"Eat your veggies!" How many times have you heard that phrase before? From a young age we get hammered to eat our vegetables, and to some degree, we all submit to that request, but how many people do you know, old and young, who eat Brussels sprouts? Admittedly, I didn't start eating Brussels sprouts until… Continue reading Eat Your Veggies!
I LOVE MY BIRTHDAY! I'm generally a big kid about it. I enjoy counting down and then celebrating for the whole month. Which kind of happens by default anyway right, because you have to celebrate with family, and then this group of friends, and that group of friends, and before you know it, you've been… Continue reading How to Celebrate Your Birthday in Style!
Summertime in San Diego is still in full swing and I can't help but have lyrics of adult beverages dancing through my head "...wasted away in Margaritaville, searching for my lost shaker of salt," "...put the lime in the coconut," or a great crossover song that says "...pour me somethin' tall an' strong, make it… Continue reading Must Have Summer Cocktails
Whoever decided that cheese boards should be a thing, is my hero! So any chance I get to have a great cheese (and meat) board, I seize the opportunity. What makes a board good? Selection: I think it’s important to have a variety of meats, cheeses, and accoutrements. Balance: Having a color balance on a… Continue reading San Diego’s Best Cheese Boards
It's been pretty hot recently, and one great way to cool down is with some cool treats. From ice cream, to italian ice, and liquid nitrogen creations, say hello to your summertime cool treats bucketlist! Take your date, your squad, or family and have a great time beating the heat! Freeze This new Liquid Nitrogen… Continue reading Beat the Heat with These Cool Treats
Every summer hundreds of thousands of people flock to Del Mar for the San Diego County Fair. Last year, 1.6 million people visited the fair for the epic eats, rides, and amazing concerts. Each year the fair food vendors go above and beyond to create some of the craziest concoctions to draw in the foodies.… Continue reading Where the West is Fun: Eating your way through the San Diego fair!
At times I can be a very selective eater. I fall under the category of mind over matter, meaning I tend to choose not to eat things like lamb, duck, veal, squid, octopus, etc. because of what they are versus what they taste like. I don’t claim to be much of an adventurous eater. That… Continue reading Calling All Calamari Lovers!
Developing your palate, I think in part, stems from a very young age. Were you exposed to and offered a variety of foods as a kid, or were you continually given your favorite Kraft mac’n’cheese? (You’re welcome for that free plug Kraft, lol!) Only in my adult years did I become a bit more adventurous… Continue reading Top 3 favorite sushi rolls in San Diego
One of the things I love most about living in Southern California, is that we have our very own wine country just an hour north of downtown San Diego. The mountainous drive is always gorgeous and thankfully our rainy winter has turned everything green again. My recent trip to Temecula was perfectly timed to capture Spring's full bloom.… Continue reading Callaway Winery
Wood Ranch is conveniently located in the hub of Mission Valley in Hazard Center. No need to stress about parking here because they have a very large and accommodating, not to mention free, parking lot. Walking inside, you can get a feel for the different dining areas throughout the building. If you're looking to have… Continue reading Looking for some great BBQ?