Reviews

Urban Plates - Grilled Steak Plate with Brussels and Butternut

Urban Plates (Carmel Valley)

08/28/2014 - 8:05pm

Another book club dinner post! Yay to books and bites! For July, the girls met at Urban Plates, a farm fresh restaurant located in the huge shopping/dining plaza off El Camino Real and Del Mar...

Cucina Basilico - Eggplant Parmigiana

Cucina Basilico

08/23/2014 - 12:45pm

An Italian restaurant called Cucina Basilico opened within the last couple of months in the Serra Mesa area. I had been eyeing it as a dine-in alternative to our favorite take-out deli, Mangia...

Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ - Sweet Soy, Spicy, and Ponzu dipping sauces

Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ - happy hour

08/19/2014 - 9:19pm

I've been meaning to visit Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ with Dennis and we finally made it there this week. Our friend David joined us for dinner to check out the Monday all day happy hour. It was busy...

Richard Walker's Pancake House - Classic Eggs Benedict

Richard Walker's Pancake House

08/13/2014 - 5:18pm

We were recently invited to dine at the new Richard Walker's Pancake House in La Jolla. Instead of our usual sleep-in weekend mornings, we were out of bed early to beat the crowds. Hello 8AM...

Saigon on Fifth - 360 beef

Saigon on Fifth

08/04/2014 - 10:20pm

A couple of years ago, Dennis and I ate at Saigon on Fifth with some friends and enjoyed not one, but THREE delicious sea bass dishes, all differently prepared! We had been meaning to revisit and...

Solare Ristorante - Focaccia Bread appetizer

Solare Ristorante

07/28/2014 - 12:18pm

Dennis and I were invited to try out Solare Ristorante for a taste of Southern Italy. We rarely dine in Point Loma area so thought it was the perfect opportunity to do so!

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Santo Sushi - Lemon Roll

Santo Sushi

07/24/2014 - 3:53pm

I picked out a newer place called Santo Sushi for a post-workout dinner. Santo Sushi is located east of I-15 off Clairemont Mesa Blvd on the left side of a plaza that also housed a Vons grocery...

Golden City - mapo tofu

Golden City Restaurant

07/19/2014 - 6:06pm

The lunch crew goes to Sunrise Buffet multiple times a year but since I generally avoid buffets (except vegas or souplantation), I searched for an alternative Chinese restaurant. Golden City was...

Tsuruhashi Japanese BBQ - kobe beef

Tsuruhashi Japanese BBQ

07/14/2014 - 5:49pm

I was killing time before a late evening swing dance lesson and decided to join the writer of Convoy Recon (found through Convoy Conquest) for one of his open invitation meals. This week it was...

Nok Thai - pad see ew

Nok Thai

07/08/2014 - 8:34pm

Dennis and I headed out to lunch with a friend to the shopping plaza off Mira Mesa Blvd and I-15. After deliberation between the two new restaurants, Nok Thai and Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ, our friend...

Do Re Mi - stone pot bibimbap

Do Re Mi House

07/05/2014 - 7:32pm

My family got together and wanted to go out and eat somewhere new and different. With the exception of all you can eat Korean BBQ, they had no other experience with other Korean dishes. So I...

Eclipse Chocolates - Citrus Tarragon Cupcake

Eclipse Chocolate (South Park) - Cupcakes

07/02/2014 - 6:55pm

I'm not usually that into cupcakes but after a drool-worthy cupcake tasting at Eclipse Chocolate Bar and Bistro, I'm definitely craving them a bit more! July 4th-6th 2014 is the Seventh Annual...