High School Reunion

Recently my close group of high school friends got together for a weekend. We rented a house and everything. Not everyone could make it, but there were a lot of us and it was nice to be able to spend an extended amount of time with everyone ....more

Extraordinary Desserts (European Brunch)

Extraordinary Desserts is one of my favorite dessert places in San Diego, and I’ve shared quite a few posts from previous visits. On Sundays, they offer a European-style buffet brunch, something I had been interested in trying out for a long time but never got around to it. Well, we were recently invited in to try it, and so my opportunity finally came ....more

Lemon Garlic Chicken

Crispy skin chicken thighs are baked until tender in a lemon, garlic and herb broth. This makes a tasty, comforting weeknight dinner. I learned something new this weekend ....more

Breakfast Pull Apart Bread

This fluffy pull-apart bread is mixed with melted cheese, bell peppers, bacon, and eggs. It’s breakfast wrapped in one neat package. I’ve had breakfast on my mind a lot lately ....more

Sang Deuan

Sang Deuan is a new Thai and Lao restaurant that recently opened on Convoy street. It is also the sister restaurant of Sang Dao. My cousins were in the mood for Thai, so we decided to check it out ....more

Skinny Bang Bang Cauliflower

Crispy baked cauliflower bites are drizzled with a healthier version of Bang Bang sauce. It’s just as tasty but without all the guilt! So my love affair for Bang Bang sauce has not diminished ....more

Myung In Dumplings

Myung In Dumplings recently opened in San Diego. It’s a popular Los Angeles based chain, even earning a visit from Anthony Bourdain, and specializes in handmade Chinese-Korean dumplings. A reader, Lilly, actually tipped me off about this spot, and given my love for dumplings, I went to check it out the very next day (Thanks Lilly!) ....more

Disney World Eats

I recently went...more

Baking 101: Liquid vs Dry Measuring Cups

Let’s talk measuring cups. When you shop for measuring cups, there are ones meant for wet ingredients and ones meant for dry ingredients. You’ve probably heard the expression: Baking is a Science ....more

Carnitas’ Snack Shack

My cousin and her fiancé recently moved to San Diego and we’ve been trying to take them to all the local favorites when we get together for a meal. Like Carnitas’ Snack Shack. I’ve posted on Carnitas’ Snack Shack quite a few times, so I’ll keep this post short and sweet and focus on the photos ....more