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Latin Food Festival 2014 - Venga Venga

Latin Food Fest 2014 - recap

09/26/2014 - 5:13pm

It was a HOT weekend but luckily this year's Latin Food Festival (LFF) was within reach of the ocean breezes and a gorgeous view! Embarcadero Marina Park North provided a great spot for LFF, which...

Anh Hong Restaurant (Garden Grove) - 4 beef courses

Anh Hong Restaurant (Garden Grove)

09/15/2014 - 11:32am

My interest in eating Bo Bay Mon (Vietnamese seven course beef) was only intensified after our 8 course fish tasting at Nhu Y Ca 8 Mon. I know I must have tried it at least once in my lifetime due...

Nhu Y Ca 8 Mon - sizzling fish filet on hot plate

Nhu Y Ca 8 Mon (Fountain Valley)

09/10/2014 - 7:18pm

We were thinking about having Bo Bay Mon (Seven Course Beef) while in the O.C. area and after yelping, the mention of an extra course led us to Nhu Y Ca 8 Mon instead. This place had EIGHT courses...

Tofu Ka - Crispy Tofu

TOFU KA Korean Restaurant

09/06/2014 - 5:47pm

In Mira Mesa, Tofu Ka took over the location where Fuze korean fusion had been. We had heard rumors beforehand and were curious to check it out for ourselves.

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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...