Izakaya is a Japanese restaurant located in the heart of downtown Del Mar, CA. They serve a variety of “tapas” style menu items as well as sushi, noodles, and other Japanese dishes and seafood. I recently had the opportunity...