Tagged: pasta

Chateau Orleans / Pacific Beach | San Diego, CA 0

Chateau Orleans / Pacific Beach | San Diego, CA

Update: This restaurant is now closed. My dad and I are avid buyers of coupons – from Groupon to Living Social to Sign on San Diego’s Daily Deal – we buy them up and store them for another day. This...

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...

ciao bella / la mesa | san diego, ca 3

ciao bella / la mesa | san diego, ca

I got a Groupon for Ciao Bella awhile ago – they had a good deal going and I decided to purchase 2 Groupons so Jake and I could take the kids out for a nice meal. Ciao Bella is definitely...

that’s amore pizza / miramar | san diego, ca 1

that’s amore pizza / miramar | san diego, ca

I live and work in the same area but there’s still plenty of opportunity for me to discover and try new places even though I’ve lived here for a long time. I work closer to Miramar and recently discovered a...

cici’s pizza – san diego, ca 5

cici’s pizza – san diego, ca

Cici’s Pizza is a new addition to the San Diego scene. They made their debut opening this past Monday and I stopped by for a visit with my crew on Tuesday evening. Cici’s Pizza features a Pizza Buffet for $5.99...

Garofalo Pasta 2

Garofalo Pasta

The fine folks at Garofalo Pasta were nice enough to send me some pasta to review. To date, I have only made pasta with one of the bags of Casarecce pasta, a sort of tubular pasta that seems to twist...

cafe luna / carmel mountain – san diego, ca 3

cafe luna / carmel mountain – san diego, ca

I was all set to have dinner with Liz one Tuesday night when Alyssa texted me and asked what I was doing for dinner. This lead to a nice impromptu dinner with Liz, Alyssa and Heather, which was a nice...

mamma lina’s / mira mesa – san diego, ca 0

mamma lina’s / mira mesa – san diego, ca

I like finding little hidden gems and this is totally one of those places. Though credit goes to Yelp for the initial find and the 2 reviews proclaiming the excellence of this place which made me want to visit it....

pastalini pasta bar / miramar – san diego, ca 1

pastalini pasta bar / miramar – san diego, ca

I read about Pastalini on Yelp – I was looking for Italian food in and around Mira Mesa – something I hadn’t tried before. I spotted this place and it looked relatively new and was just over on Miramar Rd....

ristorante genovese / orange – orange county, ca 0

ristorante genovese / orange – orange county, ca

I had breakfast one morning at Arthur’s in Orange (I’ll post about it another day), and noticed an awesomely kitschy Italian restaurant (and apparently, combined law office) next door that started calling my name. Seriously, it did. Kitsch beckons me....