Reviews

Corner Bakery Cafe - Chicken Pomodori

Corner Bakery Cafe (UTC)

10/20/2014 - 8:32am

I was shopping at UTC mall when Dennis called to ask about that night's dinner plans. Since there were multiple restaurants where I was, I decided we should try out Corner Bakery Cafe. It's part...

Taste of Old Town 2014 - Flyer by the fire

Taste of Old Town 2014 - recap

10/15/2014 - 6:58pm

For the past two years, we attended the Tequila Trail (2012/2013) but this year the event got a new name! So welcome to the Taste of Old Town everyone! With so many other events under the "Taste"...

McDonald's Custom Burger Assembled

McDonald's Build Your Burger plus Giveaway

10/11/2014 - 5:48pm

McDonalds is everywhere. But most don't have THIS. We were invited to try out their new Build Your Burger concept. Only four McD stores in the US currently offer this, two in San Diego and two in...

The Smoking Goat - Goat Wall Art

The Smoking Goat - North Park

10/08/2014 - 12:01pm

A friend's girlfriend had planned a surprise birthday party at The Smoking Goat in the North Park area of town. We had blogged about it at Taste of North Park 2011, attended one of the following...

Latin Food Festival 2014 - Fogo de Chao

Latin Food Fest 2014 - recap part 2

10/05/2014 - 8:50pm

And the Latin Food Festival tasting continues from part 1...

We hit all the food stands in the main area so headed to the back for even more!

Fogo de Chao was a...

Pampas Argentine Grill - empanadas

Pampas Argentine Grill

10/03/2014 - 10:19pm

The lunch crew had mentioned that the nearby Pampas Grill served Argentine cuisine. It hadn't been chosen recently because the prices were a little higher for lunch. I was still curious about the...

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.

Inside...

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...